NLC President – Over N3 Trillion Pension Fund Invested in Bonds, Treasury Bills

[This Day] buja -The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, has debunked insinuations that the over N6 trillion accumulated pension fund under the Contributory Pension Scheme is lying idle, saying the fund has in fact been over-borr…

[This Day] buja -The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, has debunked insinuations that the over N6 trillion accumulated pension fund under the Contributory Pension Scheme is lying idle, saying the fund has in fact been over-borrowed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Subscribers Commend Startimes Over ICC Games

[This Day] Pay TV Company, StarTimes Nigeria has received accolades from subscribers and football fans across the country for the live broadcast of matches of the just concluded International Championship Cup (ICC) played across three countries, Americ…

[This Day] Pay TV Company, StarTimes Nigeria has received accolades from subscribers and football fans across the country for the live broadcast of matches of the just concluded International Championship Cup (ICC) played across three countries, America, China and Singapore.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

After 39.6 Percent Growth, Analyst Still Bullish On Nigerian Equities Market

[This Day] Analysts at Cordros Capital Limited, an investment banking firm, have said the equities market will remain bullish for most part of the second half (H2) of 2017. The market recorded an outperformance in the first half (H1) of 2017 with the N…

[This Day] Analysts at Cordros Capital Limited, an investment banking firm, have said the equities market will remain bullish for most part of the second half (H2) of 2017. The market recorded an outperformance in the first half (H1) of 2017 with the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index rising by 23.2 per cent. Although there have been occasional profit taking since the H2 began, the market has appreciated by 13.3 per cent as at Monday, bringing the year-to-date growth to 39.6 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Presidential Council, Operators Optimistic About Credit Growth

[This Day] The Enabling Business Environment Secretariat (EBES) of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) as well as operators in the credit bureau sub-sector have expressed optimism that the Nigerian economy would soon record g…

[This Day] The Enabling Business Environment Secretariat (EBES) of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) as well as operators in the credit bureau sub-sector have expressed optimism that the Nigerian economy would soon record growth in access to credit following the two Acts that were recently passed into law by the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Church Killings – Police Quiz Community Leader, Foundation Chairmen

[This Day] Awka -Anambra State Police have interrogated the President-General of Ozubulu community, Dr. Ernest Chukwuka, over the killing of worshipers at St Philip Catholic Church in Ozubulu last Sunday by an unknown gunman.

[This Day] Awka -Anambra State Police have interrogated the President-General of Ozubulu community, Dr. Ernest Chukwuka, over the killing of worshipers at St Philip Catholic Church in Ozubulu last Sunday by an unknown gunman.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Motion of No Confidence – EFF Brings Pretoria to a Standstill, Schooling in Soweto Disrupted Ahead of Vote

[Daily Maverick] In a show of support to opposition party leaders who participated in the no confidence vote in the National Assembly, members of the Economic Freedom Fighters marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to await the results of the motio…

[Daily Maverick] In a show of support to opposition party leaders who participated in the no confidence vote in the National Assembly, members of the Economic Freedom Fighters marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to await the results of the motion of no confidence while in Soweto streets were blocked with burning tyres and stones as pupils protested. By ORATENG LEPODISE and BHEKI C. SIMELANE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

#MduduziManana – Shocking, Yes. Surprising? Not So Much

[Daily Maverick] It’s barely Tuesday, and South Africa’s high-drama news diet has already served up Higher Education Deputy Minister, Mduduzi Manana, allegedly assaulting Mandisa Duma for calling him gay. Yet, subsequent discussions and apologies have …

[Daily Maverick] It's barely Tuesday, and South Africa's high-drama news diet has already served up Higher Education Deputy Minister, Mduduzi Manana, allegedly assaulting Mandisa Duma for calling him gay. Yet, subsequent discussions and apologies have unpacked neither the homophobia in her using the word as a slur, nor his frame of reference for clearly agreeing it was an insult.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S. Pledges U.S.$137 Million in Drought Aid

[Addis Fortune] The United States has granted 137 million dollars for humanitarian assistance to Ethiopia where more than 7.8 million people are in need of urgent food aid due to the surge in drought in five regional states of the country.

[Addis Fortune] The United States has granted 137 million dollars for humanitarian assistance to Ethiopia where more than 7.8 million people are in need of urgent food aid due to the surge in drought in five regional states of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Chamber Brings in New Faces After Controversy

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Chamber of Sectoral Associations (ECSA), in its general assembly meeting held last Thursday, brought in 11 new faces, electing Iyasu Mosisa, head of the Oromia Chamber of Sectoral Associations (OCSA), as president for the …

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Chamber of Sectoral Associations (ECSA), in its general assembly meeting held last Thursday, brought in 11 new faces, electing Iyasu Mosisa, head of the Oromia Chamber of Sectoral Associations (OCSA), as president for the next two years.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia