Nigeria to Benefit As China Amends Its Constitution

[This Day] Beijing -One of Nigeria’s biggest trading and infrastructure partners, China, is set to amend its constitution for the first time in 14 years as its top legislative body, the National People’s Congress (NPC), convenes for its annual session …

[This Day] Beijing -One of Nigeria's biggest trading and infrastructure partners, China, is set to amend its constitution for the first time in 14 years as its top legislative body, the National People's Congress (NPC), convenes for its annual session beginning today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Presidency Intensifies Lobby to Defeat Vote to Override Veto

[This Day] Two weeks after the transmission of the amended Electoral Act to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent, the presidency has intensified efforts to defeat the plan by the National Assembly to override the anticipated presidential veto of the Act.

[This Day] Two weeks after the transmission of the amended Electoral Act to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent, the presidency has intensified efforts to defeat the plan by the National Assembly to override the anticipated presidential veto of the Act.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Doctors Desert Nigeria After Terror Attacks

[CAJ News] Maiduguri -More than 40 000 people, including 60 malnourished children, have been left without access to healthcare after volunteer doctors quit northeast Nigeria in the wake of deadly terror attacks.

[CAJ News] Maiduguri -More than 40 000 people, including 60 malnourished children, have been left without access to healthcare after volunteer doctors quit northeast Nigeria in the wake of deadly terror attacks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Thousands of Oil Jobs Under Threat

[This Day] The raging labour dispute between the oil workers’ unions and Nigerian indigenous firms that have committed huge resources to develop local capacity and capability in line with the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) A…

[This Day] The raging labour dispute between the oil workers' unions and Nigerian indigenous firms that have committed huge resources to develop local capacity and capability in line with the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act of 2010, has threatened 3,000 jobs in the oil and gas sector, THISDAY has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Leaves for Ghana’s 61st Independence Anniversary

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart for Accra, Ghana to attend the country’s 61st independence anniversary celebrations taking place tomorrow at the Independence Square.

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart for Accra, Ghana to attend the country's 61st independence anniversary celebrations taking place tomorrow at the Independence Square.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

President Mnangagwa Congratulates Chamisa on MDC-T Appointment

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has welcomed opposition MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa’s appointment as MDC Alliance candidate in elections expected later this year.

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has welcomed opposition MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa's appointment as MDC Alliance candidate in elections expected later this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Diamond Scandal – Mining Committee Boss Wants to Summon Mugabe

[New Zimbabwe] Parliament’s Mines and Energy Committee chair Temba Mliswa has revealed plans to summon ex-President Robert Mugabe to brief MPs on what he knew about the $15 billion worth of stolen diamonds since the formal mining of the gem began 2008.

[New Zimbabwe] Parliament's Mines and Energy Committee chair Temba Mliswa has revealed plans to summon ex-President Robert Mugabe to brief MPs on what he knew about the $15 billion worth of stolen diamonds since the formal mining of the gem began 2008.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Farm Evictees Want Personal Apology from Grace Mugabe

[New Zimbabwe] Despite a court ruling ordering the state to compensate them Mazoe villagers whose properties and homesteads were destroyed by the police insist that Grace Mugabe is still their number one enemy, adding that she must apologise to them in…

[New Zimbabwe] Despite a court ruling ordering the state to compensate them Mazoe villagers whose properties and homesteads were destroyed by the police insist that Grace Mugabe is still their number one enemy, adding that she must apologise to them in person.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe