Non-Oil Exports – How Nigerians in Diaspora Can Help Rebuild Economy

[Daily Trust] The government aims to replace oil as the major national exchange earner by growing non-oil exports to $30 billion in the next 10 years and eventually attain 20 percent of non-oil exports to GDP or approximately $100 billion annually base…

[Daily Trust] The government aims to replace oil as the major national exchange earner by growing non-oil exports to $30 billion in the next 10 years and eventually attain 20 percent of non-oil exports to GDP or approximately $100 billion annually based on its Zero Oil Plan.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan Fingered in Electricity Fraud

[Leadership] The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has accused former presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan of squandering over N11 trillion meant to provide regular electricity supply for Nigeria durin…

[Leadership] The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has accused former presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and Goodluck Jonathan of squandering over N11 trillion meant to provide regular electricity supply for Nigeria during their tenures.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Refinance Domestic Debts Into $3 Billion Treasury Bills

[Leadership] The federal government yesterday approved the refinancing of the country’s domestic debts into treasury bills worth $3billion as part of its overall strategy to reduce the cost of borrowing.

[Leadership] The federal government yesterday approved the refinancing of the country's domestic debts into treasury bills worth $3billion as part of its overall strategy to reduce the cost of borrowing.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Smugglers ‘Drowned’ Teenage Migrants Near Yemen – UN Agency

[Deutsche Welle] Up to 50 people believed to have been migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia have been “deliberately drowned” near Yemen. The UN’s migration agency has called the killings “shocking and inhumane.”

[Deutsche Welle] Up to 50 people believed to have been migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia have been "deliberately drowned" near Yemen. The UN's migration agency has called the killings "shocking and inhumane."

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

There Was Attempt to Hack System, It Failed – Electoral Commission

[Nation] The electoral commission last night confirmed that there were attempts by some people to hack into their result transmission system but the attempt did not go through.

[Nation] The electoral commission last night confirmed that there were attempts by some people to hack into their result transmission system but the attempt did not go through.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Has 8 Million Votes, Opposition’s Odinga Has 6.6 Million

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Wednesday commanding a strong lead with 8,014,950 votes against his long time rival veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga’s 6,615,121 votes.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Wednesday commanding a strong lead with 8,014,950 votes against his long time rival veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga's 6,615,121 votes.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya