PDP Ex-Ministers Back Zoning As Makarfi Says Era of Special Privileges Over

[Vanguard] Abuja -Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has warned members of the party not to expect any form of special privileges as the party prepares for its non-elective convention fix…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has warned members of the party not to expect any form of special privileges as the party prepares for its non-elective convention fixed for August 12, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

24 Hrs Ports Operations – Maritime Police Defies Osinbajo’s Executive Order

[Vanguard] THE Maritime Police Command seems to have ignored the executive order by acting President Yemi Osinbajo, directing all agencies at the ports to work together to ensure 24 hours port operations. Importers told Vanguard Maritime that officials…

[Vanguard] THE Maritime Police Command seems to have ignored the executive order by acting President Yemi Osinbajo, directing all agencies at the ports to work together to ensure 24 hours port operations. Importers told Vanguard Maritime that officials of the Command position themselves at various port terminals to demand between N20,000 and N50,000 from owners of cargoes through their agents.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I’ve Not Mandated Anyone to Collect Money for Me – Magu

[Vanguard] Abuja -More trouble has continued to dog the path of Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu, as pranksters are now on the prowl using his name to extort unsuspecting Nigerians in high places.

[Vanguard] Abuja -More trouble has continued to dog the path of Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu, as pranksters are now on the prowl using his name to extort unsuspecting Nigerians in high places.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

80 Percent Nigerian Doctors Seek Jobs Abroad – NOIPolls

[Vanguard] A new survey conducted by Nigerian Polling organisation, NOIPolls, in partnership with Nigeria Health Watch, has shown that about eight out of every 10, representing 88 percent of medical doctors in Nigeria are currently seeking work opportu…

[Vanguard] A new survey conducted by Nigerian Polling organisation, NOIPolls, in partnership with Nigeria Health Watch, has shown that about eight out of every 10, representing 88 percent of medical doctors in Nigeria are currently seeking work opportunities abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why State Govts Get Away With Wastage, Corruption – Finance Minister, Adeosun

[Vanguard] Lagos -Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, yesterday, attributed wastage of resources by state governments to non-compliance with tax payment by many Nigerians, especially at the state level.

[Vanguard] Lagos -Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, yesterday, attributed wastage of resources by state governments to non-compliance with tax payment by many Nigerians, especially at the state level.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Elections From a Theoretical and Global Perspective

[Fahamu] Kenyans, like other citizens elsewhere in Africa, demand and hope for “free and fair” elections. But the key issue is that Kenya is still a neo-colony. In these circumstances elections, whatever the outcome, will not fundamentally change the m…

[Fahamu] Kenyans, like other citizens elsewhere in Africa, demand and hope for "free and fair" elections. But the key issue is that Kenya is still a neo-colony. In these circumstances elections, whatever the outcome, will not fundamentally change the material conditions of life the people. The struggle against neocolonialism must continue.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Al-Qaeda Releases South African Hostage Held in Mali Since 2011

[Deutsche Welle] Stephen McGowan is the last of three friends to be released by al-Qaeda after they were abducted from Timbuktu, while touring Mali on motorbikes. Upon his return home, South Africa said no ransom was paid.

[Deutsche Welle] Stephen McGowan is the last of three friends to be released by al-Qaeda after they were abducted from Timbuktu, while touring Mali on motorbikes. Upon his return home, South Africa said no ransom was paid.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We Have to Raise Our Level Before Uganda Game – Hey

[New Times] Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey has admitted that his players need to raise their level of performance before taking on Uganda in the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) third qualification round.

[New Times] Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey has admitted that his players need to raise their level of performance before taking on Uganda in the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) third qualification round.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda