Defence Spokesperson Visits Premium Times, Seeks Warmer Ties With Military

[Premium Times] John Agim, the acting director of information at Nigeria’s defence headquarters, on Wednesday visited PREMIUM TIMES, emphasising the need for congenial media-military relationship in an age of 24-hour news cycle and unconventional warfa…

[Premium Times] John Agim, the acting director of information at Nigeria's defence headquarters, on Wednesday visited PREMIUM TIMES, emphasising the need for congenial media-military relationship in an age of 24-hour news cycle and unconventional warfare in Nigeria's north-east.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Despite Millions of Naira Budgetary Provision, Oyo School Remains in Ruins

[Premium Times] The buildings are dilapidated and dirty. The roofs decayed and some caving in, and the walls damp and ornamented by matured algae. This description is that of a secondary school in Nigeria’s self-styled Pacesetter State. And the year is…

[Premium Times] The buildings are dilapidated and dirty. The roofs decayed and some caving in, and the walls damp and ornamented by matured algae. This description is that of a secondary school in Nigeria's self-styled Pacesetter State. And the year is 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Akwilina’s Body Brought to St Theresa Catholic Church in Rombo Ahead of Burial

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The body of former National Institute of Transport (NIT) student, Akwilina Akwiline has been brought to the St Theresa Catholic Church in Rombo district for the requiem mass.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The body of former National Institute of Transport (NIT) student, Akwilina Akwiline has been brought to the St Theresa Catholic Church in Rombo district for the requiem mass.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

How Far Will Emerson’s Vision Take Z’bar Music?

[Citizen] At a time when music awards in Tanzania have taken a long-term hiatus, hearing of any award that targets musicians is something that’s greeted with both joy and a bit of uncertainty. Recently in Zanzibar, a beacon of light was left gleaming a…

[Citizen] At a time when music awards in Tanzania have taken a long-term hiatus, hearing of any award that targets musicians is something that's greeted with both joy and a bit of uncertainty. Recently in Zanzibar, a beacon of light was left gleaming as the Sauti za Busara festivities came to a close.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Veteran Musician Samba Mapangala Plans Major Comeback

[Citizen] Legendary musician Samba Mapangala is planning a comeback to the music world with a new album. Mapangala, based in the US, is famous for the Vunja Mifupa hit song. For many years, Samba lived in Nairobi, where he led Les Kinois and, later, Vi…

[Citizen] Legendary musician Samba Mapangala is planning a comeback to the music world with a new album. Mapangala, based in the US, is famous for the Vunja Mifupa hit song. For many years, Samba lived in Nairobi, where he led Les Kinois and, later, Virunga bands. He plans to release a new album later in the year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Facebook Offers to Help in Nigerian Voter Education

[Premium Times] Facebook has offered to assist the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in exploring ways to expand voter education and engage citizens meaningfully to achieve peaceful general elections in 2019.

[Premium Times] Facebook has offered to assist the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in exploring ways to expand voter education and engage citizens meaningfully to achieve peaceful general elections in 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Establish Specialised Bank to Assist Innovators, Science/Tech Ventures

[Vanguard] The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, says Federal Government is working toward establishing specialised bank to assist innovators and entrepreneurs in science and technology ventures.

[Vanguard] The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, says Federal Government is working toward establishing specialised bank to assist innovators and entrepreneurs in science and technology ventures.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria