Time to Release Dasuki, El-Zakzaky On Bail

[Vanguard] Decency, security and liberty alike demand that government officials shall be subjected to the same rules of conduct that are commands to the citizen. In a government of laws, existence of the government will be imperiled if it fails to obse…

[Vanguard] Decency, security and liberty alike demand that government officials shall be subjected to the same rules of conduct that are commands to the citizen. In a government of laws, existence of the government will be imperiled if it fails to observe the law scrupulously. Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or for ill, it teaches the whole people by its example. Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a la

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Shiites, Falana Petition Osinbajo On Release of El-Zakzaky, Wife

[Guardian] Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Shiites, have written a petition to the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, demanding the immediate release of the leader of the group, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife following the direct…

[Guardian] Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Shiites, have written a petition to the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, demanding the immediate release of the leader of the group, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife following the directives of the Federal High Court, Abuja ordering their freedom from detention.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

No Education From Mule Kicks

[Daily Trust] Soon after he lost the 2008 US presidential election to Barack Obama, a reporter asked Senator John McCain if he intended to run again. The Arizona Republican said he quoted a rural American saying, “There is no education from the second …

[Daily Trust] Soon after he lost the 2008 US presidential election to Barack Obama, a reporter asked Senator John McCain if he intended to run again. The Arizona Republican said he quoted a rural American saying, "There is no education from the second kick of a mule." If a donkey kicks you once and you did not learn any lessons from it, then you will not become any wiser when it kicks you for the second time.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chimamanda’s ‘Americanah’ for Reading in New York

[Vanguard] Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie’s bestseller novel ‘Americanah’ has been selected as one of the five award-winning books to be chosen for the ‘One Book One New York’ programme.

[Vanguard] Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie's bestseller novel 'Americanah' has been selected as one of the five award-winning books to be chosen for the 'One Book One New York' programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Puntland Forces Capture Parliament HQ in Garowe

[Shabelle] Armed soldiers belonging to the semi-autonomous region of Puntland in northeast of Somalia have seized the state’s parliament building in Garowe on Sunday morning, Witnesses said. Reports from the Garowe city indicate that the forces are sta…

[Shabelle] Armed soldiers belonging to the semi-autonomous region of Puntland in northeast of Somalia have seized the state's parliament building in Garowe on Sunday morning, Witnesses said. Reports from the Garowe city indicate that the forces are staging a mutiny after the Puntland administration has failed to pay their payments for the past few months.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Triangular Agreement Allows for Vehicles to Be Shipped From Libya to Sudan Via Egypt

[Radio Dabanga] Tripoli -The Libyan News Agency El Tadamon reports that the authorities allowed the shipment of vehicles from Libya to Sudan through Egypt after the approval of the governments of the three countries.

[Radio Dabanga] Tripoli -The Libyan News Agency El Tadamon reports that the authorities allowed the shipment of vehicles from Libya to Sudan through Egypt after the approval of the governments of the three countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Bread Shortage As Khartoum Bakeries Shut-Down

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -People in Khartoum and other Sudanese towns are complaining about difficulty buying bread. Several bakeries have closed because they did not receive their official flour ration this week.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -People in Khartoum and other Sudanese towns are complaining about difficulty buying bread. Several bakeries have closed because they did not receive their official flour ration this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

‘Considerable Embezzlement, Irregularities in Sudan’s El Gedaref State’ – Auditor-General

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -The Auditor-General of Sudan released a damning report on Thursday that reveals a series of embezzlements and financial irregularities regarding public funds in El Gedaref state during the 2015 fiscal year.

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -The Auditor-General of Sudan released a damning report on Thursday that reveals a series of embezzlements and financial irregularities regarding public funds in El Gedaref state during the 2015 fiscal year.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan