Yobe Schoolgirls’ Incident – Ezekwesili Condemns Govt’s ‘Silence’

[Premium Times] A former Nigerian minister of education, Oby Ezekwesili, on Wednesday condemned the silence of the Nigerian government over the reported kidnap of school girls in Yobe State.

[Premium Times] A former Nigerian minister of education, Oby Ezekwesili, on Wednesday condemned the silence of the Nigerian government over the reported kidnap of school girls in Yobe State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I See Buhari Going the Jammeh, Mugabe, Zuma Way – Reno

[Vanguard] The news that the South African President, Jacob Zuma was resigning with immediate effect came as a bolt of lightning on Wednesday the 14th of February. It was a Valentines Day special for all of Africa. Apparently, to stave off a vote of no…

[Vanguard] The news that the South African President, Jacob Zuma was resigning with immediate effect came as a bolt of lightning on Wednesday the 14th of February. It was a Valentines Day special for all of Africa. Apparently, to stave off a vote of no confidence on him by his own party, the African National Congress, Zuma, quit the stage while the ovation was lowest.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Parents Evacuate Students Over Boko Haram Attack

[Vanguard] Following the recent attack by suspected Boko Haram on Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe state and alleged reports of missing ninety-four students on Wednesday; Parents of the above named school have started evacuating their ch…

[Vanguard] Following the recent attack by suspected Boko Haram on Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe state and alleged reports of missing ninety-four students on Wednesday; Parents of the above named school have started evacuating their children, noting that they cannot leave their children to be abducted by terrorists.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Durban Community Opens Hearts After Fire At Children’s Home

[News24Wire] Durban residents and business people have opened their hearts and wallets following the devastating fire that gutted the Edith Benson children’s home in Sherwood, Durban.

[News24Wire] Durban residents and business people have opened their hearts and wallets following the devastating fire that gutted the Edith Benson children's home in Sherwood, Durban.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Country Drops Lower on Corruption Index

[News24Wire] Corruption Watch has expressed concern over South Africa dropping down the rankings of the latest Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released by Transparency International.

[News24Wire] Corruption Watch has expressed concern over South Africa dropping down the rankings of the latest Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released by Transparency International.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Monkey Carted Away N70 Million in Senators’ Farm House – Shehu Sani

[Premium Times] A senator, Shehu Sani (Kaduna-APC), has given some insights into why Abdullahi Adamu (Nasarawa-APC) was removed as chairman Northern Senators Forum.

[Premium Times] A senator, Shehu Sani (Kaduna-APC), has given some insights into why Abdullahi Adamu (Nasarawa-APC) was removed as chairman Northern Senators Forum.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tuku, Winky D, Mafikizolo Headline UK Samafest

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWEANS and South Africans based in Europe will have an opportunity to sample the new offerings by some of the two countries leading musical acts at this year’s Southern Africa Music and Arts Festival (SAMAFest).

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWEANS and South Africans based in Europe will have an opportunity to sample the new offerings by some of the two countries leading musical acts at this year's Southern Africa Music and Arts Festival (SAMAFest).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Publish Assets Recovered, Names of ‘Looters’ Before Sale, Fayose Tells Buhari

[Premium Times] The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has challenged the federal government to publish all the looted property it has recovered, in addition to names of those they were recovered from, before selling them (assets) off.

[Premium Times] The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has challenged the federal government to publish all the looted property it has recovered, in addition to names of those they were recovered from, before selling them (assets) off.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Charlyboy Leads Protest to NNPC Headquarters Over Lingering Fuel Scarcity

[Premium Times] Charles Oputa, a.k.a Charlyboy, on Wednesday led the ‘Our Mumu Don Do’ group, on a peaceful protest to the headquarters of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over lingering fuel scarcity across the country.

[Premium Times] Charles Oputa, a.k.a Charlyboy, on Wednesday led the 'Our Mumu Don Do' group, on a peaceful protest to the headquarters of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over lingering fuel scarcity across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria