AUN Names New Graduation Speaker to Replace Emir Sanusi

[Premium Times] The American University of Nigeria, AUN, has named Rhodes Scholar and leading investment banker, Ike Chioke of Afrinvest West Africa Limited, as the new keynote speaker for its graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Lamido Aliyu Musdafa …

[Premium Times] The American University of Nigeria, AUN, has named Rhodes Scholar and leading investment banker, Ike Chioke of Afrinvest West Africa Limited, as the new keynote speaker for its graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Lamido Aliyu Musdafa Commencement Hall on the Yola campus on Saturday, May 13.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Soldiers Rescue Retired Policeman, Three Women From Kidnappers

[Premium Times] Troops of 133 Special Forces Battalion of 707 Brigade, Makurdi, said they rescued a retired police officer and 3 women allegedly abducted by bandits and cattle rustlers in Niger State.

[Premium Times] Troops of 133 Special Forces Battalion of 707 Brigade, Makurdi, said they rescued a retired police officer and 3 women allegedly abducted by bandits and cattle rustlers in Niger State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chibok Girls – Govt Blasts Makarfi PDP for Opposing Prisoner Swap With Boko Haram

[Premium Times] The Federal Government says the incautious statement by a faction of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, criticising the process leading to the release of the 82 Chibok girls further exhibits the party’s disdain for human life.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government says the incautious statement by a faction of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, criticising the process leading to the release of the 82 Chibok girls further exhibits the party's disdain for human life.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Offers Two-Year Savings Bonds At 13.1 Percent

[Premium Times] The Federal Government on Monday offered for subscription two-year savings bond at 13.18 per cent and three-year savings bond at 14.18 per cent, the Debt Management Office (DMO) has said.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government on Monday offered for subscription two-year savings bond at 13.18 per cent and three-year savings bond at 14.18 per cent, the Debt Management Office (DMO) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Business Leaders Positive About Continent’s Growth Potential

[New Times] Many companies in Africa are still positive about the growth potential of the continent despite the current economic and socio-political uncertainty, a new PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) research indicates.

[New Times] Many companies in Africa are still positive about the growth potential of the continent despite the current economic and socio-political uncertainty, a new PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) research indicates.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dangote Dissociates Self From “Happy World Meal Gate” Ponzi Scheme

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Dangote Group has raised alarm over a Ponzi scheme in circulation alleging partnership between the “Dangote brand, Nestle, PZ Cussons and other reputable food processing companies” in launching a multi-level marketing initiativ…

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Dangote Group has raised alarm over a Ponzi scheme in circulation alleging partnership between the "Dangote brand, Nestle, PZ Cussons and other reputable food processing companies" in launching a multi-level marketing initiative that intends to "fight hunger, poverty and stop recession" by paying participants in food.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Regional Body Should Improvise With the Available Funding

[New Times] The 2017/18 East African Community (EAC) budget will be relatively smaller compared to that for the current financial year. The decision was reached by regional ministers based on the current economic situation in member states. They also a…

[New Times] The 2017/18 East African Community (EAC) budget will be relatively smaller compared to that for the current financial year. The decision was reached by regional ministers based on the current economic situation in member states. They also agreed not to increase contributions to the 2017/18 Budget from partner states.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Sex Scandal – I Stand By All My Claims, Stephanie Otobo Replies Apostle Suleman

[Premium Times] Stephanie Otobo has countered a statement by Johnson Suleman’s aide that she claimed to have become ‘born again’ and withdrawn the $5 million lawsuit she filed against the controversial cleric in Canada.

[Premium Times] Stephanie Otobo has countered a statement by Johnson Suleman's aide that she claimed to have become 'born again' and withdrawn the $5 million lawsuit she filed against the controversial cleric in Canada.

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World Trade Organisation, U.S. Step in Way of AU Self-Financing Model

[New Times] The World Trade Organisation and the US government have written to a number of African Union member states on the legality of the implementation of the new self-financing mechanism.

[New Times] The World Trade Organisation and the US government have written to a number of African Union member states on the legality of the implementation of the new self-financing mechanism.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda