No to Age Barrier for Election

[Vanguard] The #Not Too Young To Run (NTYTR) movement, a coalition of about 80 youth groups rallied at the Unity Fountain, Abuja on Tuesday, 25th July 2017 to show its rage and disgust at the alleged termination of a Bill to reduce the antiquated and a…

[Vanguard] The #Not Too Young To Run (NTYTR) movement, a coalition of about 80 youth groups rallied at the Unity Fountain, Abuja on Tuesday, 25th July 2017 to show its rage and disgust at the alleged termination of a Bill to reduce the antiquated and anti-youth age barrier to qualification for elections in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kano Dry Port to Commence Operation Jan 2018

[Daily Trust] Dutse -The Chairman of Dala Inland Dry Port Nigeria Limited Kano, Alhaji Ahmed Rabi’u, has said that commercial activities are expected to commence in earnest at port by January next year.

[Daily Trust] Dutse -The Chairman of Dala Inland Dry Port Nigeria Limited Kano, Alhaji Ahmed Rabi'u, has said that commercial activities are expected to commence in earnest at port by January next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Constitution Alterations – Atiku, Ohanaeze, Women Groups, Others Slam Senate

[Vanguard] Lagos -Outrage overflowed, yesterday, against the Senate over its rejection of restructuring and renunciation of women’s rights with former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, lamenting that his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, had betr…

[Vanguard] Lagos -Outrage overflowed, yesterday, against the Senate over its rejection of restructuring and renunciation of women's rights with former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, lamenting that his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, had betrayed its 2015 election promises.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nnamdi Kanu Violated Bail Conditions By Addressing Huge Rallies Arrest Him, Arewa Youths to Osinbajo

[Vanguard] As the tension generated by the quit notice handed Igbo in the north is yet to settle, Arewa youths yesterday stirred another controversy by asking the Presidency to order the immediate arrest and detention of the self-acclaimed Biafran lead…

[Vanguard] As the tension generated by the quit notice handed Igbo in the north is yet to settle, Arewa youths yesterday stirred another controversy by asking the Presidency to order the immediate arrest and detention of the self-acclaimed Biafran leader, Nnamdi Kanu, over what they called threats to Nigeria's corporate existence.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hima Pulls Ahead in Race for Uganda’s Large Infrastructure Projects

[East African] With a deal worth millions of dollars in its pocket, the Ugandan subsidiary of French-Swiss cement giant Lafarge Holcim is leading the pack in the local content race to supply the large infrastructure projects that the country is underta…

[East African] With a deal worth millions of dollars in its pocket, the Ugandan subsidiary of French-Swiss cement giant Lafarge Holcim is leading the pack in the local content race to supply the large infrastructure projects that the country is undertaking.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Govt Suspended Crude Oil Exploration in Chad Basin

[Vanguard] The Federal Government, yesterday, said it has suspended crude oil exploration in the Lake Chad Basin following attack on personnel of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, in Borno State by suspected members of Boko Haram terrorist…

[Vanguard] The Federal Government, yesterday, said it has suspended crude oil exploration in the Lake Chad Basin following attack on personnel of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, in Borno State by suspected members of Boko Haram terrorist group.

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Osinbajo Pulls Wike, Amaechi Together to Witness As He Commissions Fertilizer Plant in Rivers

[Vanguard] Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Mr. Chibuike Amaechi, his predecessor and Minister of Transportation, were seen together in public, yesterday, with acting President Yemi Osinbajo, who visited the state to commission a world class fe…

[Vanguard] Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Mr. Chibuike Amaechi, his predecessor and Minister of Transportation, were seen together in public, yesterday, with acting President Yemi Osinbajo, who visited the state to commission a world class fertilizer plant at Indorama, Eleme Petrochemicals Limited in Eleme LGA of the state, as he noted that the Federal Government remains committed to developing the private sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is Sh500K Sponsorship Deal by BIDco to Eric Omondi’s Show a Rip-Off?

[Nation] Consumer goods manufacture Bidco Africa has sponsored comedian Eric Omondi to a tune of Sh500,000 for his upcoming stand-up comedy show. Many fans contend that the comedian got a raw deal in the sponsorship, in view of his stature in the local…

[Nation] Consumer goods manufacture Bidco Africa has sponsored comedian Eric Omondi to a tune of Sh500,000 for his upcoming stand-up comedy show. Many fans contend that the comedian got a raw deal in the sponsorship, in view of his stature in the local entertainment scene.

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