Why Nigeria’s New Luxury Tax Policy Is Yet to Take Off – Minister

[Premium Times] The federal government said on Sunday that its plan to introduce luxury tax in the country has been delayed because of some legal protocols required to be met before the take-off of the policy.

[Premium Times] The federal government said on Sunday that its plan to introduce luxury tax in the country has been delayed because of some legal protocols required to be met before the take-off of the policy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Catholic Priest Escapes After Kidnappers ‘Drank His Wine and Slept Off’

[Premium Times] The police in Ebonyi State have confirmed the rescue of a Catholic priest, Timothy Nwanja, abducted by gunmen in Okpokueze Nkomoro community, Imoho Development Centre, Ezza North Local Government Area of the State.

[Premium Times] The police in Ebonyi State have confirmed the rescue of a Catholic priest, Timothy Nwanja, abducted by gunmen in Okpokueze Nkomoro community, Imoho Development Centre, Ezza North Local Government Area of the State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Malabu Scandal – Italian Prosecutors File Charges Against Shell Executives

[Premium Times] Top officials at Royal Dutch Shell have been charged in Italy for their alleged roles in the $1.3 billion Malabu Oil scandal, Italian prosecutors said Friday.

[Premium Times] Top officials at Royal Dutch Shell have been charged in Italy for their alleged roles in the $1.3 billion Malabu Oil scandal, Italian prosecutors said Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

27 Victims Buried in Latest Plateau Violence – Buhari Speaks

[Premium Times] At least 27 out of 29 persons reportedly killed in early morning attacks at Nkyie-Doghwro community of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State have been given a mass burial.

[Premium Times] At least 27 out of 29 persons reportedly killed in early morning attacks at Nkyie-Doghwro community of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State have been given a mass burial.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

High School Pupil Arrested for Allegedly Raping Fellow Student

[News24Wire] A Grade 10 pupil from a Benoni school was arrested and later released into his parents’ care after he allegedly raped a Grade eight pupil, the Gauteng Department of Education said on Monday.

[News24Wire] A Grade 10 pupil from a Benoni school was arrested and later released into his parents' care after he allegedly raped a Grade eight pupil, the Gauteng Department of Education said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Swoop on Opposition Financier’s Homes

[Nation] When police raided city billionaire Jimi Wanjigi’s homes in Nairobi, Mombasa and Malindi on Monday, it was a sign of how far the wheeler-dealer has fallen from the top echelons of power into the center of a political storm.

[Nation] When police raided city billionaire Jimi Wanjigi's homes in Nairobi, Mombasa and Malindi on Monday, it was a sign of how far the wheeler-dealer has fallen from the top echelons of power into the center of a political storm.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Opposition Cancels Today’s Protests Against Election Body

[Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) has called off demonstrations against the electoral commission scheduled for Tuesday to allow them visit victims of police brutality across the country.

[Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) has called off demonstrations against the electoral commission scheduled for Tuesday to allow them visit victims of police brutality across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Horrific Somalia Bombing Is Sign of Government’s Powerlessness

[Deutsche Welle] Somalia is in such a dire mess that the newly elected government has no chance of stopping al-Shabab, thought to be behind Saturday’s lethal truck bombing in Mogadishu.

[Deutsche Welle] Somalia is in such a dire mess that the newly elected government has no chance of stopping al-Shabab, thought to be behind Saturday's lethal truck bombing in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Stakeholders Evaluate Renewable Energy Efforts

[Business Day] Ghana is making progress in integrating renewable energy into its energy mix. However, there is little convergence among stakeholders on how well the country is doing in terms of the comprehensiveness of its approach.

[Business Day] Ghana is making progress in integrating renewable energy into its energy mix. However, there is little convergence among stakeholders on how well the country is doing in terms of the comprehensiveness of its approach.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana