Boko Haram – Foreign Delegates Visit Borno to Assess Level of Devastation

[This Day] Maiduguri -In order to prepare the ground for a worldwide appeal of $1.05 billion donation for the North-east ravaged by Boko Haram, a delegation of 12 foreign governments and 13 international donor agencies visited Borno State on Wednesday …

[This Day] Maiduguri -In order to prepare the ground for a worldwide appeal of $1.05 billion donation for the North-east ravaged by Boko Haram, a delegation of 12 foreign governments and 13 international donor agencies visited Borno State on Wednesday to assess the level of need.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

80% PhD Candidates Unable to Complete Studies – Varsity Audit

[Capital FM] Nairobi -An audit by the Commission for University Education (CuE) has revealed that 20 percent of students who enrolled for undergraduate degree programmes between the year 2012 and 2016 failed to complete their courses for varied reasons.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -An audit by the Commission for University Education (CuE) has revealed that 20 percent of students who enrolled for undergraduate degree programmes between the year 2012 and 2016 failed to complete their courses for varied reasons.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Judge Hails Anti-Graft Agency

[Premium Times] Justice Muslim Hassan of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Thursday ordered a “final forfeiture” of N34 billion linked to former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

[Premium Times] Justice Muslim Hassan of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Thursday ordered a "final forfeiture" of N34 billion linked to former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Tasks Tertiary Institutions to Increase IGR

[Vanguard] Indications of imminent and possible increment in tuition fees in Nigerian universities, polytechnics and other higher institutions of learning have appeared following a matching order by the Senate to the higher institutions to immediately …

[Vanguard] Indications of imminent and possible increment in tuition fees in Nigerian universities, polytechnics and other higher institutions of learning have appeared following a matching order by the Senate to the higher institutions to immediately increase their internal generated revenues.

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Lawmakers Reject Ministry of Communication’s Budget

[Premium Times] The 2017 budget estimates of N6.97 billion for the Ministry of Communications has been rejected by the House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications.

[Premium Times] The 2017 budget estimates of N6.97 billion for the Ministry of Communications has been rejected by the House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications.

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Is CBN Unlawfully Distorting the Forex Market?

[This Day] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been consistently criticised for the manner in which it has managed Nigeria’s foreign exchange (forex) market. One of the complaints is the directive by the CBN to commercial banks to allocate 60% of the…

[This Day] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been consistently criticised for the manner in which it has managed Nigeria's foreign exchange (forex) market. One of the complaints is the directive by the CBN to commercial banks to allocate 60% of their forex sales to the manufacturing sector and at the rate advised by the CBN. The second major complaint is that the CBN has refused to allow a complete float of the exchange rate, by dictating to the banks (and bureau de change (BDC) operators) the rates at which they

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