PDP Chair – Govs, Others Split Over Move to ‘Impose’ Secondus

[Daily Trust] As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention approaches, some governors of the party have allegedly commenced moves to ‘impose’ Prince Uche Secondus as the party’s next national chairman.

[Daily Trust] As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention approaches, some governors of the party have allegedly commenced moves to 'impose' Prince Uche Secondus as the party's next national chairman.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

#otlafrica2017 – 77 Percent of West Africa-Bound Cargoes End Up in Nigeria – Akabogu

[Vanguard] There are indications that Nigeria’s downstream sector and others in Africa are threatened by many challenges at this time. In this interview with Udeme Akpan and Joseph Oso, Mr. Emeka Akabogu, Chairman, OTL Africa Downstream Week, comments …

[Vanguard] There are indications that Nigeria's downstream sector and others in Africa are threatened by many challenges at this time. In this interview with Udeme Akpan and Joseph Oso, Mr. Emeka Akabogu, Chairman, OTL Africa Downstream Week, comments on a wide range of issues and points to participation in the event as key to success.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I’m Being Probed for Supporting My Husband – Patience Jonathan

[Premium Times] A former First Lady of Nigeria, Patience Jonathan, has claimed that she is being probed because of the role she played in the build-up to the 2015 elections.

[Premium Times] A former First Lady of Nigeria, Patience Jonathan, has claimed that she is being probed because of the role she played in the build-up to the 2015 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hajj 2017 – Nigerian Pilgrim Left Behind After Misplacing Passport – Official

[Premium Times] A female pilgrim from Bauchi has been left in Saudi Arabia following the loss of her passport, according to Abdullahi Hardawa, Executive Secretary, Bauchi State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board.

[Premium Times] A female pilgrim from Bauchi has been left in Saudi Arabia following the loss of her passport, according to Abdullahi Hardawa, Executive Secretary, Bauchi State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Movement Restricted After Deadly Unrest in Anglophone Regions

[VOA] Movement in Cameroon’s two English-speaking regions remains restricted following deadly unrest Sunday as activists took to the streets demanding independence. Local media report as many as a dozen people were gunned down by security forces.

[VOA] Movement in Cameroon's two English-speaking regions remains restricted following deadly unrest Sunday as activists took to the streets demanding independence. Local media report as many as a dozen people were gunned down by security forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Ethiopia Frees Eritrean Journalists After Nearly 11 Years

[VOA] Two Eritrean TV journalists who spent more than a decade imprisoned in Ethiopia have been released, according to family members and Eritrean press freedom advocates.

[VOA] Two Eritrean TV journalists who spent more than a decade imprisoned in Ethiopia have been released, according to family members and Eritrean press freedom advocates.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

U.S., EU Envoys Caution Against Poll Laws Changes

[Nation] Diplomats have asked President Uhuru Kenyatta and National Super Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga to stop playing political games and undermining the electoral commission ahead of the repeat presidential elections.

[Nation] Diplomats have asked President Uhuru Kenyatta and National Super Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga to stop playing political games and undermining the electoral commission ahead of the repeat presidential elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Shelter Brings Cheer to Pregnant Women

[The Herald] It’s not about a gleaming waiting room, with tiled floors, aircon, mounted televisions, beautiful furniture, portraits, magazines, coffee mixers and chilled water dispensers. It’s not about custom beds, cabinets and glass panelled waiting …

[The Herald] It's not about a gleaming waiting room, with tiled floors, aircon, mounted televisions, beautiful furniture, portraits, magazines, coffee mixers and chilled water dispensers. It's not about custom beds, cabinets and glass panelled waiting rooms with expensive lighting.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How KCB Bank Turned a Former Street Vendor Into a Rice Millionaire

[New Times] It is a beehive of activity as workers finalise packaging rice sacks as others move back and forth to ensure that everything required for the delivery is in order. Five delivery trucks are also being loaded with rice heading to different pa…

[New Times] It is a beehive of activity as workers finalise packaging rice sacks as others move back and forth to ensure that everything required for the delivery is in order. Five delivery trucks are also being loaded with rice heading to different parts of the country from the multimillion Kayonza District-based factory.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda