Lagos Evacuates 12,600 Tonnes of Waste in 10 Days

[Guardian] Lagos State Ministry of the Environment in collaboration with Visionscape has swung into action and cleared over 12,600 metric tonnes of waste from over 80 locations across the state within 10 days in an exercise tagged ‘Operation Deep Clean’.

[Guardian] Lagos State Ministry of the Environment in collaboration with Visionscape has swung into action and cleared over 12,600 metric tonnes of waste from over 80 locations across the state within 10 days in an exercise tagged 'Operation Deep Clean'.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osinbajo – Lake Chad Basin Crisis Displaces 2.4 Million Persons

[Daily Trust] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday told a delegation of the African Union Peace and Security Council that the crisis in the Lake Chad Basin has resulted in the displacement of about 2.4 million people.

[Daily Trust] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday told a delegation of the African Union Peace and Security Council that the crisis in the Lake Chad Basin has resulted in the displacement of about 2.4 million people.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Fear of Boko Haram Drives Thousands to Flee From Niger to Chad

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Fear of Boko Haram attacks has driven at least 7,000 people from Niger to seek refuge in Chad in the last week, and thousands more may cross the border if the violence escalates, the United Nations said.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Fear of Boko Haram attacks has driven at least 7,000 people from Niger to seek refuge in Chad in the last week, and thousands more may cross the border if the violence escalates, the United Nations said.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Pres. Lungu Celebrates Zambia’s U-17 Cosafa Triumph

President Lungu says Zambia’s triumph at the Cosafa under-17 tournament is evidence the country had an oasis of talent. The Head of State says the performance by the Zambian boys was impressive and needed support. President Lungu says the Under-17 … Continued

The post Pres. Lungu Celebrates Zambia’s U-17 Cosafa Triumph appeared first on Zambia Reports.

President Lungu says Zambia’s triumph at the Cosafa under-17 tournament is evidence the country had an oasis of talent. The Head of State says the performance by the Zambian boys was impressive and needed support. President Lungu says the Under-17 had set a good foundation for the future senior national team in the country. BELOW IS PRESIDENT LUNGU’S MESSAGE TO THE TEAM Let me congratulate the Zambia Under-17 for lifting the trophy in the just ended Council of Southern Africa Football Association (#COSAFA) championship played at St Francois Xavier Stadium in Port Louis, Mauritius. The marvelous performance by the boys shows that we have an oasis of talent to tap into for us to form the future senior national team. The Under-17 has made us proud and it is my prayer that they will be consistent in their performance to bring greater glory to the nation. On behalf of the Zambian government, the people of Zambia and indeed on my own behalf, l extend congratulations to the boys, Coach, technical team and #FAZ. Continue to work hard to transform the standards of #football in #Zambia. May the Almighty God bless you in future assignments. The post Pres. Lungu Celebrates Zambia’s U-17 Cosafa Triumph appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Despite Gory Attacks, UNIMAID Vows to Continue Oil Search

[Leadership] In spite of the recent attack in which scores of people were killed in a Boko Haram ambush on an oil exploration team, the vice-chancellor of the University of Maiduguri (UniMaid), Prof. Ibrahim Njodi, has declared that the school will not…

[Leadership] In spite of the recent attack in which scores of people were killed in a Boko Haram ambush on an oil exploration team, the vice-chancellor of the University of Maiduguri (UniMaid), Prof. Ibrahim Njodi, has declared that the school will not chicken out of the project.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

92 Internet Service Providers Close Shop in Nigeria

[Guardian] Between 2013 and now, no fewer than 92 internet service providers (ISPs) have closed shop in Nigeria. The development is being linked to a number of reasons, including the unfriendly economy and business environment as well as unhealthy comp…

[Guardian] Between 2013 and now, no fewer than 92 internet service providers (ISPs) have closed shop in Nigeria. The development is being linked to a number of reasons, including the unfriendly economy and business environment as well as unhealthy competition among Mobile Network Operators (MNOs).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria