SGF, NIA Boss – Osinbajo’s Committee Fails to Submit Report

[Vanguard] The Presidential Committee investigating the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and Director-General of the Nigerian Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ayodele Oke, over allegations of corruption could not submit…

[Vanguard] The Presidential Committee investigating the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and Director-General of the Nigerian Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ayodele Oke, over allegations of corruption could not submit its report, yesterday, because it is yet to conclude the exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

After Adesua Etomi & Banky W’s Engagement – Don Jazzy Named Bachelors’ President

[Vanguard] Fans went out of their way, yesterday, to call on Mavin Records boss, Don Jazzy, to find himself a wife, after RnB singer, Banky W, announced his engagement to adorable actress Adesua Etomi on his Instagram page.

[Vanguard] Fans went out of their way, yesterday, to call on Mavin Records boss, Don Jazzy, to find himself a wife, after RnB singer, Banky W, announced his engagement to adorable actress Adesua Etomi on his Instagram page.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Naira Gradually Regaining Strength

[Premium Times] The continued decline in the volume of foreign exchange supplied to the retail market indicates that the naira is gradually strengthening against other international currencies, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, said on Wednesday.

[Premium Times] The continued decline in the volume of foreign exchange supplied to the retail market indicates that the naira is gradually strengthening against other international currencies, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

World Press Freedom Day 2017: A Call for Critical Minds

[Guardian] Today is World Press Freedom Day and no, it’s not a public holiday for the Press.  It is a day of reflection among media professionals about issues of press freedom. The 2017 theme is, “Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies.”

[Guardian] Today is World Press Freedom Day and no, it's not a public holiday for the Press.  It is a day of reflection among media professionals about issues of press freedom. The 2017 theme is, "Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media's role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Football Body Donates to Police Teams

[The Herald] ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa yesterday pledged to flood the whole country with organised football after he donated equipment to 154 football teams in the Zimbabwe Republic Police.

[The Herald] ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa yesterday pledged to flood the whole country with organised football after he donated equipment to 154 football teams in the Zimbabwe Republic Police.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Region Records Biggest Drop in Military Spending

[East African] Military spending in the East Africa recorded its biggest drop last year, pushed down by South Sudan which cut back its expenditure by more than 50 per cent, in a year its economy tanked due to a prolonged political crisis than turned in…

[East African] Military spending in the East Africa recorded its biggest drop last year, pushed down by South Sudan which cut back its expenditure by more than 50 per cent, in a year its economy tanked due to a prolonged political crisis than turned into a civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Differing Views On Press Freedom in Burundi

[Deutsche Welle] Burundi’s Media Council says journalists work under good conditions, while the Press House, a media organization, thinks the situation has worsened. DW’s Apollinaire Niyirora in Bujumbura has been talking to both sides.

[Deutsche Welle] Burundi's Media Council says journalists work under good conditions, while the Press House, a media organization, thinks the situation has worsened. DW's Apollinaire Niyirora in Bujumbura has been talking to both sides.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi