Focus On Nigeria’s Non-Oil Revenue Potential

[This Day] The recently released Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Financial Stability Report for December 2016 had shown that the federal government’s retained revenue for the second half of 2016 increased to N2.558 trillion, above the levels of N1.898 …

[This Day] The recently released Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) Financial Stability Report for December 2016 had shown that the federal government's retained revenue for the second half of 2016 increased to N2.558 trillion, above the levels of N1.898 trillion recorded in the first half of 2016 and the half- year budget estimate of N2.025 trillion for 2016. The increase in the retained revenue relative to the first half was mainly attributed to increase in non-oil receipts.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dickson – The Welfare of Workers Remains a Top Priority

[This Day] As workers in Bayelsa State join their counterparts around the world to celebrate the 2017 International Workers Day often referred to as May Day, the state Governor, Seriake Dickson, has restated his administration desire to improve on thei…

[This Day] As workers in Bayelsa State join their counterparts around the world to celebrate the 2017 International Workers Day often referred to as May Day, the state Governor, Seriake Dickson, has restated his administration desire to improve on their welfare. He stated that improving their welfare is key in order to encourage them to be more productive and offer their best to the government and the state in general. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, the governor also discl

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Competition in Retail Sector Is Healthy

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is now seeing positive inflation, that is a rising cost of living, this year after several years of level or falling prices and the National Competitiveness Commission is now being active in identifying causes and has found some i…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe is now seeing positive inflation, that is a rising cost of living, this year after several years of level or falling prices and the National Competitiveness Commission is now being active in identifying causes and has found some increases are quite justified while others raise suspicion.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

South Darfur Gunfight Leaves 11 Dead, 17 Injured

[Radio Dabanga] Buram -At least 11 people were killed and 17 others wounded in a gunfight between cattle thieves and a search party not far from the town of Buram in South Darfur on Saturday.

[Radio Dabanga] Buram -At least 11 people were killed and 17 others wounded in a gunfight between cattle thieves and a search party not far from the town of Buram in South Darfur on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan Football Association in Turmoil

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A large quarrel developed in front of the offices of the Sudan Football Association (SFA) in Khartoum this morning. The police had to intervene to contain an escalating conflict between supporters of Dr Mutasim Jaafar, Chairma…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A large quarrel developed in front of the offices of the Sudan Football Association (SFA) in Khartoum this morning. The police had to intervene to contain an escalating conflict between supporters of Dr Mutasim Jaafar, Chairman of the Association, and a group led by former Defence Minister Abdelrahman Sirelkhitim.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Boko Haram’s Renewed Attacks Spread Fear in North-East

[Daily Trust] Damaturu and Maiduguri -Residents of Sabon Garin Kimba in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State were about calling it a day after toiling the whole day on April 16, when the strange but not unfamiliar sounds of relentless gunfire br…

[Daily Trust] Damaturu and Maiduguri -Residents of Sabon Garin Kimba in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State were about calling it a day after toiling the whole day on April 16, when the strange but not unfamiliar sounds of relentless gunfire broke out some minutes to 6pm.

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