It’s Time Banks and Govt Jointly Tackled Bad Loans

[Citizen] The increase in the level of non-performing loans (NPLs) relative to commercial banks’ total loans is bad for the economy and Tanzania needs to deal with the challenge as a matter of urgency.

[Citizen] The increase in the level of non-performing loans (NPLs) relative to commercial banks' total loans is bad for the economy and Tanzania needs to deal with the challenge as a matter of urgency.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Yusuf Disappointed By Dalung’s U-Turn On ‘Tsunami Guidelines’

[Daily Trust] University don and former Secretary General of the then Nigeria Football Association, Dr. Tijani Yusuf has expressed disappointment in the decision of the ministry of sports to reverse itself on the 2017 sports federations election guidel…

[Daily Trust] University don and former Secretary General of the then Nigeria Football Association, Dr. Tijani Yusuf has expressed disappointment in the decision of the ministry of sports to reverse itself on the 2017 sports federations election guidelines it had released.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Alleged Rape in Palace – Delta Police Arrests Suspects

[Daily Trust] Police operatives investigating the case of alleged rape of 15-year old Princess and secondary school student (names withheld) in the palace of the Obi of Idumuje-Ugboko, Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State, recorded a succes…

[Daily Trust] Police operatives investigating the case of alleged rape of 15-year old Princess and secondary school student (names withheld) in the palace of the Obi of Idumuje-Ugboko, Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State, recorded a success on Tuesday, with the arrest of two suspects accused of complicity in the matter.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Saraki, El-Rufai Stopped Me From Becoming Buhari’s Running Mate – Tinubu

[Premium Times] A former governor of Lagos State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has accused Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, of being responsible for his failure to run in the 2…

[Premium Times] A former governor of Lagos State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has accused Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, of being responsible for his failure to run in the 2015 presidential election as running mate to President Muhammadu Buhari on the ticket of the All Progressives Congress.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ooni’s Palace Reacts to Snub By Oba of Lagos

[Premium Times] The palace of the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has reacted to the humiliating treatment meted out to him by the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, at a public function in Lagos on Tuesday.

[Premium Times] The palace of the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has reacted to the humiliating treatment meted out to him by the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, at a public function in Lagos on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Somali Pirate Sentenced to Life Over U.S. Ashland Attack

[Shabelle] A 31-year-old Somali man was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for engaging in piracy and other offenses in connection with an attack on a U.S. Navy ship seven years ago, the U.S. Justice Department said.

[Shabelle] A 31-year-old Somali man was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for engaging in piracy and other offenses in connection with an attack on a U.S. Navy ship seven years ago, the U.S. Justice Department said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

NISA Officer Gunned Down in Somali Capital – Police

[Shabelle] Unidentified gunmen killed a senior Intelligence officer in Mogadishu on Thursday morning, the latest in string of killings in the capital since the new Govt took office in mid February.

[Shabelle] Unidentified gunmen killed a senior Intelligence officer in Mogadishu on Thursday morning, the latest in string of killings in the capital since the new Govt took office in mid February.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Somalia Envoy Urges Protection of Businessmen in South Sudan

[Shabelle] The Somalia ambassador to South Sudan, Hussein Hajji Ahmed Mohamoud has urged the South Sudanese government to protection the Somalia businessmen in the war-torn, amid heavy deployment of troops in various parts of the capital, Juba.

[Shabelle] The Somalia ambassador to South Sudan, Hussein Hajji Ahmed Mohamoud has urged the South Sudanese government to protection the Somalia businessmen in the war-torn, amid heavy deployment of troops in various parts of the capital, Juba.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan