Plateau APC Insists – PDP Is No Threat

[Guardian] Jos -The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State has expressed delight at the Supreme Court judgment that favoured Senator Ahmed Makarfi’s faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), noting that it would have been uncomfortable i…

[Guardian] Jos -The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State has expressed delight at the Supreme Court judgment that favoured Senator Ahmed Makarfi's faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), noting that it would have been uncomfortable if the apex court's verdict had gone otherwise.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kano Produces 60% of Nigerian Seed

[Guardian] Kano -The Director General of the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) Dr. Phillip O. Ojo has disclosed that Kano State produces 60 per cent of the total seeds produced in the country.

[Guardian] Kano -The Director General of the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) Dr. Phillip O. Ojo has disclosed that Kano State produces 60 per cent of the total seeds produced in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Calming Frayed Nerves After Quit-Notice Storm

[Guardian] Abuja -It sounds ironical, but diplomats and expatriates who serve or work in Nigeria often profess uncanny love for the country. They offer composite reasons for this. To them, working in Nigeria is fully engaging. Conversely, some Nigerian…

[Guardian] Abuja -It sounds ironical, but diplomats and expatriates who serve or work in Nigeria often profess uncanny love for the country. They offer composite reasons for this. To them, working in Nigeria is fully engaging. Conversely, some Nigerians are imbued with enormous energy and guts to outlive the incongruities that their country represents at all times. Strangely, they love to stay in Nigeria despite the heat of hell it emits from time to time. Truly, Nigeria, in any way, does not yield to dull moments. A coalit

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46,000 Nigerian Refugees Return From Neighbouring Countries to Borno – Nema

[Guardian] Maiduguri -The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, has said over 46, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) taking refuge in Cameroon, Chad and Niger have returned to border towns of Banki and …

[Guardian] Maiduguri -The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, has said over 46, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) taking refuge in Cameroon, Chad and Niger have returned to border towns of Banki and Bama in Borno State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Youths Descend On Zanu-PF Strongholds

[New Zimbabwe] YOUTHS from various opposition parties going under the National Electoral Reform Agenda (NERA) banner said they will not allow Zanu PF rivals to intimidate them as they descend into the rural areas to engage villagers.

[New Zimbabwe] YOUTHS from various opposition parties going under the National Electoral Reform Agenda (NERA) banner said they will not allow Zanu PF rivals to intimidate them as they descend into the rural areas to engage villagers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Attorney-General Declines to Prosecute Man Charged With Insulting Mugabe

[New Zimbabwe] CLOSE to 200 cases of people accused of insulting Mugabe have so far been brought before the courts with most of them failing, lawyers said last week.

[New Zimbabwe] CLOSE to 200 cases of people accused of insulting Mugabe have so far been brought before the courts with most of them failing, lawyers said last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Presidency Mourns the Passing of Ronnie Mamoepa

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa have expressed sadness at the death of Mr Ronnie Mamoepa, who passed away in Pretoria on Saturday, 22 July 2017, at 23h15.

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa have expressed sadness at the death of Mr Ronnie Mamoepa, who passed away in Pretoria on Saturday, 22 July 2017, at 23h15.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Money Has Little to Do With Why Military Is Failing to Do Its Job

[The Conversation Africa] Much has been said about the size of South Africa’s defence budget, the tension between commitments and capabilities, and the need to arrest the decline in defence. Despite the fact that the South African National Defence Forc…

[The Conversation Africa] Much has been said about the size of South Africa's defence budget, the tension between commitments and capabilities, and the need to arrest the decline in defence. Despite the fact that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is still a major player in Southern Africa, it has real problems.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa