Army Kill Boko Haram Leader, Rescue Nine Children

[Guardian] Troops of the 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade of the Nigerian Army yesterday killed the leader of Boko Haram, Abu Nazir, at Jarawa village in Borno State. The soldiers of Operation Lafiya Dole, supported by some members of the Civilian JTF, also res…

[Guardian] Troops of the 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade of the Nigerian Army yesterday killed the leader of Boko Haram, Abu Nazir, at Jarawa village in Borno State. The soldiers of Operation Lafiya Dole, supported by some members of the Civilian JTF, also rescued nine abducted children who were undergoing training at a camp near the village.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Two Feared Killed At Melaye’s Anti-Govt Rally

[Guardian] Lokoja -Two persons were feared killed and several others injured yesterday by unknown gunmen during a rally organised by Senator Dino Melaye in Lokoja asking the state government to offset the backlog of salaries owed workers and reopen ter…

[Guardian] Lokoja -Two persons were feared killed and several others injured yesterday by unknown gunmen during a rally organised by Senator Dino Melaye in Lokoja asking the state government to offset the backlog of salaries owed workers and reopen tertiary institutions in Kogi State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osinbajo Signs 2017 Budget, Release of Funds Begins Soon

[Guardian] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday signed the N7.44 trillion budget for 2017, ending months of speculations over the status of the document. The ceremony took place at the Presidential Villa, Abuja with both members of the Executive an…

[Guardian] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday signed the N7.44 trillion budget for 2017, ending months of speculations over the status of the document. The ceremony took place at the Presidential Villa, Abuja with both members of the Executive and the National Assembly in attendance.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uganda Apologises to China Over Ivory Smuggling Scandal

[Monitor] The Ugandan government has apologised to China after the latter rejected allegations that two of its diplomats working in Uganda were involved in the trafficking of ivory.

[Monitor] The Ugandan government has apologised to China after the latter rejected allegations that two of its diplomats working in Uganda were involved in the trafficking of ivory.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Biafra – Kano Police Commissioner Assures Igbo Residents of Adequate Protection

[Premium Times] The Police Commissioner in Kano State, Rabi’u Yusuf, has assured Igbo residents in the state of adequate protection of their lives and property.

[Premium Times] The Police Commissioner in Kano State, Rabi'u Yusuf, has assured Igbo residents in the state of adequate protection of their lives and property.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cape Flats Cleaners Want Masks

[GroundUp] Community street cleaners in informal settlements in Gugulethu and Nyanga complain that they are working without all the necessary protective gear, in particular face masks. They also say they want the same vaccinations given to janitors. Th…

[GroundUp] Community street cleaners in informal settlements in Gugulethu and Nyanga complain that they are working without all the necessary protective gear, in particular face masks. They also say they want the same vaccinations given to janitors. They say they are afraid to complain to their bosses for fear of losing their jobs.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dogs Stand in Line for Anti-Rabies Vaccinations

[GroundUp] “Dogs protect us from crime. Our homes are not fenced … You return from work only to find that your home has been broken into. So dogs are our security, but we cannot turn a blind eye to them also being dangerous. We are grateful that they…

[GroundUp] "Dogs protect us from crime. Our homes are not fenced ... You return from work only to find that your home has been broken into. So dogs are our security, but we cannot turn a blind eye to them also being dangerous. We are grateful that they will be vaccinated against rabies," said Clement Mnomiya.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Leaders Seek Dialogue to End Apaa Land Clashes Bloodshed

[Monitor] Adjumani -Following last Wednesday’s violent clashes between the Acholi and Madi communities over land that left four dead and 21 badly injured, the Adjumani leadership is seeking dialogue to end the bloodshed.

[Monitor] Adjumani -Following last Wednesday's violent clashes between the Acholi and Madi communities over land that left four dead and 21 badly injured, the Adjumani leadership is seeking dialogue to end the bloodshed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda