Lack of Compliance Responsible for Influx of Sub-Standard Goods – SON

[Guardian] Citing challenges at the nation’s ports and borders as well as lack of compliance to extant rules and provisions on product standards by importers, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has described the war on sub-standard goods as co…

[Guardian] Citing challenges at the nation's ports and borders as well as lack of compliance to extant rules and provisions on product standards by importers, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has described the war on sub-standard goods as continuous, even as new strategies would be deployed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

When Agitation for Restructuring Comes With Higher Pitch From the Creeks

[Guardian] Yenagoa -More than ever before and with more commitment, the agitation for restructuring of the Nigerian federation took fresh vibrancy as the ethnic nationalities from Southern and Middle Belt parts of Nigeria, spoke with a strong voice dem…

[Guardian] Yenagoa -More than ever before and with more commitment, the agitation for restructuring of the Nigerian federation took fresh vibrancy as the ethnic nationalities from Southern and Middle Belt parts of Nigeria, spoke with a strong voice demanding a redefined Nigeria before the next round of elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Nigerian Citizen and the 419 of ‘Development’

[Guardian] Sometime in January this year I was in my hometown Abeokuta. I was interested in seeing how governance had fared and a close friend had driven me around the town, showing me the modernisations. New flyovers decked major intersections, revamp…

[Guardian] Sometime in January this year I was in my hometown Abeokuta. I was interested in seeing how governance had fared and a close friend had driven me around the town, showing me the modernisations. New flyovers decked major intersections, revamped roads gleamed under the sunlight, and pedestrian bridges brimmed everywhere. It was an impressive makeover.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We Will Continue to Protest Against El-Zakzaky’s Detention – Shiites

[Guardian] Kaduna -Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites have vowed to continue protesting against the detention of their ailing leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, until he was released.

[Guardian] Kaduna -Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites have vowed to continue protesting against the detention of their ailing leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, until he was released.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Local Manufacturers Insist On Protectionist Policies – MAN

[Guardian] Local manufacturers have insisted on government providing adequate infrastructure and an enabling environment before opening up the markets for free trade as well as initiating levies and tariffs.

[Guardian] Local manufacturers have insisted on government providing adequate infrastructure and an enabling environment before opening up the markets for free trade as well as initiating levies and tariffs.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Killings in Kogi East

[Daily Trust] It was a very sad in Nigeria a fortnight ago when reports filtered in of brutal killings in agrarian communities in Dekina and Omala Local Government Areas of Kogi State. The bloodshed was carried out by bandits alleged to be herdsmen who…

[Daily Trust] It was a very sad in Nigeria a fortnight ago when reports filtered in of brutal killings in agrarian communities in Dekina and Omala Local Government Areas of Kogi State. The bloodshed was carried out by bandits alleged to be herdsmen who went on the rampage and killed 32 persons, among them the Onu Agbenema, Musa Edibo and his wife. Some of the communities that came under attack included Abejukolo, Obakume, Idirisu, Oji Apata Agbenema, Aj'Ichekpa, Opada and Iyade.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Support Masisi – President Khama

[Botswana Daily News] Serowe -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has called on Bangwato and the nation to give Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi all the support they gave him as President.

[Botswana Daily News] Serowe -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has called on Bangwato and the nation to give Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi all the support they gave him as President.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Bikwe Residents Applaud Masisi

[Botswana Daily News] Bikwe -The Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has assured residents of Bikwe in Moshupa/Manyana constituency that their area would be included in the National Development Plan because it is a recognised settlement.

[Botswana Daily News] Bikwe -The Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has assured residents of Bikwe in Moshupa/Manyana constituency that their area would be included in the National Development Plan because it is a recognised settlement.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Youth to Convene in Dar es Salaam to Show Case Creativity, Innovation

[Daily News] OVER 250 youth from five regions are expected to participate at the innovators and creativity exhibitions scheduled to take place at the Dar es Salaam’s Mnazi Mmoja grounds between 27 and 29 April, 2018.

[Daily News] OVER 250 youth from five regions are expected to participate at the innovators and creativity exhibitions scheduled to take place at the Dar es Salaam's Mnazi Mmoja grounds between 27 and 29 April, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania