2019 – Obasanjo’s Call for Igbo Presidency, Insincere, Divisive – Obong Attah

[Vanguard] Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and one of the leaders of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Obong Victor Attah, in this interview speaks on the state of the nation and urged the Federal Government not to sit on the 16-point demand of the…

[Vanguard] Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and one of the leaders of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Obong Victor Attah, in this interview speaks on the state of the nation and urged the Federal Government not to sit on the 16-point demand of the Niger Delta. He also chided ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo for calling for Igbo presidency in 2019. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ruling Party Plans Greater Innovation

[Daily News] Dodoma -Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) celebrated its 40th anniversary since its establishment in Dodoma yesterday, committing to bank its efforts on innovation, democracy as well as getting the party back to the people.

[Daily News] Dodoma -Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) celebrated its 40th anniversary since its establishment in Dodoma yesterday, committing to bank its efforts on innovation, democracy as well as getting the party back to the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

TRA Officer, Three Others Risk Jail Term Over Contempt of Court

[Daily News] The High Court’s Land Division has summoned an officer with the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA), Mr Harrison Bimbiga and three others to show cause why they should not be condemned to prison as civil prisoners for contempt of court.

[Daily News] The High Court's Land Division has summoned an officer with the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA), Mr Harrison Bimbiga and three others to show cause why they should not be condemned to prison as civil prisoners for contempt of court.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Australia Seeks Stronger Ties With Nigeria

[Daily Trust] The Government of Australia has expressed readiness to deepen bilateral trade relations with Nigeria, the country’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Paul Lehmann, has said.

[Daily Trust] The Government of Australia has expressed readiness to deepen bilateral trade relations with Nigeria, the country's High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Paul Lehmann, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cape Town Man in Dock for Murder of Mother, Twin Sister

[News24Wire] A man accused of stabbing his sleeping mother and twin sister to death in front of a 5-year-old relative is expected to appear in the Strand Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

[News24Wire] A man accused of stabbing his sleeping mother and twin sister to death in front of a 5-year-old relative is expected to appear in the Strand Magistrate's Court on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Warns Against Begging

[Monitor] Lira -President Museveni has cautioned people against indulging themselves in the culture of begging, saying the practice causes absolute poverty.

[Monitor] Lira -President Museveni has cautioned people against indulging themselves in the culture of begging, saying the practice causes absolute poverty.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Splitting Bushenyi Has not Helped – Otafiire

[Monitor] Bushenyi -Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister Kahinda Otafiire has blamed the challenges faced by greater Bushenyi district on those who spearheaded the split.

[Monitor] Bushenyi -Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister Kahinda Otafiire has blamed the challenges faced by greater Bushenyi district on those who spearheaded the split.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why 1914 Amalgamation Is Nigeria’s Bane

[Guardian] Every problem Nigeria has ever faced and will ever face can be traced to that demonic event of 1914 when the British merged the Southern and Northern protectorates into one country that is today known as Nigeria.

[Guardian] Every problem Nigeria has ever faced and will ever face can be traced to that demonic event of 1914 when the British merged the Southern and Northern protectorates into one country that is today known as Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria