Collapsed Building Kills 3, Injures 1 in Anambra

[This Day] Awka -A four-storey building nearing its completion Wednesday collapsed in Oko community, Orumba North council of Anambra State killing three persons and injuring one. The incident happened at about 4am.

[This Day] Awka -A four-storey building nearing its completion Wednesday collapsed in Oko community, Orumba North council of Anambra State killing three persons and injuring one. The incident happened at about 4am.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Matric Board Orders Over 60,000 Candidates to Rewrite Exams

[Premium Times] At least 62,140 candidates will have to re-write university admission examinations as the Joint Examination and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has delisted computer-based centres (CBT) from board examination as a result of technical deficie…

[Premium Times] At least 62,140 candidates will have to re-write university admission examinations as the Joint Examination and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has delisted computer-based centres (CBT) from board examination as a result of technical deficiencies, extortion, organised examination malpractice and other infractions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FAAN Test-Run Upgraded Safety Scanner At Lagos Airport

[Leadership] The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has carried out a test-run on an upgraded baggage scanner machine that could detect explosives, narcotics and other prohibited items at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

[Leadership] The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has carried out a test-run on an upgraded baggage scanner machine that could detect explosives, narcotics and other prohibited items at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

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Lagos to Open ‘Door of Return’ to Africans During Diaspora Festival in Badagry

[Vanguard] The ‘Door-of-No-Return’ made popular during the transatlantic slave trade in Africa will become the ‘Door- of-Return’ during the Diaspora Festival slated for between Aug. 23, 2017 and Aug. 25, 2017 in Badagry.

[Vanguard] The 'Door-of-No-Return' made popular during the transatlantic slave trade in Africa will become the 'Door- of-Return' during the Diaspora Festival slated for between Aug. 23, 2017 and Aug. 25, 2017 in Badagry.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rain Destroys 150 Houses in Kano

[This Day] Kano -Not less than 150 houses and farmlands were destroyed following a heavy downpour in Gwarzo Local Government of Kano State in the wee hours of Tuesday.

[This Day] Kano -Not less than 150 houses and farmlands were destroyed following a heavy downpour in Gwarzo Local Government of Kano State in the wee hours of Tuesday.

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Kanungu Leaders Petition Museveni Over Shs18 Billion Tea Debt

[Monitor] Kanungu -Some residents of Kanungu District and their leaders have sought audience with President Museveni, demanding that the government clears an outstanding Shs18b debt owed to tea nursery bed operators who supplied tea seedlings to the Na…

[Monitor] Kanungu -Some residents of Kanungu District and their leaders have sought audience with President Museveni, demanding that the government clears an outstanding Shs18b debt owed to tea nursery bed operators who supplied tea seedlings to the National Agricultural Advisory Services (Naads) in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Osinbajo Meets South East Leaders Over Biafra, Arewa Youth Threat

[Premium Times] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has urged leaders in South Eastern part of Nigeria to speak out against hate speeches capable of destabilising the country.

[Premium Times] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has urged leaders in South Eastern part of Nigeria to speak out against hate speeches capable of destabilising the country.

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Madi and Acholi Leaders Should Resolve Boundary Issue Amicably

[Monitor] I have followed the raging land dispute between the Acholi and Madi and listened to the statement that Gen Moses Ali issued on NBS TV on June 13. The statement by Gen Ali is unfortunate because as a leader, he should have issued a conciliator…

[Monitor] I have followed the raging land dispute between the Acholi and Madi and listened to the statement that Gen Moses Ali issued on NBS TV on June 13. The statement by Gen Ali is unfortunate because as a leader, he should have issued a conciliatory message, especially since the perpetrators of the attacks in Apaa are reportedly from his home district of Adjumani.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda