I Didn’t Sabotage Buhari, Senator Wakil Insists

[This Day] Bauchi -Senator representing Bauchi south, Malam Ali Wakili has debunked an insinuation that he and other senators from the state sabotaged President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing their ‘political foes’ of fabricating such allegation against th…

[This Day] Bauchi -Senator representing Bauchi south, Malam Ali Wakili has debunked an insinuation that he and other senators from the state sabotaged President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing their 'political foes' of fabricating such allegation against them just to besmirch their reputation in the eyes of the public who hold the president in high esteem.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ugo Ehiogu – Celebrating Late England International of Nigerian Descent

[Premium Times] Former England and Aston Villa defender of Nigerian descent, Ugo Ehiogu, died after suffering a cardiac arrest at Spurs training centre on Thursday.

[Premium Times] Former England and Aston Villa defender of Nigerian descent, Ugo Ehiogu, died after suffering a cardiac arrest at Spurs training centre on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt’s Policy On Tomato – an Appraisal

[This Day] Through its recent policy, the federal government has banned the importation of tomato paste, powder, or concentrate for retail sales, as well as of preserved tomatoes. It also increased tariff for tomato concentrate, presumably for commerci…

[This Day] Through its recent policy, the federal government has banned the importation of tomato paste, powder, or concentrate for retail sales, as well as of preserved tomatoes. It also increased tariff for tomato concentrate, presumably for commercial use from five to 50 per cent in order to revive the tomato sector in addition to $1,500 per metric tonne. Ndubuisi Francis appraises the new policy

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ANC Slams ‘Climate of Intimidation’ Against Politicians, Journalists

[News24Wire] The African National Congress says it is concerned about at what appears to be a “climate of intimidation steadily encroaching into South Africa’s body politic”.

[News24Wire] The African National Congress says it is concerned about at what appears to be a "climate of intimidation steadily encroaching into South Africa's body politic".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

With IMF Projection, Hope Rises for Nigeria Exiting Recession

[This Day] Indications that the Nigerian economy would exit recession soon became rife with the confirmation by the International Monetary Fund that the economic growth would be positive this year.

[This Day] Indications that the Nigerian economy would exit recession soon became rife with the confirmation by the International Monetary Fund that the economic growth would be positive this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Grace Mugabe Ousts Arnold Land Dwellers

[New Zimbabwe] While hundreds of people were evicted by police and soldiers from land taken by first lady Grace Mugabe, nine have gone to court seeking to charge Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo and commissioner of police Augustine Chihuru with “c…

[New Zimbabwe] While hundreds of people were evicted by police and soldiers from land taken by first lady Grace Mugabe, nine have gone to court seeking to charge Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo and commissioner of police Augustine Chihuru with "contempt of court".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fighting a Battle With One’s Hands Tied to One’s Back

[Ghana Star] The nature and extent of the damage that has been done to our landscape and water-bodies is such that I sometimes wonder whether an evil spell has been cast on some of our people so as to make them utterly stupid.

[Ghana Star] The nature and extent of the damage that has been done to our landscape and water-bodies is such that I sometimes wonder whether an evil spell has been cast on some of our people so as to make them utterly stupid.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Govt Must Begin to Explore Other Minerals

[Ghana Star] As the debate for the government to ban all forms of small scale mining rages on, a former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Dr Joyce Aryee has suggested that the government considers developing other minerals for the …

[Ghana Star] As the debate for the government to ban all forms of small scale mining rages on, a former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Dr Joyce Aryee has suggested that the government considers developing other minerals for the youth to mine apart from gold.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana