NIC Hears Ex-Bankers’ N9.2 Billion Suit Against NDIC, Others December 13

[Guardian] The Lagos division of the National Industrial Court has adjourned till December 13, 2017 for hearing in a suit filed by ex-bankers, who were disengaged following the 2006 banking sector restructure.

[Guardian] The Lagos division of the National Industrial Court has adjourned till December 13, 2017 for hearing in a suit filed by ex-bankers, who were disengaged following the 2006 banking sector restructure.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria’s Federally Collected Revenue Declines By 13.42%

[Guardian] Crude oil and non-oil income has cut Nigeria’s gross federally collected revenue in May 2017 by 13.42 per cent to N458.42 billion. Specifically, Nigeria’s crude oil earnings decreased from the N292.82 billion it recorded in February to N238….

[Guardian] Crude oil and non-oil income has cut Nigeria's gross federally collected revenue in May 2017 by 13.42 per cent to N458.42 billion. Specifically, Nigeria's crude oil earnings decreased from the N292.82 billion it recorded in February to N238.09 billion in May.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ipob Slams Blair Visit to El-Rufai, Says UK Instigating Ethno-Religious Violence

[Daily Trust] Awka -The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has criticized recent visit by former British prime minister Tony Blair to Kaduna state governor Nasir el-Rufai, insisting the move was targeted at instigating violence against Christians and B…

[Daily Trust] Awka -The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has criticized recent visit by former British prime minister Tony Blair to Kaduna state governor Nasir el-Rufai, insisting the move was targeted at instigating violence against Christians and Biafrans in Northern Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UN Regrets Killing of 97 Nigerians in Bakassi, Commends Osinbajo

[Premium Times] The UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel, UNOWAS, has commended Acting President Yemi Osinbajo for his handling of the recent conflict in Bakassi Peninsula, which affected Nigerian fishermen.

[Premium Times] The UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel, UNOWAS, has commended Acting President Yemi Osinbajo for his handling of the recent conflict in Bakassi Peninsula, which affected Nigerian fishermen.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Maputo’s Residents Can Now Use Gas, but Dropping Charcoal Is Proving Hard

[The Conversation Africa] Like many other men and women in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo, Agostinho feels optimistic about the future. After years of living in extreme poverty, he now has his own business and lives with his family in Zimpeto, a growing …

[The Conversation Africa] Like many other men and women in Mozambique's capital, Maputo, Agostinho feels optimistic about the future. After years of living in extreme poverty, he now has his own business and lives with his family in Zimpeto, a growing neighbourhood in the northern outer end of Maputo.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Restructuring – the New Silver Bullet

[Guardian] If you have been following political events in Nigeria recently, you can’t but have heard the word “restructuring”. Everyone seems to be talking about it. From politicians to journalists, and from social media activists to secessionist group…

[Guardian] If you have been following political events in Nigeria recently, you can't but have heard the word "restructuring". Everyone seems to be talking about it. From politicians to journalists, and from social media activists to secessionist groups. Nigeria has been through tough times recently and in some context, it is understandable that people latch on to an idea they believe holds all the answers. The proverbial silver bullet or magic button. Restructuring currently seems to be holding that title.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ogoni Cleanup – Compensation Would’ve Sparked Crisis – Monarch

[Vanguard] Ogoni -Chairman, Supreme Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers, Ogoni, Rivers State, HRM Mene Godwin-Gininwa, Gbene-Mene Tari, has commended the United Nations, UN, for excluding payment of compensation in its Report on Ogoni clean-up, saying …

[Vanguard] Ogoni -Chairman, Supreme Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers, Ogoni, Rivers State, HRM Mene Godwin-Gininwa, Gbene-Mene Tari, has commended the United Nations, UN, for excluding payment of compensation in its Report on Ogoni clean-up, saying it could have ignited a crisis with people killing themselves in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tragedy in the Nuba Mountains – Hunger and Starvation Are Constants

[The Conversation Africa] Ever since the war between the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North and the government of Sudan broke out in June 2011, the government has carried out almost daily aerial attacks against civilians living in the Nuba Mounta…

[The Conversation Africa] Ever since the war between the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North and the government of Sudan broke out in June 2011, the government has carried out almost daily aerial attacks against civilians living in the Nuba Mountains. When not killed, the people suffer horrific injuries, including sheared limbs and inner organs ground to mush.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Declare Emergency On Education, Malala Tells Govt

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Pakistani activist for female education, Malala Yousafzai, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the education of girl child and young boys.

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Pakistani activist for female education, Malala Yousafzai, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the education of girl child and young boys.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Inga Dam Mirage Recedes, Again

[AfricaFocus] The latest projections for the Inga 3 hydroelectric project on the Congo River to become operational, cited in press reports last week, are 2024 or 2025. But even if the project is financed and constructed, says a new report, the project …

[AfricaFocus] The latest projections for the Inga 3 hydroelectric project on the Congo River to become operational, cited in press reports last week, are 2024 or 2025. But even if the project is financed and constructed, says a new report, the project will likely provide only minimal electric power for the people of Democratic Republic of the Congo and burden the country with more unsustainable debt.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa