Nigeria Ranked 152 of 188 Countries in Human Development Index

[Premium Times] Nigeria was, Tuesday, ranked 152 among the 188 UN member states in the Human Development Index, HDI. ? According to the 2016 report released by the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, in Abuja, Nigeria retained its 2015 status w…

[Premium Times] Nigeria was, Tuesday, ranked 152 among the 188 UN member states in the Human Development Index, HDI. ? According to the 2016 report released by the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, in Abuja, Nigeria retained its 2015 status with a computation of 0.527 which was two points above 2014 computation of 0.525.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Policies Critical to Addressing Infrastructure Challenges

[Guardian] Piqued by evolving global landscape, the understanding of infrastructure as a mere physical or organisational asset has changed, as it is now viewed from a more expansive and strategic point of view, the World Bank said in a recent report.

[Guardian] Piqued by evolving global landscape, the understanding of infrastructure as a mere physical or organisational asset has changed, as it is now viewed from a more expansive and strategic point of view, the World Bank said in a recent report.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hoodlums Hack Policeman to Death, Steal His AK47

[Guardian] Barely 24 hours after suspected assassins shot dead a journalist in Yenagoa, capital of Bayelsa State, unidentified hoodlums have killed a policeman at a drinking bar in the red light district of Hospital Road, Yenagoa.

[Guardian] Barely 24 hours after suspected assassins shot dead a journalist in Yenagoa, capital of Bayelsa State, unidentified hoodlums have killed a policeman at a drinking bar in the red light district of Hospital Road, Yenagoa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

From Research to Entrepreneurship – Fishing Youth and Women Out of Poverty

[IPS] Mongu -Ivy Nyambe Inonge, 35, is the treasurer of Mbeta Island Integrated Fish Farm in Senanga district. Her group won the first prize in Zambia under the Cultivate Africa’s Future (CultiAF) Expanding Business Opportunities for African Youth in A…

[IPS] Mongu -Ivy Nyambe Inonge, 35, is the treasurer of Mbeta Island Integrated Fish Farm in Senanga district. Her group won the first prize in Zambia under the Cultivate Africa's Future (CultiAF) Expanding Business Opportunities for African Youth in Agricultural Value Chains in Southern Africa. She is excited at the prospect of what 5,000 dollars can do for her group, and ultimately, the whole community of Mbeta Island.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Buhari’s Performance Rating Rises to 55 Percent

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari’s job performance approval rating has increased slightly by five per cent, rising from, 50 per cent as at last month to the current level of 55 per cent.

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari's job performance approval rating has increased slightly by five per cent, rising from, 50 per cent as at last month to the current level of 55 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Regional Commissione Gives 14-Day Ultimatum for Identification of Evictees

[Daily News] Morogoro -Morogoro Regional Commissioner (RC), Dr Stephen Kebwe, has issued a 14-day ultimatum to Morogoro District Commissioner (DC) led team to identify people with permanent residences ahead of their eviction from water sources in Uluguru Mountain.

[Daily News] Morogoro -Morogoro Regional Commissioner (RC), Dr Stephen Kebwe, has issued a 14-day ultimatum to Morogoro District Commissioner (DC) led team to identify people with permanent residences ahead of their eviction from water sources in Uluguru Mountain.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Sixteen Quliaty Group Employees Escape Jail Term Over Illegal Stay, to Pay Fine

[Daily News] Sixteen Indian nationals working with Quality Group Limited yesterday escaped a threeyear- jail term each when they paid fines totalling 22m/-, after they were convicted of several offences relating to violation of immigration laws, includ…

[Daily News] Sixteen Indian nationals working with Quality Group Limited yesterday escaped a threeyear- jail term each when they paid fines totalling 22m/-, after they were convicted of several offences relating to violation of immigration laws, including obstructing immigration officers from executing their duties.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania