President Mugabe Meets Lord Soames’ Son

[The Herald] THERE is mutual readiness by Zimbabwe and Britain to leave behind years of conflict and open a new chapter of rapprochement, President Mugabe has said. The comments by President Mugabe follow the visit to Zimbabwe by Sir Nicholas Soames, a…

[The Herald] THERE is mutual readiness by Zimbabwe and Britain to leave behind years of conflict and open a new chapter of rapprochement, President Mugabe has said. The comments by President Mugabe follow the visit to Zimbabwe by Sir Nicholas Soames, a British Conservative party member of parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Terrorism – We’ll Stand By Nigeria to Defeat Boko Haram, UK Assures

[Vanguard] The United Kingdom will continue to stand by Nigeria to defeat the Boko Haram terrorist group, the British Armed Forces Minister, Mark Lancaster, has said.

[Vanguard] The United Kingdom will continue to stand by Nigeria to defeat the Boko Haram terrorist group, the British Armed Forces Minister, Mark Lancaster, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

U.S. Military Confirms Death of 3 Soldiers

[VOA] The U.S. military has confirmed three U.S. service members were killed and two others injured when a joint U.S.-Niger military patrol was attacked Wednesday in southwestern Niger.

[VOA] The U.S. military has confirmed three U.S. service members were killed and two others injured when a joint U.S.-Niger military patrol was attacked Wednesday in southwestern Niger.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Nigeria’s Oil Output, N7.44trn Budget Face New Threat

[Vanguard] There are strong indications that Nigeria’s oil output, and by extension the nation’s N7.44 trillion 2017 may be facing new threat as attacks on oil facilities gradually return to the Niger Delta.

[Vanguard] There are strong indications that Nigeria's oil output, and by extension the nation's N7.44 trillion 2017 may be facing new threat as attacks on oil facilities gradually return to the Niger Delta.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2018 Budget May Be Jerked Up to N10 Trn – Senate

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate said, yesterday, that from all available indications and economic indicators, the executive may not be able to implement more than 50 per cent of 2017 budget, and would jerk the 2018 budget to N10 trillion.

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate said, yesterday, that from all available indications and economic indicators, the executive may not be able to implement more than 50 per cent of 2017 budget, and would jerk the 2018 budget to N10 trillion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

$25b NNPC Scam – Nigerians Can Now See the Hypocrisy in Buhari’s Anti-Corruption Fight – PDP

[Vanguard] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the immediate investigation into the alleged breach of due process in the $25 billion contract award involving the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation…

[Vanguard] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the immediate investigation into the alleged breach of due process in the $25 billion contract award involving the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fayose Splashes Car Gifts, Millions On Teachers

[Vanguard] THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in Ekiti State, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to urgently charge the arrested Commissioner for Finance, Toyin Ojo, and Accountant General of the State, Mrs. Yemisi Owolabi…

[Vanguard] THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in Ekiti State, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to urgently charge the arrested Commissioner for Finance, Toyin Ojo, and Accountant General of the State, Mrs. Yemisi Owolabi, to court if indeed it has anything against them.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We Won’t Listen to You Alone, MPs Tell Chebukati

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Joint Select Committee on proposed amendments to election laws has barred the Chairperson of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) from making submissions in the absence of fellow Commissioners.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Joint Select Committee on proposed amendments to election laws has barred the Chairperson of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) from making submissions in the absence of fellow Commissioners.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya