Ahmed – Councils Face Imminent Collapse

[This Day] In an interview with journalists, Kwara State governor?, Abdulfatai Ahmed, warned that except there is an increase in allocations to local government areas, the third tier of government risks imminent collapse. Hammed Shittu presents the exc…

[This Day] In an interview with journalists, Kwara State governor?, Abdulfatai Ahmed, warned that except there is an increase in allocations to local government areas, the third tier of government risks imminent collapse. Hammed Shittu presents the excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Executive Should Lobby to Have Its Way – Kwankwaso

[Daily Trust] Yola -A former governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, has hinted that the standoff between the National Assembly and the Presidency over confirmation of nominees may soon end.

[Daily Trust] Yola -A former governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, has hinted that the standoff between the National Assembly and the Presidency over confirmation of nominees may soon end.

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66 Former Militants Bag Barcelona Sports Institute Scholarships

[This Day] Uyo -No fewer than 66 former Niger Delta militants have been offered scholarships to study sports management fundamentals at the Johan Cruyff Institute in Barcelona.

[This Day] Uyo -No fewer than 66 former Niger Delta militants have been offered scholarships to study sports management fundamentals at the Johan Cruyff Institute in Barcelona.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Demographic Dividend – a Paradigm Shift for Proper Healthcare Provision

[This Day] The age-long saying that health is wealth has not been taken seriously. Consequently, this has plunged Nigeria into what might be referred to as massive population growth without adequate planning, especially in the provision of healthcare s…

[This Day] The age-long saying that health is wealth has not been taken seriously. Consequently, this has plunged Nigeria into what might be referred to as massive population growth without adequate planning, especially in the provision of healthcare services which in turn affects the economy. The continuity of this if not swiftly tackled, will only lead to demographic disaster.

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Zim Unrest – MDC Vehicle Torched in Wake of Protest March

[News24Wire] Suspected ruling party supporters burnt a vehicle belonging to Zimbabwe’s main opposition MDC party in apparent retaliation for a demonstration it held in Harare, a top party official said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Suspected ruling party supporters burnt a vehicle belonging to Zimbabwe's main opposition MDC party in apparent retaliation for a demonstration it held in Harare, a top party official said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kwara If-K – Relieving the Burden of Infrastructural Devt

[This Day] Hammed Shittu writes about an innovative measure that would help the administration of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed overcome the challenges created by the overall national economic situation and the dwindling federal allocations to Kwara State.

[This Day] Hammed Shittu writes about an innovative measure that would help the administration of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed overcome the challenges created by the overall national economic situation and the dwindling federal allocations to Kwara State.

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Judge Punishes Evans’ Lawyer for ‘Professional Misconduct’

[Premium Times] Justice Abdulazeez Anka of a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Thursday awarded a cost of N20,000 against Olukoya Ogungbeje, counsel to suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans.

[Premium Times] Justice Abdulazeez Anka of a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Thursday awarded a cost of N20,000 against Olukoya Ogungbeje, counsel to suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

GFF Event Management Committee Outlines Plans for Gambia, Mali Chan Qualifiers

[The Point] The Gambia Football Federation Event Management Committee has outlined plans for The Gambia’s 2018 CHAN Qualifiers first-leg tie at home to Mali on Saturday 15 July 2017, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

[The Point] The Gambia Football Federation Event Management Committee has outlined plans for The Gambia's 2018 CHAN Qualifiers first-leg tie at home to Mali on Saturday 15 July 2017, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Technicians Trained On Use of Gases Harmful to Ozone Layer

[The Point] Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI) engineering department is training three sets of technicians at their campus on the UNIDO project in raising awareness on hydrocarbon and carbonoxide management in the use of refrigerator and air c…

[The Point] Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI) engineering department is training three sets of technicians at their campus on the UNIDO project in raising awareness on hydrocarbon and carbonoxide management in the use of refrigerator and air conditioning.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Seven Gambian Judges Undergo Training in Nigeria

[The Point] Seven judges and two senior judicial officials from The Gambia are currently in the Federal Republic of Nigeria undergoing a training session at the Nigeria Judicial Institute in Abuja, judicial sources confirmed.

[The Point] Seven judges and two senior judicial officials from The Gambia are currently in the Federal Republic of Nigeria undergoing a training session at the Nigeria Judicial Institute in Abuja, judicial sources confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia