Lagos Commissions ‘First State-Owned DNA Forensic Centre in West Africa’

[Premium Times] Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday commissioned what he described as the first state-owned DNA Forensic Centre in West Africa, saying the move would go a long way in resolving all forms of crimes, paternity issues and …

[Premium Times] Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday commissioned what he described as the first state-owned DNA Forensic Centre in West Africa, saying the move would go a long way in resolving all forms of crimes, paternity issues and others issues through technology which is the modern trend across the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Illegal Funding of Govt – the Key Question Governor Failed to Answer

[Premium Times] In apparent response to an exclusive report by PREMIUM TIMES, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, on Tuesday scrambled to defend his bank’s huge funding of the federal government.

[Premium Times] In apparent response to an exclusive report by PREMIUM TIMES, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, on Tuesday scrambled to defend his bank's huge funding of the federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Fund Treatment of 50,000 New HIV Patients Yearly – Buhari

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government says it plans to use domestic funds to provide antiretroviral drugs for additional 50,000 HIV patients every year, a development that experts say would boost treatment of the scourge in the country.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government says it plans to use domestic funds to provide antiretroviral drugs for additional 50,000 HIV patients every year, a development that experts say would boost treatment of the scourge in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria to Exit 90 International Organisations

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government says it will trim down Nigeria’s membership of over 310 international organisations and associated financial obligations to safeguard the nation from possible financial embarrassment.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government says it will trim down Nigeria's membership of over 310 international organisations and associated financial obligations to safeguard the nation from possible financial embarrassment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

It’s Unfortunate U.S. Doesn’t See Biafra Group As Terrorist Organisation – Minister

[Premium Times] The Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, has described as “unfortunate” the fact that the U.S. does not see the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist organisation.

[Premium Times] The Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, has described as "unfortunate" the fact that the U.S. does not see the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist organisation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Electoral Body Names Candidates in Anambra Governorship Election

[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday in Abuja said 37 political parties would be presenting candidates in the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November 18.

[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday in Abuja said 37 political parties would be presenting candidates in the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November 18.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Human Rights Commission Opposes Controversial NGO Bill

[Premium Times] The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, in Nigeria has written a letter to the National Assembly, stating its opposition to the controversial bill which seeks to establish a federal agency to supervise, coordinate and monitor Non-Go…

[Premium Times] The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, in Nigeria has written a letter to the National Assembly, stating its opposition to the controversial bill which seeks to establish a federal agency to supervise, coordinate and monitor Non-Governmental Organisations and Civil Society Organisations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mugabe Govt ‘Behaving Irresponsibly in Face of Crisis’ – Churches

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe’s government has behaved in an “irresponsible” way in the face of a growing economic crisis, and the fears of Zimbabwe’s citizens are “legitimate”, a leading association of churches said Wednesday.

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe's government has behaved in an "irresponsible" way in the face of a growing economic crisis, and the fears of Zimbabwe's citizens are "legitimate", a leading association of churches said Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe