Lawmakers Seek Open Coverage of Court Proceedings

[Premium Times] A bill seeking to provide for open coverage of court proceedings with a view to making the Judiciary more transparent and accountable, on Wednesday passed through second reading in the House of Representatives.

[Premium Times] A bill seeking to provide for open coverage of court proceedings with a view to making the Judiciary more transparent and accountable, on Wednesday passed through second reading in the House of Representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Former Air Force Chief Re-Arraigned for Money Laundering

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday re-arraigned Mohammed Umar, a former Chief of Air Staff, in the federal High Court, Abuja.

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday re-arraigned Mohammed Umar, a former Chief of Air Staff, in the federal High Court, Abuja.

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Buhari Has Achieved What Jonathan Could Not – Tinubu

[Premium Times] A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari saying he had achieved what his predecessor was incapable of in the fight against insurgency.

[Premium Times] A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari saying he had achieved what his predecessor was incapable of in the fight against insurgency.

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Broke Govt Offers Land For Civil Servants’ Outstanding Bonuses

[New Zimbabwe] THE cash strapped government on Wednesday offered civil servants housing stands instead their 2016 bonus but union leaders rejected the proposal, accusing ministers of living it up while their members live in abject poverty.

[New Zimbabwe] THE cash strapped government on Wednesday offered civil servants housing stands instead their 2016 bonus but union leaders rejected the proposal, accusing ministers of living it up while their members live in abject poverty.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tax Chief Taken to Task Over Oil Bonus

[East African] Uganda’s revenue authority boss was hard pressed to explain why 42 government officials received $1.7 million in bonuses for representing the country in an international tax oil dispute, a duty that was already part of their job mandate.

[East African] Uganda's revenue authority boss was hard pressed to explain why 42 government officials received $1.7 million in bonuses for representing the country in an international tax oil dispute, a duty that was already part of their job mandate.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bank Teller Accused of Stealing U.S.$164,000 Acquitted

[New Zimbabwe] A STANDBIC Bank teller was accused of stealing $164,000 from cash vaults was Wednesday acquitted after a Harare court ruled that prosecutors failed to prove their case.

[New Zimbabwe] A STANDBIC Bank teller was accused of stealing $164,000 from cash vaults was Wednesday acquitted after a Harare court ruled that prosecutors failed to prove their case.

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Did Mugabe’s Energy Minister Lie About PR Firm Payment?

[The Herald] IT has emerged that Energy and Power Development Minister Samuel Undenge lied that Fruitful Communications Private Limited was doing Public Relations Consultancy work for Zesa for free after the company owned by Zanu-PF Highfield legislato…

[The Herald] IT has emerged that Energy and Power Development Minister Samuel Undenge lied that Fruitful Communications Private Limited was doing Public Relations Consultancy work for Zesa for free after the company owned by Zanu-PF Highfield legislator Psychology Maziwisa and television personality Oscar Pambuka issued summons at the High Court claiming an outstanding fee of $36 000 from the parastatal. Fruitful Communications did PR work for Zimbabwe Power Company, a Zesa subsidiary. It was Minister Undenge who direc

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Why Do We Keep Falling Into the Ethno-Religious Trap?

[Vanguard] All around the world, perhaps for as long as human beings have lived together in organised communities, politics and policy have attempted to answer a question central to human societies: “how are we all going to live together”. This questio…

[Vanguard] All around the world, perhaps for as long as human beings have lived together in organised communities, politics and policy have attempted to answer a question central to human societies: "how are we all going to live together". This question, in Nigeria, has been answered all too fraudulently, with selfish propositions that benefit only a few.

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