Journalists Arrest Tests Powerful Army

[allAfrica] Washington, DC -The January 19 raid on the offices of an online investigative news organization in Nigeria’s capital Abuja is part of a continuing government attempt to quash bad publicity.

[allAfrica] Washington, DC -The January 19 raid on the offices of an online investigative news organization in Nigeria's capital Abuja is part of a continuing government attempt to quash bad publicity.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawmakers Propose Bill to Jail Ministers, Others Who Defy Them

[Premium Times] A bill that could see officials of the executive arm of government thrown into prison if they fail to honour a summon by the legislature has passed second reading in the House of Representatives.

[Premium Times] A bill that could see officials of the executive arm of government thrown into prison if they fail to honour a summon by the legislature has passed second reading in the House of Representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Football Chief Pinnick Gets FIFA Appointment

[Premium Times] The World football -ruling body, FIFA, has named the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, into one of its most important committees – the Organising Committee for Competitions.

[Premium Times] The World football -ruling body, FIFA, has named the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, into one of its most important committees - the Organising Committee for Competitions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Military Chiefs Brief Buhari On Gambia Operations

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, met behind closed doors with service chiefs, before his departure to London on a 10-day vacation.

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, met behind closed doors with service chiefs, before his departure to London on a 10-day vacation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Naira Defies Liquidity Boost, Depreciates Further Against Dollar

[Premium Times] The Naira on Thursday remained indifferent to the sale of over $250 million to licensed Bureau De Change (BDC) operators nationwide as it suffered another loss against the dollar.

[Premium Times] The Naira on Thursday remained indifferent to the sale of over $250 million to licensed Bureau De Change (BDC) operators nationwide as it suffered another loss against the dollar.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Wasswa Hopes for Discipline and Better Finishing Against Egypt

[Monitor] Port-Gentil -Uganda Cranes midfielder-cum-defender Hassan Wasswa Mawanda believes Uganda can beat Egypt on Saturday and also make it out of Group D of the 2017 Total Africa Cup of Nations, but with great improvements from the performance agai…

[Monitor] Port-Gentil -Uganda Cranes midfielder-cum-defender Hassan Wasswa Mawanda believes Uganda can beat Egypt on Saturday and also make it out of Group D of the 2017 Total Africa Cup of Nations, but with great improvements from the performance against Ghana in the opener.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Isinde Dropped After Ghana Defeat

[Monitor] Port-Gentil -Another boiling day here in Gabon and another boiling issue for Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic to contend with. The Serbian coach used the word ‘silly’ to describe the clanger Isaac Isinde dropped to hand Ghana a marginal win in the …

[Monitor] Port-Gentil -Another boiling day here in Gabon and another boiling issue for Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic to contend with. The Serbian coach used the word 'silly' to describe the clanger Isaac Isinde dropped to hand Ghana a marginal win in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations tournament here in Gabon.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda