NUPENG Urges FG to Set Up Pipeline Protection Agency

[Vanguard] Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday pleaded with the Federal Government to establish Pipeline Protection Agency, PPA that will be saddled with the protection of pipelines traversing the nooks and crannies of…

[Vanguard] Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday pleaded with the Federal Government to establish Pipeline Protection Agency, PPA that will be saddled with the protection of pipelines traversing the nooks and crannies of the country

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

A Dictator’s Dilemma

[Al Jazeera] Why has President Joseph Kabila chosen to cling to power beyond his constitutional term limit – which expired in December of 2016? Why has the man who organised Democratic Republic of Congo’s only two multiparty elections since independenc…

[Al Jazeera] Why has President Joseph Kabila chosen to cling to power beyond his constitutional term limit - which expired in December of 2016? Why has the man who organised Democratic Republic of Congo's only two multiparty elections since independence chosen to sow chaos and instability just when the country needs peace and stability the most? Why did he not proudly allow Congo's first ever peaceful transfer of power to take place, which could have been his greatest legacy?

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Plugging the Knowledge Gaps in Solid Minerals Sector (I)

[Vanguard] There are indications that efforts of the Federal Government in getting the Solid minerals sector of the economy off the ground are yet to be activated. It is trite to say that the nation is abundantly blessed with so much of Solid minerals.

[Vanguard] There are indications that efforts of the Federal Government in getting the Solid minerals sector of the economy off the ground are yet to be activated. It is trite to say that the nation is abundantly blessed with so much of Solid minerals.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fake Resignation Letter About VP Chilima Goes Viral

[Nyasa Times] You can’t always believe what you see on the internet, resignation letter purportedly written by Vice President Saulos Chilima is not authentic as it’s the work of forgery, both State House and Veep office have said.

[Nyasa Times] You can't always believe what you see on the internet, resignation letter purportedly written by Vice President Saulos Chilima is not authentic as it's the work of forgery, both State House and Veep office have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

VP Mnangagwa Ally in Hot Soup

[Zimbabwe Standard] President Robert Mugabe is under pressure to investigate a key ally of Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa to establish his suitability to hold office in the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc), it has emerged.

[Zimbabwe Standard] President Robert Mugabe is under pressure to investigate a key ally of Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa to establish his suitability to hold office in the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc), it has emerged.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Inflation – Mixed Outlook As Food Prices Remain High

[Vanguard] Against the backdrop of deceleration of inflationary pressures announced by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, last week, further insight into price movements in the first quarter of the year has indicated a mixed result.

[Vanguard] Against the backdrop of deceleration of inflationary pressures announced by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, last week, further insight into price movements in the first quarter of the year has indicated a mixed result.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

PDP Faults Buhari’s Easter Message, Says Jonathan Handed Over a Single Digit Inflation Rate

[Vanguard] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),Sunday charged the Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA) and other security agencies in the nation to desist from partisan politics.

[Vanguard] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),Sunday charged the Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA) and other security agencies in the nation to desist from partisan politics.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Foreign Reinsurers Dominate Nigeria’s Insurance Market

[Vanguard] THE prevalence of foreign reinsurers, mostly European, that are presently taking about 65 per cent share of the Nigerian reinsurance market has been attributed to low underwriting capacity and shareholders’ funds of local reinsurers which ar…

[Vanguard] THE prevalence of foreign reinsurers, mostly European, that are presently taking about 65 per cent share of the Nigerian reinsurance market has been attributed to low underwriting capacity and shareholders' funds of local reinsurers which are not sufficient to carter for the size of risk exposures.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria