House Asks Govt to Declare State of Emergency On Bad Roads

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives thursday passed a resolution urging the federal government to declare a state of emergency on the dilapidated federal roads in the country as well as initiate measures to rehabilitate them.

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives thursday passed a resolution urging the federal government to declare a state of emergency on the dilapidated federal roads in the country as well as initiate measures to rehabilitate them.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The SAPS Provincial Woman’s Network Dialogue in the Thohoyandou Cluster

[SAPS] The SAPS Provincial Woman’s Nertwork was today held in the Thohoyandou Cluster led by the Deputy Provincial Commissioner HRM, Major General Christine Morakaladi accompanied by the SAPS Thohoyandou Cluster Commander, Major General Rosina Mulaudzi…

[SAPS] The SAPS Provincial Woman's Nertwork was today held in the Thohoyandou Cluster led by the Deputy Provincial Commissioner HRM, Major General Christine Morakaladi accompanied by the SAPS Thohoyandou Cluster Commander, Major General Rosina Mulaudzi at Munkisi Hall.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Civilians Targeted as Violence Surges

[HRW] Nairobi -Violence threatening civilians has surged in recent months in the Central African Republic’s south-central and southeastern regions. To protect people at risk, the United Nations Security Council should renew the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission before it ends on November 15, 2017, and approve an October 18 request by Secretary-General António Guterres for 900 more troops.

[HRW] Nairobi -Violence threatening civilians has surged in recent months in the Central African Republic's south-central and southeastern regions. To protect people at risk, the United Nations Security Council should renew the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission before it ends on November 15, 2017, and approve an October 18 request by Secretary-General António Guterres for 900 more troops.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

NAFDAC Destroys N11.5 Million Worth of Expired Drugs, Consumables

[Premium Times] The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC in collaboration with the Niger State Ministry of Health and Hospital Services has destroyed expired drugs worth about N11.5 millon in the state.

[Premium Times] The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC in collaboration with the Niger State Ministry of Health and Hospital Services has destroyed expired drugs worth about N11.5 millon in the state.

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Lunda Sul – Official Defends Permanent Training of Police Officers

[ANGOP] Saurimo -The governor of the eastern Lunda Sul province Ernesto Kiteculo has defended the technical and professional training of the staff of the Interior Ministry, with a view to ensuring safety among citizens.

[ANGOP] Saurimo -The governor of the eastern Lunda Sul province Ernesto Kiteculo has defended the technical and professional training of the staff of the Interior Ministry, with a view to ensuring safety among citizens.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Military to Deploy Seven Ships, 37 Gunboats for Operation ‘Octopus Grip’ in N’delta

[This Day] Yenagoa -The Nigerian military said thursday that it was commencing a fresh operation, codenamed Operation Octopus Grip, in the waterways and creeks of the Niger Delta.

[This Day] Yenagoa -The Nigerian military said thursday that it was commencing a fresh operation, codenamed Operation Octopus Grip, in the waterways and creeks of the Niger Delta.

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CJN Shops for Salami’s Replacement As Head of Corruption Trial Committee

[This Day] Abuja -The search for a replacement for Justice Ayo Salami who resigned thursday as Chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO) has begun in earnest.

[This Day] Abuja -The search for a replacement for Justice Ayo Salami who resigned thursday as Chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO) has begun in earnest.

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Banning of Open Grazing, an Invitation to Anarchy, Fulani Group Warns

[This Day] Jos -The Secretary-General of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN), Alhaji Sale Bayeri, has warned that banning of open grazing in Plateau State will create more problems than it intends to resolve, noting that the Fu…

[This Day] Jos -The Secretary-General of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN), Alhaji Sale Bayeri, has warned that banning of open grazing in Plateau State will create more problems than it intends to resolve, noting that the Fulanis do not know any other method of grazing their cattle, "and any attempt to confine them to a place was a sure invitation to anarchy."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Govt Shifts Northern Oil Search to Nasarawa

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s quest to find oil in the northern part of the country shifted to the inland basins with the commencement of exploration activities in the Benue Trough.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation's quest to find oil in the northern part of the country shifted to the inland basins with the commencement of exploration activities in the Benue Trough.

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