Nigeria’s Economy Grows By 1.40 Percent in Q3 – NBS

[Daily Trust] Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 1.40 per cent in the third quarter of 2017 in real terms, being the second consecutive positive growth since the economy came out of recession in the second quarter of the year.

[Daily Trust] Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 1.40 per cent in the third quarter of 2017 in real terms, being the second consecutive positive growth since the economy came out of recession in the second quarter of the year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tweets Over ID Book Validity False – Home Affairs

[News24Wire] The Department of Home Affairs has dismissed as false, tweets claiming that the green, barcoded, South African identity book was reaching the end of its lifespan.

[News24Wire] The Department of Home Affairs has dismissed as false, tweets claiming that the green, barcoded, South African identity book was reaching the end of its lifespan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Queries Italy’s Hurried Burial of 26 Nigerian Girls

[Leadership] Abuja -The federal government has expressed misgiving and shock over the sudden burial of the 26 African girls drowned on the Mediterranean Sea by Italian authorities nine days ahead of the slated date.

[Leadership] Abuja -The federal government has expressed misgiving and shock over the sudden burial of the 26 African girls drowned on the Mediterranean Sea by Italian authorities nine days ahead of the slated date.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Shell Pays $1.4bn Royalty/Tax to Nigerian Government

[Leadership] Lagos -Shell Companies in Nigeria in 2016 spent $29.8 million on social investment projects and awarded 94 per cent of their contracts valued at over $0.74 billion to Nigeria companies, while $1.4 billion was paid to the Nigerian governmen…

[Leadership] Lagos -Shell Companies in Nigeria in 2016 spent $29.8 million on social investment projects and awarded 94 per cent of their contracts valued at over $0.74 billion to Nigeria companies, while $1.4 billion was paid to the Nigerian government in royalties and corporate taxes, and another $106.8 million contributions made to the Niger Delta Development Company (NDDC) as required by law.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zuma Tried to Seduce Nxasana With Public Money, Court Hears

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma tried to “bully” former National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) head Mxolisi Nxasana out of office by using an inquiry into his fitness, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria heard on Monday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma tried to "bully" former National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) head Mxolisi Nxasana out of office by using an inquiry into his fitness, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria heard on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Scopa to Be Briefed On Sassa Saga

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is expected back in the spotlight on Tuesday over its compliance on the phasing out of Cash Paymaster Services (CSP).

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is expected back in the spotlight on Tuesday over its compliance on the phasing out of Cash Paymaster Services (CSP).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Two-Year-Old Boy Electrocuted by Live, Illegally Connected Wires

[News24Wire] A two-year-old boy was electrocuted at Sukamumva informal settlement in Chatsworth on Monday after he slipped and landed on illegally-connected live wires snaking through structures.

[News24Wire] A two-year-old boy was electrocuted at Sukamumva informal settlement in Chatsworth on Monday after he slipped and landed on illegally-connected live wires snaking through structures.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa