Obasanjo Has Outlived His Usefulness – Ex-Senate President

[This Day] Abuja -Following the letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari last week where he urged the president not to seek re-election in 2019, former Senate President, Ameh Ebute, yesterday said the ex- presi…

[This Day] Abuja -Following the letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari last week where he urged the president not to seek re-election in 2019, former Senate President, Ameh Ebute, yesterday said the ex- president has outlived his usefulness on the national scene.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Farmer/Herder Clashes Claim 168 This Year

[Daily Trust] Clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Adamawa, Benue, Taraba, Ondo and Kaduna states have resulted in 168 deaths in January 2018 alone, Amnesty International Nigeria said in a statement yesterday.

[Daily Trust] Clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Adamawa, Benue, Taraba, Ondo and Kaduna states have resulted in 168 deaths in January 2018 alone, Amnesty International Nigeria said in a statement yesterday.

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Amnesty Accuses Military of Killing Dozens in Nigerian Villages

[This Day] Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian military of killing dozens in villages affected by herdsmen attacks, stressing that the response of the federal government to communal violence is totally inadequate, too slow and ineffective, a…

[This Day] Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian military of killing dozens in villages affected by herdsmen attacks, stressing that the response of the federal government to communal violence is totally inadequate, too slow and ineffective, and in some cases unlawful.

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Buhari Became President in Error in 2015, Says Ex-Jigawa Governor

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -The former Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, yesterday said Nigerians made a grievous mistake by electing President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 presidential poll.

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -The former Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, yesterday said Nigerians made a grievous mistake by electing President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 presidential poll.

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Plans for Extra Desalination Plants At Tender Stage – Cape Town Council

[News24Wire] Cape Town’s deputy mayor Ian Nielson says plans to build additional desalination plants in the city are currently at tender stage and could be announced in the next few weeks.

[News24Wire] Cape Town's deputy mayor Ian Nielson says plans to build additional desalination plants in the city are currently at tender stage and could be announced in the next few weeks.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Discharged From Hospital

[News24Wire] The Mandela family announced on Tuesday that Winnie Madikizela-Mandela had been discharged from Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg, after she was treated for a kidney infection.

[News24Wire] The Mandela family announced on Tuesday that Winnie Madikizela-Mandela had been discharged from Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg, after she was treated for a kidney infection.

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Extra Charges in Schools – Why Govt Issued New Guidelines

[New Times] Christine Umumararungu, 17, born in Ngororero District dropped out of school after completing Senior Three. She had been studying for free for the past nine years after explaining to the authorities that she could not afford school fees bei…

[New Times] Christine Umumararungu, 17, born in Ngororero District dropped out of school after completing Senior Three. She had been studying for free for the past nine years after explaining to the authorities that she could not afford school fees being an orphan. Unfortunately, the school did not have A-Level, implying that she had to move to another school for further education. But with the school charges of up to Rwf10,000 per term, she knew she wouldn't afford feeding and she decided to drop out and moved to Kig

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Japan to Build Rwf68 Million Dormitory for Ruhango School

[New Times] The government of Japan has extended a grant worth $81,857 (over Rwf68m) to build a dormitory for Saint Joseph Nzuki, a Ruhango-based catholic vocational training school.

[New Times] The government of Japan has extended a grant worth $81,857 (over Rwf68m) to build a dormitory for Saint Joseph Nzuki, a Ruhango-based catholic vocational training school.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda