Gunmen Intercept Commercial Bus in Rivers, Abduct 20 Passengers

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -Gunmen, believed to be kidnappers, intercepted a commercial bus at Isiokpo area of Rivers State, yesterday, and whisked away over 20 occupants of the vehicle.

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -Gunmen, believed to be kidnappers, intercepted a commercial bus at Isiokpo area of Rivers State, yesterday, and whisked away over 20 occupants of the vehicle.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari, APC’s Dumping of Atiku Party Affair – Abdullahi

[Vanguard] Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has alleged that after helping the All Progressives Congress, APC, attain power in 2015, he was sidelined by Muhammadu Buhari’s government.

[Vanguard] Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has alleged that after helping the All Progressives Congress, APC, attain power in 2015, he was sidelined by Muhammadu Buhari's government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FDC Defers Party Presidential Poll

[Monitor] The opposition forum for Democratic change (FDC) National Executive Committee (NEC) on Thursday resolved to extend the election date for the party president over Local council (LCI) polls.

[Monitor] The opposition forum for Democratic change (FDC) National Executive Committee (NEC) on Thursday resolved to extend the election date for the party president over Local council (LCI) polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sagay Again Hits Senate, Says We Are the Ones Buying Clothes for Them to Wear

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate, yesterday, charged President Muhammadu Buhari to caution chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACAC, Professor Itse Sagay, who it described as a purveyor of hate speech against the institutio…

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate, yesterday, charged President Muhammadu Buhari to caution chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACAC, Professor Itse Sagay, who it described as a purveyor of hate speech against the institution of the legislature, describing him as a political nonentity determined to collapse the institutions of democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Recession Exit – Not Yet Time for Celebration

[Vanguard] Latest data released by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, shows that Nigeria’s economy is technically out of a recession. The gross domestic product, GDP, has grown by 0.55 per cent in the second quarter of 2017 (Q2’17) fully returning…

[Vanguard] Latest data released by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, shows that Nigeria's economy is technically out of a recession. The gross domestic product, GDP, has grown by 0.55 per cent in the second quarter of 2017 (Q2'17) fully returning the economy on the path of positive growth after five consecutive quarters of negative growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Longhorn’s Full Year Earnings Up 28.6% on Cost Savings

[Nation] Centum-owned Longhorn Publishers has announced a 28.6 per cent rise in profit after tax for the year ended June 30, powered by cost-savings and strong regional sales.

[Nation] Centum-owned Longhorn Publishers has announced a 28.6 per cent rise in profit after tax for the year ended June 30, powered by cost-savings and strong regional sales.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Mugabe Blasts South Africa’s ANC Secretary-General

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe has once again lashed out at the South African leadership for failing to deliver economic freedom, dismissing complaints on his comments by the ANC Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe, as “stupid”.

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe has once again lashed out at the South African leadership for failing to deliver economic freedom, dismissing complaints on his comments by the ANC Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe, as "stupid".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lokodo’s Porn Fight Is Costly Duplication

[Observer] The government, through the ministry of Ethics and Integrity, has purchased a machine or software that it says will help in fighting pornography at the cost of Shs 2bn.

[Observer] The government, through the ministry of Ethics and Integrity, has purchased a machine or software that it says will help in fighting pornography at the cost of Shs 2bn.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni – Your Land Is Well Protected By the Constitution

[Independent (Kampala)] Fort Portal -President Yoweri Museveni has assured Ugandans that no one can grab their land because all land ownership matters in Uganda were clearly resolved by the 1995 constitution and the 1998 land act.

[Independent (Kampala)] Fort Portal -President Yoweri Museveni has assured Ugandans that no one can grab their land because all land ownership matters in Uganda were clearly resolved by the 1995 constitution and the 1998 land act.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda