Government Receives N3.532 Trillion As Taxes, Royalties

[Guardian] The Federal Government received N3.532 trillion as Petroleum Profits Tax and Royalties from oil companies between the third quarter of 2015 to third quarter of 2017, data from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed.

[Guardian] The Federal Government received N3.532 trillion as Petroleum Profits Tax and Royalties from oil companies between the third quarter of 2015 to third quarter of 2017, data from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Another Oil Leak As Japanese Vessel Runs Aground

[New Era] Swakopmund -An emergency response team from the Directorate of Maritime Affairs was last night racing against time to contain yet another oil spill, this time close to Mile 108, near the Ugab River mouth.

[New Era] Swakopmund -An emergency response team from the Directorate of Maritime Affairs was last night racing against time to contain yet another oil spill, this time close to Mile 108, near the Ugab River mouth.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

UN Mission Will Leave Liberia With Great Potential for Lasting Stability, Democracy – UN Deputy Chief

[UN News] As part of her visit to Liberia Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, celebrated the successful closure of the UN mission there, which she said set the stage for sustained peace in the months and years ahead.

[UN News] As part of her visit to Liberia Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, celebrated the successful closure of the UN mission there, which she said set the stage for sustained peace in the months and years ahead.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Court Shifts Dasuki Trial

[This Day] A Federal Capital Territory High Court has adjourned the trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), in the alleged money-laundering charges brought against him by the federal government till May 2 and 3 for def…

[This Day] A Federal Capital Territory High Court has adjourned the trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), in the alleged money-laundering charges brought against him by the federal government till May 2 and 3 for definite trial.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kigali Muslims to Appeal Loudspeaker Ban

[East African] Rwanda’s Muslim leaders have said they will appeal the government’s decision to ban the use of loudspeakers for the call to prayer –Adhan –, which they say infringes on their rights of worship.

[East African] Rwanda's Muslim leaders have said they will appeal the government's decision to ban the use of loudspeakers for the call to prayer --Adhan --, which they say infringes on their rights of worship.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Press Release

[Shabait] As it will be recalled,the fabricated news of “the deployment of Egyptian troops in Sawa”, and the subsequent closure of the border by Sudan that “this event ostensibly triggered” was recycled and amplified with high drama recently. But the s…

[Shabait] As it will be recalled,the fabricated news of "the deployment of Egyptian troops in Sawa", and the subsequent closure of the border by Sudan that "this event ostensibly triggered" was recycled and amplified with high drama recently. But the story did not end there. In these times where past events fast evade memory, it may be useful to reiterate the fundamental truths occasionally so that the public is not confused. In this respect:

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Likoro to Appeal in Supreme Court

[New Era] Windhoek -Windhoek High Court Judge Dinah Usiku, with Acting High Court Judge Johanna Salionga concurring, on Tuesday morning granted rape convict Vincent Likoro leave to appeal his conviction in the Supreme Court.

[New Era] Windhoek -Windhoek High Court Judge Dinah Usiku, with Acting High Court Judge Johanna Salionga concurring, on Tuesday morning granted rape convict Vincent Likoro leave to appeal his conviction in the Supreme Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Attorney Testifies Against Former Client Accused of Staging Wife’s Hijacking

[News24Wire] A man who pleaded guilty to the murder of his wife – who now says he was “forced” into confessing – told his attorney that he had opened up to his family about what he had done and that he wanted to plead guilty then and there.

[News24Wire] A man who pleaded guilty to the murder of his wife - who now says he was "forced" into confessing - told his attorney that he had opened up to his family about what he had done and that he wanted to plead guilty then and there.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nkwinti Vows to Revive Ailing Water Dept With Focus On Five Key Pillars

[News24Wire] New Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile Nkwinti wants to bring his ailing Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) centre stage and elevate it to the level it once was under former water affairs minister Kader Asmal.

[News24Wire] New Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile Nkwinti wants to bring his ailing Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) centre stage and elevate it to the level it once was under former water affairs minister Kader Asmal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt’s Economic Blueprint Does Not Address Nigerians’ Needs – Bill Gates

[This Day] Abuja -Chairman, Bill and Melinda Foundation, Bill Gates, Thursday in Abuja criticised the federal government Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), describing it as a document which identifies investment in the people but fails to reflec…

[This Day] Abuja -Chairman, Bill and Melinda Foundation, Bill Gates, Thursday in Abuja criticised the federal government Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), describing it as a document which identifies investment in the people but fails to reflect it in its implementation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria