Ekiti Judicial Panel to Inspect Projects Under Ex-Governor Fayemi Administration

[Guardian] Ado-Ekiti -The judicial panel of inquiry probing the use of Ekiti State funds between October 2010 and October 2014 has said it would visit projects executed during the Governor Kayode Fayemi administration.

[Guardian] Ado-Ekiti -The judicial panel of inquiry probing the use of Ekiti State funds between October 2010 and October 2014 has said it would visit projects executed during the Governor Kayode Fayemi administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Restructuring – the Nation Waits for APC

[Guardian] It is remarkable that restructuring has become a discussion point in this newspaper every week. That frequency underscores the fact that reports on the subject actually surface daily from all parts of the country. In other words, the politic…

[Guardian] It is remarkable that restructuring has become a discussion point in this newspaper every week. That frequency underscores the fact that reports on the subject actually surface daily from all parts of the country. In other words, the political topic - restructuring has become an idea that cannot be suppressed anymore. What is more, the office of the citizen, arguably the most important office in any democracy is deeply involved in the hot debate (on restructuring) on all platforms. It is thus fitting that

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Serap to Saraki – Tell Nigerians If It’s True That a Senator Gets Over N3bn Yearly

[Vanguard] Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Bukola Sakari to “urgently explain to Nigerians if it is true that a Nigerian Senator gets N29 million in monthly pay, and over N3 billion a year.”

[Vanguard] Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Bukola Sakari to "urgently explain to Nigerians if it is true that a Nigerian Senator gets N29 million in monthly pay, and over N3 billion a year."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Move to Restore Peace in Cross River Communities

[Premium Times] After over 60 years of the communal clash between the Iyamitit tribe in Adun and the Ababene in Okum communities in Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State over land dispute, the Nigeria Police has moved to restore peace in th…

[Premium Times] After over 60 years of the communal clash between the Iyamitit tribe in Adun and the Ababene in Okum communities in Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State over land dispute, the Nigeria Police has moved to restore peace in the area.

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ASUU Leaders Meet Today to Take Definite Position On Strike

[Premium Times] The striking university teachers, ASUU, will today, Thursday, declare their position on the offer made to them by the Federal Government towards ending their strike.

[Premium Times] The striking university teachers, ASUU, will today, Thursday, declare their position on the offer made to them by the Federal Government towards ending their strike.

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Nigeria Education Week Begins November 13

[Guardian] The much-anticipated Nigeria Education Week (NEW), a project involving Guardian Newspapers Limited and Books and Sports will kick off in Porthacourt, Rivers State capital on November 13.

[Guardian] The much-anticipated Nigeria Education Week (NEW), a project involving Guardian Newspapers Limited and Books and Sports will kick off in Porthacourt, Rivers State capital on November 13.

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Is It Time to Declare President Muhammadu Buhari a Failure?

[This is Africa] Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari was voted into power promising change and Nigerians were hopeful. The country wanted corruption eradicated, poverty reduced and lives improved, but the hope is fading. Currently, the Nigerian Army i…

[This is Africa] Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was voted into power promising change and Nigerians were hopeful. The country wanted corruption eradicated, poverty reduced and lives improved, but the hope is fading. Currently, the Nigerian Army is accused of extra-judicial killings in south-eastern region, where members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) mostly reside. Poverty is rife and economy is struggling. Is it time to declare Buhari a failure?

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Wide Reforms Needed to Have Credible Elections. but It May Be Too Late

[The Conversation Africa] Zimbabwe’s Constitution requires it to hold elections by July 2018. It seems unlikely that the country’s political system will be reformed in time to ensure the election is free and fair. The opposition will therefore be at a …

[The Conversation Africa] Zimbabwe's Constitution requires it to hold elections by July 2018. It seems unlikely that the country's political system will be reformed in time to ensure the election is free and fair. The opposition will therefore be at a disadvantage again. It seems to have abandoned its calls for reform and is focusing on building coalitions.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Civilians ‘Direct Targets’ As Conflict Spreads

[IPS] United Nations -Rape, torture, pillage, murder and forced displacement by the Union for Peace in Central Africa (UPC) rebel forces are the new horrifying realities faced by communities in Basse-Kotto, Central African Republic, according to the pr…

[IPS] United Nations -Rape, torture, pillage, murder and forced displacement by the Union for Peace in Central Africa (UPC) rebel forces are the new horrifying realities faced by communities in Basse-Kotto, Central African Republic, according to the prominent London-based human rights group Amnesty International.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic