Army Replaces Commander in War Against Boko Haram After Six Months

[This Day] Following to resurgence of Boko Haram attacks in the North-east, Major General Attahiru Ibrahim has been removed from his position as the Theatre Commander of the Lafiya Dole operation.

[This Day] Following to resurgence of Boko Haram attacks in the North-east, Major General Attahiru Ibrahim has been removed from his position as the Theatre Commander of the Lafiya Dole operation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Transport Fares Soar As Fuel Scarcity Resurfaces in Ekiti

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -Petrol stations operating in Ekiti State are now under lock and key as petrol marketers in most of the stations have withdrawn their services to the people.

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -Petrol stations operating in Ekiti State are now under lock and key as petrol marketers in most of the stations have withdrawn their services to the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bayelsa Uncovers Massive Irregular Employment in Civil Service

[This Day] Yenagoa -The Bayelsa State Government committee on civil service reforms investigating alleged payroll fraud yesterday said it had uncovered massive irregular employments at the state-owned tertiary institutions and in Sagbama Local Governme…

[This Day] Yenagoa -The Bayelsa State Government committee on civil service reforms investigating alleged payroll fraud yesterday said it had uncovered massive irregular employments at the state-owned tertiary institutions and in Sagbama Local Government Area.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tension As Fulanis Reject Open-Grazing Prohibition Bill in Plateau

[This Day] Jos -Unlike their counterparts in Benue State, Fulani community in Plateau State, under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has rejected the open-grazing prohibition bill, warning the state House of Ass…

[This Day] Jos -Unlike their counterparts in Benue State, Fulani community in Plateau State, under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has rejected the open-grazing prohibition bill, warning the state House of Assembly not to yield to pressure mounted on it from various quarters to pass it into law.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

PDP Permutations and the South-West Gamble

[This Day] After more than two years of bickering, the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will on Saturday make another move to reunite and rebuild its broken structures by holding its National Convention in Abuja.

[This Day] After more than two years of bickering, the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will on Saturday make another move to reunite and rebuild its broken structures by holding its National Convention in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Suspected Cultists Kill Final Year UNIUYO Student At Viewing Centre in A’ Ibom

[This Day] Uyo -Suspected cultists reportedly killed a final year student of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO), Akwa Ibom State while watching the last legs of the UEFA Champions League matches on Tuesday night.

[This Day] Uyo -Suspected cultists reportedly killed a final year student of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO), Akwa Ibom State while watching the last legs of the UEFA Champions League matches on Tuesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

African Union and Libya’s ‘Slave Market’

[Guardian] The numerous reported cases of enslavement and killings in Libya of trafficked Nigerians in search of greener pastures abroad have been so heart-rending and it just must be acknowledged as a national disgrace that more than 8,800 stranded mi…

[Guardian] The numerous reported cases of enslavement and killings in Libya of trafficked Nigerians in search of greener pastures abroad have been so heart-rending and it just must be acknowledged as a national disgrace that more than 8,800 stranded migrants have had to be repatriated home this year alone: There is something, certainly wrong with a country from which its citizens run in such droves even at grave risk to their lives.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

New Vetting Sanctions in the Pipeline – State Security Head

[News24Wire] The State Security Agency (SSA) and Parliament’s joint standing committee on intelligence are drafting new regulations around vetting procedures at state institutions that will include sanctions.

[News24Wire] The State Security Agency (SSA) and Parliament's joint standing committee on intelligence are drafting new regulations around vetting procedures at state institutions that will include sanctions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lessons From Zimbabwe

[Guardian] Recently, I had to research Zimbabwe. One document I had to study was the Zimbabwean 2013 Constitution. Like almost everything about Zimbabwe, I was shocked. That constitution must be one of the most progressive constitutions I have ever see…

[Guardian] Recently, I had to research Zimbabwe. One document I had to study was the Zimbabwean 2013 Constitution. Like almost everything about Zimbabwe, I was shocked. That constitution must be one of the most progressive constitutions I have ever seen. Apart from it affirming the well-known gender-friendly disposition of Zimbabwe, it captures in one document many of the provisions our people are beating themselves up on whether to include in our constitution. It provides for five tiers of government and accepts 16

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe