Edo Local Govt Pensioners Get Over U.S.$594,000 for August

[Vanguard] The commitment made by the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, to continue to cater to the needs of pensioners who are the state’s senior citizens, has again been demonstrated, with the payment of N212,879,888 million naira to local go…

[Vanguard] The commitment made by the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, to continue to cater to the needs of pensioners who are the state's senior citizens, has again been demonstrated, with the payment of N212,879,888 million naira to local government pensioners.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Injured Soldier Vows to go Back to Fight Boko Haram After Treatment

[Vanguard] Private Samuel Ernest, who is recuperating from an injury at the 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital, Maiduguri, says he go back to the frontline to continue the fight against the terrorists.

[Vanguard] Private Samuel Ernest, who is recuperating from an injury at the 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital, Maiduguri, says he go back to the frontline to continue the fight against the terrorists.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Information Minister Tweya Rejects Alleged Atrocities Inquiry

[Namibian] No one should disturb the equilibrium of peace and stability that has characterised the country for the past 27 years, minister of information and communication technology, Tjekero Tweya has said.

[Namibian] No one should disturb the equilibrium of peace and stability that has characterised the country for the past 27 years, minister of information and communication technology, Tjekero Tweya has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Rights Group Asks Buhari to Seek Former Minister Alison-Madueke’s Arrest

[Vanguard] Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently “seek from the International Criminal Court an arrest warrant to bring Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke before the court on allegations of co…

[Vanguard] Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently "seek from the International Criminal Court an arrest warrant to bring Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke before the court on allegations of corruption against her, which the government should consider as crimes against humanity and serious enough for it to sanction her prosecution before the court."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Deputy President Responds to Invasion of Privacy

[SAnews.gov.za] In response to questions put to him by the Sunday Independent – which have been circulating on social media since Friday, 1 September 2017, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has made the following statement:

[SAnews.gov.za] In response to questions put to him by the Sunday Independent - which have been circulating on social media since Friday, 1 September 2017, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has made the following statement:

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Thousands Flock to Le Havre for Tall Ships Parade

[Nation] Tens of thousands of people lined the quays of the French port of Le Havre on Sunday to see some of the world’s oldest and most majestic sailing ships glide past on the city’s 500th anniversary.

[Nation] Tens of thousands of people lined the quays of the French port of Le Havre on Sunday to see some of the world's oldest and most majestic sailing ships glide past on the city's 500th anniversary.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Likoro’s Rape Appeal Date Set

[Namibian] The hearing of an appeal application by a man convicted of raping a former colleague during an official trip to the Zambezi region in July 2013, will begin in the High Court in November.

[Namibian] The hearing of an appeal application by a man convicted of raping a former colleague during an official trip to the Zambezi region in July 2013, will begin in the High Court in November.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘Nail Politicians, Others Behind Crime, Thuggery, Political Unrest’

[Vanguard] The senator representing Kaduna central, Sen. Shehu Sani, Sunday, urged the federal government to do the needful by bringing to book those sponsoring crime, threats, thuggery and other life threatening issues buzzing round the country.

[Vanguard] The senator representing Kaduna central, Sen. Shehu Sani, Sunday, urged the federal government to do the needful by bringing to book those sponsoring crime, threats, thuggery and other life threatening issues buzzing round the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria