Crowning of 21 Obas – Ibadan City’s Game Changer

[Vanguard] Ibadan -With the coronation of 21 new kings in Ibadan on Sunday, the history of the cosmopolitan city, especially in the traditional institution has changed. While greater percentage of the Ibadan indigenes are not opposed to what people des…

[Vanguard] Ibadan -With the coronation of 21 new kings in Ibadan on Sunday, the history of the cosmopolitan city, especially in the traditional institution has changed. While greater percentage of the Ibadan indigenes are not opposed to what people described as a giant stride taken by Governor Abiola Ajimobi, others are afraid that the move could usher in violence and unhealthy competition among contenders for the stool in the future.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Naira Appreciates As CBN Injects $297 Million

[Vanguard] The naira, yesterday, further appreciated in the parallel market even as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) injected $297 million into the interbank foreign exchange market.

[Vanguard] The naira, yesterday, further appreciated in the parallel market even as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) injected $297 million into the interbank foreign exchange market.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Eid-El-Kabir – Buhari, Govs, PDP, CAN, Glo, Others Preach Peace, Unity

[Vanguard] Abuja -AS Muslim faithful all over the world celebrate the feast of Eid-el-Kabir, President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to keep aside their prejudices and strengthen the bonds of friendship and unity in order to keep the count…

[Vanguard] Abuja -AS Muslim faithful all over the world celebrate the feast of Eid-el-Kabir, President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to keep aside their prejudices and strengthen the bonds of friendship and unity in order to keep the country united.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Economy Rallying Out of Recession – CBN, Fitch Reports

[Vanguard] Indications have emerged that Nigeria’s economy is rallying from negative to positive growth in the second half of 2017, if data from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Purchasing Managers’ Index, PMI, and global rating agency, Fitch’s, are anyth…

[Vanguard] Indications have emerged that Nigeria's economy is rallying from negative to positive growth in the second half of 2017, if data from the Central Bank of Nigeria's Purchasing Managers' Index, PMI, and global rating agency, Fitch's, are anything to go by.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tasks Before New Lagos CP, Edgal

[Vanguard] As Mr. Imohimi Edgal, yesterday, assumed duty as the new Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, the cosmopolitan city that rarely goes to sleep, no doubt, has peculiarities that call for special attention.

[Vanguard] As Mr. Imohimi Edgal, yesterday, assumed duty as the new Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, the cosmopolitan city that rarely goes to sleep, no doubt, has peculiarities that call for special attention.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Status Extension Urged for Sudanese, South Sudanese Nationals in U.S.

[VOA] Activists are asking the Department of Homeland Security to extend Temporary Protected Status for over 1,000 Sudanese and South Sudanese nationals living in the United States.

[VOA] Activists are asking the Department of Homeland Security to extend Temporary Protected Status for over 1,000 Sudanese and South Sudanese nationals living in the United States.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Why U.S. Investment in Nigeria Is Restricted – U.S. Senator

[Vanguard] The head of a United States of America’s congressional delegation on a visit to Nigeria, Senator Chris Coons, has said that American investors have held back their investment in Nigeria due to currency regulations, saying that they would inc…

[Vanguard] The head of a United States of America's congressional delegation on a visit to Nigeria, Senator Chris Coons, has said that American investors have held back their investment in Nigeria due to currency regulations, saying that they would increase their investment in the country when there is a free-floating Naira.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Unpaid Subsidy – NUPENG Rejects Planned Mass Sack By Marketers

[Vanguard] The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday rejected threat by Petroleum oil marketers to embark on mass sack of workers, over unpaid subsidy claims, warning the oil marketers not to use workers as scapegoats.

[Vanguard] The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday rejected threat by Petroleum oil marketers to embark on mass sack of workers, over unpaid subsidy claims, warning the oil marketers not to use workers as scapegoats.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tanzania, Burundi to Cooperate on Repatriations

[VOA] Tanzania, Burundi and the U.N. refugee agency announced Thursday that they have reached an agreement to repatriate Burundian refugees who want to go home. Tanzania has been impatient to get the process started, and all parties now say they will w…

[VOA] Tanzania, Burundi and the U.N. refugee agency announced Thursday that they have reached an agreement to repatriate Burundian refugees who want to go home. Tanzania has been impatient to get the process started, and all parties now say they will work to facilitate the safe, dignified return of the refugees beginning in early September.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Opposition Leader Calls for Civil Disobedience to Force Kabila From Power

[VOA] A Congolese opposition leader is calling for widespread civil disobedience beginning on October 1 to protest the absence of elections. The protest across the Democratic Republic of the Congo would include refusing to pay taxes or pay for public s…

[VOA] A Congolese opposition leader is calling for widespread civil disobedience beginning on October 1 to protest the absence of elections. The protest across the Democratic Republic of the Congo would include refusing to pay taxes or pay for public services.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa