Rainstorms Wreak Havoc in Ilorin

[This Day] The commencement of rainy season every year in the life of any community is always heralded with joy, hopes and aspirations that the year would be of a tremendous benefit to the socio well-being of that community. This belief however at time…

[This Day] The commencement of rainy season every year in the life of any community is always heralded with joy, hopes and aspirations that the year would be of a tremendous benefit to the socio well-being of that community. This belief however at times make many communities to mark the beginning of such season with enthusiasm that a new lease of life would come to their doorsteps in view of various programmes especially agricultural outing that would herald the beginning of the new rainy season in the New Year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sassa Thwarts 4,000 Fraudulent Social Grant Payments During Switchover

[Daily Maverick] There are bound to be glitches and snafus during the massive migration of the payment of social grants to some 17 million beneficiaries from CPS/Net1 through SAPO and other banking infrastructure by September 2018. Eternal vigilance wi…

[Daily Maverick] There are bound to be glitches and snafus during the massive migration of the payment of social grants to some 17 million beneficiaries from CPS/Net1 through SAPO and other banking infrastructure by September 2018. Eternal vigilance will have to be the watchword. In May, a suspected attempted fraud involving 4,000 names on the Sassa database was thwarted when Sassa internal controls red-flagged the suspicious activity.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs On Lapse of the National State of Disaster

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), has today, 13 June 2018 confirmed that a national state of disaster that was declared on 13 March 2018 has lapsed in terms of the legislation.

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), has today, 13 June 2018 confirmed that a national state of disaster that was declared on 13 March 2018 has lapsed in terms of the legislation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Shamed Critics of June 12, Says NADECO

[Guardian] National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), the umbrella body of the pro-democratic forces that fought the military power to a standstill over the annulment of presidential mandate of late Chief MKO Abiola (MKO) has praised President Muhammadu B…

[Guardian] National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), the umbrella body of the pro-democratic forces that fought the military power to a standstill over the annulment of presidential mandate of late Chief MKO Abiola (MKO) has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for finally declaring June 12 as Nigeria's Democracy Day, 25 years after the 1993 election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

320 Nigerian Soldiers to Retire Next Week – Official

[Premium Times] A total of 320 military personnel will retire from the armed forces next week, says Austine Jekenu, Commandant, Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC).

[Premium Times] A total of 320 military personnel will retire from the armed forces next week, says Austine Jekenu, Commandant, Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oil Firms, Others Lift Stock Market Index By 0.83%

[Guardian] Equity transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange sustained rising profile, following gains recorded by major highly capitalized stocks, especially Seplat and Mobil causing the All-share index to rise further by 0.83 per cent.

[Guardian] Equity transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange sustained rising profile, following gains recorded by major highly capitalized stocks, especially Seplat and Mobil causing the All-share index to rise further by 0.83 per cent.

3.4 Million Passengers Travelled Through Nigerian Airports in First Quarter of 2018 – FAAN

[Premium Times] The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), says about 3.4 million passengers travelled through Nigerian airports during the first quarter of 2018 as against the 2.6 million passengers recorded in 2017 first quarter.

[Premium Times] The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), says about 3.4 million passengers travelled through Nigerian airports during the first quarter of 2018 as against the 2.6 million passengers recorded in 2017 first quarter.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Minister Zweli Mkhize – Parliament Briefing On Performance of Provincial and Municipal Disaster Grants From Inception to Date

[Govt of SA] Minister’s briefing on the performance of the Provincial and Municipal Disaster Grants from inception to date, V476, Old Assembly Wing, Cape Town

[Govt of SA] Minister's briefing on the performance of the Provincial and Municipal Disaster Grants from inception to date, V476, Old Assembly Wing, Cape Town

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa