Saudi Arabia Lifts Quota On Muslim Pilgrims

[Guardian] Succour is around the corner for intending pilgrims in Nigeria, as the Saudi Arabian government lifts the quota on number of pilgrims allowed to perform the yearly hajj rites.

[Guardian] Succour is around the corner for intending pilgrims in Nigeria, as the Saudi Arabian government lifts the quota on number of pilgrims allowed to perform the yearly hajj rites.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kaduna – Is This the Change We Voted?

[Daily Trust] Kaduna State has been witnessing population explosion with no commensurate infrastructure development. The master plan of the once hitherto growing but serene state has been distorted by many years of negligence, over population and scatt…

[Daily Trust] Kaduna State has been witnessing population explosion with no commensurate infrastructure development. The master plan of the once hitherto growing but serene state has been distorted by many years of negligence, over population and scattered shanties. The rural communities witnessed lack of government presence in all aspect of human development. The alarming rate of maternal mortality and poor standard of education were the order of the day. The previous administrations in the state did little or nothing

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Airforce Board to Investigate Borno Airstrike

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has constituted a board of senior officers to investigate the accidental air strike on 17th January 2017 at Rann IDP camp in Kala Balge local government of Borno State.

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has constituted a board of senior officers to investigate the accidental air strike on 17th January 2017 at Rann IDP camp in Kala Balge local government of Borno State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Re – Amac’s Controversial Tenement Rates

[Daily Trust] Our attention has been drawn to the editorial of your newspaper of Thursday, January 19, 2017 entitled, “AMAC’S controversial tenement rates”. Going through the editorial, we discovered that your highly respected Daily Trust was far from …

[Daily Trust] Our attention has been drawn to the editorial of your newspaper of Thursday, January 19, 2017 entitled, "AMAC'S controversial tenement rates". Going through the editorial, we discovered that your highly respected Daily Trust was far from the true position of AMAC tenement issue, instead choose to publish as its opinion erroneous, misleading and embarrassing report this issue without cross checking the facts before publication.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Polls Agency Boss Assumes Office

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Newly appointed Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati has assumed office, with an assurance to Kenyans that his team will deliver a credible election in August.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Newly appointed Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati has assumed office, with an assurance to Kenyans that his team will deliver a credible election in August.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ntuzuma Horror Crash Parents Relive Tragedy At Memorial Service

[News24Wire] Anna Myeni shook her head and wept softly as she sat in the front row at a memorial service held at the KwaMashu Christian Centre on Thursday for four pupils who were killed in an accident in Ntuzuma last week Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Anna Myeni shook her head and wept softly as she sat in the front row at a memorial service held at the KwaMashu Christian Centre on Thursday for four pupils who were killed in an accident in Ntuzuma last week Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fees Must Fall Protester to Spend Another Month in Jail

[News24Wire] Bonginkosi Khanyile, possibly the only Fees Must Fall student still behind bars since protests ended last year, will spend another month in jail after a court postponement on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Bonginkosi Khanyile, possibly the only Fees Must Fall student still behind bars since protests ended last year, will spend another month in jail after a court postponement on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa