The Denouement

[Guardian] The battle lines were sharply drawn from Day One. Bukola Saraki wanted to be Senate President. President Muhammadu Buhari and APC chairman, John Oyegun did not want him. A date was named for the inauguration of the Senate and election of its…

[Guardian] The battle lines were sharply drawn from Day One. Bukola Saraki wanted to be Senate President. President Muhammadu Buhari and APC chairman, John Oyegun did not want him. A date was named for the inauguration of the Senate and election of its presiding officers. Belatedly, Buhari decided to meet APC legislators on the Election Day at the International Conference Centre. Some of the legislators attended the meeting. The others headed to the National Assembly for the inauguration. This clash of date and time

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos PDP, APC Strategise Ahead of Council, 2019 Elections

[Guardian] Ahead of the Lagos State councils’ poll, which has now been fixed for July 22 by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s-led administration, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the rival Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other fringe parties ha…

[Guardian] Ahead of the Lagos State councils' poll, which has now been fixed for July 22 by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode's-led administration, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the rival Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other fringe parties have commenced intense preparations ahead of the elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Minister Clears the Air On NHIF Membership

[Citizen] Dodoma -MPs yesterday demanded an explanation from the Health minister on why at least 23 public entities had not joined the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) against a government directive to have all state-run institutions covered by th…

[Citizen] Dodoma -MPs yesterday demanded an explanation from the Health minister on why at least 23 public entities had not joined the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) against a government directive to have all state-run institutions covered by the public health insurer.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

School Performance ‘Affected By Where Children Live’

[Citizen] Dodoma -A new report by civil society organisation Twaweza shows that the performance of children in school is largely influenced by their location (where they live) in Tanzania–not poverty or other factors.

[Citizen] Dodoma -A new report by civil society organisation Twaweza shows that the performance of children in school is largely influenced by their location (where they live) in Tanzania--not poverty or other factors.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Nkamia Faults Mwakyembe Move to Attend Abducted Artiste’s Press Conference

[Citizen] Dodoma -Chemba MP, Juma Nkamia (CCM), said he is surprised by the decision taken by Minister for Information, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe, to attend a press conference where artist Roma Mkatoliki spoke of his controversial kidnapping.

[Citizen] Dodoma -Chemba MP, Juma Nkamia (CCM), said he is surprised by the decision taken by Minister for Information, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe, to attend a press conference where artist Roma Mkatoliki spoke of his controversial kidnapping.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Parliament Gets Major Cash Boost

[Citizen] Dodoma -An opposition legislator has urged the Treasury to increase budgetary allocation to the National Assembly saying the decision to cut costs may negatively affect parliamentary operations.

[Citizen] Dodoma -An opposition legislator has urged the Treasury to increase budgetary allocation to the National Assembly saying the decision to cut costs may negatively affect parliamentary operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Beware Genocide, EAC Bloc Warned

[Citizen] Arusha -The East African Community (EAC) citizens have been advised to be on the look out for symptoms of looming genocide and take the preventive measures.

[Citizen] Arusha -The East African Community (EAC) citizens have been advised to be on the look out for symptoms of looming genocide and take the preventive measures.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Parties Registrar On the Spot Over Deepening CUF Crisis

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Office of the Political Parties Registrar yesterday found itself deep in the soup as opposition MPs gave it a tongue-lashing for meddling and taking sides in the bitter Civic United Front (CUF) crisis.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Office of the Political Parties Registrar yesterday found itself deep in the soup as opposition MPs gave it a tongue-lashing for meddling and taking sides in the bitter Civic United Front (CUF) crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania