30,000 Nigerians Displaced By Boko Haram Return From Cameroon

[Premium Times] The Borno State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, says 30,000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, who fled the state at the peak of the Boko Haram insurgency have returned home.

[Premium Times] The Borno State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, says 30,000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, who fled the state at the peak of the Boko Haram insurgency have returned home.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Senators React to Suspension of SGF Babachir Lawal

[Premium Times] Shehu Sani, the senator heading the committee that blew the lid of the contract frauds at the Presidential Initiative for the North East, PINE, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for suspending the official at the centre of the sc…

[Premium Times] Shehu Sani, the senator heading the committee that blew the lid of the contract frauds at the Presidential Initiative for the North East, PINE, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for suspending the official at the centre of the scandal, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Presidency Announces Plans to Strengthen Whistle Blower Policy

[Premium Times] The Presidency has commenced efforts to strengthen the mechanism of the Whistle blower policy following breakthroughs in the war against corruption and unaccounted wealth, an official has said.

[Premium Times] The Presidency has commenced efforts to strengthen the mechanism of the Whistle blower policy following breakthroughs in the war against corruption and unaccounted wealth, an official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

High-Profile Personalities to Be Questioned By Presidential Panel

[Premium Times] A former president, Goodluck Jonathan, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele; and anti-corruption chief, Ibrahim Magu are amongst some high-profile personalities that are expected to be questioned by a presidential pa…

[Premium Times] A former president, Goodluck Jonathan, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele; and anti-corruption chief, Ibrahim Magu are amongst some high-profile personalities that are expected to be questioned by a presidential panel investigating the mysteries surrounding the over N13 billion recovered from an apartment in Lagos last Wednesday, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oliver Twist – Ugandan Suffering Hunger and Dying of Starvation

[Monitor] The frequent media reports of Ugandans starving to death, and some committing suicide due to famine are very distressing. However, more disturbing is government’s ongoing reluctance to decisively provide food relief in significant quantities …

[Monitor] The frequent media reports of Ugandans starving to death, and some committing suicide due to famine are very distressing. However, more disturbing is government's ongoing reluctance to decisively provide food relief in significant quantities - even to Karamoja which has barely had any rainfall for a year. While there is continuous talk of allocation of miserable funds to this cause, I will reflect on the likely cause of this indecisiveness.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kampala in 50 Years – Will Wider Roads Give Way to Bigger Dreams?

[Monitor] We can fill in some potholes, light some streets and clear the garbage, but in order to build a city that works sustainably, we have to re-imagine Greater Kampala as a project that requires economy-wide and sector-specific policies. What shou…

[Monitor] We can fill in some potholes, light some streets and clear the garbage, but in order to build a city that works sustainably, we have to re-imagine Greater Kampala as a project that requires economy-wide and sector-specific policies. What should Greater Kampala look like in 50 years?

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tottenham Fans React After Wanyama Benched Against Bournemouth

[Capital FM] London, United Kingdom -Tottenham fans have taken to Twitter to make their feelings heard about Victor Wanyama’s omission from Spurs’ starting XI against Bournemouth on Saturday.

[Capital FM] London, United Kingdom -Tottenham fans have taken to Twitter to make their feelings heard about Victor Wanyama's omission from Spurs' starting XI against Bournemouth on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya