CJN Okays Special Courts, Judges to Try Alleged Looters

[Vanguard] Abuja -Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday, directed all heads of courts in the country to compile and forward to the National Judicial Council, NJC, comprehensive lists of all corruption and financial crime cas…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday, directed all heads of courts in the country to compile and forward to the National Judicial Council, NJC, comprehensive lists of all corruption and financial crime cases being handled by their various courts.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Policemen Killed in Kalerwe ‘Were Doing Private Work’

[Daily Monitor] Kampala -Policemen killed during the robbery at Kalerwe, a business hub north of the city centre, had been privately contracted by a bakery firm to escort the transfer of its day’s cash collections.

[Daily Monitor] Kampala -Policemen killed during the robbery at Kalerwe, a business hub north of the city centre, had been privately contracted by a bakery firm to escort the transfer of its day's cash collections.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

CBN Gives Banks Four-Week Ultimatum to Open Fx Teller Points

[This Day] Piqued by the failure of the banks to comply with an earlier directive asking them to open teller points for retail foreign exchange (FX) transactions at various locations, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued a four-week deadline fo…

[This Day] Piqued by the failure of the banks to comply with an earlier directive asking them to open teller points for retail foreign exchange (FX) transactions at various locations, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued a four-week deadline for them to comply or face stiff sanctions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Takes Heat Off Army, Signs Proclamation Proscribing Biafra

[This Day] In a move to take the heat off the Nigerian Army and ensure that due process is followed, President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a presidential proclamation proscribing the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the group’s involvement in te…

[This Day] In a move to take the heat off the Nigerian Army and ensure that due process is followed, President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a presidential proclamation proscribing the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the group's involvement in terrorist activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MPs Start Scrutiny of Agriculture Efforts as Planting Season Begins

[New Times] Members of the parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Environment have kicked off a 10-day tour of the country to assess the state of agriculture as farmers prepare for the new planting season that began this month.

[New Times] Members of the parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Environment have kicked off a 10-day tour of the country to assess the state of agriculture as farmers prepare for the new planting season that began this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Bugesera in Final Preps Ahead of League Start

[New Times] Bugesera FC’s newly appointed head coach Ally Bizimungu has intensified last minute preparations ahead of the 2017/18 season scheduled to get underway on September 29. The new coach has lined up several friendly games to improve the team le…

[New Times] Bugesera FC's newly appointed head coach Ally Bizimungu has intensified last minute preparations ahead of the 2017/18 season scheduled to get underway on September 29. The new coach has lined up several friendly games to improve the team level.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Police Bosses Arrested Over Kalerwe Shooting

[Monitor] Kampala -Police authorities have arrested two Mutundwe police station commanders over last Saturday’s shooting at Kalerwe in which two police officers and a civilian were killed.

[Monitor] Kampala -Police authorities have arrested two Mutundwe police station commanders over last Saturday's shooting at Kalerwe in which two police officers and a civilian were killed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda