Exclusive – ‘Why We Didn’t Capture Shekau’ – Army

[Daily Trust] Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai has revealed why the Nigerian army could not capture Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau despite the most recent massive military onslaught on the dreaded Sambisa forest.

[Daily Trust] Nigeria's Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai has revealed why the Nigerian army could not capture Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau despite the most recent massive military onslaught on the dreaded Sambisa forest.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Can”t Meet #BBOG Conditions

[Daily Trust] Information minister Lai Mohammed says federal government cannot meet conditions set by the #BBOG for a meeting before touring the northeast and will not postpone its scheduled trip.

[Daily Trust] Information minister Lai Mohammed says federal government cannot meet conditions set by the #BBOG for a meeting before touring the northeast and will not postpone its scheduled trip.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sambisa Takeover Makes Armed Forces Day Special

[Daily Trust] Asaba -The 2017 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration is unique in view of the exploits of the Nigeria military in the fight against Boko Haram, Delta’s information commissioner Patrick Ukah has said.

[Daily Trust] Asaba -The 2017 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration is unique in view of the exploits of the Nigeria military in the fight against Boko Haram, Delta's information commissioner Patrick Ukah has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Borno Bans Sale of Charcoal, Firewood On Streets

[Premium Times] The Borno State Government said on Sunday that it had banned the sale of charcoal and firewood on major streets in the metropolis to prevent pollution in the city.

[Premium Times] The Borno State Government said on Sunday that it had banned the sale of charcoal and firewood on major streets in the metropolis to prevent pollution in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Muyiwa Ademola’s Car Gift, Chiwetalu Agu’s Outburst, Other Top 5 Trending Nollywood Stories

[Premium Times] Several Nollywood actors are in the news today for so many reasons. With so many goofs and cheers, our Nigerian movie stars never cease to entertain fans both on-screen and off-screen. From scandals, to controversies, and landmark achie…

[Premium Times] Several Nollywood actors are in the news today for so many reasons. With so many goofs and cheers, our Nigerian movie stars never cease to entertain fans both on-screen and off-screen. From scandals, to controversies, and landmark achievements, here, we round up the top 5 stories making the rounds in Nollywoood today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Form Two Assessment Rate Go Up

[Daily News] The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) yesterday released results for the 2016 National Form Two Assessment, which saw the pass rate going up by about two per cent in comparison to previous results. The results, released in D…

[Daily News] The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) yesterday released results for the 2016 National Form Two Assessment, which saw the pass rate going up by about two per cent in comparison to previous results. The results, released in Dar es Salaam, also indicated that nine schools out of 10 with poor performance were from Mtwara Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Girls Outshine Boys in Form 2, Class IV

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Girls have taken the lead in last years’ Form Two Secondary Education Examinations (FTSEE) and Standard Four National Assessment (SFNA) results released yesterday by the National Examinations Council of Tanzania (Necta).

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Girls have taken the lead in last years' Form Two Secondary Education Examinations (FTSEE) and Standard Four National Assessment (SFNA) results released yesterday by the National Examinations Council of Tanzania (Necta).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Opposition Vows to Table Vote of No Confidence Against Magufuli

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Alliance for Democratic Change (ACT-Wazalendo) has said it would table in Parliament a motion of no confidence against President John Magufuli in the event of some Tanzanians dying of hunger.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Alliance for Democratic Change (ACT-Wazalendo) has said it would table in Parliament a motion of no confidence against President John Magufuli in the event of some Tanzanians dying of hunger.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Prophet Blames Economic Woes On Past Leaders

[Leadership] Ado Ekiti -A retired Lieutenant Colonel and Prophet of God, Lawrence Adewusi, has attributed Nigeria’s economic woes since 1999 to the failure of her leaders refused to do proper and genuine restitution of their sins and misdeeds.

[Leadership] Ado Ekiti -A retired Lieutenant Colonel and Prophet of God, Lawrence Adewusi, has attributed Nigeria's economic woes since 1999 to the failure of her leaders refused to do proper and genuine restitution of their sins and misdeeds.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria