Group Decries Alleged Plan to Clampdown on Online Newspapers

[Guardian] Abuja -Paradigm Initiative has expressed concern over alleged Federal Government’s secret attempts to block the domain names of several identified websites accused of threatening national security in Nigeria, saying these attempts were unacc…

[Guardian] Abuja -Paradigm Initiative has expressed concern over alleged Federal Government's secret attempts to block the domain names of several identified websites accused of threatening national security in Nigeria, saying these attempts were unacceptable and a violation of constitutionally and globally guaranteed rights of expression and information.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Agip Celebrates Niger Delta Farmers As Dickson Seeks Partnership to Resuscitate Rice Farm

[Guardian] Yenagoa -The Bayelsa State governor Mr. Seriake Dickson has called on the Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC, to partner with the state government to resuscitate the moribund rice farms in the state which have the potentials to provide jobs for…

[Guardian] Yenagoa -The Bayelsa State governor Mr. Seriake Dickson has called on the Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC, to partner with the state government to resuscitate the moribund rice farms in the state which have the potentials to provide jobs for the teeming youths of the state and Niger Delta.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Limpopo Police Launch Manhunt After Alleged Farm Attacker Escapes From Custody

[News24Wire] A massive manhunt has been launched by Lephalale police after an awaiting trial prisoner – charged with the murder of a doctor who was killed during a farm attack – escaped from holding cells on Monday night, police said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] A massive manhunt has been launched by Lephalale police after an awaiting trial prisoner - charged with the murder of a doctor who was killed during a farm attack - escaped from holding cells on Monday night, police said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Imo Retirees Urge Govt to Intervene Over Unpaid Pensions

[Guardian] Owerri -Retirees in Imo under the aegis, Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP), have appealed to the Muhammadu Buhari -led All Progressives Congress (APC), to intervene and monitor the use of the bailout and all the Paris Club Loan Refund tranc…

[Guardian] Owerri -Retirees in Imo under the aegis, Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP), have appealed to the Muhammadu Buhari -led All Progressives Congress (APC), to intervene and monitor the use of the bailout and all the Paris Club Loan Refund tranches (each N7 billion) disbursed to the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos State Set to Regulate Swimming Pool Operations

[Guardian] The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to regulate swimming pool operations in the state through the ‘Lagos State Safety Commission (Public Swimming Pools) Regulations 2014,’ which would consider it an offence to operate swimming poo…

[Guardian] The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to regulate swimming pool operations in the state through the 'Lagos State Safety Commission (Public Swimming Pools) Regulations 2014,' which would consider it an offence to operate swimming pool service without permission.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Poor Infrastructure, Bane of Nigeria’s Growth – Gambari

[Guardian] Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has said that one of the biggest impediments to Nigeria’s development is the parlous state of its infrastructure sector.

[Guardian] Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has said that one of the biggest impediments to Nigeria's development is the parlous state of its infrastructure sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Judge Raises Concern Over Extension of Alleged Axe Killer’s Trial

[News24Wire] Judge Siraj Desai on Tuesday warned that he wanted the Henri van Breda murder trial completed by the end of November, after the defence requested a two-week adjournment to finalise their last two witnesses.

[News24Wire] Judge Siraj Desai on Tuesday warned that he wanted the Henri van Breda murder trial completed by the end of November, after the defence requested a two-week adjournment to finalise their last two witnesses.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘If It’s for Common Good, Nothing Bad in Godfather Politics’

[Guardian] Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State and acclaimed estranged godfather of incumbent governor, Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) who has now thrown his weight behind the candidature of Oseloka Obaze of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in next Saturday’s governorship election said the reason for his switching camp was his successor’s inability to provide quality governance for the state. 

[Guardian] Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State and acclaimed estranged godfather of incumbent governor, Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) who has now thrown his weight behind the candidature of Oseloka Obaze of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in next Saturday's governorship election said the reason for his switching camp was his successor's inability to provide quality governance for the state. 

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bengo – Caxito Irrigated Perimeter to Increase Banana Production

[ANGOP] Caxito -Northern Bengo province’s Irrigated Perimeter of Caxito intends to increase its banana production from 170,000 to 200,000 tons in the 2017/2018 season.

[ANGOP] Caxito -Northern Bengo province's Irrigated Perimeter of Caxito intends to increase its banana production from 170,000 to 200,000 tons in the 2017/2018 season.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola