Anambra Election – 10 Major Things to Know

[Premium Times] Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra is expected to be a close contest between four leading candidates. However, there are 37 candidates in the election including five women. Here are 10 major things to know about the coming elec…

[Premium Times] Saturday's governorship election in Anambra is expected to be a close contest between four leading candidates. However, there are 37 candidates in the election including five women. Here are 10 major things to know about the coming election as well as previous elections in Anambra.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Magufuli Orders Demolition of State Electricity Firm Headquarters

[East African] Tanzanian President John Magufuli has ordered the demolition of the state-owned electricity supply firm, Tanesco’s, headquarters in Dar es Salaam to pave the way for road construction.

[East African] Tanzanian President John Magufuli has ordered the demolition of the state-owned electricity supply firm, Tanesco's, headquarters in Dar es Salaam to pave the way for road construction.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Police Detain Evicted Lagos Community Residents for Trying to See Governor

[Premium Times] The Lagos State Police on Thursday broke up a sit-in protest by evicted residents of Otodogbame riverine community, dispersing the protesters who were demanding compensation.

[Premium Times] The Lagos State Police on Thursday broke up a sit-in protest by evicted residents of Otodogbame riverine community, dispersing the protesters who were demanding compensation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari, Osinbajo to Spend Over N2.5 Billion On Cars, Travels in 2018

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari plans to spend N1.001 billion on travels in 2018, details of the proposed 2018 budget released by the Budget Office of the Federation show.

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari plans to spend N1.001 billion on travels in 2018, details of the proposed 2018 budget released by the Budget Office of the Federation show.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Looted Fund Recoveries Not Enough to Stop Foreign Borrowings – Govt

[Vanguard] The Federal Government on Thursday explained its decision to resort to foreign borrowings, stating that contrary to expectations, the funding requirements of the country largely outweighs the amount of funds recovered from corrupt individual…

[Vanguard] The Federal Government on Thursday explained its decision to resort to foreign borrowings, stating that contrary to expectations, the funding requirements of the country largely outweighs the amount of funds recovered from corrupt individuals so far.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why I Cannot Produce Biafra Leader for Trial, Buratai Tells Court

[Vanguard] The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, prayed the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking to compel him to produce the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.

[Vanguard] The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, prayed the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking to compel him to produce the 'missing' leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Not My Problem, Says President Zuma On His State-Funded Legal Fees

[News24Wire] It is the DA’s fault that the state has to keep coughing up for his defence in court, President Jacob Zuma told the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Thursday.

[News24Wire] It is the DA's fault that the state has to keep coughing up for his defence in court, President Jacob Zuma told the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Vows to Defy Police, Meet Odinga at Airport

[Nation] Leaders of the National Super Alliance have maintained they will mobilise thousands of their supporters to the airport this morning to welcome their leader Raila Odinga who has been on a 10-day visit to the US.

[Nation] Leaders of the National Super Alliance have maintained they will mobilise thousands of their supporters to the airport this morning to welcome their leader Raila Odinga who has been on a 10-day visit to the US.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya