18 Years of Nigeria’s Democracy – the Highs, Lows

[Leadership] Since attaining self-rule in 1960, Nigeria has made several attempts at enthroning virile democracy, with some of them always ending in a fiasco, but the fourth republic, which began on May 29, 1999 seems to have broken that jinx, though p…

[Leadership] Since attaining self-rule in 1960, Nigeria has made several attempts at enthroning virile democracy, with some of them always ending in a fiasco, but the fourth republic, which began on May 29, 1999 seems to have broken that jinx, though political observers have contended that it is not yet uhuru due to myriad of paradoxes.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Willom Tight’s Son in Court for Battering Wife

[New Zimbabwe] AN upcoming musician and son to artiste Wilbroad Muponda best known as Willom Tight was dragged to court by his wife after he allegedly assaulted and undressed her.

[New Zimbabwe] AN upcoming musician and son to artiste Wilbroad Muponda best known as Willom Tight was dragged to court by his wife after he allegedly assaulted and undressed her.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Land Use Act Frustrating Housing, Mortgage Financing

[Leadership] Abuja -The contentious Land Use Act may be thwarting mortgage financing and provision of affordable housing by the government, community and estate developers in the 36 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT…

[Leadership] Abuja -The contentious Land Use Act may be thwarting mortgage financing and provision of affordable housing by the government, community and estate developers in the 36 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), LEADERSHIP Sunday findings have revealed.

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‘Politcally Motivated’ Emails Leaked to Influence ANC NEC – Gupta Lawyer

[News24Wire] The Gupta family’s lawyer Gert van der Merwe says it appears potentially damning emails leaked to Sunday newspapers was specifically timed to influence the African National Congress’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting this weekend.

[News24Wire] The Gupta family's lawyer Gert van der Merwe says it appears potentially damning emails leaked to Sunday newspapers was specifically timed to influence the African National Congress's National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting this weekend.

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Movers and Shakers of Nigeria’s Fourth Republic

[Leadership] Be it for good or bad, some political characters have contributed in one way or the other to shaping the political pattern and government policies in the fourth republic. OMONU YAX-NELSON pinpoints who played what role in the making of the…

[Leadership] Be it for good or bad, some political characters have contributed in one way or the other to shaping the political pattern and government policies in the fourth republic. OMONU YAX-NELSON pinpoints who played what role in the making of the fourth republic.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

First Lady Joins Netball’s Malawi Queens at Training Session

[Nyasa Times] First Lady Gertrude Mutharika has become a talk of the town with her pictures trending on social media following her surprise visit to the Malawi National Netball Team, the Queens, in training at the Blantyre Youth Center on Friday.

[Nyasa Times] First Lady Gertrude Mutharika has become a talk of the town with her pictures trending on social media following her surprise visit to the Malawi National Netball Team, the Queens, in training at the Blantyre Youth Center on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Kongnyuy – Rescued Chibok Girls Fear Stigmatisation

[This Day] The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is one of the key organisations assisting the Federal Government in the rehabilitation and reintegration of the released Chibok girls. The Deputy Representative of the UNFPA, Dr. Eugene Kongnyuy, in…

[This Day] The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is one of the key organisations assisting the Federal Government in the rehabilitation and reintegration of the released Chibok girls. The Deputy Representative of the UNFPA, Dr. Eugene Kongnyuy, in this interview with Senator Iroegbu, reeled out programmes lined up to rehabilitate the recently released 82 Chibok girls in a nine-month programme designed in collaboration with the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development. He also made some insightful comment

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40 Years After, El-Rufai Commissions 150m Per Day Litres of Zaria Water Plant

[Leadership] Kaduna -Kaduna State governor,Mallam Nasir el-Rufai,has fulfilled his 2015 campaign promise by completing and commissioning the N24bn Zaria water treatment plant to end the 40 years sufferings of the residents.

[Leadership] Kaduna -Kaduna State governor,Mallam Nasir el-Rufai,has fulfilled his 2015 campaign promise by completing and commissioning the N24bn Zaria water treatment plant to end the 40 years sufferings of the residents.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria, Other Nations Lose 50% of Jobs to Automation

[Leadership] World Bank President, Jim Yong’s recent assertion that automation will wipe out two-thirds of jobs in the developing countries is already manifesting, with about 50 per cent of jobs across various industries now taken over by robots.

[Leadership] World Bank President, Jim Yong's recent assertion that automation will wipe out two-thirds of jobs in the developing countries is already manifesting, with about 50 per cent of jobs across various industries now taken over by robots.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria