Governor Samuel Ortom Says Benue Not Part of Secessionist Agitation

[Daily Trust] Benue Governor Samuel Ortom says the state was committed to building a strong and indivisible Nigerian nation and would never support any secessionist agitation.

[Daily Trust] Benue Governor Samuel Ortom says the state was committed to building a strong and indivisible Nigerian nation and would never support any secessionist agitation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Road Construction – Stakeholders Brainstorm On Economics of Innovative Solutions

[Vanguard] Against the background of the need for adequate road infrastructure which is central to Nigeria’s economic growth and core of good governance and public welfare, stakeholders in the nation’s construction industry, weekend, gathered at the Ro…

[Vanguard] Against the background of the need for adequate road infrastructure which is central to Nigeria's economic growth and core of good governance and public welfare, stakeholders in the nation's construction industry, weekend, gathered at the Road Construction Summit 2017, put together by cement giant, Lafarge Africa Plc, in partnership with BusinessDay newspaper to find practical and innovative solutions to construction of roads in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Did Historic Court Ruling Wipe Out Nearly U.S.$1 Billion From Stock Exchange?

[Africa Check] The surprise decision by Kenya’s top court to annul the presidential election cost the stock market billions of shillings, deputy president William Ruto said.

[Africa Check] The surprise decision by Kenya's top court to annul the presidential election cost the stock market billions of shillings, deputy president William Ruto said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Zoo’s Horn Burning Ceremony Keeps Traders in Czech

[News24Wire] In the run-up to World Rhino Day on Friday, September 22, the former head of the Kenya Wildlife Service, Dr Richard Leakey has slammed South Africa’s rhino horn traders by calling for their public condemnation for gambling on the extinctio…

[News24Wire] In the run-up to World Rhino Day on Friday, September 22, the former head of the Kenya Wildlife Service, Dr Richard Leakey has slammed South Africa's rhino horn traders by calling for their public condemnation for gambling on the extinction of wild rhino populations and undermining species conservation efforts.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Time to Restrict Soldiers to the Barracks

[This Day] The federal government’s decision to outsource law enforcement, which is the primary responsibility of the police, to the Nigerian Army is one that comes with dire consequences.

[This Day] The federal government's decision to outsource law enforcement, which is the primary responsibility of the police, to the Nigerian Army is one that comes with dire consequences.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Retail Chain Nakumatt, Tuskys Deal Faces Regulatory Hurdle

[East African] Troubled regional retail chain Nakumatt’s proposed merger with rival Tuskys Supermarkets was Monday facing a major regulatory hurdle after it emerged that the two top retailers had not sought the competition watchdog’s approval as requir…

[East African] Troubled regional retail chain Nakumatt's proposed merger with rival Tuskys Supermarkets was Monday facing a major regulatory hurdle after it emerged that the two top retailers had not sought the competition watchdog's approval as required by law.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Decision on Pipeline Route Could Strain Kenya, Total Relations

[East African] Differing views on the route the crude oil export pipeline from South Lokichar in northwestern Kenya to the Indian Ocean shoreline should take, could strain relations between the government, Total and other partners, an industry lobby ha…

[East African] Differing views on the route the crude oil export pipeline from South Lokichar in northwestern Kenya to the Indian Ocean shoreline should take, could strain relations between the government, Total and other partners, an industry lobby has warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Python Does Not Dance…

[This Day] Operation code-names have been an important part of military operations since the Germans first applied them in World War 1 but it may be said that the recent (or ongoing?) controversial military exercise in the South Eastern part of Nigeria…

[This Day] Operation code-names have been an important part of military operations since the Germans first applied them in World War 1 but it may be said that the recent (or ongoing?) controversial military exercise in the South Eastern part of Nigeria codenamed Operation Python Dance II is the first major incident in Nigerian military history to draw attention to this seemingly routine aspect of military operations worldwide. An operational code name requires creativity, it is meant to be a cover up, hide the real i

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Wafu Cup of Nations – Nigeria Defeats Ghana’s Black Stars to Qualify for Semis

[This Day] Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles scored two second half goals against host Ghana’s Black Stars on Monday evening to book their passage to the semi final of the ongoing 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations in Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana.

[This Day] Nigeria's home-based Super Eagles scored two second half goals against host Ghana's Black Stars on Monday evening to book their passage to the semi final of the ongoing 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations in Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Morocco Willing to Support G5 Sahel Countries in Training and Border Security (FM)

[MAP] New York -The kingdom of Morocco is willing to support the G5 Sahel countries (Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Chad) in the fields of troop training and security border, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bou…

[MAP] New York -The kingdom of Morocco is willing to support the G5 Sahel countries (Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Chad) in the fields of troop training and security border, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, said on Monday in New York.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco