If We Don’t Tame Religion in Nigeria, It Would Kill Us – Soyinka

[Vanguard] Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has condemned the manner President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State handled the killings in Southern Kaduna.

[Vanguard] Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has condemned the manner President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State handled the killings in Southern Kaduna.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria to Lose Another $550 Million Abacha Loot in U.S.

[Vanguard] The Federal Government, yesterday, stated that the United States was reluctant to release over $ 550 million to Nigeria, being proceeds from identified Gen Sani Abacha loot in the country.

[Vanguard] The Federal Government, yesterday, stated that the United States was reluctant to release over $ 550 million to Nigeria, being proceeds from identified Gen Sani Abacha loot in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Extends Period for Handling Doctors Strike

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government has extended the time for resolving the doctors’ labour dispute from 60 to 90 days in a move seeking to compel the medics to end the ongoing strike.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government has extended the time for resolving the doctors' labour dispute from 60 to 90 days in a move seeking to compel the medics to end the ongoing strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nigeria May Lose Another $550 Million Abacha Loots to U.S., Sagay Warns

[This Day] Abuja -The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), yesterday in Abuja warned that Nigeria was closed to losing another $550million stolen fund recovered from the family of late military H…

[This Day] Abuja -The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), yesterday in Abuja warned that Nigeria was closed to losing another $550million stolen fund recovered from the family of late military Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, to the United States.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Slain Soldiers in Renewed Boko Haram Attacks for Burial Today

[This Day] One officer and seven soldiers, who were killed in both Sunday and Tuesday attacks by the Boko Haram sect in Cinki Gundu and Old Marte, both on the outskirts of Maiduguri, Borno State capital, have been slated for burial today in Maiduguri.

[This Day] One officer and seven soldiers, who were killed in both Sunday and Tuesday attacks by the Boko Haram sect in Cinki Gundu and Old Marte, both on the outskirts of Maiduguri, Borno State capital, have been slated for burial today in Maiduguri.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

$1.3 Billion Development Bank of Nigeria Set to Take Off

[Guardian] The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) is set to take off as the Federal Government has concluded the selection process of the executive management team of the development financing institution and has equally applied for an operating license…

[Guardian] The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) is set to take off as the Federal Government has concluded the selection process of the executive management team of the development financing institution and has equally applied for an operating license from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

N396.5 Billion Multilateral Fund for New Development Bank As FG Applies for CBN’s Licence

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government has formally applied to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for an operational licence to float the proposed Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN).

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government has formally applied to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for an operational licence to float the proposed Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is Expensive Data a New Form of Censorship?

[Daily Maverick] In the age of VPNs and encrypted communications, the internet is almost impossible to censor or control. So Zimbabwe’s government has come up with a new plan: instead of censoring the digital world, just make it too expensive to use.

[Daily Maverick] In the age of VPNs and encrypted communications, the internet is almost impossible to censor or control. So Zimbabwe's government has come up with a new plan: instead of censoring the digital world, just make it too expensive to use.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe