Tribal Threats Not Healthy for Nigeria, Says Rawlings

[This Day] Former Ghanaian President, Jerry John Rawlings, has advised Nigerians to stop threatening one another on tribal and ethnic grounds, saying such amounts to the invitation of warfare which is not only unhealthy for the country but a disincenti…

[This Day] Former Ghanaian President, Jerry John Rawlings, has advised Nigerians to stop threatening one another on tribal and ethnic grounds, saying such amounts to the invitation of warfare which is not only unhealthy for the country but a disincentive for national political development.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Arrest Biafra Leader Now or We Shut Govt Activities in Abuja – Northern Group

[Premium Times] Following the lapse of its 10-day ultimatum to the federal government to order the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, a northern youth group on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest in Abuja.

[Premium Times] Following the lapse of its 10-day ultimatum to the federal government to order the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, a northern youth group on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Students Get Help in Verifying Birth Certificates

[Citizen] The Registration, Insolvency and Trusteeship Agency (RITA) has opened a special desk for applicants of Higher Education Students’ Loans Board (HESLB) for the academic year 2017/18 to verify their birth certificates.

[Citizen] The Registration, Insolvency and Trusteeship Agency (RITA) has opened a special desk for applicants of Higher Education Students' Loans Board (HESLB) for the academic year 2017/18 to verify their birth certificates.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

APC Chairman Oyegun Condemns Hate Speeches, Blames Losing Politicians

[Premium Times] The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, John Odigie-Oyegun, has described perpetrators of hate-speeches, images and songs as worse than Boko Haram.

[Premium Times] The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, John Odigie-Oyegun, has described perpetrators of hate-speeches, images and songs as worse than Boko Haram.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Trial Continues On Coffin Assault Case

[News24Wire] The trial of Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen, who allegedly forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin, is set to continue on Thursday in the High Court of the Middleburg Magistrate’s Court.The two men are facing charges of kidnapping, assaul…

[News24Wire] The trial of Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen, who allegedly forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin, is set to continue on Thursday in the High Court of the Middleburg Magistrate's Court.The two men are facing charges of kidnapping, assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm, attempted murder, and possession of an illegal firearm.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Presidential Agents Scrutinising Forms 34A, IEBC Says

[Nation] Twelve more constituencies have delivered their presidential results declaration forms making it 42 that have so far submitted their data, the electoral agency has said.

[Nation] Twelve more constituencies have delivered their presidential results declaration forms making it 42 that have so far submitted their data, the electoral agency has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘How Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan Squandered N11tn Electricity Fund’

[This Day] The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has alleged that the administrations of former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan squandered over N11 trillion meant to provide regular electri…

[This Day] The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has alleged that the administrations of former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and Goodluck Jonathan squandered over N11 trillion meant to provide regular electricity supply for the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria