House Minority Leader Opposes Call to Cut CBN Governor’s Powers

[This Day] Abuja -Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Leo Ogor, has opposed the call by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, to cut the powers of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

[This Day] Abuja -Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Leo Ogor, has opposed the call by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, to cut the powers of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Ritual’ Rape Trial Begins

[The Herald] A PRE-SCHOOL teacher accused of kidnapping a girl from creche and handing over the minor to her husband, who in turn raped the victim in a case of suspected ritual practice, has denied the charges levelled against the couple as mere fabric…

[The Herald] A PRE-SCHOOL teacher accused of kidnapping a girl from creche and handing over the minor to her husband, who in turn raped the victim in a case of suspected ritual practice, has denied the charges levelled against the couple as mere fabrication. Tariro Doreka accused staff at Eastview Pre-School of plotting against her during trial before Harare magistrate Mr Hosiah Mujaya.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Role of Media in Nurturing Responsible Youths

[Ethiopian Herald] The number of youths is growing rapidly in Africa. In 2015, 226 million youths that fall in the age bracket 15-24 lived in Africa, accounting for 19 per cent of the global youth population.

[Ethiopian Herald] The number of youths is growing rapidly in Africa. In 2015, 226 million youths that fall in the age bracket 15-24 lived in Africa, accounting for 19 per cent of the global youth population.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Arik Air Asks Court to Disqualify Amcon’s Receiver Manager

[This Day] Arik Air last Friday told the Federal High Court in Lagos that the process leading to the take over of the airline by the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) was improper.

[This Day] Arik Air last Friday told the Federal High Court in Lagos that the process leading to the take over of the airline by the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) was improper.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Folarin Williams – It’s a Big Sacrifice for Lawyers to Go to the Bench

[This Day] Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Folarin Williams, yesterday stated that it was a huge sacrifice for outstanding lawyers to accept to take up appointments at the bench.

[This Day] Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Folarin Williams, yesterday stated that it was a huge sacrifice for outstanding lawyers to accept to take up appointments at the bench.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ile-Ife Mayhem – OPC Leader Faults IG Over Arrests of Only Yoruba

[This Day] Ilorin -A member of the National Coordinating Council (NCC) of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Mr. Bayo Ifabiyi, at the weekend faulted the Inspector General of Police (IG) Mr. Ibrahim Idris, over the recent arrests and parading of only Yoruba…

[This Day] Ilorin -A member of the National Coordinating Council (NCC) of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Mr. Bayo Ifabiyi, at the weekend faulted the Inspector General of Police (IG) Mr. Ibrahim Idris, over the recent arrests and parading of only Yoruba people in connection with the recent mayhem between Yoruba and Hausa in Ile Ife, Osun State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Judge Slams Marijuana Grower’s Sentence

[The Herald] A High Court judge has slammed a non-custodial sentence imposed on a dagga grower by a Mutoko magistrate saying that the offence was serious and the woman deserved a prison term of up to four years. The 51-year-old woman from Chikara Villa…

[The Herald] A High Court judge has slammed a non-custodial sentence imposed on a dagga grower by a Mutoko magistrate saying that the offence was serious and the woman deserved a prison term of up to four years. The 51-year-old woman from Chikara Village, Mudzi, pleaded guilty to cultivating nine plants of dagga with an average height of two metres. She was convicted of unlawful dealing in dangerous drugs.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe