Gunmen Attack Army Formation in Delta, Soldier Injured

[Vanguard] HOURS after some groups of militant threatened to resume hostilities in the Niger Delta region, some suspected militants on Monday attacked an army formation at Opuama community of Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State leaving one…

[Vanguard] HOURS after some groups of militant threatened to resume hostilities in the Niger Delta region, some suspected militants on Monday attacked an army formation at Opuama community of Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State leaving one of the soldiers critically injured.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Safaricom Given 7 Days to Explain Outage

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Communications Authority Director General Francis Wangusi has said it has given Safaricom seven days to give a comprehensive report on what exactly caused the outage that saw its services down for almost 10 hours.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Communications Authority Director General Francis Wangusi has said it has given Safaricom seven days to give a comprehensive report on what exactly caused the outage that saw its services down for almost 10 hours.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nigeria Constitutes Committee to Audit Take-Off Grants to 12 New Federal Universities

[Premium Times] The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has constituted a seven-member committee to audit the utilisation of grants for the take-off projects in the 12 new federal universities established between 2011 and 2013.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has constituted a seven-member committee to audit the utilisation of grants for the take-off projects in the 12 new federal universities established between 2011 and 2013.

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I’m Overwhelmed By Support, Waiguru Says After Victory

[Capital FM] Nairobi -“We are overwhelmed by the support we have gotten,” were former Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru’s words, after securing the Jubilee Party’s gubernatorial certificate with a landslide in Kirinyaga County.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -"We are overwhelmed by the support we have gotten," were former Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru's words, after securing the Jubilee Party's gubernatorial certificate with a landslide in Kirinyaga County.

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Kenneth Joins Sonko in Crying Foul Early in High-Stakes Nairobi Battle

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Mike Mbuvi Sonko and Peter Kenneth might not be able to agree on who among them should carry the Jubilee flag for Nairobi Governor but both seemed to agree on Wednesday morning that the party primaries in the county fell short of …

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Mike Mbuvi Sonko and Peter Kenneth might not be able to agree on who among them should carry the Jubilee flag for Nairobi Governor but both seemed to agree on Wednesday morning that the party primaries in the county fell short of free and fair.

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Man Seeks Divorce Over Wife’s Penchant for Having Babies

[Premium Times] A civil servant, Michael Ayinde, on Wednesday pleaded with an Igando Customary Court in Lagos to end his marriage because of his wife’s penchant for making babies.

[Premium Times] A civil servant, Michael Ayinde, on Wednesday pleaded with an Igando Customary Court in Lagos to end his marriage because of his wife's penchant for making babies.

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Why Buhari Was Absent From Executive Council Meeting – Again

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was absent at Wednesday’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, because he was still resting.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was absent at Wednesday's meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, because he was still resting.

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Why Blackout Occurred in Four States – Electricity Company

[Premium Times] The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED, on Wednesday called for calm over electricity blackout in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers states.

[Premium Times] The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED, on Wednesday called for calm over electricity blackout in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers states.

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Kenyans to Get Free Blood Pressure Screening in Awareness Drive

[Nation] Kenyans will undergo free blood pressure screening from next week as the government rolls out a month-long campaign aimed at creating awareness about hypertension.

[Nation] Kenyans will undergo free blood pressure screening from next week as the government rolls out a month-long campaign aimed at creating awareness about hypertension.

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Sonko Alleges Rigging Plot As Name Not in Jubilee Party List

[Nation] Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko who is aspiring to the next city governor on a Jubilee ticket has alleged a plot by his party to rig him out by preventing his supporters from voting in the primaries.

[Nation] Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko who is aspiring to the next city governor on a Jubilee ticket has alleged a plot by his party to rig him out by preventing his supporters from voting in the primaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya