Boko Haram Commander Re-Arrested After Prison Escape Seven Years Ago

[Daily Trust] The Department of State Services (DSS) said it has re-arrested one Nasiru Sani, a top commander of the Boko Haram, who escaped from Bauchi Central Prison in October 2010 and hid in Maiduguri, Borno State.

[Daily Trust] The Department of State Services (DSS) said it has re-arrested one Nasiru Sani, a top commander of the Boko Haram, who escaped from Bauchi Central Prison in October 2010 and hid in Maiduguri, Borno State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Grass-Cutting Scandal – Why SGF Lawal, Rholavision Boss Won’t Appear Before Senate

[Premium Times] The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, has told the Senate that he will not appear before its ad-hoc committee on ‘mounting crisis in the North East’ on Thursday, saying the subject of his invitation is…

[Premium Times] The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, has told the Senate that he will not appear before its ad-hoc committee on 'mounting crisis in the North East' on Thursday, saying the subject of his invitation is already a matter in court.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Musician Slaps Presenter

[Ghana Star] What started as an exciting interview turned sour when a musician in Wa Imoro Ayaana lost his cool and slapped a radio presenter Derrick Gandaah of Sungmaale radio in Wa.

[Ghana Star] What started as an exciting interview turned sour when a musician in Wa Imoro Ayaana lost his cool and slapped a radio presenter Derrick Gandaah of Sungmaale radio in Wa.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Fugitive Durban Lawyer Gets Six-Year Sentence for Defrauding Friends

[News24Wire] Disbarred Durban attorney Ian Stokes – convicted of stealing more than R5.7m of his friends’ money from a trust account – was sentenced to in effect six years in jail by the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Disbarred Durban attorney Ian Stokes - convicted of stealing more than R5.7m of his friends' money from a trust account - was sentenced to in effect six years in jail by the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Breakthrough in Municipal Internal Audit Manager’s Murder

[News24Wire] KwaZulu-Natal police believe that they have made a breakthrough in the murder investigation of a Nongoma municipality internal audit manager who was gunned down last year.

[News24Wire] KwaZulu-Natal police believe that they have made a breakthrough in the murder investigation of a Nongoma municipality internal audit manager who was gunned down last year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Stops Imports Amid Brazilian Meat Scandal

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has suspended imports of meat from establishments suspected to be involved in the Brazilian meat scandal.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has suspended imports of meat from establishments suspected to be involved in the Brazilian meat scandal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Slow Start for ANCYL Ballito Junction Mall March

[News24Wire] ANC Youth League (ANCYL) demonstrators were slowly gathering on Thursday morning in Shakas Head in preparation for their march to the Ballito Junction Mall ahead of its grand opening.

[News24Wire] ANC Youth League (ANCYL) demonstrators were slowly gathering on Thursday morning in Shakas Head in preparation for their march to the Ballito Junction Mall ahead of its grand opening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘I Was Neither Sacked Nor Resigned’

[Concord] Former Ombudsman, Justice Edmond Cowan, has told Concord Times that he was neither sacked nor resigned from his job, but was replaced because his tenure as Ombudsman has ended.

[Concord] Former Ombudsman, Justice Edmond Cowan, has told Concord Times that he was neither sacked nor resigned from his job, but was replaced because his tenure as Ombudsman has ended.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone