Ex-Minister, Senior Nigerian Lawyer Docked for Alleged N450 Million Laundering

[Premium Times] A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mohammed Belgore, and a former Minister of National Planning, Abubakar Suleiman, were on Wednesday in Lagos granted bail on own recognisance after entering a plea of ‘not guilty’.

[Premium Times] A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mohammed Belgore, and a former Minister of National Planning, Abubakar Suleiman, were on Wednesday in Lagos granted bail on own recognisance after entering a plea of 'not guilty'.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ex-Minister, Accused of N38 Billion Fraud, Wants to Travel Abroad for Cancer Treatment

[Premium Times] A former junior minister of Finance, Nenadi Usman, has asked a federal court in Lagos to grant her leave to travel abroad for treatment of her breast cancer.

[Premium Times] A former junior minister of Finance, Nenadi Usman, has asked a federal court in Lagos to grant her leave to travel abroad for treatment of her breast cancer.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Acholi Leaders Protest Government Suspension of Youth Funds

[Monitor] Gulu -Leaders in Acholi Sub-region have accused government of suspending the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) in eight districts that have failed to repay the loans by at least 50 per cent.

[Monitor] Gulu -Leaders in Acholi Sub-region have accused government of suspending the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) in eight districts that have failed to repay the loans by at least 50 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Buhari Is ‘Well, Hale and Hearty, Govt Insists

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has reiterated the federal government’s stance that President Muhammadu Buhari is not sick, despite seeking an extended medical vacation.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has reiterated the federal government's stance that President Muhammadu Buhari is not sick, despite seeking an extended medical vacation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

You Lied to Nigerians, Senate Tells Amaechi

[Premium Times] The Senate on Wednesday vowed to tackle the Presidency over claims by Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, that the National Assembly was yet to approve loans that would be used for rail infrastructure.

[Premium Times] The Senate on Wednesday vowed to tackle the Presidency over claims by Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, that the National Assembly was yet to approve loans that would be used for rail infrastructure.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uganda Airlines May Not fly in Turbulent Environment

[Monitor] Government has been under pressure to return the flying crane in the air soon. This objective crystallised in 2014 with a commitment by the former minister of Works Abraham Byandala that Uganda Airlines would return. The absence of a national…

[Monitor] Government has been under pressure to return the flying crane in the air soon. This objective crystallised in 2014 with a commitment by the former minister of Works Abraham Byandala that Uganda Airlines would return. The absence of a national carrier must be evaluated in a wider context.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda