Govt to Safeguard $20 Billion Remitted By Nigerians in Diaspora

[Premium Times] Dominic Offiong, 54, had one thing in mind when he relocated to the United States of America, USA in 1998. Although he was looking for greener pastures, he promised himself he would one day return home to settle down.

[Premium Times] Dominic Offiong, 54, had one thing in mind when he relocated to the United States of America, USA in 1998. Although he was looking for greener pastures, he promised himself he would one day return home to settle down.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘No Driver Has Died Over Kintampo Disaster’

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Sunyani. -The authorities at the Wenchi Methodist Hospital say they have not referred any of the Kintampo Waterfalls accident victims to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, and that no such person died on the way to the h…

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Sunyani. -The authorities at the Wenchi Methodist Hospital say they have not referred any of the Kintampo Waterfalls accident victims to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, and that no such person died on the way to the hospital, as is being rumoured.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

NLA to Clamp Down On Illegal Lottery Operators

[Ghana Star] The Director General of National Lottery Authority (NLA), Honorable Kofi Osei-Ameyaw says NLA will soon clamp down heavily on illegal lottery operators, popularly referred to as Banker to Banker, whose activities are depriving the state of…

[Ghana Star] The Director General of National Lottery Authority (NLA), Honorable Kofi Osei-Ameyaw says NLA will soon clamp down heavily on illegal lottery operators, popularly referred to as Banker to Banker, whose activities are depriving the state of much needed revenue for national development.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Yemen and Somalia ‘Months Away’ From Famine

[Al Jazeera] The world has as little as three months to save millions of people from famine in Yemen and Somalia, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday.

[Al Jazeera] The world has as little as three months to save millions of people from famine in Yemen and Somalia, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Protesters Call for Election Commission to Be Disbanded

[Deutsche Welle] Opposition leaders and activists marched in Harare to demand UN assistance for the 2018 election, accusing officials of collusion with President Robert Mugabe.

[Deutsche Welle] Opposition leaders and activists marched in Harare to demand UN assistance for the 2018 election, accusing officials of collusion with President Robert Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Le Pen Visit to Chad Causes Outcry

[Deutsche Welle] The French far-right presidential candidate has positioned herself as a champion of African sovereignty. But her visit to the French military base in N’Djamena was condemned by some local politicians.

[Deutsche Welle] The French far-right presidential candidate has positioned herself as a champion of African sovereignty. But her visit to the French military base in N'Djamena was condemned by some local politicians.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Eight Persons Killed, 20 Injured in Suicide Attacks in Maiduguri

[This Day] Residents of Maiduguri were given a rude awakening on Wednesday, when an unofficial camp for the internally displaced persons (IDPs) and residential quarters were attacked by suicide bombers.

[This Day] Residents of Maiduguri were given a rude awakening on Wednesday, when an unofficial camp for the internally displaced persons (IDPs) and residential quarters were attacked by suicide bombers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Unfolds Power Recovery Plan, Okays N80 Billion for Road Rehabilitation

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government wednesday unfolded what it described as power sector recovery programme with the aim of creating a more viable and vibrant power sector.

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government wednesday unfolded what it described as power sector recovery programme with the aim of creating a more viable and vibrant power sector.

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Lawyers Ask President to Protect Amnesty International As Protesters Barricade Its Office

[This Day] Abuja -A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Sebastine Hon, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order security men to dislodge protesters occupying Amnesty International (AI) Office.

[This Day] Abuja -A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Sebastine Hon, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order security men to dislodge protesters occupying Amnesty International (AI) Office.

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