2017 Budget – Senate Vows to Strike-Out Lopsided Projects

[Leadership] The Senate on Wednesday vowed not to tolerate projects in the 2017 budget proposal at the expense of other parts of the country. Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje made this known to journalists after the con…

[Leadership] The Senate on Wednesday vowed not to tolerate projects in the 2017 budget proposal at the expense of other parts of the country. Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje made this known to journalists after the conclusion of three days Public hearing on 2017 budget proposal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How 126 NGOs Make Life Easy, Difficult in Maiduguri

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -A young commercial tricycle (Keke Napep) rider’s face lit up with a smile when he saw three prospective passengers standing at a taxi rank by the roadside waiting for cabs and other means of transportation to board and go to th…

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -A young commercial tricycle (Keke Napep) rider's face lit up with a smile when he saw three prospective passengers standing at a taxi rank by the roadside waiting for cabs and other means of transportation to board and go to their respective destinations. While fast-moving on the other lane, the rider sighted them and quickly turned, slowed down and stopped right in front of them, asking whether they were heading in the same direction.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Airman Wounded As B/Haram Attacks NAF Helicopter

[Daily Trust] A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter on medical outreach at Gwoza, in Borno State on Wednesday came under attack by Boko Haram insurgents, Air Force spokesman, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa said in a statement yesterday.

[Daily Trust] A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter on medical outreach at Gwoza, in Borno State on Wednesday came under attack by Boko Haram insurgents, Air Force spokesman, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa said in a statement yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boko Haram Insurgents Attack NAF Helicopter Conveying Medics

[This Day] Abuja -Boko Haram terrorists yesterday confronted men of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), attacking its helicopter conveying medics on outreach programme in Gwoza area of Borno State.

[This Day] Abuja -Boko Haram terrorists yesterday confronted men of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), attacking its helicopter conveying medics on outreach programme in Gwoza area of Borno State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

No Bet, Gaming Operators Tell Midiwo on New Law

[Capital FM] Gaming operators in the country have called on MPs to defer debate on the contentious Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Amendment Bill saying that passage of the proposed law is going to lead to the collapse of the industry.

[Capital FM] Gaming operators in the country have called on MPs to defer debate on the contentious Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Amendment Bill saying that passage of the proposed law is going to lead to the collapse of the industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

World Converges in Kampala for Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo

[Independent (Kampala)] Uganda hosts the 3rd Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) that will attract international hosted buyers from Europe, the Americas , Africa, Australia and Asia.

[Independent (Kampala)] Uganda hosts the 3rd Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) that will attract international hosted buyers from Europe, the Americas , Africa, Australia and Asia.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ugandans Mark Janani Luwum Day

[Independent (Kampala)] Hundreds of Ugandans celebrated the life of the late Archbishop Janani Luwum at Mucwini sub-county headquarters in Kitgum district on Thursday. It is 40 years since he was murdered for standing up against human rights abuses in …

[Independent (Kampala)] Hundreds of Ugandans celebrated the life of the late Archbishop Janani Luwum at Mucwini sub-county headquarters in Kitgum district on Thursday. It is 40 years since he was murdered for standing up against human rights abuses in 1977.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda