Appellate Court Dismisses Remaining Suits in PDP’s Leadership Squabble

[Guardian] Abuja -The Court of Appeal, Abuja division, has dismissed the remaining four appeals from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leadership tussle between Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi and Ali Modu-Sheriff.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Court of Appeal, Abuja division, has dismissed the remaining four appeals from the People's Democratic Party (PDP) leadership tussle between Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi and Ali Modu-Sheriff.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Activating Success With Love Idoko’ Book for Unveiling Friday

[This Day] Love Idoko, the executive producer and host of the popular TV programme, “Activating Success will Love Idoko”, will be making history today as she will be unveiling the highly anticipated book which is a compilation of 100 episodes of her TV…

[This Day] Love Idoko, the executive producer and host of the popular TV programme, "Activating Success will Love Idoko", will be making history today as she will be unveiling the highly anticipated book which is a compilation of 100 episodes of her TV programme today, Friday September 15, making her become the first TV programme producer to document its first 100 episodes in a book.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NECO Releases Results, Records Marginal Improvement

[This Day] Minna -The National Examination Council (NECO) thursday released the results of the senior secondary school certificate examination that was conducted nationwide and some overseas countries between June and July this year, showing a marginal…

[This Day] Minna -The National Examination Council (NECO) thursday released the results of the senior secondary school certificate examination that was conducted nationwide and some overseas countries between June and July this year, showing a marginal improvement in results by 1 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is Your Chocolate Bar Fuelling Deforestation in West Africa?

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Large area of forest reserves in Ivory Coast have been converted to illegal cocoa plantations to meet demand, campaign group says

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Large area of forest reserves in Ivory Coast have been converted to illegal cocoa plantations to meet demand, campaign group says

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

JAMB Cut-Off – the Burden of Distrust

[Guardian] DEJA vu! We’ve been here before, over and over again. Each time, disapproval is impossible to rein in. What should have been routine policy measures keep triggering off potshots. You know the story: JAMB reintroduces Post-UTME (many candidat…

[Guardian] DEJA vu! We've been here before, over and over again. Each time, disapproval is impossible to rein in. What should have been routine policy measures keep triggering off potshots. You know the story: JAMB reintroduces Post-UTME (many candidates' blood pressure rise at that), and cut-off mark for admission consideration is 120 minimum (so gracious what!) That sets Nigerians off on complaining mode again.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Our Masts Don’t Pose Health Risks, NCC Insists

[This Day] Enugu -The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) THURSday in Enugu for the umpteenth time dismissed out rightly misconceptions that mobile phones and telecom masts cause cancer or other health related problems.

[This Day] Enugu -The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) THURSday in Enugu for the umpteenth time dismissed out rightly misconceptions that mobile phones and telecom masts cause cancer or other health related problems.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Deputy President Ruto Meets Coast Delegates in Mombasa

[Nation] Deputy President William Ruto on Friday met delegates from the coastal region as Jubilee Party intensified its campaigns ahead of the October 17 presidential repeat polls.

[Nation] Deputy President William Ruto on Friday met delegates from the coastal region as Jubilee Party intensified its campaigns ahead of the October 17 presidential repeat polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Complaints As Ondo Shuts Down Event Centre Against Christian Leaders

[This Day] Akure -Christians leaders under the aegis of the Niger Delta Christian Leaders Forum (NDCLF) were Thursday shut out of the International Event Centre (the Dome) in Akure, Ondo State, by the state government.

[This Day] Akure -Christians leaders under the aegis of the Niger Delta Christian Leaders Forum (NDCLF) were Thursday shut out of the International Event Centre (the Dome) in Akure, Ondo State, by the state government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cardinal Dieudonne Nzapalainga – Religion Is Misused in Central African Republic Conflict

[Deutsche Welle] As the situation in the Central African Republic deteriorates, Archbishop Nzapalainga says the conflict isn’t between Muslims and Christians. Rather faith is being manipulated in the struggle for power.

[Deutsche Welle] As the situation in the Central African Republic deteriorates, Archbishop Nzapalainga says the conflict isn't between Muslims and Christians. Rather faith is being manipulated in the struggle for power.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

The Future Looks Bright for Angola’s Dos Santos Clan

[Deutsche Welle] Angola’s president-elect Joao Lourenco has promised to stamp out cronyism and corruption. But outgoing President Jose Eduardo dos Santos and his family look as entrenched in power as ever.

[Deutsche Welle] Angola's president-elect Joao Lourenco has promised to stamp out cronyism and corruption. But outgoing President Jose Eduardo dos Santos and his family look as entrenched in power as ever.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola