Somalia Suspends Flights to Mogadishu On Feb 22

[Shabelle] The government of Somalia has announced it will suspend temporarily all domestic and international flights to Mogadishu airport because of the President’s inauguration on Feb 22.

[Shabelle] The government of Somalia has announced it will suspend temporarily all domestic and international flights to Mogadishu airport because of the President's inauguration on Feb 22.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Civil Society and Some Politicians Have No Great Hopes for Arusha Results

[Iwacu] Whereas the second session of inter-Burundi dialogue is to start soon, different opinions from both the civil society and some political protagonists show that they don’t believe in the dialogue results.

[Iwacu] Whereas the second session of inter-Burundi dialogue is to start soon, different opinions from both the civil society and some political protagonists show that they don't believe in the dialogue results.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Stop 20 Percent Import Adjustment Tax On Drugs

[Vanguard] Implementation of the mandatory 20 per cent Import Adjustment Tax (IAT) on medicaments by the Nigeria Customs Service, as provided in the 2016 Fiscal Policy Measures (FPM), made up of Supplementary Protection Measures (SPM), is an ill wind t…

[Vanguard] Implementation of the mandatory 20 per cent Import Adjustment Tax (IAT) on medicaments by the Nigeria Customs Service, as provided in the 2016 Fiscal Policy Measures (FPM), made up of Supplementary Protection Measures (SPM), is an ill wind that is blowing Nigerians no good.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dangote Rice Targets 16,000 Outgrowers in Sokoto

[Vanguard] A tripartite agreement initiated by Dangote Rice Limited to create jobs for 16,000 outgrower rice farmers in Sokoto was signed yesterday, with a pledge by parties to ensure the success of the scheme to make the country self-sufficient in ric…

[Vanguard] A tripartite agreement initiated by Dangote Rice Limited to create jobs for 16,000 outgrower rice farmers in Sokoto was signed yesterday, with a pledge by parties to ensure the success of the scheme to make the country self-sufficient in rice cultivation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawyer Seeks Expulsion of Erue As Delta APC Chairman

[Vanguard] A member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Robinson Ariyo, has asked a state High Court sitting in Warri, to expel and restrain the embattled chairman of the party in the state, Mr. Jones Erue, from parading himself as c…

[Vanguard] A member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Robinson Ariyo, has asked a state High Court sitting in Warri, to expel and restrain the embattled chairman of the party in the state, Mr. Jones Erue, from parading himself as chairman and member of the party, having filed a suit against the party in 2015 without first exhausting all avenues for redress provided for in the party's constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fayose Storms Finance Ministry Over Withheld Ekiti Allocation

[Vanguard] Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, took his complaint of the Federal Government’s failure to pay his state’s, January budget support allocation of N1.1 billion to the Federal Ministry of Finance, yesterday.

[Vanguard] Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, took his complaint of the Federal Government's failure to pay his state's, January budget support allocation of N1.1 billion to the Federal Ministry of Finance, yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

N8 Billion CBN Scam – I Screamed On Seeing Papers, Not Money – Witness

[Vanguard] Mr Adebayo Akintunde, a witness in the alleged N8 billion Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, currency scam, yesterday said that he screamed when he saw cut papers instead of N10 million in a box.

[Vanguard] Mr Adebayo Akintunde, a witness in the alleged N8 billion Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, currency scam, yesterday said that he screamed when he saw cut papers instead of N10 million in a box.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Making Nigerian Schools Safe From Kidnappers

[Vanguard] Daniel Obafemi, an 11-year-old JSS2 student in a private school, has always wanted to be a boarding student. But his father, Mr. Albert Obafemi, would have none of it. His reason? Boarding schools are no longer safe, especially with the incr…

[Vanguard] Daniel Obafemi, an 11-year-old JSS2 student in a private school, has always wanted to be a boarding student. But his father, Mr. Albert Obafemi, would have none of it. His reason? Boarding schools are no longer safe, especially with the increasing spate of kidnapping in both public and private schools.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria