World Teachers’ Day – Take Teachers’ Welfare Serious, Mssn Urges Nigerian Govt

[Premium Times] The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, MSSN, Lagos State Area Unit, has called on the federal government to institute a gratifying teacher-specific allowance, GTSA, to appreciate the contributions rendered by teachers nationwide.

[Premium Times] The Muslim Students' Society of Nigeria, MSSN, Lagos State Area Unit, has called on the federal government to institute a gratifying teacher-specific allowance, GTSA, to appreciate the contributions rendered by teachers nationwide.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Govt Moves to Wind Down Finance Institution

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has begun plans to shut down the National Economic Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND) over non-performance and non-performing loans of over N17.5 billion.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has begun plans to shut down the National Economic Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND) over non-performance and non-performing loans of over N17.5 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Profile – New Central Bank Deputy Governor Aishah Ahmad

[Premium Times] Aishah Ahmad, 40, has been actively involved in banking at the top level for most part of the last 20 years, either as a banking executive or investment adviser on retail banking, wealth management, consulting and financial advisory.

[Premium Times] Aishah Ahmad, 40, has been actively involved in banking at the top level for most part of the last 20 years, either as a banking executive or investment adviser on retail banking, wealth management, consulting and financial advisory.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Monkeypox: Nigerians Advised On How to Avoid Infection

[Premium Times] The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has called on Nigerians to stop eating dead animals, bush meat, particularly monkeys, as Nigerian health authorities launch measures to curb the spread of monkeypox, following suspected cases of th…

[Premium Times] The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has called on Nigerians to stop eating dead animals, bush meat, particularly monkeys, as Nigerian health authorities launch measures to curb the spread of monkeypox, following suspected cases of the disease in Bayelsa State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Niger Clash Kills U.S. and Nigerien Troops

[ICG] A deadly ambush near the Niger-Mali border on 4 October marked the unprecedented killing of American and Nigerien forces in the region. In this Q&A, Deputy West Africa Project Director Jean-Hervé Jezequel and Research Assistant Hamza Cherbib say that jihadist violence cannot be divorced from deeper inter-communal tensions related to local competition over resources and illicit economic activity.

[ICG] A deadly ambush near the Niger-Mali border on 4 October marked the unprecedented killing of American and Nigerien forces in the region. In this Q&A, Deputy West Africa Project Director Jean-Hervé Jezequel and Research Assistant Hamza Cherbib say that jihadist violence cannot be divorced from deeper inter-communal tensions related to local competition over resources and illicit economic activity.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

AU Silent Over Cameroon Separatist Crisis

[Deutsche Welle] Cameroon has disputed a report that said 100 people died in anti-government protests. The African Union has largely remained quiet as secession sentiments gather steam in the central African nation.

[Deutsche Welle] Cameroon has disputed a report that said 100 people died in anti-government protests. The African Union has largely remained quiet as secession sentiments gather steam in the central African nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Is SADC At Last Flexing Its Muscles in Lesotho?

[ISS] Will the Southern African Development Community (SADC) get it right in Lesotho this time? After over three years of quite intense diplomacy, the regional body has failed to end the chronic instability in a tiny country that ought to be manageable.

[ISS] Will the Southern African Development Community (SADC) get it right in Lesotho this time? After over three years of quite intense diplomacy, the regional body has failed to end the chronic instability in a tiny country that ought to be manageable.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho