Sworn Affidavits Key Focus of Grants Crisis Probe

[News24Wire] Affidavits containing counter allegations between Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, her former director general and the Sassa CEO will be at the centre of a probe ordered by the Constitutional Court to determine whether she sh…

[News24Wire] Affidavits containing counter allegations between Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, her former director general and the Sassa CEO will be at the centre of a probe ordered by the Constitutional Court to determine whether she should be held personally liable for the social grants payment debacle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NLNG Doesn’t Owe Govt U.S.$15.8 Billion – Neiti

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has clarified that it never accused the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) company of owing the Federal Government $15.8 billion being the government’s dividends share f…

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has clarified that it never accused the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) company of owing the Federal Government $15.8 billion being the government's dividends share from the NLNG venture.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lai Mohammed Opposes Move to Establish Tourism Institute

[Guardian] Abuja -The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has rejected the plan by the Senate to pass the bill seeking to establish the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR).

[Guardian] Abuja -The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has rejected the plan by the Senate to pass the bill seeking to establish the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR).

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Educationist Stresses Importance of Completing Elementary School

[Guardian] For the umpteenth time parents have been advised to allow their wards complete their elementary education up to grade six level, no matter the intellectual ability of the child.

[Guardian] For the umpteenth time parents have been advised to allow their wards complete their elementary education up to grade six level, no matter the intellectual ability of the child.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Peace in Nigeria – a Mission Impossible

[Guardian] A throwback into history paints that dreadful picture of how past heroes across Africa sweated blood to make the continent autonomous–a celebrated achievement through which the dreams of their children were to be fulfilled. The query as to …

[Guardian] A throwback into history paints that dreadful picture of how past heroes across Africa sweated blood to make the continent autonomous--a celebrated achievement through which the dreams of their children were to be fulfilled. The query as to whether the attained freedom is for the benefit of all, however, is one stone that should rather be left unturned perhaps as a result of the economic recession our governments claim is over (of which the prices of pens and papers which recently went up still haven't com

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In Oyo, the Race for Agodi Gets Crowded

[Guardian] Ibadan -As the administration of Governor Abiola Ajimobi enters the last quarter of its run of governance of Oyo State, several aspirants have signified their intention to contest the election for the gubernatorial post and have actually com…

[Guardian] Ibadan -As the administration of Governor Abiola Ajimobi enters the last quarter of its run of governance of Oyo State, several aspirants have signified their intention to contest the election for the gubernatorial post and have actually commenced preparations to succeed the incumbent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Militants Give Northerners October 1 to Quit Niger Delta

[Guardian] Port Harcourt, Enugu and Abuja -A coalition of Niger Delta militant groups rose from a meeting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State yesterday ordering all northerners to quit the oil-rich region. The militants threatened to attack all oil wells ow…

[Guardian] Port Harcourt, Enugu and Abuja -A coalition of Niger Delta militant groups rose from a meeting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State yesterday ordering all northerners to quit the oil-rich region. The militants threatened to attack all oil wells owned by northerners in Niger Delta before October 1, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

19 Teams to Battle for Two Africa Tickets to FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup

[Daily Trust] Nineteen teams will battle it out for the two slots to represent Africa at the final tournament of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France scheduled for 2018.

[Daily Trust] Nineteen teams will battle it out for the two slots to represent Africa at the final tournament of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in France scheduled for 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos Demolishes Shanties Along Ijora Railway Line

[Guardian] Structures erected along the railway route in Ijora and those close to the blocks of flats being constructed by the Lagos State government in the area were yesterday demolished by the state’s task force.

[Guardian] Structures erected along the railway route in Ijora and those close to the blocks of flats being constructed by the Lagos State government in the area were yesterday demolished by the state's task force.

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