Naira Gains As CBN Offers $450 Million in One Week

[Guardian] The naira strengthened further against the dollar at the weekend as it exchanged for N365 per dollar at the parallel market, following two interventions by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), which totalled $449.3 million.

[Guardian] The naira strengthened further against the dollar at the weekend as it exchanged for N365 per dollar at the parallel market, following two interventions by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), which totalled $449.3 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Adeleke’s Victory and New Realities in Osun Politics

[Guardian] With the final results of last Saturday’s Osun West Senatorial District bye-election to fill the vacant seat created by the death, last April, of second term Senator Isiaka Adeleke, a fresh vista of new realities has been opened for the poli…

[Guardian] With the final results of last Saturday's Osun West Senatorial District bye-election to fill the vacant seat created by the death, last April, of second term Senator Isiaka Adeleke, a fresh vista of new realities has been opened for the politics of Osun State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Will Nigeria Survive Biafra?

[Guardian] In real life, people are told that quitters never win and winners never quit. That aphorism has proven true at the level of individual entrepreneurship and endeavour. Most people have often found out to their chagrin that just after they qui…

[Guardian] In real life, people are told that quitters never win and winners never quit. That aphorism has proven true at the level of individual entrepreneurship and endeavour. Most people have often found out to their chagrin that just after they quit, success arrives. But how far nations can carry on, from what has been perceived as an unholy and uneven matrimony remains to be seen. The same is true with Nigeria, especially after the recent and successful stay-at-home call made on the people of the South East by t

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Groups Kick Off Campaign for Improved Budget in 2018

[Guardian] Perhaps as a move to put the Executive and Legislature on advance notice, a coalition of civil society organisations, community-based organizations, professionals and faith-based organisations has advocated improved budgetary allocations in …

[Guardian] Perhaps as a move to put the Executive and Legislature on advance notice, a coalition of civil society organisations, community-based organizations, professionals and faith-based organisations has advocated improved budgetary allocations in 2018, with particular attention to three drivers of the diversification agenda- agriculture, power and transport.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osun Senatorial Bye-Election Speaks Volumes About APC’s Fate in 2019, Says PDP

[Guardian] Savouring its victory in last Saturday’s Osun West Senatorial bye-election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday said the party’s victory was clear evidence that Nigerians would push the All Progressives Congress (APC) out of power …

[Guardian] Savouring its victory in last Saturday's Osun West Senatorial bye-election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday said the party's victory was clear evidence that Nigerians would push the All Progressives Congress (APC) out of power in 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nakiwala Backtracks On Onyebuki Stance

[Monitor] Kampala -Isolated and heavily criticised for her stance on the injury suffered by former Express defender Vincent Onyebuki, club chairperson Florence Nakiwala seems to have had a change of heart.

[Monitor] Kampala -Isolated and heavily criticised for her stance on the injury suffered by former Express defender Vincent Onyebuki, club chairperson Florence Nakiwala seems to have had a change of heart.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ssebaana, the Unlikely DP President

[Monitor] In 2006, at 72 years old, Ssebaana was pushed by a group of largely young DP stalwarts to compete for the presidency. It was clear that his chances of winning were very remote, but winning was not the key objective of his candidature.

[Monitor] In 2006, at 72 years old, Ssebaana was pushed by a group of largely young DP stalwarts to compete for the presidency. It was clear that his chances of winning were very remote, but winning was not the key objective of his candidature.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda