Lawmakers Urge Government to Act on AG’s Report

[New Times] MPs in the Lower House have said the government needs to urgently follow up on potential cases of embezzlement and wasteful spending of public funds mentioned in the Auditor General’s 2016/2017 report and bring those who are responsible to …

[New Times] MPs in the Lower House have said the government needs to urgently follow up on potential cases of embezzlement and wasteful spending of public funds mentioned in the Auditor General's 2016/2017 report and bring those who are responsible to account.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Man On the Run After Facebook Tips He Gave On How to Rape Women Went Viral

[Guardian] For giving a vivid lecture of how to rape women, a young man, Donatus Enyeobi, is on the run after the post he shared on his Facebook page went viral and drew the ire of Nigerians and anti-rape advocates.

[Guardian] For giving a vivid lecture of how to rape women, a young man, Donatus Enyeobi, is on the run after the post he shared on his Facebook page went viral and drew the ire of Nigerians and anti-rape advocates.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Medical Team to Assess Presidential Capacity Over the Age of 75

[Observer] The Uganda Medical Association (UMA), an umbrella body for registered medical practitioners plans to set up a team of personnel to conduct research on whether a person who is 75 years and above has the physical and mental abilities to be pre…

[Observer] The Uganda Medical Association (UMA), an umbrella body for registered medical practitioners plans to set up a team of personnel to conduct research on whether a person who is 75 years and above has the physical and mental abilities to be president.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

37 Parties and Challenges Before INEC, Electorate

[Daily Trust] Awka -Recently, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, announced that 37 political parties have presented candidates for the November 18 gubernatorial election in Anambra State.

[Daily Trust] Awka -Recently, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, announced that 37 political parties have presented candidates for the November 18 gubernatorial election in Anambra State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NNPC to Build Biofuel Refinery in Ondo

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ondo State Government to establish a 65 million litres per annum biofuel plant in Okeluse, Ondo State.

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ondo State Government to establish a 65 million litres per annum biofuel plant in Okeluse, Ondo State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NNPC Begins Oil Exploration, Biofuel Projects in Benue, Ondo

[This Day] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has officially commenced oil exploration in the Benue trough with the mobilisation of its data services department to acquire seismic data.

[This Day] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has officially commenced oil exploration in the Benue trough with the mobilisation of its data services department to acquire seismic data.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Malami Given Mandate to Recover $321m Abacha Loot From Switzerland

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government Wednesday empowered the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami (SAN) to sign an agreement between Nigeria and Switzerland for the repatriation of $321 million linked to …

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government Wednesday empowered the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami (SAN) to sign an agreement between Nigeria and Switzerland for the repatriation of $321 million linked to former military Head of State, the late Gen. Sani Abacha, at the forthcoming global forum in the United States in December.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Resets Administration, Says Nigeria Must Never See War Again

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has commenced the retooling of his administration, which would see strong political leaders from the All Progressives Congress (APC) being brought in as ministers to represent the six geopolitical zones in t…

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has commenced the retooling of his administration, which would see strong political leaders from the All Progressives Congress (APC) being brought in as ministers to represent the six geopolitical zones in the country, THISDAY has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osinbajo to Open House Summit On Economic Recession

[This Day] Abuja -Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, is expected to declare open the Legislative Economic Summit which is being organised by the leadership of the House of Representatives.

[This Day] Abuja -Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, is expected to declare open the Legislative Economic Summit which is being organised by the leadership of the House of Representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Courts Grant Bail to 67 Suspected Kidnappers

[This Day] Lokoja -The Chief Magistrate Court I and II sitting in Lokoja, Kogi State, yesterday granted bail to 67 suspected kidnappers, including two juveniles, standing trial for attempted armed robbery and kidnapping.

[This Day] Lokoja -The Chief Magistrate Court I and II sitting in Lokoja, Kogi State, yesterday granted bail to 67 suspected kidnappers, including two juveniles, standing trial for attempted armed robbery and kidnapping.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria