Military Invasion – Govt Assures UN of Safeguarding Diplomatic Status

[Leadership] The federal government yesterday assured the UN of its commitment to respect and safeguard diplomatic status of the organisation’s personnel and property in Nigeria.

[Leadership] The federal government yesterday assured the UN of its commitment to respect and safeguard diplomatic status of the organisation's personnel and property in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Locals and the War Against Terrorism

[Leadership] As the execution of the war on terror progresses in the main theatre, the North East of Nigeria, the military is worried that the cooperation they needed from the local population to go all out against the criminals has not been forthcomin…

[Leadership] As the execution of the war on terror progresses in the main theatre, the North East of Nigeria, the military is worried that the cooperation they needed from the local population to go all out against the criminals has not been forthcoming. The intelligence they had hoped to get from the natives who are on ground is coming in trickles if at all and the military is justifiably disturbed by this turn of events. Actually, the soldiers are beginning to see the unwillingness of the people to help with intellig

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sisters Khainza, Buteme Combine to Earn Rhinos First Win

[Monitor] Kampala -Susan Khainza came off the bench at halftime to score the winner in Rhinos’ 2-1 victory over Weatherhead in the women’s National Hockey League today at Lugogo.

[Monitor] Kampala -Susan Khainza came off the bench at halftime to score the winner in Rhinos' 2-1 victory over Weatherhead in the women's National Hockey League today at Lugogo.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Pension Fund Hits N6.5 Trillion

[Leadership] Lagos -The nation’s pension funds, under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), grew to about N6.5 trillion as at the end of July 2017, even as the number of pension contributors rose significantly to 7. 6 million, LEADERSHIP has exclusive…

[Leadership] Lagos -The nation's pension funds, under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), grew to about N6.5 trillion as at the end of July 2017, even as the number of pension contributors rose significantly to 7. 6 million, LEADERSHIP has exclusively gathered.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rugby Cranes Trio Make Africa Rugby Gold Cup Team

[Monitor] Kampala -Rugby Cranes’ captain Brian Odongo, fullback Phillip Wokorach and center Michael Wokorach have been named in the Africa Rugby Gold Cup team of the tournament.

[Monitor] Kampala -Rugby Cranes' captain Brian Odongo, fullback Phillip Wokorach and center Michael Wokorach have been named in the Africa Rugby Gold Cup team of the tournament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Basena, Kajoba Take Control of Three-Star Cranes

[Monitor] Kampala -At the end of a thrilling match, Uganda Cranes interim coaches Moses Basena and Fred Kajoba knelt face to face, rubbed their heads together and said a little prayer.

[Monitor] Kampala -At the end of a thrilling match, Uganda Cranes interim coaches Moses Basena and Fred Kajoba knelt face to face, rubbed their heads together and said a little prayer.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Financial Inclusion Campaign to Reach Millions As Schools Resume

[Leadership] Lagos -In about a month from now, secondary and primary schools across Nigeria will resume for another session but with an additional subject that is targeted at ensuring that the young ones who are the future of the country.

[Leadership] Lagos -In about a month from now, secondary and primary schools across Nigeria will resume for another session but with an additional subject that is targeted at ensuring that the young ones who are the future of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Pro-Buhari Group Emerges, Plans Nationwide Rally for President

[Leadership] Abuja -Coalition of Civil Society organisations and youth groups in the country has called on president Muhammadu Buhari not to succumb to pressure to cut short his medical vacation in London or resign from office.

[Leadership] Abuja -Coalition of Civil Society organisations and youth groups in the country has called on president Muhammadu Buhari not to succumb to pressure to cut short his medical vacation in London or resign from office.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria