Devolution of Powers – We Are Watching National Assembly – Akwa Ibom Speaker

[Vanguard] The 11th Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke, in this interview with OLAYINKA LATONA, explained why the Federal Government should shed some of its current powers to the states.

[Vanguard] The 11th Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke, in this interview with OLAYINKA LATONA, explained why the Federal Government should shed some of its current powers to the states.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Money Is Not All to Winning Elections’ – President Sirleaf Tells Female Candidates

[Govt of Liberia] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said money is not all it takes to winning elections. She cautioned Liberian female candidates of the Liberian Women Political Forum canvassing for elected positions in the upcoming Representatives a…

[Govt of Liberia] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said money is not all it takes to winning elections. She cautioned Liberian female candidates of the Liberian Women Political Forum canvassing for elected positions in the upcoming Representatives and Presidential Elections to be determined and work harder in their communities as a stepping stone to ascending from one step to the other.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UN High Level Political Forum Nudges SDGs Forward

[The Herald] Zimbabwe presented its progress report on the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) from July 10 to 19, 2017 at the UN headquarters in New York.

[The Herald] Zimbabwe presented its progress report on the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) from July 10 to 19, 2017 at the UN headquarters in New York.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ajapa – Ondo Community Notorious for Kidnapping, Militancy

[Vanguard] Akure -AJAPA Community in Arogbo 11, Ese- Odo council area of Ondo State, is fast becoming a haven for criminals of all shades. Youths of the community have taken kidnapping and militancy as their vocation despite the cries and appeals from …

[Vanguard] Akure -AJAPA Community in Arogbo 11, Ese- Odo council area of Ondo State, is fast becoming a haven for criminals of all shades. Youths of the community have taken kidnapping and militancy as their vocation despite the cries and appeals from notable personalities from the area. Reports had it that the level of criminality perpetuated in the community is being discussed in the nation's highest security echelons.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos Assembly Moves to Tackle Security Issues

[Vanguard] IN a renewed move to tackle the growing level of insecurity in the state, the Lagos State House of Assembly has enacted laws to nip the worrying trend in the bud. This came to the fore during the second edition of the Lagos State House of As…

[Vanguard] IN a renewed move to tackle the growing level of insecurity in the state, the Lagos State House of Assembly has enacted laws to nip the worrying trend in the bud. This came to the fore during the second edition of the Lagos State House of Assembly media parley in commemoration of the 2nd anniversary of the eight assembly held in Lagos. The event, which took place at the Alhaji Lateef Jakande Auditorium Complex in Lagos Assembly Premises, Lagos, had security as one of the key issues discussed at the forum.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Igbonla Six – Untold Story of the Students’ Abduction, Release

[Vanguard] More revelations emerged, yester day, that the kidnappers who abducted six students of the Lagos Model College, Igbonla, Epe, in May 2017, may have wanted to use them as a bait to secure pipeline and waterways security contracts from the Fed…

[Vanguard] More revelations emerged, yester day, that the kidnappers who abducted six students of the Lagos Model College, Igbonla, Epe, in May 2017, may have wanted to use them as a bait to secure pipeline and waterways security contracts from the Federal Government. The kidnappers were also said to have intended to use the abducted students to pressure Lagos State government to release most of their gang members who were arrested for bank robberies and other high profile kidnappings across the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cop Killed in Accident

[The Herald] A 49-year-old policeman died on Sunday night after he was knocked down by a haulage truck along the Chegutu-Chinhoyi Road while attending to his vehicle that had been involved in a road traffic accident.

[The Herald] A 49-year-old policeman died on Sunday night after he was knocked down by a haulage truck along the Chegutu-Chinhoyi Road while attending to his vehicle that had been involved in a road traffic accident.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

APC Not Opposed to True Federalism – Odegie-Oyegun

[Vanguard] Abuja -The All Progressives Congress, APC, has expanded its 10-member committee on true federalism to 23, with a charge to the team to engage in deep and wide consultation, such that its final report will engender credibility and broad accep…

[Vanguard] Abuja -The All Progressives Congress, APC, has expanded its 10-member committee on true federalism to 23, with a charge to the team to engage in deep and wide consultation, such that its final report will engender credibility and broad acceptance.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Basena, Kajoba Call for Cranes’ Attacking Game

[Monitor] Kitende -The Uganda Cranes interim coaching pair of Moses Basena and Fred Kajoba are not nervous at all going into their first competitive assignment when they face neighbours Rwanda at St Mary’s Stadium in Kitende tomorrow.

[Monitor] Kitende -The Uganda Cranes interim coaching pair of Moses Basena and Fred Kajoba are not nervous at all going into their first competitive assignment when they face neighbours Rwanda at St Mary's Stadium in Kitende tomorrow.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda