Kano Assembly Constitutes Committee to Probe Sanusi

[This Day] Kano -The Kano State House of Assembly has set up an eight-man committee to investigate the allegations levelled against the Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammad Sanusi II, bordering on his purported misconduct and alleged misappropriation of funds…

[This Day] Kano -The Kano State House of Assembly has set up an eight-man committee to investigate the allegations levelled against the Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammad Sanusi II, bordering on his purported misconduct and alleged misappropriation of funds belonging to the Kano Emirate Council.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hockey Squad On Track for World Cup Qualifier

[Namibian] The Namibian men’s indoor hockey team completed a successful tour of Kwazulu Natal last weekend as part of their preparations for next month’s World Cup qualifiers at the Dome in Swakopmund.

[Namibian] The Namibian men's indoor hockey team completed a successful tour of Kwazulu Natal last weekend as part of their preparations for next month's World Cup qualifiers at the Dome in Swakopmund.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Senate to Probe Alleged Corrupt Practices in BPP

[Guardian] Abuja -The Senate has resolved to carry out a comprehensive investigation on what it called monumental corruption in the Bureau for Public Procurement (BPP). It alleged that the BPP was in deep collaboration with Ministries, Departments and …

[Guardian] Abuja -The Senate has resolved to carry out a comprehensive investigation on what it called monumental corruption in the Bureau for Public Procurement (BPP). It alleged that the BPP was in deep collaboration with Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Federal Government in corruption, adding that the alleged collaboration with all the agencies and private contractors had led to the inflation of contracts to the detriment of the Federal Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

1,653 Megawatt Power Generation Licences Risk Cancellation

[This Day] Abuja -About nine electricity generation permits to add 1,653 megawatts (MW) to the grid could be revoked by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) for failing to be put to use or were not renewed after 10 years of their issua…

[This Day] Abuja -About nine electricity generation permits to add 1,653 megawatts (MW) to the grid could be revoked by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) for failing to be put to use or were not renewed after 10 years of their issuance, THISDAY has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lai Mohammed – Controversy Over Buhari’s Handover Letter Needless Distraction

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government on Wednesday dismissed the controversy over President Muhammadu Buhari’s letter to the National Assembly, in which he stated that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo would “co-ordinate government activities” in his abs…

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government on Wednesday dismissed the controversy over President Muhammadu Buhari's letter to the National Assembly, in which he stated that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo would "co-ordinate government activities" in his absence.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Jacob Zuma in Tanzania to Launch Binational Commission

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania for a State Visit and launch of the South Africa-Tanzania Binational Commission.

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania for a State Visit and launch of the South Africa-Tanzania Binational Commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Sugar Prices Hit Record Shs7,000

[Monitor] Kampala/Mbale -Sugar consumers will have to brace the economic meltdown and dig deeper into their pockets as the price of sugar shoots up in various towns, sending the buyers and shop owners into fresh panic.

[Monitor] Kampala/Mbale -Sugar consumers will have to brace the economic meltdown and dig deeper into their pockets as the price of sugar shoots up in various towns, sending the buyers and shop owners into fresh panic.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Hold Onto Children Held Over Kaweesi Killing

[Monitor] Mukono -Police were late yesterday still holding onto 12 children of Mr Abdu Rashid Mbaziira, a suspected killer of police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi, amid reports of plans to conduct a DNA test to ascertain their parentage.

[Monitor] Mukono -Police were late yesterday still holding onto 12 children of Mr Abdu Rashid Mbaziira, a suspected killer of police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi, amid reports of plans to conduct a DNA test to ascertain their parentage.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda