Dlamini, SASSA Deny Missing Second Constititutional Court Deadline

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini and the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) say they did not miss their Tuesday 15:00 deadline to submit affidavits explaining why they did not answer the Constitutional Court’s questi…

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini and the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) say they did not miss their Tuesday 15:00 deadline to submit affidavits explaining why they did not answer the Constitutional Court's questions on time.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ondo Assembly Crisis Continues Despite Akeredolu’s Intervention

[Premium Times] Despite the efforts of the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, to mediate in the crisis rocking the state house of assembly, a faction of the house has maintained that the impeachment of the speaker and other principal officers is “s…

[Premium Times] Despite the efforts of the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, to mediate in the crisis rocking the state house of assembly, a faction of the house has maintained that the impeachment of the speaker and other principal officers is "sacrosanct."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

El-Rufai Is Training Militia, He’s After Me – Apostle Suleman

[Premium Times] The Omega Fire Ministries has accused Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, of masterminding the recent series of allegations of infidelity against its General Overseer, Johnson Suleman.

[Premium Times] The Omega Fire Ministries has accused Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, of masterminding the recent series of allegations of infidelity against its General Overseer, Johnson Suleman.

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Atlantic Energy Chairman, Jide Omokore, Not Diezani’s Front, Ally – Lawyer

[Premium Times] Jide Omokore, the Chairman, Atlantic Energy Limited, who is currently facing a four-count charge of money laundering by the Economic and financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has always been linked with former Petroleum Resources Minister,…

[Premium Times] Jide Omokore, the Chairman, Atlantic Energy Limited, who is currently facing a four-count charge of money laundering by the Economic and financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has always been linked with former Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. But, his lawyer, Lawal Rabana, who spoke with PREMIUM TIMES' Business Editor, Bassey Udo, in his Abuja office last week, denied any relationship between the two beyond official business. Excerpts

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Court Fixes March 23 to Rule On Alison-Madueke’s U.S.$115

[Leadership] Lagos -Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court Lagos will on March 23 decide whether or not to admit in evidence the list of beneficiaries of the sum to of $115, 010,000 allegedly linked to the former Minister of Petroleum Resource…

[Leadership] Lagos -Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court Lagos will on March 23 decide whether or not to admit in evidence the list of beneficiaries of the sum to of $115, 010,000 allegedly linked to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2017 Budget – Buhari Meets Saraki, Dogara, Insists On March Deadline

[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker House Of Representatives,Yakubu Dogara over the speedy passage of the 2017 budget at the Presidential Villa.

[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker House Of Representatives,Yakubu Dogara over the speedy passage of the 2017 budget at the Presidential Villa.

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Withdrawal Limit for Tobacco Farmers

[The Herald] Tobacco farmers will be permitted to withdraw cash of up to $1 000 from their first sale and $500 for following sales in light of ongoing shortages of cash that the country is facing, the central bank said yesterday.

[The Herald] Tobacco farmers will be permitted to withdraw cash of up to $1 000 from their first sale and $500 for following sales in light of ongoing shortages of cash that the country is facing, the central bank said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cop Arrested in Connection With OR Tambo Heist

[News24Wire] A police officer is among four people that have already been arrested in connection with the OR Tambo International Airport heist, Acting National Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane revealed on Tuesday evening.

[News24Wire] A police officer is among four people that have already been arrested in connection with the OR Tambo International Airport heist, Acting National Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane revealed on Tuesday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

International Women’s Day in the Apostolic Community

[The Herald] March 8, 2017 marked the commemoration of International Women’s Day around the globe under the theme #BeBoldForChange. This day, which can be traced back to the early 19th century in New York City when women began the fight for gender pari…

[The Herald] March 8, 2017 marked the commemoration of International Women's Day around the globe under the theme #BeBoldForChange. This day, which can be traced back to the early 19th century in New York City when women began the fight for gender parity, is now a day that is cherished by all. International Women's Day featured different activities in various countries, from recognition of the gender parity gaps between men and women to appreciating women who have overcome these barriers and challenged stereotypes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Pirates Demand Ransom After Commandeering Oil Tanker

[Deutsche Welle] Observers have accused authorities of letting their guard amid a period of relative security for shipping companies operating in the strategic route. The hijacking marked the first of its kind since 2012.

[Deutsche Welle] Observers have accused authorities of letting their guard amid a period of relative security for shipping companies operating in the strategic route. The hijacking marked the first of its kind since 2012.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia