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.

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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

Kenyans Mount Four-Pronged Attack on Women’s Steeplechase Title

[Nation] Conseslus Kipruto threw down the gauntlet to his female compatriots by winning the men’s steeplechase on Tuesday, and the quartet of Hyvin Kiyeng, Purity Kirui, Cellphine Chepsol and Beatrice Jepkoech will take up the challenge in the women’s …

[Nation] Conseslus Kipruto threw down the gauntlet to his female compatriots by winning the men's steeplechase on Tuesday, and the quartet of Hyvin Kiyeng, Purity Kirui, Cellphine Chepsol and Beatrice Jepkoech will take up the challenge in the women's final on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ferwafa to Review Women Football Awards

[New Times] Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) will soon revise the annual awards for the top clubs in the national women football league, according to the federation vice president Vedaste Kayiranga.

[New Times] Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) will soon revise the annual awards for the top clubs in the national women football league, according to the federation vice president Vedaste Kayiranga.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rwanda Improves By 8 Places in FIFA Rankings

[New Times] The national football team (Amavubi) has moved up by 8 places from 127th to 119th in the latest FIFA world rankings that were released on Thursday morning at FIFA headquarters in Zurich. Also, last month, Rwanda improved by one position fro…

[New Times] The national football team (Amavubi) has moved up by 8 places from 127th to 119th in the latest FIFA world rankings that were released on Thursday morning at FIFA headquarters in Zurich. Also, last month, Rwanda improved by one position from 128th to 127th.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Nearly 200 Refugees ‘Thrown’ Into Yemen Sea

[Al Jazeera] More refugees and migrants have been “deliberately drowned” by human smugglers for the second time in 24 hours off the coast of Yemen, according to the United Nations migration agency.

[Al Jazeera] More refugees and migrants have been "deliberately drowned" by human smugglers for the second time in 24 hours off the coast of Yemen, according to the United Nations migration agency.

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