Court Backs Wike, Declares Police Panel On Rivers Election Illegal

[Premium Times] The Federal High Court, Abuja, has declared as illegal, the joint panel constituted by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to investigate alleged infractions in the December 10 re-run elections in Rivers.

[Premium Times] The Federal High Court, Abuja, has declared as illegal, the joint panel constituted by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to investigate alleged infractions in the December 10 re-run elections in Rivers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bakunda Pockets Shs10 Million From Coffee

[Monitor] Considering that the economy is not doing well, if one handed another Shs100,000 to start a business, it might be rubbished as little. But for Robert Bakunda, a 29-year-old coffee trader and grower, that was just what he needed.

[Monitor] Considering that the economy is not doing well, if one handed another Shs100,000 to start a business, it might be rubbished as little. But for Robert Bakunda, a 29-year-old coffee trader and grower, that was just what he needed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Unpaid for Nine Months, Bayelsa Teachers Commence Indefinite Strike

[Premium Times] Teachers in Bayelsa public primary schools have embarked on indefinite strike to press for the payment of the nine-and-a-half months’ salary owed by local governments in the state.

[Premium Times] Teachers in Bayelsa public primary schools have embarked on indefinite strike to press for the payment of the nine-and-a-half months' salary owed by local governments in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Don’t Leave Future of Our Forests to Unpaid Workers

[Monitor] Walking across the degraded swamps of River Mpologoma at the Tirinyi highway bridge in eastern Uganda in December last year, President Museveni – in the company of UNDP Resident Representative, Ms Rosa Malango, – made a very important declara…

[Monitor] Walking across the degraded swamps of River Mpologoma at the Tirinyi highway bridge in eastern Uganda in December last year, President Museveni - in the company of UNDP Resident Representative, Ms Rosa Malango, - made a very important declaration at a time the country was experiencing drought: He "declared war against environmental degradation".

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

82 Chibok Girls – Why We Helped Nigeria Negotiate With Boko Haram – Switzerland Govt

[Premium Times] Switzerland has given an insight into why it was part of the negotiation that led to the release of the 82 Chibok girls abducted three years ago by the terror group, Boko Haram.

[Premium Times] Switzerland has given an insight into why it was part of the negotiation that led to the release of the 82 Chibok girls abducted three years ago by the terror group, Boko Haram.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Declare Public Holiday in Honor of 82 Freed Chibok Girls

[Vanguard] National Coordinator of the Emerging Leaders’ Forum, Alhaji Aminu Balele has appealed to the Federal Government to declare a public holiday in honour of the 82 rescued Chibok schoolgirls.

[Vanguard] National Coordinator of the Emerging Leaders' Forum, Alhaji Aminu Balele has appealed to the Federal Government to declare a public holiday in honour of the 82 rescued Chibok schoolgirls.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why People Get Conned

[Monitor] One morning, I met two young men as I was walking home after a prayer night. The men asked for directions to a radio station and I told them to continue walking straight and they would get their intended destination. As I made to continue wit…

[Monitor] One morning, I met two young men as I was walking home after a prayer night. The men asked for directions to a radio station and I told them to continue walking straight and they would get their intended destination. As I made to continue with my journey, the young men dropped their voice into a conspiratorial tone and showed me a test tube with some shinny substance which they pronounced to be diamonds.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

BBC Apologises to Emir Sanusi for Incorrect Report

[Premium Times] The British Broadcasting Corporation has apologised to the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, over claims that he was under probe by anti-graft officials for alleged mismanagement of Kano Emirate fund.

[Premium Times] The British Broadcasting Corporation has apologised to the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, over claims that he was under probe by anti-graft officials for alleged mismanagement of Kano Emirate fund.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

South Sudan Pound Slips Against U.S. Dollar, Uganda Shilling

[Monitor] Amuru -More than 200 currency traders at Elegu-Nimule border have reportedly quit the business following sharp depreciation of the South Sudanese Pounds (SSP) against the Uganda Shilling and US dollar.

[Monitor] Amuru -More than 200 currency traders at Elegu-Nimule border have reportedly quit the business following sharp depreciation of the South Sudanese Pounds (SSP) against the Uganda Shilling and US dollar.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan