Dangote to Commence Production of Tomato Paste Soon

[Leadership] As Nigerians anticipate the commencement of local production of tomato paste, the outgoing President of the Nigerian Agribusiness Group (NABG), Sani Dangote said they will commence production of tomato paste soon.

[Leadership] As Nigerians anticipate the commencement of local production of tomato paste, the outgoing President of the Nigerian Agribusiness Group (NABG), Sani Dangote said they will commence production of tomato paste soon.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2017 Budget Funding – FG Targets N10 Trillion Earnings From Oil Licences, Taxes, Others

[Leadership] Ahead the presentation of the N7.28 trillion 2017 Appropriation Bill before the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari, the federal government has said that to fund the budget, it projects to earn N10 trillion from oil licences, s…

[Leadership] Ahead the presentation of the N7.28 trillion 2017 Appropriation Bill before the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari, the federal government has said that to fund the budget, it projects to earn N10 trillion from oil licences, sale of crude oil, stamp duties and value added tax among other revenue sources.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

$1.092 Malabu Deal – No Evidence to Nail Diezani, Adoke, Aganga, Says Malami

[Leadership] The minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), yesterday said there was insufficient evidence to convict his predecessor, Mohammed Adoke, former minister of petroleum resources, Mrs Diezani Alison- M…

[Leadership] The minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), yesterday said there was insufficient evidence to convict his predecessor, Mohammed Adoke, former minister of petroleum resources, Mrs Diezani Alison- Madueke, and former finance minister, Olusegun Aganga, over the scandalous $1.092 billion Malabu oil deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Drops Kano, Plateau From North East Devt Commission

[Leadership] The Senate yesterday removed Kano and Plateau states as beneficiaries of the North East Development Commission amidst protest by lawmakers from the North West and North Central zones.

[Leadership] The Senate yesterday removed Kano and Plateau states as beneficiaries of the North East Development Commission amidst protest by lawmakers from the North West and North Central zones.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gas Flaring – Nigeria Loses U.S.$1 Billion to Non-Payment of Penalties – Kachikwu

[Leadership] The federal government, yesterday, said it has been losing between $500 million and $1 billion in revenues that would have accrued to it from penalties for gas flaring by International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in the country.

[Leadership] The federal government, yesterday, said it has been losing between $500 million and $1 billion in revenues that would have accrued to it from penalties for gas flaring by International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MPs Urge CNLG to Prioritise Redress of Challenges Facing Genocide Survivors

[New Times] Fighting trauma among Genocide survivors, finding proper homes and legal aid for them, as well as social support, are some of the critical challenges the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) should focus on.

[New Times] Fighting trauma among Genocide survivors, finding proper homes and legal aid for them, as well as social support, are some of the critical challenges the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) should focus on.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Bank of Africa Pledges to Support Rwanda’s Development Initiatives

[New Times] Bank of Africa Group has officially inaugurated its subsidiary in Rwanda, pledging to support the country’s development efforts. The Group acquired a controlling stake of 90 per cent in Agaseke Bank in October last year and started operatin…

[New Times] Bank of Africa Group has officially inaugurated its subsidiary in Rwanda, pledging to support the country's development efforts. The Group acquired a controlling stake of 90 per cent in Agaseke Bank in October last year and started operating as Bank of Africa Rwanda. Previously, insurance group, SORAS, was the majority shareholder in Agaseke, but now has a 10 per cent shareholding in the commercial bank. Agaseke's total assets were valued at $14 million in 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Ingram, Bowlers Star for Warriors

[News24Wire] An unbeaten half-century from Colin Ingram on the back of a polished bowling display booked the Warriors a ticket to the T20 Challenge Final after they overcame the Highveld Lions by seven wickets in their Qualifier in Port Elizabeth on Tu…

[News24Wire] An unbeaten half-century from Colin Ingram on the back of a polished bowling display booked the Warriors a ticket to the T20 Challenge Final after they overcame the Highveld Lions by seven wickets in their Qualifier in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ICC Prosecutor Deals With Chemical Weapons Claim in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] New York -The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor researches claims of Khartoum’s deployment of chemical weapons against civilians in Darfur, while accusing the UN Security Council of failing to hold Members of State accountable f…

[Radio Dabanga] New York -The International Criminal Court's prosecutor researches claims of Khartoum's deployment of chemical weapons against civilians in Darfur, while accusing the UN Security Council of failing to hold Members of State accountable for refusing to arrest Sudanese war crimes suspects.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan