Govt Directs Nepza to Make Calabar Ftz a Pilot Industrial City

[Daily Trust] Calabar -President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA) to make Calabar Free Trade Zone a pilot industrial city in the country, the new managing director Emmanuel Jime announced this in Calabar, …

[Daily Trust] Calabar -President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA) to make Calabar Free Trade Zone a pilot industrial city in the country, the new managing director Emmanuel Jime announced this in Calabar, capital of Cross River State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

N-Power Pays Bauchi Volunteers N447million in Five Months

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -Special Assistant to Bauchi governor on Development Partners, Mansur Manu Soro, has revealed that with the payment of N-Power Volunteer Corps (NPVCs) monthly stipends covering December 2016 to April 2017, the Social Investment pro…

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -Special Assistant to Bauchi governor on Development Partners, Mansur Manu Soro, has revealed that with the payment of N-Power Volunteer Corps (NPVCs) monthly stipends covering December 2016 to April 2017, the Social Investment programmes have so far injected the sum of N447,280,000 into the state's economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

End of an Era – Johnny Clegg, Pioneer and National Treasure, Bid Farewell to Fans

[Daily Maverick] When a young white immigrant, Johnny Clegg, and a black migrant worker, Sipho Mchunu, first began collaborating musically in apartheid South Africa in the 1970s, the then government, desperate to keep black and white South Africans apa…

[Daily Maverick] When a young white immigrant, Johnny Clegg, and a black migrant worker, Sipho Mchunu, first began collaborating musically in apartheid South Africa in the 1970s, the then government, desperate to keep black and white South Africans apart and culturally cauterised, regarded Clegg's work as "an insult to the Zulu and their culture". So powerful was the music and idea of Juluka (Clegg and Mchunu's first band) that it was regarded as a threat to racial division. Clegg, who is now 63, was diagnosed with pancrea

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

For the Ideal Political Party

[Daily Trust] At this point in the quest for a stable and development-oriented democratic dispensation in Nigeria we must confront the demons haunting the process with a strong determination to move forward without recurring hitches. Since democracy ha…

[Daily Trust] At this point in the quest for a stable and development-oriented democratic dispensation in Nigeria we must confront the demons haunting the process with a strong determination to move forward without recurring hitches. Since democracy has proved to be sustainable and progressive enough to be the most acceptable system of government across the world, our problems with the system must be peculiar to us.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ICRC to Disclose Details On PPP Contracts

[Daily Trust] The Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission (ICRC), in partnership with the World Bank is developing a disclosure framework on public private partnerships contracts.

[Daily Trust] The Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission (ICRC), in partnership with the World Bank is developing a disclosure framework on public private partnerships contracts.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

R6 Billion Needed for Full Grants Takeover – Social Development Minister

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says the South African Social Security Agency needs R6bn and up to five years to take full control of the social grants system.

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says the South African Social Security Agency needs R6bn and up to five years to take full control of the social grants system.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President’s Health Challenge Should Not Be Celebrated – Cleric

[Daily Trust] Pastor Dapo Adekunle of Dominion of Christ Chapel, Olunlade, Ilorin, has called on Nigerians to intercede through prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari, following his trip to London on Sunday for medical consultation.

[Daily Trust] Pastor Dapo Adekunle of Dominion of Christ Chapel, Olunlade, Ilorin, has called on Nigerians to intercede through prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari, following his trip to London on Sunday for medical consultation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria