Chinese Firm to Deliver Abuja Light Rail Project Next Year

[This Day] Abuja -The Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) will complete the Abuja light rail project in the first quarter of next year, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Mohammed Musa Bello, has said.

[This Day] Abuja -The Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) will complete the Abuja light rail project in the first quarter of next year, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Mohammed Musa Bello, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NSA Restricts Helicopter Shuttle During Abuja Airport Closure

[This Day] The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has reminded aviation authorities of the restriction of helicopter ferry flight over Abuja metropolis for security reasons.

[This Day] The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has reminded aviation authorities of the restriction of helicopter ferry flight over Abuja metropolis for security reasons.

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Malabu Oil Applies to Join Suit to Set Aside Order Forfeiting OPL 245 to Govt

[This Day] Ruling on two separate applications filed by Shell Oil Exploration Nigeria Ltd and AGIP Oil seeking to set aside the order made by the Federal High Court Abuja on January 26, 2017, which granted temporary forfeiture of the Oil Prospective Li…

[This Day] Ruling on two separate applications filed by Shell Oil Exploration Nigeria Ltd and AGIP Oil seeking to set aside the order made by the Federal High Court Abuja on January 26, 2017, which granted temporary forfeiture of the Oil Prospective Licence (OPL 245) block to the federal government was yesterday stalled.

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Court Scolds NAFDAC Over NBC Products

[This Day] A Lagos High Court has ordered the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to henceforth mandate the Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC) Plc to include on all bottles of Fanta and Sprite soft drinks manufactured by t…

[This Day] A Lagos High Court has ordered the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to henceforth mandate the Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC) Plc to include on all bottles of Fanta and Sprite soft drinks manufactured by the company a written warning that the content of the said bottles of soft drinks cannot be taken with Vitamin C as same becomes poisonous if taken with vitamin C.

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Finance Minister Gordhan to Appear Before Committee on Grants Crisis

[News24Wire] Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will appear before Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) on Tuesday to clear up Treasury’s stance on the social grants crisis.

[News24Wire] Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will appear before Parliament's standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) on Tuesday to clear up Treasury's stance on the social grants crisis.

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Social Security Accountant Squanders Pensioners’ Funds

[New Zimbabwe] A NATIONAL Social Security Authority (NSSA) accountant has appeared in court after he fraudulently personalised some pensioner’s accounts and spent their money on cars and other goodies.

[New Zimbabwe] A NATIONAL Social Security Authority (NSSA) accountant has appeared in court after he fraudulently personalised some pensioner's accounts and spent their money on cars and other goodies.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Local Radio Station Raided

[New Zimbabwe] OFFICIALS from the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) and Transmedia last week ransacked Kwekwe Community Radio station’s offices, taking away documents and soft copies of programmes, it has emerged.

[New Zimbabwe] OFFICIALS from the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) and Transmedia last week ransacked Kwekwe Community Radio station's offices, taking away documents and soft copies of programmes, it has emerged.

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Boko Haram, Militancy Challenge Army’s Capacity, Says Buratai

[Vanguard] The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East, militancy in Niger Delta and other criminalities in the country have challenged the Nigerian Army’s operational capacity to fulfil it…

[Vanguard] The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East, militancy in Niger Delta and other criminalities in the country have challenged the Nigerian Army's operational capacity to fulfil its constitutional roles.

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Kaizer Zulu Stirs Diplomatic Scandal

[Zambia Reports] Trouble seems to follow Special Advisor to the President for Politics, Kaizer Zulu as he picked up a fight with Confederation of African Football (CAF) officials for insisting to be on the podium with the Head of State during the medal…

[Zambia Reports] Trouble seems to follow Special Advisor to the President for Politics, Kaizer Zulu as he picked up a fight with Confederation of African Football (CAF) officials for insisting to be on the podium with the Head of State during the medal presentation.

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