Reps to Probe Violation of Fiscal Responsibility Act

[Leadership] Abuja -The House of Representatives has expressed worry over the failure of the budget office of the federation to comply with certain provisions of the Fiscal Responsibility Act.

[Leadership] Abuja -The House of Representatives has expressed worry over the failure of the budget office of the federation to comply with certain provisions of the Fiscal Responsibility Act.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Libel – Court Orders Tsav, Newspaper to Pay Gov Ortom’s Aide N10m

[Leadership] A Makurdi High Court presided over by Justice Maurice Ikpambese,yesterday ordered the Commissioner, Public Complaints Commission, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav and the Nigerian Pilot Newspapers to pay N10 million as damages to Mr. Abrahams Kwaghngu…

[Leadership] A Makurdi High Court presided over by Justice Maurice Ikpambese,yesterday ordered the Commissioner, Public Complaints Commission, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav and the Nigerian Pilot Newspapers to pay N10 million as damages to Mr. Abrahams Kwaghngu, senior special assistant on special duties to Governor Samuel Ortom, for libel.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CBN Pumps in Another $413.5 Million Into Forex Market

[Leadership] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday announced that it has intervened in the inter-bank Foreign Exchange market to the tune of $413.5 million, further underscoring its resolve to guarantee liquidity in the market as well as shore up…

[Leadership] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday announced that it has intervened in the inter-bank Foreign Exchange market to the tune of $413.5 million, further underscoring its resolve to guarantee liquidity in the market as well as shore up the international value of the naira.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gulf Crisis Engulfs Africa

[Deutsche Welle] The diplomatic row between Qatar and its Arab neighbors is gradually enveloping African Muslim-majority nations. Several countries have already taken sides but Somalia has decided to stay neutral.

[Deutsche Welle] The diplomatic row between Qatar and its Arab neighbors is gradually enveloping African Muslim-majority nations. Several countries have already taken sides but Somalia has decided to stay neutral.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Recall of Suspended Judges – NJC Misrepresents Facts – FG

[Leadership] Abuja -The federal government has accused the National Judicial Council, NJC,of misrepresenting facts on the recall of the judges earlier suspended over allegation of corruption.

[Leadership] Abuja -The federal government has accused the National Judicial Council, NJC,of misrepresenting facts on the recall of the judges earlier suspended over allegation of corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Elected Into ILO Governing Body

[Leadership] Geneva -A decade after Nigeria was last elected into the Governing Body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President, Ayuba Wabba was yesterday elected into the body for the next three year.

[Leadership] Geneva -A decade after Nigeria was last elected into the Governing Body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President, Ayuba Wabba was yesterday elected into the body for the next three year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Weaponisation of Social Media a Threat to Journalists’

[News24Wire] The “weaponisation of social media”, as an immediate threat to the credibility and safety of journalists, has been cast into the spotlight at the annual general meeting (AGM) of the SA National Editors Forum (Sanef).

[News24Wire] The "weaponisation of social media", as an immediate threat to the credibility and safety of journalists, has been cast into the spotlight at the annual general meeting (AGM) of the SA National Editors Forum (Sanef).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister – Our Policy Focusses Making Investment Procedures Quick and Investor-Friendly

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister for Investment, Mubarak Al Fadil Mahadi, was briefed on Monday by the Palestinian ambassador to the Sudan, Dr. Sameer Abdul Gabir, on the arrangements underway for the visit of a delegation from the Palestinian Internationa…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister for Investment, Mubarak Al Fadil Mahadi, was briefed on Monday by the Palestinian ambassador to the Sudan, Dr. Sameer Abdul Gabir, on the arrangements underway for the visit of a delegation from the Palestinian International Agency for cooperation, beside a number of businessmen and experts, set for next July.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

President Al-Bashir Arrives in Addis Ababa

[SNA] Addis Ababa -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, Monday arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to participate in the IGAD summit on South Sudan, which will discuss means of ending the continuous deterioration in the s…

[SNA] Addis Ababa -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, Monday arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to participate in the IGAD summit on South Sudan, which will discuss means of ending the continuous deterioration in the security and humanitarian situations and the national dialogue process in the Republic of South Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia