Micro Pension Scheme – Features, Prospects, Concerns

[Daily Trust] Micro pensions is a scheme targeted at self-employed people, especially those with irregular income, usually in the informal sector and are largely financially uninformed with limited or no access to financial services especially pension …

[Daily Trust] Micro pensions is a scheme targeted at self-employed people, especially those with irregular income, usually in the informal sector and are largely financially uninformed with limited or no access to financial services especially pension plan. This segment largely exists in Nigeria as artisans and self-employed persons.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt’s Budgetary Allocation to Agriculture Unrealistic – Stakeholders

[Daily Trust] Key stakeholders at the ongoing 2nd Daily Trust Agriculture Conference and Expo are of the opinion that the present budgetary allocation to the agricultural sector by the federal government can not address the many challenges facing the s…

[Daily Trust] Key stakeholders at the ongoing 2nd Daily Trust Agriculture Conference and Expo are of the opinion that the present budgetary allocation to the agricultural sector by the federal government can not address the many challenges facing the sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Archery Federation Targets Tokyo 2020 Olympics

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Archery Federation (NAF) said its target is to ensure that Nigeria participate in major international championships with the ultimate aim of having the country compete at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Archery Federation (NAF) said its target is to ensure that Nigeria participate in major international championships with the ultimate aim of having the country compete at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Explosives Found Amid Remains From Crashed EgyptAir Flight

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Ministry of Aviation said in an official statement on Thursday that traces of explosives were found amid human remains from the crashed EgyptAir flight MS804, according to the investigations committee report; citing the foren…

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Ministry of Aviation said in an official statement on Thursday that traces of explosives were found amid human remains from the crashed EgyptAir flight MS804, according to the investigations committee report; citing the forensic medicine authority.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Who Is Magu?

[Daily Trust] Ibrahim Mustafa Magu was appointed on November 9, 2015 as the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and assumed office on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. He succeeded Ibrahim Lamorde who held the post betwe…

[Daily Trust] Ibrahim Mustafa Magu was appointed on November 9, 2015 as the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and assumed office on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. He succeeded Ibrahim Lamorde who held the post between November 28, 2011 and November 9, 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EU Aid to Reduce Chronic Malnutrition

[AIM] Maputo -The European Union on Thursday pledged 37.5 million euros (about 39 million US dollars) to help Mozambique reduce food insecurity and chronic malnutrition over the next five years.

[AIM] Maputo -The European Union on Thursday pledged 37.5 million euros (about 39 million US dollars) to help Mozambique reduce food insecurity and chronic malnutrition over the next five years.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Fighting Corruption Is a Government Priority, Says PM

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario on Thursday assured the country’s parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, that preventing and fighting against corruption “are priorities in the action of our government, because cor…

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario on Thursday assured the country's parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, that preventing and fighting against corruption "are priorities in the action of our government, because corruption compromises the government's efforts to improve living standards".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique