Neighbourhood Watch Bill Polarises Rivers State House of Assembly, Activists

[Guardian] There was a sharp division among members of the Rivers State House of Assembly on the possibility of officials of the proposed Neighborhood Watch to carry arms.

[Guardian] There was a sharp division among members of the Rivers State House of Assembly on the possibility of officials of the proposed Neighborhood Watch to carry arms.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Death Toll Mounts in Central Darfur ‘Watery Diarrhoea’ Outbreak

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -In Nierteti in Central Darfur, the death toll from ‘acute watery diarrhoea’ – suspected of being cholera – has amounted to nine, while the infection cases have risen to more than 100.

[Radio Dabanga] Nierteti -In Nierteti in Central Darfur, the death toll from 'acute watery diarrhoea' - suspected of being cholera - has amounted to nine, while the infection cases have risen to more than 100.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Govt Admits Fraud in N1 Trn Social Investment Fund

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government, yesterday, admitted there had been fraud in its Social Investments Programme (SIP), prompting an investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government, yesterday, admitted there had been fraud in its Social Investments Programme (SIP), prompting an investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Forensic Audit Shows Massive Under-Remittances By Nigerian Revenue Agencies

[Premium Times] The National Economic Council, NEC, said on Thursday the final report on the forensic audit of revenue accruals by revenue generating agencies confirmed massive under-remittances to government coffers.

[Premium Times] The National Economic Council, NEC, said on Thursday the final report on the forensic audit of revenue accruals by revenue generating agencies confirmed massive under-remittances to government coffers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Reps Ask Nigerian Govt Not to Renew Contract of Gem Coordinator

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives on Wednesday adopted a motion urging the federal ministries of finance and that of trade and investment to halt any further renewal of contract of the coordinator of the Growth and Empowerment (GEM) project.

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives on Wednesday adopted a motion urging the federal ministries of finance and that of trade and investment to halt any further renewal of contract of the coordinator of the Growth and Empowerment (GEM) project.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria’s First Indigenous Photographer, Jonathan Green, Hits Limelight

[Premium Times] A book has now been published at the University of Indiana in honour of the pioneering work of Jonathan Adagogo Green, believed to be Nigeria’s first indigenous professional photographer.

[Premium Times] A book has now been published at the University of Indiana in honour of the pioneering work of Jonathan Adagogo Green, believed to be Nigeria's first indigenous professional photographer.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Academics Are Not Accessing Research Grants – ASUU President

[Guardian] The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has identified lack of facilities; poor teaching environment and absence of incentives as some of the factors responsible for dearth of research in our institutions.

[Guardian] The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has identified lack of facilities; poor teaching environment and absence of incentives as some of the factors responsible for dearth of research in our institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Italian Embassy Detects 1,185 Nigerian Applicants With Fake Visas

[Guardian] The Police Special Fraud Unit, Ikoyi, Lagos State has expressed worry over the unrelenting attitude of Nigerians to patronize visa vendors, which end up packaging them with fake travelling documents.

[Guardian] The Police Special Fraud Unit, Ikoyi, Lagos State has expressed worry over the unrelenting attitude of Nigerians to patronize visa vendors, which end up packaging them with fake travelling documents.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria