A Senate With Many Firsts

[Leadership] Today is the second anniversary of the Eighth Senate. The Senators have agreed to simply mark the day with a special session devoted to reviewing their activities in order to talk about what and what have been achieved as well as areas tha…

[Leadership] Today is the second anniversary of the Eighth Senate. The Senators have agreed to simply mark the day with a special session devoted to reviewing their activities in order to talk about what and what have been achieved as well as areas that require improvements.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Deaths, Suffering as Nurses’ Strike Enters Third Day

[Nation] The national nurses’ strike has entered its third day, with some of the health workers planning street protests to push the government to act as deaths and suffering is reported in public hospitals across the country.

[Nation] The national nurses' strike has entered its third day, with some of the health workers planning street protests to push the government to act as deaths and suffering is reported in public hospitals across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U-19 Baskeball Team Gains Four Reinforcements

[ANGOP] Luanda -The integration in the training sessions of four of the seven players in the United State is a great news for the men’s Under-19 National Basketball Team, ahead of World Cup slated for 1 – 9 July in Egypt.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The integration in the training sessions of four of the seven players in the United State is a great news for the men's Under-19 National Basketball Team, ahead of World Cup slated for 1 - 9 July in Egypt.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Nurses Strike – 20 Mental Patients Discharged

[Nation] At least 20 patients suffering from mental disorders have been forcefully discharged from Port Reitz Mental Hospital after nurses working at the facility joined their colleagues in the nationwide strike.

[Nation] At least 20 patients suffering from mental disorders have been forcefully discharged from Port Reitz Mental Hospital after nurses working at the facility joined their colleagues in the nationwide strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Family Issues’ Push Footballer Bastos Out of Burkina Faso Clash

[ANGOP] Luanda -Family issues are at the base of the absence of Angolan international Bastos in the national soccer team, which Saturday in Ouagadougou play against Burkina Faso, for the opening round of group I to qualify for the next African Cup of N…

[ANGOP] Luanda -Family issues are at the base of the absence of Angolan international Bastos in the national soccer team, which Saturday in Ouagadougou play against Burkina Faso, for the opening round of group I to qualify for the next African Cup of Nations ) to be played in Cameroon in 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Lagos, Wi-Fi and Living in a New World

[Guardian] The Lagos State government has continued to demonstrate its readiness to be counted among the best metropolitan areas in the world with its deployment of Information and Communications Technology for many aspects of its service delivery. Rec…

[Guardian] The Lagos State government has continued to demonstrate its readiness to be counted among the best metropolitan areas in the world with its deployment of Information and Communications Technology for many aspects of its service delivery. Recently, it announced the installation of free internet access at parks. Its LASG Job Portal was used in the recruitment of 7,000 officials for the Neighbourhood Security Corps, making it the first state in Nigeria to provide an on-line platform for application, testing a

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Creation of Govt, India Joint Commission Under Analysis

[ANGOP] Luanda -A detailed assessment of draft presidential decree approving the agreement between the Angolan and Indian governments on the creation of the bilateral commission is underway Wednesday during Cabinet Council’s session chaired by president José Eduardo dos Santos, Angop has learnt.

[ANGOP] Luanda -A detailed assessment of draft presidential decree approving the agreement between the Angolan and Indian governments on the creation of the bilateral commission is underway Wednesday during Cabinet Council's session chaired by president José Eduardo dos Santos, Angop has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

NFF to Commission 6 Mini-Secretariats This Year – Pinnick

[Leadership] The Nigeria Football Federation will soon embark on a nationwide developmental project for the Football Associations of the various States, in the form of mini Secretariats, so says NFF President Amaju Pinnick.

[Leadership] The Nigeria Football Federation will soon embark on a nationwide developmental project for the Football Associations of the various States, in the form of mini Secretariats, so says NFF President Amaju Pinnick.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

N701 Billion Stimulus – 10 Gencos Get N12 Billion As FG Begins Disbursement

[Leadership] The Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trader (NBET) has disclosed that about 10 generating companies (GenCos) have received N12 billion from the N710 billion intervention fund earmarked to sustain steady power generation in the country.

[Leadership] The Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trader (NBET) has disclosed that about 10 generating companies (GenCos) have received N12 billion from the N710 billion intervention fund earmarked to sustain steady power generation in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Executive Order – NPA Begins Implementation, Sacks Son, NAFDAC From Seaports

[Leadership] Managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman yesterday named the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA); Nigerian Customs Service (NCS); Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA); Nigeria Police; …

[Leadership] Managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman yesterday named the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA); Nigerian Customs Service (NCS); Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA); Nigeria Police; Department of State Security (DSS); Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) and Port Health as the approved agencies to operate at the nation's seaports.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria