UN to Spend N4.8 Billion On 1 Million People in Northeast Nigeria

[Daily Trust] The United Nations, through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, has allocated $13.4 million (N4.8 billion) to help thousands of children, women and men in need of urgent humanitarian assistance in crisis-hit north-east Nigeria.

[Daily Trust] The United Nations, through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, has allocated $13.4 million (N4.8 billion) to help thousands of children, women and men in need of urgent humanitarian assistance in crisis-hit north-east Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EFCC Lacks Powers to Prosecute Serving Judges, Court of Appeal Rules

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission does not have statutory powers to investigate or prosecute serving judicial officers except where such individuals have first been dismissed or retired by the National Judicial Council, the b…

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission does not have statutory powers to investigate or prosecute serving judicial officers except where such individuals have first been dismissed or retired by the National Judicial Council, the body saddled with disciplining erring judges, the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal ruled on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Reform, Don’t Scrap SARS, Anambra Youths Tell IGP

[Daily Trust] Awka -No fewer than 2,000 youths in Anambra state, on Monday staged a peaceful protest against the call by some groups to scrap the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the country.

[Daily Trust] Awka -No fewer than 2,000 youths in Anambra state, on Monday staged a peaceful protest against the call by some groups to scrap the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Stop Blaming Nigerian Governments for Unemployment – Saraki

[Premium Times] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Monday urged Nigerian youth and the people in general to quit blaming government or its programmes for the high level of unemployment in the country.

[Premium Times] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Monday urged Nigerian youth and the people in general to quit blaming government or its programmes for the high level of unemployment in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bad Weather – Travel Disruptions Continue As Airlines Cancel Flights

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Travels chaos continues on Monday nationwide as more flights were cancelled as a result of hazy weather even as hundreds of passengers were stranded at the nation’s airports, findings by Daily Trust have shown.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Travels chaos continues on Monday nationwide as more flights were cancelled as a result of hazy weather even as hundreds of passengers were stranded at the nation's airports, findings by Daily Trust have shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Twitter Account Calls Lawyer Kipkorir ‘Slay Queen’

[Nairobi News] A tweet by the presidential Strategic Communication Unit PSCU, has stirred up social media after referring to flamboyant city lawyer Donald Kipkorir as a Slay Queen Lawyer.

[Nairobi News] A tweet by the presidential Strategic Communication Unit PSCU, has stirred up social media after referring to flamboyant city lawyer Donald Kipkorir as a Slay Queen Lawyer.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kizenga Expects to Harvest 5,000 Tonnes of Corn in 2018

[ANGOP] Malanje -Five thousand tonnes of maize are expected to be collected from the Kizenga farm, in the municipality of Cacuso, in the second stage of the 2017/2018 Agricultural Season, running from January to March, with a view to supplying the nati…

[ANGOP] Malanje -Five thousand tonnes of maize are expected to be collected from the Kizenga farm, in the municipality of Cacuso, in the second stage of the 2017/2018 Agricultural Season, running from January to March, with a view to supplying the national market.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Wanted – a Ministry of Leisure, Pleasure, Enjoyment and Happiness

[Vanguard] The combustive human enthusiasm between the establishment of Spain’s Ministry of Sex and the Ministry of Happiness and Couple Fulfillment in Imo State, is only tempered by Saudi Arabia’s Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention o…

[Vanguard] The combustive human enthusiasm between the establishment of Spain's Ministry of Sex and the Ministry of Happiness and Couple Fulfillment in Imo State, is only tempered by Saudi Arabia's Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice. The Saudi contraption is a dampener monitoring whether women are properly dressed so as not to attract men; if men go to mosques for the regular prayers and whether bacherlors and spinsters are segregated.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Four Policemen Nabbed Over Hotelier’s Arrest in Lagos

[Vanguard] The team of policemen that allegedly handcuffed and bundled a Lagos hotelier into the boot of their vehicle from Apapa to their base in Ikorodu area of the state, have been arrested.

[Vanguard] The team of policemen that allegedly handcuffed and bundled a Lagos hotelier into the boot of their vehicle from Apapa to their base in Ikorodu area of the state, have been arrested.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Matiang’i Accused of ‘Denying’ Atwoli Varsity Degree

[Nairobi News] The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) Secretary-General Wilson Sossion is pointing an accusing finger at Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i after a local university rescinded its decision to award veteran trade unionist Fra…

[Nairobi News] The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) Secretary-General Wilson Sossion is pointing an accusing finger at Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i after a local university rescinded its decision to award veteran trade unionist Francis Atwoli an honorary degree.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya