DA a Step Closer to Having Gordhan’s Sacking Reviewed

[News24Wire] The DA is a step closer to challenging President Jacob Zuma’s decision to sack Pravin Gordhan as finance minister, following its victory in the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The DA is a step closer to challenging President Jacob Zuma's decision to sack Pravin Gordhan as finance minister, following its victory in the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Badeh’s Counsel Absconded to Dubai With Title Documents – Witness

[Vanguard] A prosecution witness in the trial of a former Chief of Defense Staff, CDS, Air Marshal Alex Badeh (retd) has revealed how a lawyer to the former CDS absconded to Dubai with title documents of various property allegedly procured with monies …

[Vanguard] A prosecution witness in the trial of a former Chief of Defense Staff, CDS, Air Marshal Alex Badeh (retd) has revealed how a lawyer to the former CDS absconded to Dubai with title documents of various property allegedly procured with monies removed from the accounts of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, between January and December 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Reps Move to Curb Scarcity of Passport Booklets

[Vanguard] Disturbed by the scarcity of international passport booklet worldwide, the House of Representatives yesterday resolved that the Federal Government found ways to curb its scarcity.

[Vanguard] Disturbed by the scarcity of international passport booklet worldwide, the House of Representatives yesterday resolved that the Federal Government found ways to curb its scarcity.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt, IOCs Disagree Over $10 Billion Crude Overlift

[Vanguard] There may be no end in sight to the myriad of challenges facing Nigeria’s oil industry as both the federal government and the international oil companies, IOCs, are still at loggerheads over the exact amount involved in crude overlift.

[Vanguard] There may be no end in sight to the myriad of challenges facing Nigeria's oil industry as both the federal government and the international oil companies, IOCs, are still at loggerheads over the exact amount involved in crude overlift.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Independents Swarm RPP Offices to Beat Monday Deadline

[Capital FM] Nairobi -With the May 8 deadline looming, a section of aspirants seeking to vie as independent candidates in the General Elections now say they fear they will not beat the deadline set by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -With the May 8 deadline looming, a section of aspirants seeking to vie as independent candidates in the General Elections now say they fear they will not beat the deadline set by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Insecurity Making Nigeria Unworkable – Cardinal Okogie

[Vanguard] Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie, yesterday, x-rayed the state of the nation and returned a grim verdict: “Nigeria has broken down, it is not working and we are not safe.”

[Vanguard] Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie, yesterday, x-rayed the state of the nation and returned a grim verdict: "Nigeria has broken down, it is not working and we are not safe."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Incoming Kenya Airways CEO Sebastian Mikosz Is a Ruthless Cost Manager

[Nation] Sebastian Mikosz, the man Kenya Airways has picked to lead its turnaround journey, is a ruthless and well-known cost management hawk whose tenure at the national carrier is initially expected to further shrink the airline’s workforce and squee…

[Nation] Sebastian Mikosz, the man Kenya Airways has picked to lead its turnaround journey, is a ruthless and well-known cost management hawk whose tenure at the national carrier is initially expected to further shrink the airline's workforce and squeeze out fat from its various operating arms, the Business Daily can reveal.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Coming to Terms With President’s Illness

[Daily Trust] Admittedly, until doubts were raised over the story about the meetings that the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, Maikanti Baru, and Attorney General Abubakar Malami claimed to have had with President …

[Daily Trust] Admittedly, until doubts were raised over the story about the meetings that the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, Maikanti Baru, and Attorney General Abubakar Malami claimed to have had with President Buhari respectively last Tuesday, I never doubted the story. In fact, like many other Nigerians, I gladly concluded that the President had got well enough to resume work expecting him also to preside over the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting the next day.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Harassment, Intimidation of Lawmakers – Senate to Invoke Legislative Powers to Deal With Further Acts

[Vanguard] The Senate, yesterday, declared that the National Assembly would not hesitate to invoke its legislative powers to deal with further acts of harassment and intimidation of lawmakers under the guise of raid by security agencies, saying it woul…

[Vanguard] The Senate, yesterday, declared that the National Assembly would not hesitate to invoke its legislative powers to deal with further acts of harassment and intimidation of lawmakers under the guise of raid by security agencies, saying it would take appropriate steps to guarantee protection for senators and members of the House of Representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria