Arewa Quit Notice – Christian Elders Accuse Northern Governors of Subversion

[This Day] Abuja -The National Christian Elders Forum has described as subversive the action of northern governors that negotiated the suspension of the controversial quit notice given to Ndigbo by the Arewa Youth Coalition.

[This Day] Abuja -The National Christian Elders Forum has described as subversive the action of northern governors that negotiated the suspension of the controversial quit notice given to Ndigbo by the Arewa Youth Coalition.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pinnick Off to Zurich for FIFA Committee Meeting

[This Day] President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, will depart Nigeria for Zurich, Switzerland on Monday for a meeting of the Organizing Committee for FIFA Competitions.

[This Day] President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, will depart Nigeria for Zurich, Switzerland on Monday for a meeting of the Organizing Committee for FIFA Competitions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Principal Ruto Moves to Kenyatta’s Camp

[Nation] Nasa principal and former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto has shifted allegiance to Jubilee and announced that he is supporting the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in the October 17 repeat poll.

[Nation] Nasa principal and former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto has shifted allegiance to Jubilee and announced that he is supporting the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in the October 17 repeat poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

A Shift in Thinking Is Needed to Counter South Africa’s Startling Rise in Poverty

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa urgently needs new policy ideas to reverse the alarming increase in poverty among its population. New figures reveal an increase of three million South Africans living in poverty over the last five years. More tha…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa urgently needs new policy ideas to reverse the alarming increase in poverty among its population. New figures reveal an increase of three million South Africans living in poverty over the last five years. More than half (55%) of the population lives on less than R1,138 (USD$107) a month, up from 53% in 2011.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Human Trafficking Accused Pastor Denied Bail Again

[News24Wire] The charismatic Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso failed to present any new facts to the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court in his second bail application, and will therefore remain behind bars for now.

[News24Wire] The charismatic Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso failed to present any new facts to the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court in his second bail application, and will therefore remain behind bars for now.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

SARS Intercepts Cocaine Bullets Hidden in Socks

[SAnews.gov.za] The South African Revenue Services (SARS) customs and the detector dog unit intercepted 2.2kg of cocaine bullets, estimated at R632 000, at OR Tambo International Airport on Wednesday.

[SAnews.gov.za] The South African Revenue Services (SARS) customs and the detector dog unit intercepted 2.2kg of cocaine bullets, estimated at R632 000, at OR Tambo International Airport on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Deputy President’s Hypocrisy On Spying By the State

[The Conversation Africa] In the run up to the election of the next president of South Africa’s governing ANC in December, unknown entities are clearly working hard to discredit candidates who have spoken out against state capture.

[The Conversation Africa] In the run up to the election of the next president of South Africa's governing ANC in December, unknown entities are clearly working hard to discredit candidates who have spoken out against state capture.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa