Military’s Declaration of IPOB As Terrorist Group ‘Likely Prelude to Violent Crackdown’

[Premium Times] A judicial advocacy group, Access to Justice, has frowned at the Nigerian military’s characterisation of the Indigenous People of Biafra as a terrorist organisation, saying the army had usurped the powers and responsibility of political…

[Premium Times] A judicial advocacy group, Access to Justice, has frowned at the Nigerian military's characterisation of the Indigenous People of Biafra as a terrorist organisation, saying the army had usurped the powers and responsibility of political branches of government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CJN Okays Special Courts, Judges to Try Alleged Looters

[Vanguard] Abuja -Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday, directed all heads of courts in the country to compile and forward to the National Judicial Council, NJC, comprehensive lists of all corruption and financial crime cas…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday, directed all heads of courts in the country to compile and forward to the National Judicial Council, NJC, comprehensive lists of all corruption and financial crime cases being handled by their various courts.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Policemen Killed in Kalerwe ‘Were Doing Private Work’

[Daily Monitor] Kampala -Policemen killed during the robbery at Kalerwe, a business hub north of the city centre, had been privately contracted by a bakery firm to escort the transfer of its day’s cash collections.

[Daily Monitor] Kampala -Policemen killed during the robbery at Kalerwe, a business hub north of the city centre, had been privately contracted by a bakery firm to escort the transfer of its day's cash collections.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

CBN Gives Banks Four-Week Ultimatum to Open Fx Teller Points

[This Day] Piqued by the failure of the banks to comply with an earlier directive asking them to open teller points for retail foreign exchange (FX) transactions at various locations, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued a four-week deadline fo…

[This Day] Piqued by the failure of the banks to comply with an earlier directive asking them to open teller points for retail foreign exchange (FX) transactions at various locations, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued a four-week deadline for them to comply or face stiff sanctions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Takes Heat Off Army, Signs Proclamation Proscribing Biafra

[This Day] In a move to take the heat off the Nigerian Army and ensure that due process is followed, President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a presidential proclamation proscribing the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the group’s involvement in te…

[This Day] In a move to take the heat off the Nigerian Army and ensure that due process is followed, President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a presidential proclamation proscribing the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the group's involvement in terrorist activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MPs Start Scrutiny of Agriculture Efforts as Planting Season Begins

[New Times] Members of the parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Environment have kicked off a 10-day tour of the country to assess the state of agriculture as farmers prepare for the new planting season that began this month.

[New Times] Members of the parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Environment have kicked off a 10-day tour of the country to assess the state of agriculture as farmers prepare for the new planting season that began this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda