Buhari’s ‘Forgotten’ Ministers

[Daily Trust] Abdullateef Sal -Though the name of the ministry has since been changed from the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development to the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, observers believe that not much has changed or been witnessed in this …

[Daily Trust] Abdullateef Sal -Though the name of the ministry has since been changed from the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development to the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, observers believe that not much has changed or been witnessed in this sector full of economic potentials.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

South Africa Books Cosafa U-20 Semi-Finals Slot

[CAF] South Africa booked their place in the 2016 COSAFA Under-20 semifinals without kicking a ball on Saturday after Lesotho defeated Botswana 1-0 in their Group A clash at the Mogwase Stadium.

[CAF] South Africa booked their place in the 2016 COSAFA Under-20 semifinals without kicking a ball on Saturday after Lesotho defeated Botswana 1-0 in their Group A clash at the Mogwase Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Daily Trust Wins Newspaper of the Year Award

[Daily Trust] Daily Trust newspaper has won the award for the newspaper of the year. The Abuja Newspaper Distributors Association (ANDA) gave Daily Trust the award in Abuja, during its end of the year party yesterday. ANDA president, Comrade John Orogu…

[Daily Trust] Daily Trust newspaper has won the award for the newspaper of the year. The Abuja Newspaper Distributors Association (ANDA) gave Daily Trust the award in Abuja, during its end of the year party yesterday. ANDA president, Comrade John Orogun, said the newspaper was honoured because of its unreserved commitment to improving the lives of his members.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Jos Police College – a Portrait of Decay, Abandoned Projects

[Daily Trust] There was a strong stench of urine and excreta from the two toilets that oozes into the Louis Edet Hall, badly affecting course participants, all of them senior officers from the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) and above….

[Daily Trust] There was a strong stench of urine and excreta from the two toilets that oozes into the Louis Edet Hall, badly affecting course participants, all of them senior officers from the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) and above. At the gate, an officer in plain cloths enquired if the guest lecturer of the day had arrived. He is one of the wealthy officers, said to be a Divisional Police Officer (DPO) who lodged in hotels to run away from the the decaying hostels. This is the reality of utter deca

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Army Trains Military Retirees for Post-Service Life

[This Day] The military under the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC), weekend said 507 military personnel of the Armed Forces, who have been trained in the centre, would be eased out of service to rejoin the civil life as retirees.

[This Day] The military under the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC), weekend said 507 military personnel of the Armed Forces, who have been trained in the centre, would be eased out of service to rejoin the civil life as retirees.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is Opposition’s Sheriff Working Towards a One Party State?

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi has accused Senator Ali Modu Sherriff of working to ensure Nigeria becomes a one-party state under the All Progressive Congress (…

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi has accused Senator Ali Modu Sherriff of working to ensure Nigeria becomes a one-party state under the All Progressive Congress (APC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Scores Killed in Church Building Collapse

[Daily Trust] Uyo -Scores were feared killed and many others injured yesterday when the building of the Reigners Bible Church collapsed in Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State, as worshippers attended the consecration of the church’s founder as Bishop.

[Daily Trust] Uyo -Scores were feared killed and many others injured yesterday when the building of the Reigners Bible Church collapsed in Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State, as worshippers attended the consecration of the church's founder as Bishop.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Moroccan Delegation Visits

[Daily Trust] Recently, the King of Morocco Mohammed VI was in Nigeria for a state visit in reprocity to President Muhammadu Buhari’s earlier visit to the North African country. The fanfare that greeted the Moroccan King’s visit was loud and unpreceden…

[Daily Trust] Recently, the King of Morocco Mohammed VI was in Nigeria for a state visit in reprocity to President Muhammadu Buhari's earlier visit to the North African country. The fanfare that greeted the Moroccan King's visit was loud and unprecedented in the annals of our bilateral relations with other African countries, and Morocco in particular.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco