Abia Imposes Curfew On Aba After Soldiers, IPOB Clash

[This Day] Following Sunday’s clash between the civil populace, especially members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and soldiers of the Nigerian Army at the country home of the IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu, as well as further skirmishes Tuesday aro…

[This Day] Following Sunday's clash between the civil populace, especially members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and soldiers of the Nigerian Army at the country home of the IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu, as well as further skirmishes Tuesday around the border communities between Abia and Rivers State, the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikeazu, has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Aba, the commercial capital of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Hitman Above Small Danny Boy’s Level’

[Namibian] Boxing promoter and coach Nestor Tobias has refused to entertain talks of a fight between former WBA world champion Paulus ‘The Hitman’ Moses’ and Albinius ‘Danny Boy’ Felesianu.

[Namibian] Boxing promoter and coach Nestor Tobias has refused to entertain talks of a fight between former WBA world champion Paulus 'The Hitman' Moses' and Albinius 'Danny Boy' Felesianu.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Tanzania Steps Up Pressure On Mining Sector

[Deutsche Welle] The Tanzanian government is coming down hard on the country’s extractive industries. President John Magufuli wants them to pay higher fees and help build a processing industry for Tanzania’s mineral resources.

[Deutsche Welle] The Tanzanian government is coming down hard on the country's extractive industries. President John Magufuli wants them to pay higher fees and help build a processing industry for Tanzania's mineral resources.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ghana’s President Says Buhari’s Illness Made Ecowas Leaders Anxious

[This Day] Abuja -The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s illness created a volume of anxiety within the rank and file of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

[This Day] Abuja -The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari's illness created a volume of anxiety within the rank and file of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oil Price Hits $54.25 P/B As Opec Predicts High Demand, Market Stability

[Vanguard] The price of crude oil has stabilised at $54.25 as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, predicted increased stability of the market, yesterday.

[Vanguard] The price of crude oil has stabilised at $54.25 as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, predicted increased stability of the market, yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ransome-Kuti, Convicted Soldiers Drag Army Before Presidential Probe Panel

[Vanguard] Abuja -Erstwhile Commander of the Multi-National Joint Task Force, Enitan Ransome-Kuti, who was demoted from the rank of Brigadier-General to Colonel, was among soldiers that, yesterday, that demanded justice from the presidential probe pane…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Erstwhile Commander of the Multi-National Joint Task Force, Enitan Ransome-Kuti, who was demoted from the rank of Brigadier-General to Colonel, was among soldiers that, yesterday, that demanded justice from the presidential probe panel sitting in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

72nd UN General Assembly – Govt to Solicit Int’l Support for Release of Remaining Chibok Girls

[This Day] Abuja -When the 72 United Nations General Assembly convenes next week in the United States of America, some of the priority issues Nigeria will pursue at the gathering is to rally the international community in her quest for the release and …

[This Day] Abuja -When the 72 United Nations General Assembly convenes next week in the United States of America, some of the priority issues Nigeria will pursue at the gathering is to rally the international community in her quest for the release and safe return of the remaining Chibok school girls still in captivity of Boko Haram insurgents.

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Oil Pipeline Surveillance Contract – Ex-Edo Militant Leader Debunks Allegation of Funds Diversion

[This Day] Benin City -Ex-militant leader, Henry Binidodogha (aka Egbema 1), has exonerated himself from the recent allegations of being party to the diversion of N250million oil pipelines surveillance contract fees.

[This Day] Benin City -Ex-militant leader, Henry Binidodogha (aka Egbema 1), has exonerated himself from the recent allegations of being party to the diversion of N250million oil pipelines surveillance contract fees.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria