Unchecked Abuses in Military Operations

[HRW] Nairobi -Mali and Burkina Faso military operations to counter the growing presence of Islamist armed groups in central Mali have resulted in serious human rights violations. Since late 2016, Malian forces have committed extrajudicial killings, en…

[HRW] Nairobi -Mali and Burkina Faso military operations to counter the growing presence of Islamist armed groups in central Mali have resulted in serious human rights violations. Since late 2016, Malian forces have committed extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, torture, and arbitrary arrests against men accused of supporting Islamist armed groups, while a June 2017 cross-border operation by Burkinabe forces left two suspects dead.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

A Nation Unprepared

[Guardian] In 2012, this country witnessed the worst floods in its chequered history. Every state in the country, north and south, east and west, experienced the destructive power of floods. Twelve of the states were the worst affected. The floods kill…

[Guardian] In 2012, this country witnessed the worst floods in its chequered history. Every state in the country, north and south, east and west, experienced the destructive power of floods. Twelve of the states were the worst affected. The floods killed more than 300 people nation-wide; precious farm crops were washed away, wreaking the lives of thousands of peasant farmers across the country. Five years later, my guess is that thousands of them have still not fully recovered from the watery misfortune visited on th

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

TCN – 11 DISCOs Rejected 22,277.53 Megawatts of Electricity in Eight Days

[This Day] Abuja -The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has disclosed again that the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) in the power sector are still in the habit of refusing to take maximum electricity loads allocated to them for distr…

[This Day] Abuja -The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has disclosed again that the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) in the power sector are still in the habit of refusing to take maximum electricity loads allocated to them for distribution to their various consumers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ortom, Ishaku Charge Border Communities On Peaceful Coexistence

[Guardian] Makurdi and Jalingo -Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom and his Taraba State counterpart, Darius Ishaku, yesterday charged border communities in both states to ensure that they live peacefully with their neighbours.

[Guardian] Makurdi and Jalingo -Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom and his Taraba State counterpart, Darius Ishaku, yesterday charged border communities in both states to ensure that they live peacefully with their neighbours.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ochefu Upbeat As d’Tigers Begin Title Defence

[Guardian] Washington Wizards’ centre, Daniel Ochefu is hopeful and aiming for the trophy as Nigeria begins the campaign to retain the African cup they won in Tunisia two years ago.

[Guardian] Washington Wizards' centre, Daniel Ochefu is hopeful and aiming for the trophy as Nigeria begins the campaign to retain the African cup they won in Tunisia two years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Adeyeye Parts Ways With Fayose, Resigns Appointment

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -The crisis rocking the Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) thursday got messier as the former Minister of Works, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, resigned as Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the Ek…

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -The crisis rocking the Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) thursday got messier as the former Minister of Works, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, resigned as Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria