We Must Enforce Respect for Rule of Law, Says Matiang’i

[Nation] Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i appears to be the personification of the intransigence that has marked the initial stages of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s final term.

[Nation] Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i appears to be the personification of the intransigence that has marked the initial stages of President Uhuru Kenyatta's final term.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Restructuring and the Herdsmen Question

[Guardian] Reform in the fiscal and the security sectors can aid the effort to alleviate the growing tension between nomadic herdsmen and sedentary farmers which has captured national consciousness lately. Unfortunately these clashes are fast becoming …

[Guardian] Reform in the fiscal and the security sectors can aid the effort to alleviate the growing tension between nomadic herdsmen and sedentary farmers which has captured national consciousness lately. Unfortunately these clashes are fast becoming a way of life in Nigeria. In 2017 alone deadly confrontation between roving herdsman and local communities were reported in every geopolitical zone except the north-west. Sometimes it is the herdsmen who get the worst of it as in the celebrated case in 2000 when then Ge

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Two Policemen Missing, Seven Killed in Benue, Kaduna, Plateau Attacks

[Guardian] Violence continued in Benue State at the weekend as suspected Fulani herdsmen ambushed a police patrol team at Tse-Akpam Azege in Logo Local Government Area.

[Guardian] Violence continued in Benue State at the weekend as suspected Fulani herdsmen ambushed a police patrol team at Tse-Akpam Azege in Logo Local Government Area.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Customers Continue to Pay More On Loans, Earn Less On Deposits

[Guardian] Except the seven-day and one-month maturity deposit rates, all other forms of deposits in the banking industry lost values in the fourth quarter of 2017, when compared with the third quarter records.

[Guardian] Except the seven-day and one-month maturity deposit rates, all other forms of deposits in the banking industry lost values in the fourth quarter of 2017, when compared with the third quarter records.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Slash Legislators’, Ministers’ Pay By Half, Sanusi Tells Buhari

[Guardian] Kaduna -Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II has canvassed for a review of the salaries of National Assembly members and minsters by half with a view to creating more jobs for Nigerian unemployed youths.

[Guardian] Kaduna -Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II has canvassed for a review of the salaries of National Assembly members and minsters by half with a view to creating more jobs for Nigerian unemployed youths.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Property Owners in UK Jostle to Regularise Tax Records in Nigeria

[Guardian] Nigerians who own property in the United Kingdom (UK) at the weekend jostled to regularise their tax records in Nigeria to save the forfeiture of their property to the UK Government under that country’s recently enacted Unexplained Wealth Or…

[Guardian] Nigerians who own property in the United Kingdom (UK) at the weekend jostled to regularise their tax records in Nigeria to save the forfeiture of their property to the UK Government under that country's recently enacted Unexplained Wealth Order (UWOs) regulation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Govt, Indians Wreck Multi-Billion Dollar Delta Steel Company, Rip Off Host Communities and Tax Payers

[Guardian] Delta Steel Company PLC in Ovwian-Aladja communities, Udu local government area, Delta State was established to be the flagship of the steel industry in West Africa. Nearly four decades after its commissioning, from 1982 till date, the steel…

[Guardian] Delta Steel Company PLC in Ovwian-Aladja communities, Udu local government area, Delta State was established to be the flagship of the steel industry in West Africa. Nearly four decades after its commissioning, from 1982 till date, the steel giant continues to totter, due to bad government decisions, dishonest corporate governance, perpetrated by corrupt civil servants, politicians and Indian businessmen, all at the expense of Nigerian taxpayers and the host communities that gave up vast land for the billi

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Can Nigeria Repeat the 1945 General Strike?

[Guardian] What started out as a labour kerfuffle by railway employees in June 1945, eventually spread to other unions in the civil service, then private sector workers decided to support their public sector counterparts. It was Nigeria’s first general…

[Guardian] What started out as a labour kerfuffle by railway employees in June 1945, eventually spread to other unions in the civil service, then private sector workers decided to support their public sector counterparts. It was Nigeria's first general strike, and involved 17 labour unions and up to 200,000 workers. It lasted 45 days, and caused a total shutdown of the economy. This strike, and not the politicians, was the most devastating blow against colonialism in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria