Angry Residents Stone Fire Engines for ‘Being Late’

[GroundUp] According to City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services Assistant Spokesperson Tracey Whittaker, three firefighting vehicles responding to a fire in Phumlani Village, Grassy Park, withdrew from the scene after they were stoned on Monday even…

[GroundUp] According to City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services Assistant Spokesperson Tracey Whittaker, three firefighting vehicles responding to a fire in Phumlani Village, Grassy Park, withdrew from the scene after they were stoned on Monday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bisa Kdei Gets Highlife Artist Nomination for 4th Consecutive Time

[Ghana Star] There’s little doubt about the dwindling fortunes of highlife music in Ghana, especially when it comes to the awards scheme that rewards popularity and relevance of artists – the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA).

[Ghana Star] There's little doubt about the dwindling fortunes of highlife music in Ghana, especially when it comes to the awards scheme that rewards popularity and relevance of artists - the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA).

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Aviation – Disquiet Over Appointments, Workers Mull Rally

[Daily Trust] There is disquiet in the aviation sector over recent reorganization embarked upon by the Federal Government which saw the sack and appointments of some directors of aviation agencies.

[Daily Trust] There is disquiet in the aviation sector over recent reorganization embarked upon by the Federal Government which saw the sack and appointments of some directors of aviation agencies.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oil Production to Hit 2.2 Million Barrels Budget Benchmark By Second Quarter – NNPC

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it hopes to ramp up crude oil production above the country’s budget benchmark of 2.2 million barrels per day (b/d) by the end of the second quarter of 2017 due to the restoration of …

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it hopes to ramp up crude oil production above the country's budget benchmark of 2.2 million barrels per day (b/d) by the end of the second quarter of 2017 due to the restoration of critical export pipelines and the peace so far achieved in the Niger Delta.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Targets $10 Billion New Oil, Gas Investments in Five Years

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has set a target of attracting more than $10 billion of fresh investments in the oil and gas industry in the next five years, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, said on Tuesday.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government has set a target of attracting more than $10 billion of fresh investments in the oil and gas industry in the next five years, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

What PDP Governors Discussed With Jonathan – Fayose

[Premium Times] The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors’ Forum said it had resolved to adopt political, rather than legal approach, to seek lasting solution to the party’s leadership crisis.

[Premium Times] The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors' Forum said it had resolved to adopt political, rather than legal approach, to seek lasting solution to the party's leadership crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ikeja Electric Moves Against Unethical Practices

[Guardian] Ikeja Electric, one of Nigeria’s largest distribution company, has launched a concerted effort aimed at curbing unethical practices across its network and also encouraging customers to report such practices.

[Guardian] Ikeja Electric, one of Nigeria's largest distribution company, has launched a concerted effort aimed at curbing unethical practices across its network and also encouraging customers to report such practices.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Local Oil Firms Execute $1.6 Billion Projects for IOCs

[Guardian] Nigerian companies’ participation in oil and gas contracts has increased by 180 per cent from 15 Nigerian Content Compliance Certificates (NCCCs) worth $396,103,336.38 issued in 2015 to 42 NCCCs valued at $1,645,233,425.59.

[Guardian] Nigerian companies' participation in oil and gas contracts has increased by 180 per cent from 15 Nigerian Content Compliance Certificates (NCCCs) worth $396,103,336.38 issued in 2015 to 42 NCCCs valued at $1,645,233,425.59.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Local Oil Firms Execute $1.6 Billion Projects for IOCs

[Guardian] Nigerian companies’ participation in oil and gas contracts has increased by 180 per cent from 15 Nigerian Content Compliance Certificates (NCCCs) worth $396,103,336.38 issued in 2015 to 42 NCCCs valued at $1,645,233,425.59.

[Guardian] Nigerian companies' participation in oil and gas contracts has increased by 180 per cent from 15 Nigerian Content Compliance Certificates (NCCCs) worth $396,103,336.38 issued in 2015 to 42 NCCCs valued at $1,645,233,425.59.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria