Domestic Airline Operators, Govt Bicker Over Implementation of Single African Skies

[Vanguard] Domestic airline operators have faulted the decision of the Federal Government to implement the Yamoussoukro Decision, YD, which was reached in Cote d’Ivoire in 1988. The YD has created Single African Air Transport Market.This will enable ai…

[Vanguard] Domestic airline operators have faulted the decision of the Federal Government to implement the Yamoussoukro Decision, YD, which was reached in Cote d'Ivoire in 1988. The YD has created Single African Air Transport Market.This will enable airlines from countries who are signatories to the YD to freely fly to member-countries without encumbrances.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dilly-Dallying Over Bad Elements Disturbs MPs

[Daily News] THE Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee of Parliament has expressed concern over delays to take to task some ‘thieves and corrupt officials’ who misappropriated public funds, thereby sabotaging the nation’s development initiatives.

[Daily News] THE Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee of Parliament has expressed concern over delays to take to task some 'thieves and corrupt officials' who misappropriated public funds, thereby sabotaging the nation's development initiatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

National Security Agents Accused of Rape, Arbitrary Arrests

[VOA] A new report released by South Sudan’s Human Rights Commission says national security operatives continue to rape women and girls and arbitrarily arrest and detain people across the country.

[VOA] A new report released by South Sudan's Human Rights Commission says national security operatives continue to rape women and girls and arbitrarily arrest and detain people across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Ubuntu Awards 2018 Postponed

[Department of International Relations] On Tuesday, 06 February 2018, the general public was informed by the Presidency and Parliament that the State of the Nation Address (SONA) scheduled for Thursday, 08 February 2018, had been postponed. Consequentl…

[Department of International Relations] On Tuesday, 06 February 2018, the general public was informed by the Presidency and Parliament that the State of the Nation Address (SONA) scheduled for Thursday, 08 February 2018, had been postponed. Consequently, events traditionally hosted post the SONA have been affected, including the Ubuntu Awards 2018. The event has accordingly been postponed until further notice.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Report Exposes Cover Up On Corruption, Sexual Harassment By Universities

[This Day] A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how most allegations of corruption in federal universities such as unfair allocation of grades; contract inflation, truncation of staff’s salary on the…

[This Day] A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how most allegations of corruption in federal universities such as unfair allocation of grades; contract inflation, truncation of staff's salary on the pay roll; employment of unqualified staff; Senator Dino Melaye's certificate scandal saga; examination malpractices; sexual harassment; issuance of results for expelled student to graduate; and sales of university certificates for undeserving persons have neither been

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Road to Cost U.S.$475 Million Under Private Public Partnership

[Zambia Reports] Groupe Europeen de Development (GED) Africa and Development Bank of Southern Africa has started conducting the environmental assessment process of the 187 kilometer Mwenda-Kashiba road project which will be constructed at a total cost …

[Zambia Reports] Groupe Europeen de Development (GED) Africa and Development Bank of Southern Africa has started conducting the environmental assessment process of the 187 kilometer Mwenda-Kashiba road project which will be constructed at a total cost of US $475 million under the Private Public Partnership (PPP).

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Saraki CCT Trial – House Accuses Malami, Magu of Obstructing, Perverting Justice

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives Thursday passed a motion condemning the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, and the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)…

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives Thursday passed a motion condemning the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, and the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, of obstructing and perverting the course of justice in a bid to arrive at a predetermined outcome in the asset declaration case involving the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SignPosting Confidence, Nigeria’s Forex Inflow Hits $30.45bn in Q4

[This Day] In a mark of rising confidence in the Nigerian economy, aggregate foreign exchange (FX) inflow into the economy grew to $30.45 billion in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2017, indicating an increase by 14.5 per cent, compared to the preceding qua…

[This Day] In a mark of rising confidence in the Nigerian economy, aggregate foreign exchange (FX) inflow into the economy grew to $30.45 billion in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2017, indicating an increase by 14.5 per cent, compared to the preceding quarter.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria