Rivers State Electoral Wars – Counting the Costs

[Daily Trust] Dear reader, at the time you may be reading this piece, the polls rerun in some electoral units of the Rivers State would have been concluded and even results announced. But that is not to say that the uneasiness that was generated around…

[Daily Trust] Dear reader, at the time you may be reading this piece, the polls rerun in some electoral units of the Rivers State would have been concluded and even results announced. But that is not to say that the uneasiness that was generated around the exercise and may be the outcome as well has also abated. The polls were in respect of filling the vacant seats for all three Senatorial seats from the state, 12 House of Representatives and 10 Rivers State House of Assembly positions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Absence of 8 Senators Stalled Gender Equality Bill

[Daily Trust] Lack of quorum occasioned by the absence of eight senators, including the Deputy Senate Leader, Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah and Senator James Manager on Friday stalled the public hearing on the Gender Equality Bill.

[Daily Trust] Lack of quorum occasioned by the absence of eight senators, including the Deputy Senate Leader, Senator Bala Ibn Na'Allah and Senator James Manager on Friday stalled the public hearing on the Gender Equality Bill.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Grobbelaar Not Attending Bosso-Dembare Game

[New Zimbabwe] FORMER Highlanders, Liverpool and Zimbabwe goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar will not be travelling to Zimbabwe for the high-profile match between Dynamos and Highlanders at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday.

[New Zimbabwe] FORMER Highlanders, Liverpool and Zimbabwe goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar will not be travelling to Zimbabwe for the high-profile match between Dynamos and Highlanders at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Media Fuse Deplores Marketing Intelligence Tool

[This Day] Media Fuse Dentsu Aegis Network (MFDAN) has launched the Consumer Connection System (CCS), the Dentsu Aegis Network consumer, lifestyle and product survey that gives advertisers and communication experts deeper understanding of consumers and…

[This Day] Media Fuse Dentsu Aegis Network (MFDAN) has launched the Consumer Connection System (CCS), the Dentsu Aegis Network consumer, lifestyle and product survey that gives advertisers and communication experts deeper understanding of consumers and their relationship with media.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Deadly Explosion Hits Church

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -At least 22 were killed and 35 others injured in an explosion in the vicinity of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of Abbasiya on Sunday morning, state television reported.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -At least 22 were killed and 35 others injured in an explosion in the vicinity of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of Abbasiya on Sunday morning, state television reported.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Niger-Nigeria Pipeline – Landowners Set to Make a Killing

[Daily Trust] Farmers in parts of Katsina State are predicting big fortunes should the Nigerian government go ahead with its plan to lay oil pipelines to convey petroleum products from Niger to the country, Daily Trust on Sunday has gathered.

[Daily Trust] Farmers in parts of Katsina State are predicting big fortunes should the Nigerian government go ahead with its plan to lay oil pipelines to convey petroleum products from Niger to the country, Daily Trust on Sunday has gathered.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Two Suicide Bombers Die in Nigeria Market Blast

[Deutsche Welle] Two suicide bombers have blown themselves up at a market in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, injuring at least 17 people. The attack has been blamed on the extremist Boko Haram group.

[Deutsche Welle] Two suicide bombers have blown themselves up at a market in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, injuring at least 17 people. The attack has been blamed on the extremist Boko Haram group.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari’s ‘Forgotten’ Ministers

[Daily Trust] Abdullateef Sal -Though the name of the ministry has since been changed from the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development to the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, observers believe that not much has changed or been witnessed in this …

[Daily Trust] Abdullateef Sal -Though the name of the ministry has since been changed from the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development to the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, observers believe that not much has changed or been witnessed in this sector full of economic potentials.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

South Africa Books Cosafa U-20 Semi-Finals Slot

[CAF] South Africa booked their place in the 2016 COSAFA Under-20 semifinals without kicking a ball on Saturday after Lesotho defeated Botswana 1-0 in their Group A clash at the Mogwase Stadium.

[CAF] South Africa booked their place in the 2016 COSAFA Under-20 semifinals without kicking a ball on Saturday after Lesotho defeated Botswana 1-0 in their Group A clash at the Mogwase Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa