JAMB Receives 11. 7 Million Applications in Six Years – NBS

[Premium Times] The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) data reflect that 11,703,709 applications were received between 2010 and 2016.

[Premium Times] The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) data reflect that 11,703,709 applications were received between 2010 and 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘We’ll Field Robert Mugabe’s Corpse As Candidate for Election’ – Wife Grace

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly said that if her husband President Robert Mugabe, 92, dies, the ruling Zanu-PF party would “field his corpse (sic) to participate in elections”.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly said that if her husband President Robert Mugabe, 92, dies, the ruling Zanu-PF party would "field his corpse (sic) to participate in elections".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

You Won’t Have Much to Inherit From Me, Buhari Tells Family

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has advised his children to acquire enough education and then work hard to be self-reliant, saying he would leave behind very little for them to inherit.

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has advised his children to acquire enough education and then work hard to be self-reliant, saying he would leave behind very little for them to inherit.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Demands AU Action Over Renewed South Africa Xenophobia

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government has called on the African Union and the South African government to take decisive and definitive measures to protect Nigerian citizens and other Africans within South African borders.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government has called on the African Union and the South African government to take decisive and definitive measures to protect Nigerian citizens and other Africans within South African borders.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Group to Engage Students As Ambassadors On Digital Campaign for Obaseki

[Leadership] A socio-political group, the Coalition for Good Governance and Economic Justice in Africa (CGGEJA) has unveiled plans to engage students of tertiary institutions in Edo State on becoming digital ambassadors for Governor Godwin Obaseki.

[Leadership] A socio-political group, the Coalition for Good Governance and Economic Justice in Africa (CGGEJA) has unveiled plans to engage students of tertiary institutions in Edo State on becoming digital ambassadors for Governor Godwin Obaseki.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Somali-American Refugee Running for Boston City Council

[VOA] A Somali-American refugee activist and community leader who is running for Boston City Council says she has received huge support from the public since she announced her candidacy two weeks ago.

[VOA] A Somali-American refugee activist and community leader who is running for Boston City Council says she has received huge support from the public since she announced her candidacy two weeks ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Xenophobic Attacks On Nigerians – Dabiri-Erewa Calls On African Union’s Intervene

[Vanguard] Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora has called on the South African government to take decisive and definitive measures to protect Nigerian citizens and other Africans within Sou…

[Vanguard] Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora has called on the South African government to take decisive and definitive measures to protect Nigerian citizens and other Africans within South African borders.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Condolences for Families of SANDF Members, Public Works Staff

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has expressed deep sadness after three South African Navy soldiers and three construction workers from the Department of Public works died tragically on Friday while working in a sewer pit at the Naval Bas…

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has expressed deep sadness after three South African Navy soldiers and three construction workers from the Department of Public works died tragically on Friday while working in a sewer pit at the Naval Base in Durban.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Denying ‘Chaosists’ the Pleasure

[The Herald] ON February 17, an organisation called European Interagency Security Forum (EISF) published a paper titled, “Zimbabwe: A Crisis Unfolding” that was grim in prognosis of Zimbabwe’s political situation, even though it was not totally unexpec…

[The Herald] ON February 17, an organisation called European Interagency Security Forum (EISF) published a paper titled, "Zimbabwe: A Crisis Unfolding" that was grim in prognosis of Zimbabwe's political situation, even though it was not totally unexpected both in form and content. EISF describes itself as an independent network of Security Focal Points who represent European-based humanitarian NGOs operating internationally, based in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Stops Makarfi’s PDP Faction Meeting

[Vanguard] Abuja -A detachment of policemen this afternoon barricaded the entrance to the international conference centre, venue of the meeting scheduled by the Ahmed Makarfi led National Caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party for an enlar…

[Vanguard] Abuja -A detachment of policemen this afternoon barricaded the entrance to the international conference centre, venue of the meeting scheduled by the Ahmed Makarfi led National Caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party for an enlarged meeting of it's members to deliberate on the outcome of the Portharcourt Appeal court which upheld the leadership of Ali Modu Sheriff as the chairman of the party.

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