Osinbajo Withholds Assent to Four Bills, Senators Protest

[This Day] Abuja -About 72 hours after acting President Yemi Osinbajo assented to seven bills, the acting president yesterday returned four bills to the National Assembly after withholding his assent from such bills.

[This Day] Abuja -About 72 hours after acting President Yemi Osinbajo assented to seven bills, the acting president yesterday returned four bills to the National Assembly after withholding his assent from such bills.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Akeredolu’s Inauguration – Police to Deploy Officials From Ondo’s Neighbouring States

[Premium Times] The police in Ondo State have concluded plans to draft more officials from the neighbouring states of Ekiti and Osun to strengthen security on Friday during the swearing-in ceremony of Rotimi Akeredolu.

[Premium Times] The police in Ondo State have concluded plans to draft more officials from the neighbouring states of Ekiti and Osun to strengthen security on Friday during the swearing-in ceremony of Rotimi Akeredolu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Health Minister Motsoaledi to Brief MPs On Esidimeni Deaths

[News24Wire] Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is on Thursday expected to brief Parliament on the deaths of psychiatric patients transferred from Life Esidimeni clinics to NGOs in Gauteng.

[News24Wire] Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is on Thursday expected to brief Parliament on the deaths of psychiatric patients transferred from Life Esidimeni clinics to NGOs in Gauteng.

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Promotion of Vice-Chancellor’s Wife Brews Controversy At University of Ilorin

[Premium Times] The University of Ilorin is enmeshed in a controversy over the alleged improper promotion of a wife of the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Abdulganiyu Ambali.

[Premium Times] The University of Ilorin is enmeshed in a controversy over the alleged improper promotion of a wife of the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Abdulganiyu Ambali.

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Sovereign Wealth Rises By Over 2,000 Per Cent – Agency

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, NSIA, said on Wednesday that income generated from its various investments significantly grew from N5.8 billion in 2015 to about N142 billion (about 2,348.3 per cent) as at September 2016.

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, NSIA, said on Wednesday that income generated from its various investments significantly grew from N5.8 billion in 2015 to about N142 billion (about 2,348.3 per cent) as at September 2016.

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Dasukigate – Court to Rule On Metuh’s Application for Dasuki’s Appearance As Witness

[Premium Times] The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court will on Thursday rule on an application for the appearance of former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki, in the trial of embattled former publicity secretary of the Peoples Democrat…

[Premium Times] The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court will on Thursday rule on an application for the appearance of former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki, in the trial of embattled former publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh.

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How Nigeria’s Brutal Response to Security Concerns Caused Several Deaths – Amnesty International

[Premium Times] Amnesty International, AI, in its annual State of the World’s Human Rights report, which analyses the states of human rights in 159 countries, has expressed worry over Nigerian government’s brutal response to security fears.

[Premium Times] Amnesty International, AI, in its annual State of the World's Human Rights report, which analyses the states of human rights in 159 countries, has expressed worry over Nigerian government's brutal response to security fears.

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Municipal Worker Slapped With Three-Year Jail Term

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza Municipality worker was sentenced to three years in prison for teaming up with his two accomplices to rob a man of his Samsung Galaxy Z2 mobile phone and $200 cash.

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza Municipality worker was sentenced to three years in prison for teaming up with his two accomplices to rob a man of his Samsung Galaxy Z2 mobile phone and $200 cash.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Sets Up Tourism Fund

[The Herald] Government is setting up a tourism revolving fund (TRF) to improve products and make them more accessible to local tourists and domestic investors, a senior official has said.

[The Herald] Government is setting up a tourism revolving fund (TRF) to improve products and make them more accessible to local tourists and domestic investors, a senior official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe