N5,000 Stipend Not ‘Propaganda’ – Presidency

[Premium Times] The Presidency on Wednesday dismissed insinuations that reports of the commencement of payment of N5,000 stipend to the less-privileged Nigerians were “mere propaganda”.

[Premium Times] The Presidency on Wednesday dismissed insinuations that reports of the commencement of payment of N5,000 stipend to the less-privileged Nigerians were "mere propaganda".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerians Express Mixed Feelings Over New Year Resolution

[Daily Trust] Every year, some people world over make promises from the beginning of the year to reshape their behaviour, attitude, lifestyle and some other things for better living.

[Daily Trust] Every year, some people world over make promises from the beginning of the year to reshape their behaviour, attitude, lifestyle and some other things for better living.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Exclusive – Obasanjo to Awujale: You Are a Rumour Monger, a Liar

[Premium Times] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written to the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, describing the monarch as a serial liar and a manipulative rumour monger.

[Premium Times] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written to the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, describing the monarch as a serial liar and a manipulative rumour monger.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ADB to Issue Shs30 Trillion in African Capital Markets

[Monitor] Kampala -The African Development Bank (ADB) board of directors has approved the institution’s borrowing programme for 2017, for an amount of $8.4 billion (Shsh30.4 trillion).

[Monitor] Kampala -The African Development Bank (ADB) board of directors has approved the institution's borrowing programme for 2017, for an amount of $8.4 billion (Shsh30.4 trillion).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

136 Nigerian Policemen Honoured in Somalia

[Guardian] A total of 136 policemen from Nigeria were awarded medals to mark the end of their duty tour in Somalia, a statement by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said.

[Guardian] A total of 136 policemen from Nigeria were awarded medals to mark the end of their duty tour in Somalia, a statement by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Kaaya Takes Shot At African Title

[Monitor] Kampala -In a bid to get out of Moses Golola’s giant shadow, kickboxer Hamza Kaaya aka Gen Fungu has put on hold his sparring duties with the eccentric fighter to focus on his upcoming continental bout with Egyptian Abdo Saber Abdo set for Ka…

[Monitor] Kampala -In a bid to get out of Moses Golola's giant shadow, kickboxer Hamza Kaaya aka Gen Fungu has put on hold his sparring duties with the eccentric fighter to focus on his upcoming continental bout with Egyptian Abdo Saber Abdo set for Kampala in March.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Nakumatt Takes 500 million Kenyan Shillings Loan Ahead of Share Sale

[Monitor] Nairobi -Retail chain Nakumatt Holdings has raised KSh500 million (Shs17b) through a short- term loan in a deal expected to pave the way for entry of a deep-pocketed strategic investor into the business.

[Monitor] Nairobi -Retail chain Nakumatt Holdings has raised KSh500 million (Shs17b) through a short- term loan in a deal expected to pave the way for entry of a deep-pocketed strategic investor into the business.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Brother of Former President’s Home Raided

[Premium Times] Security operatives, Wednesday evening, laid siege on an Abuja house belonging to a brother-in-law to Nigeria’s former president Goodluck Jonathan, sources close to the former leader confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES.

[Premium Times] Security operatives, Wednesday evening, laid siege on an Abuja house belonging to a brother-in-law to Nigeria's former president Goodluck Jonathan, sources close to the former leader confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria