Struggle for the Soul of Nigeria

[Guardian] Any close watcher of events in the country in recent times would know that the country is passing through a very trying period. Never in the history of Nigeria has it faced this kind of troubles. The troubles are multifaceted. Over and above…

[Guardian] Any close watcher of events in the country in recent times would know that the country is passing through a very trying period. Never in the history of Nigeria has it faced this kind of troubles. The troubles are multifaceted. Over and above every other thing is the battle for the soul of Nigeria. The centrifugal forces from different sectors of Nigeria want to rip it apart. It looks like a joke. But never before has the country been so threatened to such an extent. Not even during the civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

When the Ministry Wags the Minister

[Addis Fortune] The state of emergency that was declared on an October Sunday was lifted a little more than a week ago – after it was extended by four months – when members of Parliament attended an extraordinary urgent meeting, despite differences wit…

[Addis Fortune] The state of emergency that was declared on an October Sunday was lifted a little more than a week ago - after it was extended by four months - when members of Parliament attended an extraordinary urgent meeting, despite differences within the establishment over the decree's life span.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Alarm As Drought Kills Two Million Livestock

[Addis Fortune] Drought victims continue to live in fear and uncertainty as the recent severe drought has killed two million livestock so far, according to a report of the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. The primary reason for the death of the livestock is linked to a rise in drought affected areas and people.

[Addis Fortune] Drought victims continue to live in fear and uncertainty as the recent severe drought has killed two million livestock so far, according to a report of the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. The primary reason for the death of the livestock is linked to a rise in drought affected areas and people.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Hichilema Pleads Not Guilty to Treason Charges

[Times of Zambia] The Lusaka High Court has set tomorrow as the day to commence trial in the much-awaited treason case involving opposition United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema and five others.

[Times of Zambia] The Lusaka High Court has set tomorrow as the day to commence trial in the much-awaited treason case involving opposition United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema and five others.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

6 Policemen Arrested Over Defilement, Attempted Murder, Robbery

[Vanguard] Lagos -Six policemen have been arrested in Lagos over offences ranging from defilement, attempted murder, robbery and extortion in different parts of the state. Arrested alongside the policemen were two civilian accomplices.

[Vanguard] Lagos -Six policemen have been arrested in Lagos over offences ranging from defilement, attempted murder, robbery and extortion in different parts of the state. Arrested alongside the policemen were two civilian accomplices.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ANC Must Expel Gordhan, Hanekom, Khoza and Gungubele – KZN ANC

[News24Wire] The ANC Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal has defended naming Makhosi Khoza, Pravin Gordhan, Mondli Gungubele and Derek Hanekom as “culprits” who supported the DA’s motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

[News24Wire] The ANC Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal has defended naming Makhosi Khoza, Pravin Gordhan, Mondli Gungubele and Derek Hanekom as "culprits" who supported the DA's motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Inflated Profit Puts Lion Insurance in Loss Trap, Again

[Addis Fortune] The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has discovered that the account of Lion Insurance Company was overstated by 13 million Br in 2015/16 owing to the understatement of the Firm’s legal provision during the same period, resulting in a lo…

[Addis Fortune] The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has discovered that the account of Lion Insurance Company was overstated by 13 million Br in 2015/16 owing to the understatement of the Firm's legal provision during the same period, resulting in a loss in the just-ended budget year.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Stakeholders Identify Hurdles Against Oil Production

[Vanguard] The Nigerian oil and gas industry may not make the expected headway unless it imbibes operational excellence, culture of institutionalism, as well as acquire recoverable data and attract funding, stakeholders in the industry have said.

[Vanguard] The Nigerian oil and gas industry may not make the expected headway unless it imbibes operational excellence, culture of institutionalism, as well as acquire recoverable data and attract funding, stakeholders in the industry have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Notice of Quit – Don’t Panic, We’re On Top of the Situation – S’East Govs

[Vanguard] Enugu -As the October 1 deadline for quit notice extended to the Igbo residing in parts of Northern Nigeria by Arewa youths draws nearer, the South East Governors have reassured Ndigbo in every part of Nigeria that they are on top of the sit…

[Vanguard] Enugu -As the October 1 deadline for quit notice extended to the Igbo residing in parts of Northern Nigeria by Arewa youths draws nearer, the South East Governors have reassured Ndigbo in every part of Nigeria that they are on top of the situation and should not panic or feel threatened.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria