Fayose Storms Finance Ministry Over Withheld Ekiti Allocation

[Vanguard] Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, took his complaint of the Federal Government’s failure to pay his state’s, January budget support allocation of N1.1 billion to the Federal Ministry of Finance, yesterday.

[Vanguard] Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, took his complaint of the Federal Government's failure to pay his state's, January budget support allocation of N1.1 billion to the Federal Ministry of Finance, yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

N8 Billion CBN Scam – I Screamed On Seeing Papers, Not Money – Witness

[Vanguard] Mr Adebayo Akintunde, a witness in the alleged N8 billion Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, currency scam, yesterday said that he screamed when he saw cut papers instead of N10 million in a box.

[Vanguard] Mr Adebayo Akintunde, a witness in the alleged N8 billion Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, currency scam, yesterday said that he screamed when he saw cut papers instead of N10 million in a box.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Making Nigerian Schools Safe From Kidnappers

[Vanguard] Daniel Obafemi, an 11-year-old JSS2 student in a private school, has always wanted to be a boarding student. But his father, Mr. Albert Obafemi, would have none of it. His reason? Boarding schools are no longer safe, especially with the incr…

[Vanguard] Daniel Obafemi, an 11-year-old JSS2 student in a private school, has always wanted to be a boarding student. But his father, Mr. Albert Obafemi, would have none of it. His reason? Boarding schools are no longer safe, especially with the increasing spate of kidnapping in both public and private schools.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cosase Wants Ruling That Led to Presidential Handshake

[Independent (Kampala)] The Parliamentary committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises has ordered the Solicitor General Francis Atooke to hand in all court documents relating to the judgment ruling and award of the Capital Gai…

[Independent (Kampala)] The Parliamentary committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises has ordered the Solicitor General Francis Atooke to hand in all court documents relating to the judgment ruling and award of the Capital Gains Tax Case (CGT) against Heritage Oil and Gas in London.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Education Chaos Due to Inept Communication – Minister

[New Zimbabwe] THE new curriculum “is a great document” that has not been sold right, Primary and Secondary Education Minister Lazarus Dokora told parliament this Thursday.

[New Zimbabwe] THE new curriculum "is a great document" that has not been sold right, Primary and Secondary Education Minister Lazarus Dokora told parliament this Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Applauded for Ratifying Information Bill

[Nyasa Times] The country’s media fraternity and opposition political groupings have applauded President Peter Mutharika for assenting to the much awaited Access to Information (ATI) bill into law months after it was approved by Parliament.

[Nyasa Times] The country's media fraternity and opposition political groupings have applauded President Peter Mutharika for assenting to the much awaited Access to Information (ATI) bill into law months after it was approved by Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Kenyan Couple’s Dream Wedding – From $1 Wedding to a Lavish $35,000 Ceremony

[This is Africa] The Kenyan couple who spent $1 on their first wedding renewed their vows in a lavish colorful ceremony which cost an estimated $35,000 and the couple may well be in contention for the wedding of the year award. The wedding was funded b…

[This is Africa] The Kenyan couple who spent $1 on their first wedding renewed their vows in a lavish colorful ceremony which cost an estimated $35,000 and the couple may well be in contention for the wedding of the year award. The wedding was funded by well-wishers after their story went viral on social media and Kenyan people and companies offered to give the couple their dream wedding on Valentine's Day.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya