Govt Bans Female Genital Mutilation – but Only for a Year

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Liberia has imposed a one-year ban on female genital mutilation – a highly contentious issue in the West African country – but campaigners said on Thursday it may not be enforceable and urged new president George We…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Liberia has imposed a one-year ban on female genital mutilation - a highly contentious issue in the West African country - but campaigners said on Thursday it may not be enforceable and urged new president George Weah to push for a permanent law.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nigerians Abroad Demand Proscription of Herders’ Bodies

[Guardian] Abuja and Jalingo -Nigerians in the United States have enjoined the Federal Government to proscribe the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) and Miyetti-Allah Kautal Hore for allegedly aiding terrorism.

[Guardian] Abuja and Jalingo -Nigerians in the United States have enjoined the Federal Government to proscribe the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) and Miyetti-Allah Kautal Hore for allegedly aiding terrorism.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rural Water Comes to Rescue of King Kauluma

[New Era] King Kauluma -King Kauluma community members left without clean drinking water after the only borehole at the settlement broke down a month ago, have received water from water tankers provided by the Directorate of Rural Water Supply.

[New Era] King Kauluma -King Kauluma community members left without clean drinking water after the only borehole at the settlement broke down a month ago, have received water from water tankers provided by the Directorate of Rural Water Supply.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Badminton Federation Camps 16 Players for Algeria International Tourney

[Guardian] The Nigeria Badminton Federation has says 16 players are presently in a training camp in Katsina ahead of the Africa International championship slated for Algeria from February 7 to 19.

[Guardian] The Nigeria Badminton Federation has says 16 players are presently in a training camp in Katsina ahead of the Africa International championship slated for Algeria from February 7 to 19.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

BoI Signs MOU With Finance Ministry to Recover N17.5 Billion Owed Nerfund

[Guardian] The Bank of Industry (BoI), has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Finance, to recover a total of N17.5billion outstanding loans owed the Nigeria Economic Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND) by its customers.

[Guardian] The Bank of Industry (BoI), has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Finance, to recover a total of N17.5billion outstanding loans owed the Nigeria Economic Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND) by its customers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

JAMB Deadline – 700,000 Candidates to Lose Admission Today

[Leadership] The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has stated that over 1.6 candidates have been recommended for admission in the 2017/2018 admission year from various tertiary institutions .

[Leadership] The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has stated that over 1.6 candidates have been recommended for admission in the 2017/2018 admission year from various tertiary institutions .

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senators Urge Speedy Passage of Transportation Bill

[Guardian] Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transportation, Senator Gbenga Ashafa of Lagos East, his Kogi West and Gombe South counterparts, Senators Dino Melaye and Joshua Lidani, have urged speedy passage of the bill to establish the Chattered Inst…

[Guardian] Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transportation, Senator Gbenga Ashafa of Lagos East, his Kogi West and Gombe South counterparts, Senators Dino Melaye and Joshua Lidani, have urged speedy passage of the bill to establish the Chattered Institute of Logistics and Transport of Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria