Sheriff’s Supporters in Southwest Dump PDP for Mega Party

[Guardian] Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the southwest, belonging to its dismissed National Chairman, Ali Modu-Sheriff, have defected to the Mega Party of Nigeria (MPN).

[Guardian] Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the southwest, belonging to its dismissed National Chairman, Ali Modu-Sheriff, have defected to the Mega Party of Nigeria (MPN).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerians Have Received Over $2m U.S. Scholarships, Says Consul General

[Guardian] Over $2m has been spent by the United States’ (US) government as scholarships for Nigeria students in the ongoing year through its Education Opportunity Fund, US Consul General, F. John Bray has said.

[Guardian] Over $2m has been spent by the United States' (US) government as scholarships for Nigeria students in the ongoing year through its Education Opportunity Fund, US Consul General, F. John Bray has said.

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‘Witch-Hunting’ Sudhir Will Scare Away Investors – Kirumira

[Observer] Godfrey Kirumira, a close friend to the embattled defunct Crane bank boss Sudhir Ruparelia, has warned that the continued ‘witch-hunt’ of the businessman will only scare away more investors.

[Observer] Godfrey Kirumira, a close friend to the embattled defunct Crane bank boss Sudhir Ruparelia, has warned that the continued 'witch-hunt' of the businessman will only scare away more investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Zambia Under-17 Off To Mauritius

Zambia’s under-17 set off on an early flight to Mauritius for the regional COSAFA tournament kicking off tomorrow. The team left this morning and is expected to connect via South Africa to the Indian Ocean island. READ THE FULL REPORT … Continued

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Zambia’s under-17 set off on an early flight to Mauritius for the regional COSAFA tournament kicking off tomorrow. The team left this morning and is expected to connect via South Africa to the Indian Ocean island. READ THE FULL REPORT COMPILED BY FAZ The Zambia U-17 National Team is off to Mauritius for the 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup championship. Coach Numba Mumamba’s side will open its Cosafa account on Friday with a tie against Madagascar at 15:30 hours. Mumamba said the lads were ready for the challenge and would aim to lift the trophy. “The boys are ready for the tournament. We have prepared well and I think looking at the seriousness they have put we should be able to go all the way,” he said. Mumamba said that after last year’s disqualification the technical bench had ensured that they followed the tournament regulations strictly. The 20 member squad will make a stop over at Oliver Tambo International Airport before connecting to Mauritius. Zambia is in Group B alongside South Africa, Madagascar and Mozambique. The post Zambia Under-17 Off To Mauritius appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Whistleblower Policy Gets Legal Backing

[Leadership] Abuja -The whistleblower policy of the federal government got legal backing yesterday as the Senate passed into law the Bill for an Act to protect persons making disclosures for public interest and others from reprisal.

[Leadership] Abuja -The whistleblower policy of the federal government got legal backing yesterday as the Senate passed into law the Bill for an Act to protect persons making disclosures for public interest and others from reprisal.

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