Govt Woos Investors With 40 Percent Stake in Discos

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government will use portions of its 40 per cent shares in the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) to raise funds for the expansion of the distribution networks, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Baba…

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government will use portions of its 40 per cent shares in the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) to raise funds for the expansion of the distribution networks, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

There Goes Senator Misau Again

[Daily Trust] With his latest outing in the wake of the unfortunate, sordid mayhem in Benue State, the Nation’s number one law enforcement officer, Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, has once again proved his metle as a competent professional justifying his lau…

[Daily Trust] With his latest outing in the wake of the unfortunate, sordid mayhem in Benue State, the Nation's number one law enforcement officer, Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, has once again proved his metle as a competent professional justifying his laurels and attendant confidence reposed in him by President Muhammadu Buhari.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Politician Roy Bennett, Wife Cremated in the US

[New Zimbabwe] Friends and relatives of the late former MDC-T treasurer general Roy Bennett and his wife will not be able to view the couple’s bodies after close family members said the two were set to be cremated before their remains are flown back home.

[New Zimbabwe] Friends and relatives of the late former MDC-T treasurer general Roy Bennett and his wife will not be able to view the couple's bodies after close family members said the two were set to be cremated before their remains are flown back home.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigerian Actress Seeks to Prevent Sex Trafficking to Italy

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -The Lagos-based Nollywood star hopes to raise awareness and so prevent more women and girls becoming victims of the global sex trafficking trade

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -The Lagos-based Nollywood star hopes to raise awareness and so prevent more women and girls becoming victims of the global sex trafficking trade

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boko Haram – Lake Chad Fish Traders Lament High Tariffs

[Premium Times] Fish traders in Borno State are accusing their union leaders of harming their trade by forcing them to fix prohibitive prices on the commodity from the Lake Chad area.

[Premium Times] Fish traders in Borno State are accusing their union leaders of harming their trade by forcing them to fix prohibitive prices on the commodity from the Lake Chad area.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Miss Malawi 2018 – Finals Attract 16 Competing to Be Next Beauty Queen

[Nyasa Times] After a nationwide search the next Malawi’s beauty queen, 16 girls will compete for the Miss Malawi crown in April this year after judges picked four contestants from the North, six from the South and another six from the Central Region.

[Nyasa Times] After a nationwide search the next Malawi's beauty queen, 16 girls will compete for the Miss Malawi crown in April this year after judges picked four contestants from the North, six from the South and another six from the Central Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Minister Attacks Obasanjo Over Buhari Statement

[Premium Times] Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of “churning out falsehood” against President Muhammadu Buhari.

[Premium Times] Nigeria's Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of "churning out falsehood" against President Muhammadu Buhari.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

What to Expect at Today’s Opposition ‘Oath’ Ceremony in Nairobi

[Nation] Details of the order of events during the planned “swearing-in” today of opposition leader Raila Odinga and his running mate in the August 2017 election Kalonzo Musyoka have emerged even as police warned of dire consequences if the ceremony go…

[Nation] Details of the order of events during the planned "swearing-in" today of opposition leader Raila Odinga and his running mate in the August 2017 election Kalonzo Musyoka have emerged even as police warned of dire consequences if the ceremony goes on.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya