Buhari Hails Completion, Reopening of Abuja Airport

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday commended the efforts of the ministries of transport, power, works and housing, the security agencies, Kaduna State government, the contractor, Julius Berger, and others, on the successful completion of …

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday commended the efforts of the ministries of transport, power, works and housing, the security agencies, Kaduna State government, the contractor, Julius Berger, and others, on the successful completion of work on the runway and re-opening of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, 24 hours ahead of the time limit.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Ranks 152 for ‘Low Human Development’

[Daily Trust] A report by the United Nations Development Programme ranks Nigeria 152nd position on account of “low human development” and wellbeing of its citizens, slightly above Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Rwanda and Lesotho.

[Daily Trust] A report by the United Nations Development Programme ranks Nigeria 152nd position on account of "low human development" and wellbeing of its citizens, slightly above Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Rwanda and Lesotho.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Alleged Killer of Four Police Officers, Army Captain Dies in Shootout – Police

[Premium Times] The police on Tuesday announced the killing of Endurance Ominisan, a suspected leader of a kidnap and militant ring that allegedly killed four police officers and an Army captain in Lagos earlier this month.

[Premium Times] The police on Tuesday announced the killing of Endurance Ominisan, a suspected leader of a kidnap and militant ring that allegedly killed four police officers and an Army captain in Lagos earlier this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rwandan Artists for Doadoa Festival Next Month

[New Times] While expressing delight about his scheduled performance at this year’s edition, Eric Soul, a renowned DJ and the owner of Afrogroov, a multi-dimensional company dedicated to promoting creative arts, said their appearances meant showcasing …

[New Times] While expressing delight about his scheduled performance at this year's edition, Eric Soul, a renowned DJ and the owner of Afrogroov, a multi-dimensional company dedicated to promoting creative arts, said their appearances meant showcasing the potential of the Rwandan creative industry and to raise more awareness of the local music in particular.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Shs139 Billion Budget for Special Meals, Drinks Irks Activists

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda government will spend more on special meals and drinks in the financial year 2017/18, an expenditure that is higher than the budget for ICT, Tourism, Trade and Industry.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda government will spend more on special meals and drinks in the financial year 2017/18, an expenditure that is higher than the budget for ICT, Tourism, Trade and Industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Igbo Groups Adopt Nnamdi Kanu As Their Leader

[Guardian] Even while in detention, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu still gets recognition as a coalition of Igbo groups, Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA) has declared him their new leader.

[Guardian] Even while in detention, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu still gets recognition as a coalition of Igbo groups, Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA) has declared him their new leader.

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A ‘Pair of Buttocks’ and the Big Silent War Over the Museveni Years

[Monitor] And just like that, at least according to Mr Google, Dr Stella Nyanzi became the most reported and commented-on Africa story in world media of the last 10 days.

[Monitor] And just like that, at least according to Mr Google, Dr Stella Nyanzi became the most reported and commented-on Africa story in world media of the last 10 days.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Opposition Parliament Leader ‘Weak and Frivolous’ in Parliament

[Monitor] Kampala -Democratic Party president Norbert Mao has called the Leader of Opposition (LOP) in Parliament Winnie Kiiza weak at a weekly party news conference in Kampala yesterday. Mr Mao also accused Ms Kiiza of being frivolous on the floor of …

[Monitor] Kampala -Democratic Party president Norbert Mao has called the Leader of Opposition (LOP) in Parliament Winnie Kiiza weak at a weekly party news conference in Kampala yesterday. Mr Mao also accused Ms Kiiza of being frivolous on the floor of Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda