Country At Crossroads

[Financial Gazette] THE late Ahmed Kathrada, an African National Congress (ANC) stalwart and veteran, once described South Africa as one of the most unequal societies in the world.

[Financial Gazette] THE late Ahmed Kathrada, an African National Congress (ANC) stalwart and veteran, once described South Africa as one of the most unequal societies in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Amnesty Demands End to Rights’ Violation Against Pro-Biafra Activists

[Guardian] Amnesty International (AI) has called for an immediate end to human rights’ violation against the pro-Biafra activists in Nigeria. The group made the call in a letter by Evelin de Leliwa from its Germany office to the Speaker, House of Repre…

[Guardian] Amnesty International (AI) has called for an immediate end to human rights' violation against the pro-Biafra activists in Nigeria. The group made the call in a letter by Evelin de Leliwa from its Germany office to the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. The Guardian obtained a copy of the letter dated March 20, 2017 yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

My Party, APC, Is More Disorganised Than PDP – Suspended Deputy Spokesperson Says

[Premium Times] The suspended Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Timi Frank, has said that there is currently no ruling party in the nation, citing disorganisation of the party as reason for his stance.

[Premium Times] The suspended Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Timi Frank, has said that there is currently no ruling party in the nation, citing disorganisation of the party as reason for his stance.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Buhari Administration Is Resolving Economic Challenges, Unemployment – Osinbajo

[Premium Times] As the Federal Government begins to implement its innovation and technology initiatives with the establishment of hubs in each of the six geo-political zones, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo announced on Thursday that Yola, Adamawa State w…

[Premium Times] As the Federal Government begins to implement its innovation and technology initiatives with the establishment of hubs in each of the six geo-political zones, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo announced on Thursday that Yola, Adamawa State would host the innovation hub for the North-East region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Exclusive – Three Years After, Mothers of Chibok Girls Express Hope, Despair

[Premium Times] Three years after her 15-year-old daughter, Hajara, and over 270 others were kidnapped from their school in Chibok, Borno State, Yanana Bukar, still hopes for her daughter’s return.

[Premium Times] Three years after her 15-year-old daughter, Hajara, and over 270 others were kidnapped from their school in Chibok, Borno State, Yanana Bukar, still hopes for her daughter's return.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‎Chibok Girls – UK Restates Commitment to Support Fight Against Boko Haram

[Premium Times] On the third anniversary of the abduction of the Chibok school girls, the UK government on Friday restated its commitment to support Nigeria in the fight against Boko Haram and terrorism.

[Premium Times] On the third anniversary of the abduction of the Chibok school girls, the UK government on Friday restated its commitment to support Nigeria in the fight against Boko Haram and terrorism.

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Police Stop BBOG Protesters From Approaching Ambode’s Office in Lagos

[This Day] Attempts by the Lagos branch of the BringBackOurGirls’ (BBOG) campaign to commemorate the three-year anniversary of the abduction of the 276 school girls from the Chibok Secondary School in Borno State were yesterday foiled, as the police pr…

[This Day] Attempts by the Lagos branch of the BringBackOurGirls' (BBOG) campaign to commemorate the three-year anniversary of the abduction of the 276 school girls from the Chibok Secondary School in Borno State were yesterday foiled, as the police prevented them from gaining access to the government house.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Orders Forfeiture of Recovered $43 Million, £27,800, N23 Million to Govt

[Leadership] Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered the temporary forfeiture of the sums of $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, from an apartment in the Ikoyi area of Lagos on Wednesday to the federal government.Justice Hassan made the order after listening to an ex-parte application filed by the EFCC through its counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo praying the court that the funds be forfeited to the federal government pendi

[Leadership] Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered the temporary forfeiture of the sums of $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, from an apartment in the Ikoyi area of Lagos on Wednesday to the federal government.Justice Hassan made the order after listening to an ex-parte application filed by the EFCC through its counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo praying the court that the funds be forfeited to the federal government pendi

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria