Govt, Partners Launch Campaign to End Child Marriage

[Leadership] The federal government, including development partners and diplomatic corps is to launch a national campaign to end child marriage in Nigeria and other countries where its prevalent today in Abuja.

[Leadership] The federal government, including development partners and diplomatic corps is to launch a national campaign to end child marriage in Nigeria and other countries where its prevalent today in Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We Are Restrategising to Elimate Boko Haram Finally From Battlefield – Buratai

[Vanguard] The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Monday, said that the army was restrategising to track and eliminate the remaining Boko Haram elements from the battle field.

[Vanguard] The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Monday, said that the army was restrategising to track and eliminate the remaining Boko Haram elements from the battle field.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Be Flexible or Risk More Economic Woes, Bloomberg Tells Buhari

[Vanguard] Leading financial and Media Company, Bloomberg has said that for Nigeria to avoid more economic troubles, President Muhammadu Buhari must be flexible in his response to the current recession in the country especially on Foreign Exchange cont…

[Vanguard] Leading financial and Media Company, Bloomberg has said that for Nigeria to avoid more economic troubles, President Muhammadu Buhari must be flexible in his response to the current recession in the country especially on Foreign Exchange control.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uganda’s Female Bodybuilders Take to the Stage

[Monitor] When I saw this seemingly ambitious trio of girls posing on stage at the Mr Kampala championship in August, I thought to myself “they must be joking, can they make it in this somewhat conservative society which still views the girl child thro…

[Monitor] When I saw this seemingly ambitious trio of girls posing on stage at the Mr Kampala championship in August, I thought to myself "they must be joking, can they make it in this somewhat conservative society which still views the girl child through the prism of marriage?"

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Delta Communities Sue Indian Oil Firm Over Poor Operations Standard

[Vanguard] A community-based civil society group, Okpai National Union, in Ndokwa-East Local Government Area of Delta State, and the oldest man in Okpai clan, Pa Patrick Obianife, have dragged an Indian oil firm, Sterling Global Oil Company, before a F…

[Vanguard] A community-based civil society group, Okpai National Union, in Ndokwa-East Local Government Area of Delta State, and the oldest man in Okpai clan, Pa Patrick Obianife, have dragged an Indian oil firm, Sterling Global Oil Company, before a Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State, challenging the operations of the company, which they argue do not conform to any known standard in the oil industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uganda and the Scary Tale of Powerful Extra Security Agencies

[Monitor] Recently, a young man was caught impersonating an intelligence officer. Apparently, he had been at the game for a long time and made lots of money through blackmail, deceit, manipulation, and outright theft.

[Monitor] Recently, a young man was caught impersonating an intelligence officer. Apparently, he had been at the game for a long time and made lots of money through blackmail, deceit, manipulation, and outright theft.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Boko Haram Resurgence – Military Accepts Errors, Identifies Fault-Lines

[This Day] Abuja -The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday said the Defence Headquarters has identified lapses that have led to recent failures in the joint operations of the Armed Forces of Nigeria in the prosecution of the wa…

[This Day] Abuja -The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday said the Defence Headquarters has identified lapses that have led to recent failures in the joint operations of the Armed Forces of Nigeria in the prosecution of the war against the terrorists in the North -East.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Namboole Equipment Cleared

[Monitor] Kampala -Overhauling of the archaic irrigation system at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole has finally started after government and tax authorities cleared the six containers carrying several equipment meant for maintenance of the facility.

[Monitor] Kampala -Overhauling of the archaic irrigation system at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole has finally started after government and tax authorities cleared the six containers carrying several equipment meant for maintenance of the facility.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda