Norway, Unitar Urge Govt to Invest in Oil Spill Prevention

[This Day] The Norwegian government and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) have called on the federal government to enhance national contingency plans and invest in relevant equipment to ensure effective oil spill preventio…

[This Day] The Norwegian government and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) have called on the federal government to enhance national contingency plans and invest in relevant equipment to ensure effective oil spill prevention and protect the environment to future generations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

W’Bank – Nigeria Needs Lagos to Achieve Growth, Stability

[This Day] The World Bank, an international financial institution, thursday said Nigeria would really need Lagos to achieve sustainable growth, citing people-oriented approach of its leadership to governance and infrastructure development.

[This Day] The World Bank, an international financial institution, thursday said Nigeria would really need Lagos to achieve sustainable growth, citing people-oriented approach of its leadership to governance and infrastructure development.

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INEC Puts Melaye’s Recall On Hold

[This Day] Abuja -The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will comply with the court order stopping it from proceeding with the process for the recall of the senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye.

[This Day] Abuja -The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will comply with the court order stopping it from proceeding with the process for the recall of the senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye.

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Army Debunks Allegation of Attempt to Hijack Power From Osinbajo

[This Day] Abuja -The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) thursday debunked a news report that members of Nigerian Armed Forces were colluding to hijack power from the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.

[This Day] Abuja -The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) thursday debunked a news report that members of Nigerian Armed Forces were colluding to hijack power from the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.

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Courts Remain Empty As Prosecutors Strike Over Pay

[Monitor] Kampala/ upcountry -Yesterday, all State prosecutors countrywide boycotted work and the courts remained empty following the strike by State attorneys under the Directorate of Public Prosecutions over low pay.

[Monitor] Kampala/ upcountry -Yesterday, all State prosecutors countrywide boycotted work and the courts remained empty following the strike by State attorneys under the Directorate of Public Prosecutions over low pay.

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Stowaways and Their Desperation to Leave Nigeria

[This Day] Many Nigerians have died in their attempt to stowaway from the country, but despite the deaths, others still struggle to get out through such precarious means. Chinedu Eze writes on this obsession and the country’s porous airports

[This Day] Many Nigerians have died in their attempt to stowaway from the country, but despite the deaths, others still struggle to get out through such precarious means. Chinedu Eze writes on this obsession and the country's porous airports

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52 Days After, Igbonla Boys Still in Captivity As Classmates Graduate

[This Day] The whereabouts of the six abducted male students of Igbonla Government College, Epe area of Lagos have continued to remain unknown 52 days after they were kidnapped from their school premises by some unknown gunmen.

[This Day] The whereabouts of the six abducted male students of Igbonla Government College, Epe area of Lagos have continued to remain unknown 52 days after they were kidnapped from their school premises by some unknown gunmen.

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Prosecutors’ Strike Stops Kaweesi Murder Trial

[Monitor] Kampala -The case of the 13 suspects accused of murdering former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi stalled in the magistrate’s court on Thursday because of the ongoing strike of state prosecutors.

[Monitor] Kampala -The case of the 13 suspects accused of murdering former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi stalled in the magistrate's court on Thursday because of the ongoing strike of state prosecutors.

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Zambia Off to Swaziland

The Zambia national team heads to Swaziland this morning ahead of Sunday’s Kenya 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) second round first leg encounter. Coach Wedson Nyirenda’s side has been holed up in South Africa after having played the Cosafa Castle … Continued

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The Zambia national team heads to Swaziland this morning ahead of Sunday’s Kenya 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) second round first leg encounter. Coach Wedson Nyirenda’s side has been holed up in South Africa after having played the Cosafa Castle Cup final on Sunday against Zimbabwe which Zambia lost 3-1. Delegation leader Elijah Chileshe told Fazfootball.com, the team is expected to fly out at 09:00 hours for Mbabane. Nyirenda has beefed up his squad summoning Zesco United and Zanaco players for the CHAN encounter to be played over two legs. Zambia held its final training session in Soweto at the Nike Centre facility with Nyirenda fine tuning his squad. The winner over two legs between Zambia and Swaziland will be away in the first leg on August 12 and the home leg will follow on August 19 against either South Africa or Botswana. Zambia will be facing the Sihlangu for the second time in the CHAN qualifiers after eliminating the latter 3-1 on aggregate after a 3-0 home win in the final leg for the inaugural tournament in Cote d’Ivoire in 2009. Chipolopolo will be seeking their third CHAN outing and second successive qualification after reaching the quarterfinals at the 2016 edition of the competition in Rwanda. Neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo are the defending champions. The match will be played on Sunday at the Somhlolo Stadium in Mbabane with the return leg set for Heroes Stadium in Lusaka on July 22. FULL LIST GOALKEEPERS: Kelvin Malunga (Nkana), Allan Chibwe (Power Dynamos), Toaster Nsabata (Zanaco) DEFENDERS: Taonga Bwembya, Ziyo Tembo (both Zanaco FC) Donashano Malama (Nkana), Adrian Chama (Green Buffaloes), Solomon Sakala (Napsa Stars), Isaac Shamujompa (Nchanga Rangers), Fackson Kapumbu, Simon Silwimba (Zesco United FC) MIDFIELDERS: Jack Chirwa (Green Buffaloes), Godfrey Ngwenya (Power Dynamos), Boston Muchindu (Nkana), Kondwani Mtonga, John Chin’gandu (Zesco United FC), Clatous Chama (Lusaka Dynamos FC), Augustine Mulenga, Enerst Mbewe (Zanaco FC) STRIKERS: Brian Mwila (Green Buffaloes), Justin Shonga (Nkwanzi), Lubinda Mundia (Red Arrows), Jackson Mwanza, Davy Daka (Zesco United FC), Martin Phiri (Power Dynamos FC). (Source: Fazfootball.com) The post Zambia Off to Swaziland appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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PDP Grants ‘Amnesty’ to Sheriff, Others

[Daily Trust] The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, granted what it termed ‘general amnesty’ to the sacked national chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, and his team.

[Daily Trust] The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, granted what it termed 'general amnesty' to the sacked national chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, and his team.

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