Just Not Married Leads Bon With Seven Nominations

[This Day] Organisers of the Best of Nollywod Awards have released the list of nominees for the 2016 edition. The nominees’ list which was unveiled in Lagos to an exclusive audience comprising entertainment editors and select stakeholders in the movie …

[This Day] Organisers of the Best of Nollywod Awards have released the list of nominees for the 2016 edition. The nominees' list which was unveiled in Lagos to an exclusive audience comprising entertainment editors and select stakeholders in the movie industry has the comedy 'Not Just Married' getting the highest number of seven nominations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

20 Militants Killed in Unsuccessful Highway Ambush

[This Day] Twenty members of the insurgency group, Boko Haram, were killed in an unsuccessful highway ambush, the Caretaker Chairman of Gwoza local government area of Borno State, Hon. Saeed Salisu Sambo, has revealed.

[This Day] Twenty members of the insurgency group, Boko Haram, were killed in an unsuccessful highway ambush, the Caretaker Chairman of Gwoza local government area of Borno State, Hon. Saeed Salisu Sambo, has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tennis – Emmanuel, Agugbom Retain Dala Hard Court Titles

[Premium Times] Defending champions, Sylvester Emmanuel and Christy Agugbom, at the weekend successfully defended their men’s and women’s singles titles at the 30th Dala Hard Court Tennis Championship in Kano.

[Premium Times] Defending champions, Sylvester Emmanuel and Christy Agugbom, at the weekend successfully defended their men's and women's singles titles at the 30th Dala Hard Court Tennis Championship in Kano.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Wawa Demands Passage of Gender Equality Bill

[This Day] As Nigeria joined the world to celebrate the 2016 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the West African Women Association (WAWA) has called on the National Assembly to support the crusade at eradicating all forms …

[This Day] As Nigeria joined the world to celebrate the 2016 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the West African Women Association (WAWA) has called on the National Assembly to support the crusade at eradicating all forms of violence against women by passing the Gender Equality Bill.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Routed Harambee Starlets Return

[Nation] Kenya’s Harambee Starlets are expected back in the country on Monday at 6.55pm from Cameroon where they received a baptism of fire in the Africa Women Cup of Nations.

[Nation] Kenya's Harambee Starlets are expected back in the country on Monday at 6.55pm from Cameroon where they received a baptism of fire in the Africa Women Cup of Nations.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Members Ask Court to Sack President of Civil Service Union

[This Day] The Unit Secretary of the Nigeria Civil Service Union,? Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa Unit, Benson Ekasa, and the Deputy National President of the union, Menele Nzidee, have applied to the National Industrial Court to stop t…

[This Day] The Unit Secretary of the Nigeria Civil Service Union,? Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa Unit, Benson Ekasa, and the Deputy National President of the union, Menele Nzidee, have applied to the National Industrial Court to stop the union's National President, Mr Kiri Mohammed, from further parading himself as president of the union.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Group Lauds Elections Body Over Conduct of Ondo Guber

[Daily Trust] The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has commended Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the successful conduct of Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State.

[Daily Trust] The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has commended Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the successful conduct of Saturday's governorship election in Ondo State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dozens Killed in Fighting Between Govt Forces and Tribal Militia

[Deutsche Welle] Scores of people have died in battles between government forces and fighters of the Bakonzo tribe in a remote district near the Congo border. The men are protecting tribal king Charles Wesley Mumbere.

[Deutsche Welle] Scores of people have died in battles between government forces and fighters of the Bakonzo tribe in a remote district near the Congo border. The men are protecting tribal king Charles Wesley Mumbere.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda