The Tinubu Factor in Yoruba and Nigerian Affairs

[Guardian] An article like this necessarily must commence with a caveat. There is a usual angst when it comes to writing about public figures, and especially when these figures are politicians who are caught in the eye of the storm. If there is any pol…

[Guardian] An article like this necessarily must commence with a caveat. There is a usual angst when it comes to writing about public figures, and especially when these figures are politicians who are caught in the eye of the storm. If there is any political figure whose reputation has always hung in the balance, it is Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. There is therefore the likely expectation that one would be expected to toe the line of the regular Tinubu-bashing that has become the pastime of political commentators in Ni

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MP Nsereko Seeks Bill to Cap Interest Rates

[Observer] Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko is itching to push through a law that would see lending rates of banks regulated in spite of government’s assurances that it would not enact such a law.

[Observer] Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko is itching to push through a law that would see lending rates of banks regulated in spite of government's assurances that it would not enact such a law.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Giants Set for Basketball League Tip-Off Tonight

[Observer] The stage is set for the start of this year’s Federation of Uganda Basketball Associations (Fuba) National Basketball League (NBL) this evening at the Lugogo indoor stadium, writes NDYAMUHAKI EMANZI.

[Observer] The stage is set for the start of this year's Federation of Uganda Basketball Associations (Fuba) National Basketball League (NBL) this evening at the Lugogo indoor stadium, writes NDYAMUHAKI EMANZI.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda