Kachikwu, Baru and the NNPC Debacle

[This Day] The current NNPC debacle is probably the most embarrassing, even if mercifully, eye-opening crisis in the history of that nationally strategic institution since its creation in 1977. I seek in the following commentary to offer a number of ob…

[This Day] The current NNPC debacle is probably the most embarrassing, even if mercifully, eye-opening crisis in the history of that nationally strategic institution since its creation in 1977. I seek in the following commentary to offer a number of observations that would probably throw some light on the muck and confusion running riot out there on the matter. In my view, it was an error to have paired the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, with Dr. Ibe Ka

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We Are Ready for New System, Say Publishers

[Nation] Publishers have expressed confidence that they will beat the deadline for submission of manuscripts for books required for the new curriculum set to be rolled out in January next year.

[Nation] Publishers have expressed confidence that they will beat the deadline for submission of manuscripts for books required for the new curriculum set to be rolled out in January next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Road Accidents Cost Country U.S.$400 Million

[The Herald] The country is losing over $400 million every year to road accident-inspired costs and this requires all concerned stakeholders to work together in finding ways of reducing road carnage, Minister of State for Manicaland Provincial Affairs …

[The Herald] The country is losing over $400 million every year to road accident-inspired costs and this requires all concerned stakeholders to work together in finding ways of reducing road carnage, Minister of State for Manicaland Provincial Affairs Cde Mandi Chimene has said. Cde Chimene made these shocking revelations at Nyazura Growth Point last week, during a Road Traffic Gala organised by the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe (TSCZ). The gala was meant to educate motorists and members of the public on road safe

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

NNPC Response – Kachikwu’s Board Effectively Redundant

[This Day] Lagos and Abuja -One week after a memo written by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, to President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr….

[This Day] Lagos and Abuja -One week after a memo written by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, to President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, of not adhering to due process in the award of contracts by the corporation and insubordination was made public, NNPC in its response Monday to the issues raised in Kachikwu's letter effectively rendered the corporation's board chaired by the minister of state redundant.

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‘Lifting of U.S. Sanctions Will Only Benefit Khartoum Regime’ – Sudan Rebel Groups

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The decision of the US State Department to lift the trade embargo on Sudan without any control gives the Sudanese regime “a blank check to continue with its heinous crimes”, said the Darfur rebel Justice and Equality Movement …

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The decision of the US State Department to lift the trade embargo on Sudan without any control gives the Sudanese regime "a blank check to continue with its heinous crimes", said the Darfur rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) in a statement on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Press On Revocation of U.S. Economic Sanctions

[SudaNow] Khartoum -Many distinguished Sudanese Columnists are in concordance that the revocation of the American economic sanctions off Sudan are not the final stage and that there are domestic requirements for the sanctions to bear fruit.

[SudaNow] Khartoum -Many distinguished Sudanese Columnists are in concordance that the revocation of the American economic sanctions off Sudan are not the final stage and that there are domestic requirements for the sanctions to bear fruit.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Ipob – Hold Buhari, South East Govs Responsible If We Take to Arms

[This Day] Awka -The Indigenous People of Biafra on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari and the five governors of the South-eastern states were working hard to criminalise it despite its non-violent position.

[This Day] Awka -The Indigenous People of Biafra on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari and the five governors of the South-eastern states were working hard to criminalise it despite its non-violent position.

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Uganda Honours the Aga Khan With Grand Master Medal

[East African] Kampala -President Yoweri Museveni on Monday awarded His Highness The Karim Aga Khan, the ‘Most Excellent Order of Pearl of Africa, The Grandmaster’ to recognise his decades of work and contribution to Uganda’s development.

[East African] Kampala -President Yoweri Museveni on Monday awarded His Highness The Karim Aga Khan, the 'Most Excellent Order of Pearl of Africa, The Grandmaster' to recognise his decades of work and contribution to Uganda's development.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda