Senate Investigates Hajj Fares, ‘Forced’ Feeding Policy

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate yesterday mandated its Committee on Foreign Affairs to investigate what it described as exorbitant airfare of over N1.5 million fixed for the 2017 intending pilgrims and the feeding regime by the National Hajj Commission of…

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate yesterday mandated its Committee on Foreign Affairs to investigate what it described as exorbitant airfare of over N1.5 million fixed for the 2017 intending pilgrims and the feeding regime by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Governors Say Nurses Strike Illegal as Due Process Ignored

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Council of Governors has termed the ongoing nurses’ strike illegal as the right procedure was not followed for industrial action as stipulated in law.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Council of Governors has termed the ongoing nurses' strike illegal as the right procedure was not followed for industrial action as stipulated in law.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Quit Notice Did Not Start Today, Did Not Start Yesterday – Lai Mohammed

[Vanguard] The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed has said that the issue of groups issuing threat of quit notice did not start today and that the Federal Government and security organisations are very much on top of this matter

[Vanguard] The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed has said that the issue of groups issuing threat of quit notice did not start today and that the Federal Government and security organisations are very much on top of this matter

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osinbajo to Flag Off Direct Distribution of Relief Materials in North-East

[Vanguard] Abuja -Acting President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, will tomorrow in Maiduguri, Borno State, flag off the distribution of 30,000 metric tonnes (1,032 trucks) of cereal directly to persons affected by crises in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Taraba, Bau…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Acting President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, will tomorrow in Maiduguri, Borno State, flag off the distribution of 30,000 metric tonnes (1,032 trucks) of cereal directly to persons affected by crises in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Taraba, Bauchi and Gombe.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

43 Feared Dead in Horror Crash

[The Herald] At least 43 people are a feared dead in a horrific road accident that occurred last night about 30km before Makuti along the Harare-Chirundu highway.

[The Herald] At least 43 people are a feared dead in a horrific road accident that occurred last night about 30km before Makuti along the Harare-Chirundu highway.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Situation in Maiduguri Under Control, Say Army, Police

[Vanguard] Maiduguri -Following infiltration and sporadic shootings at innocent civilians by suspected members of dreaded boko haram on Wednesday, troops of Operation Lafiya Dole has said that there is no cause for alarm.

[Vanguard] Maiduguri -Following infiltration and sporadic shootings at innocent civilians by suspected members of dreaded boko haram on Wednesday, troops of Operation Lafiya Dole has said that there is no cause for alarm.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria