Three Years After… In Praise of Bring Back Our Girls Campaign

[Daily Trust] Mni -On the night of April 14, 2014, members of the notorious Boko Haram group abducted some 276 girls from their dormitories at Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok. Last Friday 14th of April, marked three years the school girls wer…

[Daily Trust] Mni -On the night of April 14, 2014, members of the notorious Boko Haram group abducted some 276 girls from their dormitories at Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok. Last Friday 14th of April, marked three years the school girls were criminally abducted from their school of learning by Boko Haram terrorists. 57 escaped, 219 were missing until some, 21 were "released". Up to date, as many as 195 girls are still missing. As many as 17 of their parents have reportedly lost their lives as a result of the trau

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How 1979 Liberation War Ushered in Political Turmoil

[Monitor] On April 11, 1979, a combined force of Tanzania People’s Defence Forces and Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA), captured Kampala and overthrew president Idi Amin’s government.

[Monitor] On April 11, 1979, a combined force of Tanzania People's Defence Forces and Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA), captured Kampala and overthrew president Idi Amin's government.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Experts Explain High Prices of Food Despite Inflation Drop

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The latest statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that, Nigerian headline consumer price index has recorded its second deceleration in fifteen months. Headline inflation was 17.26% in March, 52 points …

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The latest statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that, Nigerian headline consumer price index has recorded its second deceleration in fifteen months. Headline inflation was 17.26% in March, 52 points down from 17.78% in February, 56points and 46points higher than Bloomberg's median estimate of 16.7% and Cordros' forecast of 16.8% respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

El-Rufai, State Assembly Head for Showdown in Kaduna

[Daily Trust] Zaria -The seeming cordial relationship between the executive and legislative arms in Kaduna State is being threatened by recent reorganisation of local government staff in the state, Daily Trust learnt.

[Daily Trust] Zaria -The seeming cordial relationship between the executive and legislative arms in Kaduna State is being threatened by recent reorganisation of local government staff in the state, Daily Trust learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

War On Corruption Rages As Minister Divides MPs

[Monitor] President Yoweri Museveni’s determination to disprove critics of his controversial Kisanja Hakuna Mchezo this week had junior Labour minister Herbert Kabafunzaki tilt the scale in his favour.

[Monitor] President Yoweri Museveni's determination to disprove critics of his controversial Kisanja Hakuna Mchezo this week had junior Labour minister Herbert Kabafunzaki tilt the scale in his favour.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Abuja Airport – Police Officers Protest Non-Payment of Allowances

[Daily Trust] Police officers providing security along Abuja – Kaduna highway are protesting the non-payment of their allowances six weeks after their deployment, Daily Trust learnt.

[Daily Trust] Police officers providing security along Abuja - Kaduna highway are protesting the non-payment of their allowances six weeks after their deployment, Daily Trust learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Obaseki Seeks More Local Participation in Okpekpe Race

[This Day] Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki wants increased participation of runners from Edo state and other adjoining states in the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Bronze Label Okpekpe international 10km road race.

[This Day] Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki wants increased participation of runners from Edo state and other adjoining states in the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Bronze Label Okpekpe international 10km road race.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Abuja Airport Ready Today – Airports Authority

[This Day] The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr. Saleh Dunoma has said that the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, would be ready today, two days ahead of the deadline.

[This Day] The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr. Saleh Dunoma has said that the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, would be ready today, two days ahead of the deadline.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Six Ruling Party Provinces Reject Kasukuwere

[The Herald] Six out of 10 ruling Zanu-PF’s provinces have unanimously passed a vote of no confidence in the party’s national political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere, calling for his ouster from both party and Government positions.

[The Herald] Six out of 10 ruling Zanu-PF's provinces have unanimously passed a vote of no confidence in the party's national political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere, calling for his ouster from both party and Government positions.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bushiri ‘Prays for African Presidents, Including Mutharika’

[Nyasa Times] Prophet Shepherd Bushiri used his Easter sermon on Sunday in Pretoria, South Africa, to pray for African heads of States and Government, asking God to give them strength, ability and skill.

[Nyasa Times] Prophet Shepherd Bushiri used his Easter sermon on Sunday in Pretoria, South Africa, to pray for African heads of States and Government, asking God to give them strength, ability and skill.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi