Petroleum Bill Now Ready for Buhari to Sign, Says Dogara

[This Day] With the passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) by the House of Representatives on Wednesday, the Speaker of the House Hon. Yakubu Dogara thursday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, sign into law t…

[This Day] With the passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) by the House of Representatives on Wednesday, the Speaker of the House Hon. Yakubu Dogara thursday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, sign into law the legislation passed by the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

25 People Face Trial Over Online Posts – Report

[Observer] By the close of the year 2017, at least 25 Ugandans were facing trial in different courts over charges related to use of the internet to express themselves, a report by the Unwanted Witness, a digital rights NGO has indicated.

[Observer] By the close of the year 2017, at least 25 Ugandans were facing trial in different courts over charges related to use of the internet to express themselves, a report by the Unwanted Witness, a digital rights NGO has indicated.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Buhari Seeks N’Assemby Approval to Extend Implementation of FCT Budget

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari thursday sought the approval of the National Assembly to extend the implementation of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) 2017 Appropriation Act to March 31, 2018 or “such time that the 2018 FCT Appropriatio…

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari thursday sought the approval of the National Assembly to extend the implementation of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) 2017 Appropriation Act to March 31, 2018 or "such time that the 2018 FCT Appropriation would come into effect, whichever is earlier."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Desperation for Oyo Governorship, Driving You Mad, APC Tells Minister

[This Day] Ibadan -All is not well with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, as the Minister of Communications, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu, came under heavy attack thursday.

[This Day] Ibadan -All is not well with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, as the Minister of Communications, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu, came under heavy attack thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Kidnap Kingpin, ‘Dracula’ Died in Police Custody

[This Day] Asaba -Ransom kidnap kingpin, Anthony Ogbalor (aka Dracula), died in the custody of the Delta State Police Command on Wednesday night owing to alleged severe torture by the anti-crime officials, security sources revealed in Asaba thursday.

[This Day] Asaba -Ransom kidnap kingpin, Anthony Ogbalor (aka Dracula), died in the custody of the Delta State Police Command on Wednesday night owing to alleged severe torture by the anti-crime officials, security sources revealed in Asaba thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NEC Constitutes Committee to Tackle Conflict Between Herdsmen and Farmers

[This Day] The National Economic Council rose from its first meeting this year in the State House, Abuja, thursday and announced that it has set up a committee to address the protracted conflicts and bloodletting between herdsmen and farmers in the cou…

[This Day] The National Economic Council rose from its first meeting this year in the State House, Abuja, thursday and announced that it has set up a committee to address the protracted conflicts and bloodletting between herdsmen and farmers in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Atiku Mourns Victims of Maiduguri Blast

[This Day] Former Vice President and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, thursday mourned victims of last Wednesday evening suicide bombing in Maiduguri, Borno State, which claimed several lives and left scores wounded.

[This Day] Former Vice President and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, thursday mourned victims of last Wednesday evening suicide bombing in Maiduguri, Borno State, which claimed several lives and left scores wounded.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Former Ambassadors Urge Trump to Respect Africa

[AIM] Maputo -Two former United States ambassadors to Mozambique, Melissa Wells (who served in Maputo from 1987 to 1990) and Dennis Jett (1990 to 1993), are among dozens of former ambassadors who have signed an open letter to President Donald Trump urg…

[AIM] Maputo -Two former United States ambassadors to Mozambique, Melissa Wells (who served in Maputo from 1987 to 1990) and Dennis Jett (1990 to 1993), are among dozens of former ambassadors who have signed an open letter to President Donald Trump urging him to change his attitude towards Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique