Mimiko Receives Buhari in Akure for APC Mega Rally

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived Akure Airport amidst tight security for the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign rally for the Nov. 26 governorship election in Ondo State.

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived Akure Airport amidst tight security for the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign rally for the Nov. 26 governorship election in Ondo State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

6 Hospitality Outfits Sealed for Rules Contravention

[Vanguard] The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture on Saturday closed six hospitality establishments for contravening statutory registration and non-payment of annual permits.

[Vanguard] The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture on Saturday closed six hospitality establishments for contravening statutory registration and non-payment of annual permits.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Do Locals Face Difficulties Getting International Passports?

[Premium Times] The lingering foreign exchange crisis is responsible for the difficulties being experienced by citizens who are trying to obtain international passports in Nigeria, the country’s head of immigration said on Saturday.

[Premium Times] The lingering foreign exchange crisis is responsible for the difficulties being experienced by citizens who are trying to obtain international passports in Nigeria, the country's head of immigration said on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Motorist Shot Dead in Botched Hijacking As Gang Flees Cops

[News24Wire] A motorist was shot and killed when a gang of hijackers attempted to steal his vehicle as a getaway car while trying to evade police in Riverlea on Saturday.

[News24Wire] A motorist was shot and killed when a gang of hijackers attempted to steal his vehicle as a getaway car while trying to evade police in Riverlea on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Postpone Ondo Election Now, Elections Body Urged

[Vanguard] In a statement released by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, the indefinite adjournment of the appeals of Senator Ahmed Makarfi and Eyitayo Jegede against the judgment given by Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja…

[Vanguard] In a statement released by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, the indefinite adjournment of the appeals of Senator Ahmed Makarfi and Eyitayo Jegede against the judgment given by Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, should be followed by a postponement of the Nov 26 governorship election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dale Zimmerman, the Tireless World Bird Watcher

[East African] Six weeks, six thousand kilometres and six hundred species of birds later, 89-year-old Dr Dale Zimmerman, emeritus professor of biology at Western New Mexico University, US, walks into the foyer of a Nairobi hotel on the eve of his retur…

[East African] Six weeks, six thousand kilometres and six hundred species of birds later, 89-year-old Dr Dale Zimmerman, emeritus professor of biology at Western New Mexico University, US, walks into the foyer of a Nairobi hotel on the eve of his return flight to New Mexico in late October.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Massa’s Star Continues to Nosedive

[Monitor] His receding hairline belied an exuberance that only youth could illuminate. Not that you would catch a proper glimpse of it in the dimly lit Mandela National Stadium. Geoffrey Serunkuma had etched his name on the scoresheet, but, with Burkin…

[Monitor] His receding hairline belied an exuberance that only youth could illuminate. Not that you would catch a proper glimpse of it in the dimly lit Mandela National Stadium. Geoffrey Serunkuma had etched his name on the scoresheet, but, with Burkina Faso having mustered two goals of their own, basking in the afterglow of his success was not an option. It didn't matter that the striker had won a penalty that Simon Masaba (later to age in inverse and take on the name Simeon Massa) converted with aplomb to get the

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda