Niger Again – 5 Die in Herdsmen, Villagers’ Clash

[Vanguard] Just 24 hours after herdsmen killed an Imam and 20 people in a village in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state, another bloody clash between herdsmen and some villagers have claimed five lives in Tungan Malam, a popular cattle market in …

[Vanguard] Just 24 hours after herdsmen killed an Imam and 20 people in a village in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state, another bloody clash between herdsmen and some villagers have claimed five lives in Tungan Malam, a popular cattle market in Paikoro Local Government Area of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lesotho King Letsie Hails Mugabe’s ‘Wise Guidance and Astute Leadership’

[News24Wire] Lesotho’s King Letsie III has praised Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, for his “wise guidance and astute leadership”, which he said helped bring “political stability” to the mountain kingdom, state media reported on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Lesotho's King Letsie III has praised Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, for his "wise guidance and astute leadership", which he said helped bring "political stability" to the mountain kingdom, state media reported on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

House Committee Gives Kemi Adeosu 24 Hrs to Face Panel

[Vanguard] The House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement, yesterday, gave Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, a 24-hour notice to appear before it over alleged abuse and breach of the Procurement Act, 2007.

[Vanguard] The House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement, yesterday, gave Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, a 24-hour notice to appear before it over alleged abuse and breach of the Procurement Act, 2007.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Budget 2017 – Govt, Opec Differ On Oil Output

[Vanguard] Implementation of the 2017 budget recently passed by the Senate may be a huge challenge, following disagreement between the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, and the Federal Government over Nigeria’s oil output.

[Vanguard] Implementation of the 2017 budget recently passed by the Senate may be a huge challenge, following disagreement between the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, and the Federal Government over Nigeria's oil output.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

AIG Warns Policemen Against Taking Money for Bail

[Daily Trust] Osogbo -The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of the Zone XI Police headquarters comprising Ondo, Osun and Oyo states, Mr Agboola Oshodi-Glover yesterday warned policemen against taking money for bail.

[Daily Trust] Osogbo -The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of the Zone XI Police headquarters comprising Ondo, Osun and Oyo states, Mr Agboola Oshodi-Glover yesterday warned policemen against taking money for bail.

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Akeredolu Denies Asking Workers to Forgo Salary Arrears

[Vanguard] Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu yesterday denied asking workers to forgo the payment of two of the six months salary arrears owed them by the immediate past administration.

[Vanguard] Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu yesterday denied asking workers to forgo the payment of two of the six months salary arrears owed them by the immediate past administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Naira Stable At N385/$ As CBN Injects $453.3 Million

[Vanguard] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday injected $457.3 million into various segments of the foreign exchange market, even as the naira remained stable at N385 per dollar in the parallel market.

[Vanguard] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday injected $457.3 million into various segments of the foreign exchange market, even as the naira remained stable at N385 per dollar in the parallel market.

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Forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8 Million – Court Adjourns Till May 22

[Vanguard] A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, adjourned till May 22, the suit seeking final forfeiture to the Federal Government, of the sum of $5.8 million belonging to a former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan.

[Vanguard] A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, adjourned till May 22, the suit seeking final forfeiture to the Federal Government, of the sum of $5.8 million belonging to a former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan.

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To Revive Country Clubs or Not, That’s the Question . .

[The Herald] The role of country clubs in propping up Zimbabwe’s agro-based economy should not be underestimated. They were largely popular in the pre and post-independence era and were a preserve of mostly white commercial farmers and estate managers….

[The Herald] The role of country clubs in propping up Zimbabwe's agro-based economy should not be underestimated. They were largely popular in the pre and post-independence era and were a preserve of mostly white commercial farmers and estate managers. They formed exclusive realms socially isolating whites from black communities and promoting extreme attitudes and cultural mores.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Former Opposition Figure Tesfaye Convicted on Terrorism Charges

[Addis Standard] The Federal High court fourth criminal bench has today passed a guilty verdict against Yonatan Tesfaye, former opposition Blue Party public relations head.

[Addis Standard] The Federal High court fourth criminal bench has today passed a guilty verdict against Yonatan Tesfaye, former opposition Blue Party public relations head.

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