United States to Sell A29 Super Tucano Aircraft to Nigeria

[Guardian] The United States (U.S.) has accepted to sell one of its A29 Super Tucano aircraft to the Federal Government to boost the ongoing counterinsurgency operations in the North East. The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, presented the…

[Guardian] The United States (U.S.) has accepted to sell one of its A29 Super Tucano aircraft to the Federal Government to boost the ongoing counterinsurgency operations in the North East. The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, presented the Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) to the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar on behalf of the Federal Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MTN Foundation Lauded On Skills Empowerments

[Vanguard] Friends of The Disabled (FOTD) Vocational and Educational Centre have lauded MTN Foundation for having empowered 96 youths with disabilities in the past four years to establish their own businesses.

[Vanguard] Friends of The Disabled (FOTD) Vocational and Educational Centre have lauded MTN Foundation for having empowered 96 youths with disabilities in the past four years to establish their own businesses.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cameroon Releases U.S. Writer Who Was Arrested for Criticizing Government

[Deutsche Welle] Patrice Nganang was detained earlier this month and accused of threatening President Paul Biya. He is dual Cameroonian-US citizen but authorities have seized his African passport.

[Deutsche Welle] Patrice Nganang was detained earlier this month and accused of threatening President Paul Biya. He is dual Cameroonian-US citizen but authorities have seized his African passport.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Methodist Prelate Endorses Ugwuanyi for 2nd Term in Office

[Vanguard] The Prelate of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, His Eminence, Dr. Samuel Kanu Uche has declared that Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s re-election in 2019 is sacrosanct because of his outstanding performance and judicious utilization of the lean r…

[Vanguard] The Prelate of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, His Eminence, Dr. Samuel Kanu Uche has declared that Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi's re-election in 2019 is sacrosanct because of his outstanding performance and judicious utilization of the lean resources of the state to impact positively on the lives of the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

No Stealing of Baggage At Lagos Airport – FAAN

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has rejected reports of baggage pilfering on taxiing aircraft at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) Lagos.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has rejected reports of baggage pilfering on taxiing aircraft at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Wanep/Leewarg Release First Election Situation Report

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberia Early Warning and Response group (LEEWARG) has released its first election situation report, which points to the slow turnout of voters, the late opening of some polling places, and effectiveness of queue control…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberia Early Warning and Response group (LEEWARG) has released its first election situation report, which points to the slow turnout of voters, the late opening of some polling places, and effectiveness of queue controller as part of its initial observation.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

SAPS Members Recover Illegal Firearm and Ammunition in Village Heights, Muizenberg

[SAPS] On Tuesday 26 December 2017 at approximately 23:00, SAPS members from Operation Combat were busy doing foot patrols in the informal settlement of Village Heights after receiving information about illegal activities ranging from the dealing in dr…

[SAPS] On Tuesday 26 December 2017 at approximately 23:00, SAPS members from Operation Combat were busy doing foot patrols in the informal settlement of Village Heights after receiving information about illegal activities ranging from the dealing in drugs and illegal firearms.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Knives Confiscated As Part of Safer Festive Season Operations

[SAPS] East London Crime Prevention members were doing stop and search operations in the CBD area as part of the safer festive season operations and to make sure that the community is safe. While they were patrolling they’ve managed to confiscate 52 kn…

[SAPS] East London Crime Prevention members were doing stop and search operations in the CBD area as part of the safer festive season operations and to make sure that the community is safe. While they were patrolling they've managed to confiscate 52 knives to prevent robberies in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa