Senate Asks Works Ministry to Remove All Speed Bumps On Federal Highways

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday asked the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to remove all speed bumps indiscriminately erected on federal highways nationwide.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday asked the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to remove all speed bumps indiscriminately erected on federal highways nationwide.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Biafra-Like Agitation in Cameroon

[Vanguard] A Biafra-like agitation for independence has been unfolding in neighbouring Republic of Cameroon since November 2016. The people of Northern and Southern Cameroons under the umbrella of the Southern Cameroons Ambazonia Consortium United Fron…

[Vanguard] A Biafra-like agitation for independence has been unfolding in neighbouring Republic of Cameroon since November 2016. The people of Northern and Southern Cameroons under the umbrella of the Southern Cameroons Ambazonia Consortium United Front (SCACUF) finally decided to affirm the independence of the English-speaking sections of Cameroon from the Republic. Like the Indigenous People of Biafra, the Ambazonians as they have called themselves since 1984, are protesting against their alleged marginalization by

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Bandits Terrorise Bakassi IDPs Estate

[Vanguard] Ekpri Obutong -THE people of Ekpri Obutong in Bakassi local government area of Cross River State are now gripped with fear following the rising cases of attacks by armed bandits who have taken over the sprawling estate built for Internally D…

[Vanguard] Ekpri Obutong -THE people of Ekpri Obutong in Bakassi local government area of Cross River State are now gripped with fear following the rising cases of attacks by armed bandits who have taken over the sprawling estate built for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

4 Interesting Facts About Nigeria’s Independence Day You Probably Didn’t Know

[Vanguard] Nigeria is turning 57, hurray! As part of the process of turning a year older, Nigeria will be celebrating her independence day once again. It is, however, interesting to know that there are in fact a few facts about Nigeria’s independence d…

[Vanguard] Nigeria is turning 57, hurray! As part of the process of turning a year older, Nigeria will be celebrating her independence day once again. It is, however, interesting to know that there are in fact a few facts about Nigeria's independence day that are not widely known. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, helps fill in this gap by sharing 4 interesting facts about Nigeria's independence day that are probably unknown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Finally, Dogara Swears in Hembe’s Replacement

[Premium Times] The Speaker of the House of Representatives has finally sworn in Dorathy Mato who was declared the authentic representative of Vandeikiya/Konshisha federal constituency of Benue State.

[Premium Times] The Speaker of the House of Representatives has finally sworn in Dorathy Mato who was declared the authentic representative of Vandeikiya/Konshisha federal constituency of Benue State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Striking Emergency Line Workers to Face Disciplinary Action

[News24Wire] National police management has reaffirmed its stance that striking 10111 employees would face disciplinary action after failing to return to work following a nationwide directive issued last week.

[News24Wire] National police management has reaffirmed its stance that striking 10111 employees would face disciplinary action after failing to return to work following a nationwide directive issued last week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kimberley’s Sol Plaatje Statue At the Heart of New Wrangle

[News24Wire] For nine years, a life sized statue of Kimberley resident and South African icon Solomon Thekiso Plaatje, commissioned by the Northern Cape Heritage Authority, has been languishing in storage at the McGregor museum.

[News24Wire] For nine years, a life sized statue of Kimberley resident and South African icon Solomon Thekiso Plaatje, commissioned by the Northern Cape Heritage Authority, has been languishing in storage at the McGregor museum.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Quiet At University of Fort Hare As Students and Management Meet

[News24Wire] Police are still monitoring the situation at the University of Fort Hare, although there is currently a lull at the campus that has been rocked by violent protests.

[News24Wire] Police are still monitoring the situation at the University of Fort Hare, although there is currently a lull at the campus that has been rocked by violent protests.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa