Customs Seizes Truckload of Pump Action Rifles in Lagos

[Guardian] Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) intercepted a truckload of smuggled arms at Apapa Port in Lagos yesterday. The Comptroller-General of Customs, Ahmed Ali, who displayed the suspected exhibits at the Federal Operations Unit (FO…

[Guardian] Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) intercepted a truckload of smuggled arms at Apapa Port in Lagos yesterday. The Comptroller-General of Customs, Ahmed Ali, who displayed the suspected exhibits at the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone 'A' in Ikeja said the consignment of 49 boxes contained a total of 661 pieces of pump action rifles concealed with steel doors and other goods.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Help Us Build a New Chamber Block – Speaker Appeals to Chinese Govt

[Ghana Govt.] The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Aaron Mike Ocquaye has appealed to the Chinese government to assist Ghana in the construction of a new Chamber block for its Members of Parliament.

[Ghana Govt.] The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Aaron Mike Ocquaye has appealed to the Chinese government to assist Ghana in the construction of a new Chamber block for its Members of Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Govt to Set Up NAFDAC Labs Across the Country

[Daily Trust] Awka -The federal government has said it would partner with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) towards establishing area laboratories in all the 36 states of the country.

[Daily Trust] Awka -The federal government has said it would partner with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) towards establishing area laboratories in all the 36 states of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MDAs Begin 2017 Budget Defence Before NASS Today

[Leadership] Ministries, departments and agencies of government (MDAs) will today begin to defend their 2017 budget estimates before various Standing Committees of the National Assembly.

[Leadership] Ministries, departments and agencies of government (MDAs) will today begin to defend their 2017 budget estimates before various Standing Committees of the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fear Grips Nasarawa Commissioners Over Cabinet Dissolution

[Leadership] Tension has gripped members of the Nasarawa State executive council over rumours making the rounds that Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has concluded arrangements to dissolve his cabinet.

[Leadership] Tension has gripped members of the Nasarawa State executive council over rumours making the rounds that Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has concluded arrangements to dissolve his cabinet.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ogun University Students to Protest ‘Astronomical School Fees’

[Premium Times] A coalition of students’ organisations under the Save TASUED and Fund Education Coalition (STAFEC) has fixed February 6 to stage a mass protest in Abeokuta, Ogun State, against what they described as the continued neglect of education, …

[Premium Times] A coalition of students' organisations under the Save TASUED and Fund Education Coalition (STAFEC) has fixed February 6 to stage a mass protest in Abeokuta, Ogun State, against what they described as the continued neglect of education, and particularly tertiary education subsector in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Set to Announce Unity Talks Team on Tuesday

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Formation of a super-opposition alliance outfit to face off against President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto in the August elections, inched closer following talks which revealed opposition politicians are about to ink…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Formation of a super-opposition alliance outfit to face off against President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto in the August elections, inched closer following talks which revealed opposition politicians are about to inking a deal to endorse one presidential flag-bearer.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

WFP Rescues Agricultural Project in Montserrado County

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Over seven thousand farmers including households in Montserrado County have benefited from the distributions of over 243.6 metric ton of food from the Emma Smith Life Recovery Foundation.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Over seven thousand farmers including households in Montserrado County have benefited from the distributions of over 243.6 metric ton of food from the Emma Smith Life Recovery Foundation.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

AU, UN Honor President Johnson-Sirleaf At AU Ordinary Summit

[FrontPageAfrica] Addis Ababa -The African Union and the United Nations have bestowed honor and praises on the Chairperson of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government and President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

[FrontPageAfrica] Addis Ababa -The African Union and the United Nations have bestowed honor and praises on the Chairperson of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government and President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia