What Federal Government’s Savings Bond Means to Nigerians

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) recently launched the Savings Bond, which is being issued by the Debt Management Office on behalf of the FGN. This is part of Federal Government’s programme to encourage small savers earn mor…

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) recently launched the Savings Bond, which is being issued by the Debt Management Office on behalf of the FGN. This is part of Federal Government's programme to encourage small savers earn more income (interest) when compared to their savings accounts with banks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘How Osinbajo Will Perform As Acting President’

[Daily Trust] Senators spoken to by Daily Trust said the acting president can assent to the budget. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debt, Senator Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna), said the acting president is empowered to perform the func…

[Daily Trust] Senators spoken to by Daily Trust said the acting president can assent to the budget. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debt, Senator Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna), said the acting president is empowered to perform the functions of the President including assenting to budget. "If you are acting, it means you can perform all the functions of the President. Acting President Osinbajo has the power to assent to the budget. There is nothing he cannot do as an acting President," he said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chelsea Are Premier League Champions

[Daily Trust] Michy Batshuayi, the summer-signed striker who has waited patiently for action this season, rose from the substitutes’ bench to write his name in Chelsea history by scoring the goal which won our sixth league championship.

[Daily Trust] Michy Batshuayi, the summer-signed striker who has waited patiently for action this season, rose from the substitutes' bench to write his name in Chelsea history by scoring the goal which won our sixth league championship.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Schools Defy Govt Fee Directive, Rights Group Urges Confrontation

[New Zimbabwe] AUTHORITIES at some public schools have defied a government directive not to turn away pupils for non-payment of fees with a rights group quick to raise the red flag over an alleged violation of children’s rights to basic education.

[New Zimbabwe] AUTHORITIES at some public schools have defied a government directive not to turn away pupils for non-payment of fees with a rights group quick to raise the red flag over an alleged violation of children's rights to basic education.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Justice Mtambanengwe Rejected Heroes Acre

[New Zimbabwe] The late Justice Simpson Mtambanengwe was against burial at the Heroes Acre, his family indicated this week, adding that the respected jurist would be laid to rest at his village home in Manicaland.

[New Zimbabwe] The late Justice Simpson Mtambanengwe was against burial at the Heroes Acre, his family indicated this week, adding that the respected jurist would be laid to rest at his village home in Manicaland.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cash Crisis – Biti Rails Against ‘Thief’ Chinamasa

[New Zimbabwe] Former Finance Minister Tendai Biti has launched a savage attack on his successor Patrick Chinamasa, accusing the Zanu PF apparatchik of pillaging the country’s banks on government’s behalf, in the process fuelling the current cash crisis.

[New Zimbabwe] Former Finance Minister Tendai Biti has launched a savage attack on his successor Patrick Chinamasa, accusing the Zanu PF apparatchik of pillaging the country's banks on government's behalf, in the process fuelling the current cash crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sex in Car Masvingo Prosecutor Fired

[New Zimbabwe] A PUBLIC prosecutor who recently appeared in court as a victim, having been robbed while allegedly being intimate with a prostitute in the back of his car has been fired, it emerged this week.

[New Zimbabwe] A PUBLIC prosecutor who recently appeared in court as a victim, having been robbed while allegedly being intimate with a prostitute in the back of his car has been fired, it emerged this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Officials Explore Ways to Promote Cooperatives

[New Times] Concerted efforts are needed to promote cooperatives and ensure their better management so they play a core role in the transformation of citizenry wellbeing and national development, Francois Kanimba has said.

[New Times] Concerted efforts are needed to promote cooperatives and ensure their better management so they play a core role in the transformation of citizenry wellbeing and national development, Francois Kanimba has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda