Govt to Relocate Parastatal Headquarters to Secondary Cities

[New Times] The Government will soon assess the potential of all secondary cities as it seeks to distribute headquarters or key departments of parastatals across different parts of the country.

[New Times] The Government will soon assess the potential of all secondary cities as it seeks to distribute headquarters or key departments of parastatals across different parts of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Why We’re Not in a Hurry to Certify Nigerian Airports – NCAA

[Leadership] Lagos -The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has said as a regulatory agency, it will always resist the urge to be in a hurry to certify airports across the country.

[Leadership] Lagos -The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has said as a regulatory agency, it will always resist the urge to be in a hurry to certify airports across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria’s Non-Oil Exports and the Quest for Federalism

[This Day] Ugochukwu Joseph Amasike writes that devolution of powers to the states would serve as a catalyst for the development of non-oil exports, restart Nigeria’s industrialisation-drive, create jobs and strengthen the economy as a whole

[This Day] Ugochukwu Joseph Amasike writes that devolution of powers to the states would serve as a catalyst for the development of non-oil exports, restart Nigeria's industrialisation-drive, create jobs and strengthen the economy as a whole

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Serap Drags Dogara to UN Over Bill to Crackdown On CSOs

[Daily Trust] The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an appeal to three UN Special Rapporteurs over the National Assembly’s plan to establish a commission that would “crackdown and monitor civil society organisations”.

[Daily Trust] The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an appeal to three UN Special Rapporteurs over the National Assembly's plan to establish a commission that would "crackdown and monitor civil society organisations".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why I Am Defending Notorious Kidnapper Evans in Court – Lawyer

[Premium Times] Ever since he filed a fundamental rights enforcement action for the release of self-confessed billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudi Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), Olukoya Ogungbeje had been a subject of intense criticism from the pub…

[Premium Times] Ever since he filed a fundamental rights enforcement action for the release of self-confessed billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudi Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), Olukoya Ogungbeje had been a subject of intense criticism from the public and even his colleagues. In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, the lawyer explains the rationale behind his action, the police's attitude towards his clients' family, and their chances in court.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CNN Mocks Nigeria Over Buhari’s Continued Absence in Country

[Vanguard] The United States television medium, Cable News Network, CNN, has mocked Nigeria in its latest edition of “The Global Public Square (GPS)”, a foreign affairs show anchored on CNN by Fareed Zakaria.

[Vanguard] The United States television medium, Cable News Network, CNN, has mocked Nigeria in its latest edition of "The Global Public Square (GPS)", a foreign affairs show anchored on CNN by Fareed Zakaria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oil Workers Ambush – We’re Sorry for Misleading Public On Rescue Efforts – Army

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Army has tendered unreserved apology to the public over its last week’s information that claimed military troops in the North East successfully rescued members of the oil exploration team and members of Civilian Joint Task Force…

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Army has tendered unreserved apology to the public over its last week's information that claimed military troops in the North East successfully rescued members of the oil exploration team and members of Civilian Joint Task Force, abducted by the Boko Haram terrorists.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dangote Still Africa’s Richest Man As Net Worth Falls to $12.2 Billion

[Vanguard] Although, Africa’s richest man, Nigerian Aliko Dangote dropped to 105th on the 2017 Forbe’s real-time billionaires’ ranking, he maintains the lead in Africa, as the richest man.

[Vanguard] Although, Africa's richest man, Nigerian Aliko Dangote dropped to 105th on the 2017 Forbe's real-time billionaires' ranking, he maintains the lead in Africa, as the richest man.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria