Buhari – Gambia’s Jammeh Receptive to Mediators

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday that Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh was receptive to a delegation of West African leaders who visited Gambia to urge the long-ruling leader to step aside following a poll defeat.

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday that Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh was receptive to a delegation of West African leaders who visited Gambia to urge the long-ruling leader to step aside following a poll defeat.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Yuletide – Hard Times As Another Christmas Beckons

[Vanguard] IMAGINE celebrating the Christmas year in Nigeria with many homes not able to afford the traditional rice dishes. Think about children celebrating Christmas in their old dresses instead of new colourful Christmas outfits.

[Vanguard] IMAGINE celebrating the Christmas year in Nigeria with many homes not able to afford the traditional rice dishes. Think about children celebrating Christmas in their old dresses instead of new colourful Christmas outfits.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Fund 2017 Budget With Recovered Loot, Renewed Oil Licences

[Vanguard] The Federal Government, yesterday, said it will fund the 2017 budget with recovered loot and renewed oil licences, even as it targets N10 trillion revenue generation in the coming year.

[Vanguard] The Federal Government, yesterday, said it will fund the 2017 budget with recovered loot and renewed oil licences, even as it targets N10 trillion revenue generation in the coming year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

$1.092 Billion Malabu Oil Deal – Why We Can’t Prosecute Adoke, Madueke, Aganga Yet – Malami

[Vanguard] The Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, yesterday, told the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on alleged corruption, malpractices and breach of due process in the award of OPL 245, …

[Vanguard] The Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, yesterday, told the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on alleged corruption, malpractices and breach of due process in the award of OPL 245, that there was no sufficient evidence yet to convict the former AGF, Mohammed Adoke; ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke; and former Finance Minister, Olusegun Aganga, over the $1.092 billion Malabu oil deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Disquiet as Lloyd’s Threaten to Withdraw Services to Airlines

[Daily Trust] Lagos -There is unease among domestic airlines in Nigeria following threat by Lloyd’s of London, the world’s leading insurance market, to blacklist them over irregular payment of premiums.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -There is unease among domestic airlines in Nigeria following threat by Lloyd's of London, the world's leading insurance market, to blacklist them over irregular payment of premiums.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mzuzu Woman’s Love Triangle Murder – Malawi Police Arrest 2 Suspects

[Nyasa Times] Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after brutual murder of a 38-year-old Chimwemwe Jere from Mwambose Village in the area of Traditional Authority Mpherembe in Mzimba.

[Nyasa Times] Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after brutual murder of a 38-year-old Chimwemwe Jere from Mwambose Village in the area of Traditional Authority Mpherembe in Mzimba.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Cousins Sentenced for Stabbing, Placing Relatives in Boiling Water

[News24Wire] The High Court in Palm Ridge has sentenced two cousins to life in jail for repeatedly stabbing four of their relatives, including a 7-month-old baby, before putting three of them into a bathtub filled with boiling water.

[News24Wire] The High Court in Palm Ridge has sentenced two cousins to life in jail for repeatedly stabbing four of their relatives, including a 7-month-old baby, before putting three of them into a bathtub filled with boiling water.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Another Army Colonel Killed in Alleged Boko Haram Explosion

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -An improvised explosive device (IED) planted by suspected Boko Haram militants has killed a commanding officer Lt Col Otobrise Umusu and other soldiers on the Maiduguri-Baga road.

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -An improvised explosive device (IED) planted by suspected Boko Haram militants has killed a commanding officer Lt Col Otobrise Umusu and other soldiers on the Maiduguri-Baga road.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria