Buhari’s Death Rumour and the Rise of Fake News

[Guardian] For the second time in a week, the Presidency has been forced to deny the rumoured death of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently in London on a short break. In the first instance, he was said to have died from an “unknown di…

[Guardian] For the second time in a week, the Presidency has been forced to deny the rumoured death of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently in London on a short break. In the first instance, he was said to have died from an "unknown disease" and later, he was said to have been advised to resign by his doctors after he attempted to commit suicide.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NOTAP Receives Accolades for Saving N188 Billion Capital Flight

[Guardian] Abuja -Prof. Ajayi Borroffice, chairman Senate Committee on Science and Technology, has said that National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) is playing a pivotal role in the national economy by saving the country a whop…

[Guardian] Abuja -Prof. Ajayi Borroffice, chairman Senate Committee on Science and Technology, has said that National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) is playing a pivotal role in the national economy by saving the country a whopping sum of N188.2billion that would have left the country as capital flight.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate to Review 2017 Budget for Even Distribution of Projects

[Guardian] Abuja -The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has declared that the N7.289 trillion 2017 budget estimates presented to the National Assembly in December last year would be critically reviewed for equitable distribution of projects nationwide.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has declared that the N7.289 trillion 2017 budget estimates presented to the National Assembly in December last year would be critically reviewed for equitable distribution of projects nationwide.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Turkish Airlines, Hotel Deny Maltreating Stranded Passengers

[Guardian] Turkish airlines and the management of Golden Tulip Hotel, Apapa, Lagos, has denied reports of maltreating some stranded passengers and subsequently ejected them from the hotel.

[Guardian] Turkish airlines and the management of Golden Tulip Hotel, Apapa, Lagos, has denied reports of maltreating some stranded passengers and subsequently ejected them from the hotel.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Presidency May Initiate Fresh Investigation of SGF, Babachir Lawal

[Guardian] Abuja -The presidency may initiate fresh investigations into the allegations leveled against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, following an uproar in the Senate over a letter written by President Muhamm…

[Guardian] Abuja -The presidency may initiate fresh investigations into the allegations leveled against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, following an uproar in the Senate over a letter written by President Muhammadu Buhari to clear him.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Black Stars Sweat Over Gyan Fitness #AFCON2017

[allAfrica] Ghana are sweating on the fitness of veteran striker Asamoah Gyan as they look ahead to Sunday’s African Nations Cup quarter-final against DR Congo in Oyem.

[allAfrica] Ghana are sweating on the fitness of veteran striker Asamoah Gyan as they look ahead to Sunday's African Nations Cup quarter-final against DR Congo in Oyem.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

No One Can Force Buhari to Talk – Presidency

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari is not ill and admitted in any hospital in London as being speculated. But he cannot be forced to speak to Nigerians, the presidency declared yesterday.

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari is not ill and admitted in any hospital in London as being speculated. But he cannot be forced to speak to Nigerians, the presidency declared yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Khan Calls It a Day, Appointed Dolphins Assistant Coach

[News24Wire] The Dolphins have confirmed the appointment of Imraan Khan as assistant coach of the franchise, heralding the end of the former left-handed opening batsman’s playing career.

[News24Wire] The Dolphins have confirmed the appointment of Imraan Khan as assistant coach of the franchise, heralding the end of the former left-handed opening batsman's playing career.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sass Town Cries for Basic Services

[Observer] Sass Town, located in central Louisiana Township in Montserrado County Electoral District #1, with a population of 800 inhabitants, lacks almost all the basic necessities of life. The residents are calling on their Representative Josephine F…

[Observer] Sass Town, located in central Louisiana Township in Montserrado County Electoral District #1, with a population of 800 inhabitants, lacks almost all the basic necessities of life. The residents are calling on their Representative Josephine Francis to come to their aid.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia