Governor Wike Raises Alarm Over Plot to Make Rivers Unsafe

[Guardian] Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers said on Friday that there was an orchestrated plan to create the impression that Rivers was not safe through the promotion of targeted cult related killings.

[Guardian] Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers said on Friday that there was an orchestrated plan to create the impression that Rivers was not safe through the promotion of targeted cult related killings.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mourinho Tips Romero to Start in Goal for Argentina Against Eagles

[Vanguard] Mourinho tips Romero to start in goal for Argentina against Eagles Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is backing his second-choice goalkeeper Sergio Romero to in between the pipes when Argentina face Nigeria in a crucial Group D game at…

[Vanguard] Mourinho tips Romero to start in goal for Argentina against Eagles Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is backing his second-choice goalkeeper Sergio Romero to in between the pipes when Argentina face Nigeria in a crucial Group D game at the 2018 World Cup.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Moses Is World Class — Rohr

[Vanguard] Victor Moses was Nigeria’s most outstanding player in 2017 after he played a big role in Chelsea reclaiming the Premier League title and qualifying the country to the World Cup in Russia.

[Vanguard] Victor Moses was Nigeria's most outstanding player in 2017 after he played a big role in Chelsea reclaiming the Premier League title and qualifying the country to the World Cup in Russia.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

APC Youth Commend Buhari for Treating Son in Nigeria

[Daily Trust] The All Progressives Congress (APC) Youth for Change United Arab Emirates has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for not flying his son, Yusuf for medical treatment abroad.

[Daily Trust] The All Progressives Congress (APC) Youth for Change United Arab Emirates has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for not flying his son, Yusuf for medical treatment abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ethiopia to Close Maekelawi Detention Centre, Free Political Prisoners

[IFEX] Today, Ethiopia’s ruling coalition announced it would release political prisoners and close the infamous Maekelawi detention center in the capital, Addis Ababa. While the government did not say how and when this would occur, doing so would be an…

[IFEX] Today, Ethiopia's ruling coalition announced it would release political prisoners and close the infamous Maekelawi detention center in the capital, Addis Ababa. While the government did not say how and when this would occur, doing so would be an important step toward ending longstanding political repression and human rights abuse in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Borno Extends Curfew By One Week

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -The Borno State Government has on the advice of the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole again extended the rescheduled curfew from 8:00 pm to 6:00 am by another week. It will last till Friday, January 12.

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -The Borno State Government has on the advice of the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole again extended the rescheduled curfew from 8:00 pm to 6:00 am by another week. It will last till Friday, January 12.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Grace Mugabe Faces Probe Over ‘Fake’ Degree – Report

[News24Wire] Academics at the University of Zimbabwe have petitioned the anti-corruption commission to investigate the “suspicious” way in which former first lady Grace Mugabe was awarded a doctorate four years ago.

[News24Wire] Academics at the University of Zimbabwe have petitioned the anti-corruption commission to investigate the "suspicious" way in which former first lady Grace Mugabe was awarded a doctorate four years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tsvangirai Off for Medical Check-Up, Mudzuri Named Acting MDC-T President

[New Zimbabwe] Opposition MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has left his deputy Elias Mudzuri in charge of the party as he takes time to seek further treatment for colon cancer, a statement from communications director, Luke Tamborinyoka, said Friday.

[New Zimbabwe] Opposition MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has left his deputy Elias Mudzuri in charge of the party as he takes time to seek further treatment for colon cancer, a statement from communications director, Luke Tamborinyoka, said Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Grace Mugabe’s Son Named in Gold Miner Murder Case, Accomplice Arrested

[New Zimbabwe] Former First Lady Grace Mugabe’s son Russell Goreraza has been implicated in the murder of a rival gold miner in Kadoma which led to the arrest of businessman and banker Patterson Timba on Friday.

[New Zimbabwe] Former First Lady Grace Mugabe's son Russell Goreraza has been implicated in the murder of a rival gold miner in Kadoma which led to the arrest of businessman and banker Patterson Timba on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe