LACC Gives Siaka Toure 48hrs to Produce Evidence

[Observer] Days after the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aminata & Sons Incorporated, Siaka Toure, claimed that there were corrupt practices at the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC), the Acting Chairperson of the Commission, Cllr. Augustine Toe, has given the petroleum company 48 hours to produce evidence to support the allegation.

[Observer] Days after the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aminata & Sons Incorporated, Siaka Toure, claimed that there were corrupt practices at the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC), the Acting Chairperson of the Commission, Cllr. Augustine Toe, has given the petroleum company 48 hours to produce evidence to support the allegation.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Insurgency War Won, Buratai Declares

[Guardian] Yola/Makurdi/Katsina -The insurgency war in the North East geo-political zone has been won by the country, according to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai.

[Guardian] Yola/Makurdi/Katsina -The insurgency war in the North East geo-political zone has been won by the country, according to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IPC Begs DSS to Release Detained Journalists

[Vanguard] The International Press Centre, IPC, Lagos, yesterday, pleaded with the Department of State Services, DSS, to release the publisher of Policy and Lawmakers Magazine, Kogi, Mr. Friday Ogungbemi, who was picked up following a publication which…

[Vanguard] The International Press Centre, IPC, Lagos, yesterday, pleaded with the Department of State Services, DSS, to release the publisher of Policy and Lawmakers Magazine, Kogi, Mr. Friday Ogungbemi, who was picked up following a publication which allegedly criticised the Chief of Staff to Kogi State Governor, Edward Onojo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senators Not Off Corruption Hook – Committee Recommends Suspension

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Contrary to statement from the Senate last week that there was no fraud in the handling of the Senate’s special sitting benefits as was reported legislature press bureau, documents in the possession of FrontPageAfrica shows …

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Contrary to statement from the Senate last week that there was no fraud in the handling of the Senate's special sitting benefits as was reported legislature press bureau, documents in the possession of FrontPageAfrica shows that the committee set up to investigate the saga recommended suspension for Senators who were involved in handling the money.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Millions on the ‘Edge of Desaster’

[Concern USA] According to a recently released World Food Programme Report, food security in South Sudan will likely deteriorate further in the first few months of the new year. An estimated 4.6 million people will be severely food insecure between the…

[Concern USA] According to a recently released World Food Programme Report, food security in South Sudan will likely deteriorate further in the first few months of the new year. An estimated 4.6 million people will be severely food insecure between the months of January and April 2017 -- a 28% increase on current figures. Northern Bahr el Ghazal continues to face the highest levels of hunger, with 59% of the population severely food insecure.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Rivers Rerun – PDP, APC At Each Others’ Throats

[Vanguard] Abuja -Ahead of Saturday’s parliamentary rerun elections in Rivers State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, were, yesterday, locked in a war of words over alleged plans to unleash violence.

[Vanguard] Abuja -Ahead of Saturday's parliamentary rerun elections in Rivers State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, were, yesterday, locked in a war of words over alleged plans to unleash violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

DNA Evidence Will Prove I Did Not Rape, Murder Franziska – Accused

[News24Wire] Outstanding DNA reports, including the testing of genetic material found under the nails of murdered teen Franziska Blochliger, would prove that accused Howard Oliver did not rape or murder her, he indicated through his lawyer in the Wynbe…

[News24Wire] Outstanding DNA reports, including the testing of genetic material found under the nails of murdered teen Franziska Blochliger, would prove that accused Howard Oliver did not rape or murder her, he indicated through his lawyer in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kogi Pensioners Want State to Join CPS

[Vanguard] Pensioners in Kogi State, have asked the State Government to key into the Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS, to ensure that future pensioners do not go through the stress today pensioners are passing through.

[Vanguard] Pensioners in Kogi State, have asked the State Government to key into the Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS, to ensure that future pensioners do not go through the stress today pensioners are passing through.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Proposes Special Tribunal for Maritime Criminals

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Isah Maisau, yesterday disclosed that a proposed special tribunal that would handle cases of arrested vessels and her crew is before the leadership of the National Assembly.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Isah Maisau, yesterday disclosed that a proposed special tribunal that would handle cases of arrested vessels and her crew is before the leadership of the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria