Forex Earnings Hit $24 Billion in Third Quarter 2016

[This Day] The federal government aggregate foreign exchange (forex) inflow as at the third quarter of 2016 moved up remarkably to $24 billion, a member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Doyin Salami, has …

[This Day] The federal government aggregate foreign exchange (forex) inflow as at the third quarter of 2016 moved up remarkably to $24 billion, a member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Doyin Salami, has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

BBOG Joins FG to Search for Chibok Girls in Sambisa

[Guardian] The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group has sent a delegation to join the Federal Government’s team on a day search sorties for missing Chibok girls to Sambisa Forest.

[Guardian] The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group has sent a delegation to join the Federal Government's team on a day search sorties for missing Chibok girls to Sambisa Forest.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Campaign to Help Vaccinate Millions of Children Against Measles in North-East

[UN News] A United Nations-supported mass vaccination campaign is set to start tomorrow to protect more than 4.7 million children against a measles outbreak in conflict-affected states in north-eastern Nigeria.

[UN News] A United Nations-supported mass vaccination campaign is set to start tomorrow to protect more than 4.7 million children against a measles outbreak in conflict-affected states in north-eastern Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Professor, 3 Others Confirmed Dead in Maiduguri Explosion

[Premium Times] The police in Borno State said four persons including a professor were killed and 15 others injured in the twin blasts that occurred on the campus of the University of Maiduguri.

[Premium Times] The police in Borno State said four persons including a professor were killed and 15 others injured in the twin blasts that occurred on the campus of the University of Maiduguri.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Elect Substantive Chairpersons, Ruling Party Urged

[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -Zanu-PF must have substantive provincial chairpersons who carry the mandate of the people to easily mobilise voters ahead of 2018 harmonised elections.Currently the ruling party has nine of 10 hand-picked officials in an act…

[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -Zanu-PF must have substantive provincial chairpersons who carry the mandate of the people to easily mobilise voters ahead of 2018 harmonised elections.Currently the ruling party has nine of 10 hand-picked officials in an acting capacity, party insiders have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt to Participate in World Economic Forum

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, where he is leading a South African delegation to the World Economic Forum annual meeting.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, where he is leading a South African delegation to the World Economic Forum annual meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Blacklisted Guptas May Be Step Closer to Opening Bank

[News24Wire] The Guptas, blacklisted by South Africa’s top four banks, could be one step closer to solving their dilemma after the Competition Commission approved a merger between Habib Overseas Bank and a company set up by allies Salim Aziz Essa and H…

[News24Wire] The Guptas, blacklisted by South Africa's top four banks, could be one step closer to solving their dilemma after the Competition Commission approved a merger between Habib Overseas Bank and a company set up by allies Salim Aziz Essa and Hamza Farooqui.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Orders ‘No REA III’ Without Electrifying 12 Left Out

[Daily News] As the government embarks on Rural Energy Agency (REA) Phase III projects, a contractor for Phase II in Rufiji District, Coastal Region has been given 15 days ultimatum to electrify the remaining villages with immediate effect.

[Daily News] As the government embarks on Rural Energy Agency (REA) Phase III projects, a contractor for Phase II in Rufiji District, Coastal Region has been given 15 days ultimatum to electrify the remaining villages with immediate effect.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania