Govt Not Reversing Privatisation of Power Sector

[Guardian] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Raji Fashola, on Thursday said the Federal Government would not revoke the privatisation of the nation’s power sector.

[Guardian] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Raji Fashola, on Thursday said the Federal Government would not revoke the privatisation of the nation's power sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NASS Begins Process of Solid Minerals Bills

[Daily Trust] A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Emmanuel Egwu (APC-Kogi) on Thursday said the National Assembly would commence the consideration of Bills for the management of solid minerals in the country.

[Daily Trust] A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Emmanuel Egwu (APC-Kogi) on Thursday said the National Assembly would commence the consideration of Bills for the management of solid minerals in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chinese Embassy Gives Hand to Needy People in Sudan

[Focac] For more than four years, the Chinese Embassy in Khartoum and Sanad Charity Foundation, a Sudanese non-governmental organization, have implemented a number of social initiatives in support of thousands of the needy, where their partnership serv…

[Focac] For more than four years, the Chinese Embassy in Khartoum and Sanad Charity Foundation, a Sudanese non-governmental organization, have implemented a number of social initiatives in support of thousands of the needy, where their partnership served as a bridge for the deeply-rooted Sino-Sudanese ties.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Don’t Destroy Green Card Over Trump, Soyinka Warned

[Daily Trust] A legal luminary, Mr Kayode Ajulo, has cautioned Nigerian Nobel Literature Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, against carrying his threat to destroy his American Green Card in protest of Donald Trump’s victory at the U.S. Presidential election.

[Daily Trust] A legal luminary, Mr Kayode Ajulo, has cautioned Nigerian Nobel Literature Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, against carrying his threat to destroy his American Green Card in protest of Donald Trump's victory at the U.S. Presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerians React As Reps Order Arrest of MMM Promoters, Operators

[Vanguard] Cross section of Nigerians social media users, Thursday, set the Micro-blogging site, Twitter abuzz, reacting to the purported order, the House of Representatives gave to Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Co…

[Vanguard] Cross section of Nigerians social media users, Thursday, set the Micro-blogging site, Twitter abuzz, reacting to the purported order, the House of Representatives gave to Nigeria's anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to arrest operators and promoters of the internet-based wonder bank, otherwise known as "MMM Nigeria Scheme."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

VP Osinbajo Woos Russian Farmers

[Vanguard] The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, invited Russian farmers to invest in Nigeria, produce and export to Europe to earn foreign exchange.

[Vanguard] The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, invited Russian farmers to invest in Nigeria, produce and export to Europe to earn foreign exchange.

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Pomona Dumpsite a Health Threat

[The Herald] “I actually want to know if the City council is prepared to give us free X-ray tests or something of the sort so that we can see if we are fine. We have not been told to evacuate and so we shall remain here but we need some sort of protect…

[The Herald] "I actually want to know if the City council is prepared to give us free X-ray tests or something of the sort so that we can see if we are fine. We have not been told to evacuate and so we shall remain here but we need some sort of protection."

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe