Manchester Bombing, Massacre in Egypt Trigger Intense Fighting in Libya

[VOA] When suicide bomber Salman Abedi, a 22-year-old British-Libyan, triggered his bomb packed with nuts and bolts Monday in Manchester, he not only brought Libya’s civil war to the streets of Britain, he may well have wrecked the chances of a peace d…

[VOA] When suicide bomber Salman Abedi, a 22-year-old British-Libyan, triggered his bomb packed with nuts and bolts Monday in Manchester, he not only brought Libya's civil war to the streets of Britain, he may well have wrecked the chances of a peace deal being struck between rival governments and their militia backers in the strife-torn North African state.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Go After Boko Haram, Herdsmen, Not Biafra Agitators – Massob Tells IGP

[Vanguard] As the planned sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, to mark the Biafra Day celebration draws closer, MASSOB has said that no threat order…

[Vanguard] As the planned sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, to mark the Biafra Day celebration draws closer, MASSOB has said that no threat order by the Inspector General of Police will stop them from carrying out the celebration.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I Had Not Met Tinubu When He Made Me Commissioner – Osinbajo

[Vanguard] Lagos -Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said, weekend, he did not meet former governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, when he was appointed a commissioner.

[Vanguard] Lagos -Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said, weekend, he did not meet former governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, when he was appointed a commissioner.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Has Released N54 Billion for Pension – Presidency

[Vanguard] Kaduna -The Federal Government has released N54 billion for the settlement of inherited and current liabilities to retirees on the platform of the Contributory Pension Scheme.

[Vanguard] Kaduna -The Federal Government has released N54 billion for the settlement of inherited and current liabilities to retirees on the platform of the Contributory Pension Scheme.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Banking Under Buhari – Growth Mired By Deteriorating Asset Quality

[Vanguard] THE banking industry recorded sluggish growth within the first two years of the President Buhari administration. Even that marginal growth was mired by phenomenal increase in non-performing loans, NPLs, occasioned by combination of naira dep…

[Vanguard] THE banking industry recorded sluggish growth within the first two years of the President Buhari administration. Even that marginal growth was mired by phenomenal increase in non-performing loans, NPLs, occasioned by combination of naira depreciation, high inflation and downturn in economic activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Current Economic Challenge, Greatest Threat to Nation’s Democracy – Saraki

[Vanguard] Abuja -AS Nigeria marks 2017 Democracy Day today, Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday, identified current economic challenge as the greatest threat to the nation’s democracy and called for concerted and united efforts of all Niger…

[Vanguard] Abuja -AS Nigeria marks 2017 Democracy Day today, Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday, identified current economic challenge as the greatest threat to the nation's democracy and called for concerted and united efforts of all Nigerians to move it out of the woods.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Genetic Testing Underway on Virus Behind New Ebola Outbreak

[VOA] Tests are underway to determine the genetic sequence of the Ebola virus behind an outbreak in central Africa, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control researcher said Friday.

[VOA] Tests are underway to determine the genetic sequence of the Ebola virus behind an outbreak in central Africa, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control researcher said Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Buhari’s Mid-Term Report On SME Sector – Big Strides, Little Progress

[Vanguard] After two years in the saddle, the report card of the Buhari Administration on the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector indicates that the government has made giant strides, especially in the recent past, on policies to move th…

[Vanguard] After two years in the saddle, the report card of the Buhari Administration on the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector indicates that the government has made giant strides, especially in the recent past, on policies to move the sector forward. However, operators believe there is much more to be done before the sector can make real progress. The government largely ignored the sector for most part of the mid-term as no specific initiative was taken to address some of the sector's challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria