Between Obasanjo and Buhari – the Dangers, the Fear

[Vanguard] For two men whose ideas of Nigerian unity are poles apart, one vigorously into farming, and the other a herdsman with a ranch, Nigerians should watch it. Is Olusegun Obasanjo a strategic thinker or a hype-man? Is President Muhammadu Buhari a…

[Vanguard] For two men whose ideas of Nigerian unity are poles apart, one vigorously into farming, and the other a herdsman with a ranch, Nigerians should watch it. Is Olusegun Obasanjo a strategic thinker or a hype-man? Is President Muhammadu Buhari a strong and effective person or an insensitive and ineffectual nepotic leader? These two issues stick to the core of recent developments in Nigeria regarding the President Buhari governance processes, outputs and outcomes, as well as last week's scathing special press s

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Orders Ex-Navy Chief to Pay U.S.$25,000 to Herdsman

[Vanguard] An Ilorin High Court has ordered a retired navy chief, Vice- Admiral Samuel Olajide Afolayan, to pay N9 million being the cost of damages and for detaining 42 cows belonging to a Fulani herdsman, Alhaji Abubakar Abdullahi, illegally and unco…

[Vanguard] An Ilorin High Court has ordered a retired navy chief, Vice- Admiral Samuel Olajide Afolayan, to pay N9 million being the cost of damages and for detaining 42 cows belonging to a Fulani herdsman, Alhaji Abubakar Abdullahi, illegally and unconstitutionally.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Significant Increase in Leukaemia Cases

[Radio Dabanga] Kadugli -The number of miscarriages and cases of allergy and leukaemia has notably increased in Kadugli in South Kordofan, after a gold extraction plant was established north of the town.

[Radio Dabanga] Kadugli -The number of miscarriages and cases of allergy and leukaemia has notably increased in Kadugli in South Kordofan, after a gold extraction plant was established north of the town.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Govt Has Instituted Measures to Fight Terror – Kenyatta

[Shabelle] President Kenyatta told the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC) meeting in Addis Ababa on Saturday evening that one of the measures was the establishment of a National Counter-Terrorism Centre (NCTC), a multi-agency mechanism that…

[Shabelle] President Kenyatta told the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC) meeting in Addis Ababa on Saturday evening that one of the measures was the establishment of a National Counter-Terrorism Centre (NCTC), a multi-agency mechanism that ensures Kenya's counter-terrorism policies are implemented.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Weah Makes Additional Appointments in Govt

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President George Manneh Weah has made additional appointments affecting various ministries and agencies with some new faces like Tete Gebro, Estelle Liberty-Kermoh, Jefferson Koijee, Phil Dixon, among others.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President George Manneh Weah has made additional appointments affecting various ministries and agencies with some new faces like Tete Gebro, Estelle Liberty-Kermoh, Jefferson Koijee, Phil Dixon, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Muslims Overthrow District Kadhi Over Property Row

[Monitor] Bushenyi -Muslims at Basajjabalaba mosque in Ishaka town, Bushenyi District have overthrown the district Kadhi, Sheik Mubarak Kateinama Baryamujura and his council and petitioned the Mufti of Uganda, Sheik Shaban Mubajje seeking expulsion of …

[Monitor] Bushenyi -Muslims at Basajjabalaba mosque in Ishaka town, Bushenyi District have overthrown the district Kadhi, Sheik Mubarak Kateinama Baryamujura and his council and petitioned the Mufti of Uganda, Sheik Shaban Mubajje seeking expulsion of the team accusing them of deflating Islam in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cattle Colony – Before Buhari Lures Us Into Deadly Trap

[Vanguard] To us here in Nigeria, a colony is nothing new. The colony of Lagos established by the British in 1861 has familiarised us to it. But our acquaintance with it goes much further back to the ancient colonies established in 7th century B. C by …

[Vanguard] To us here in Nigeria, a colony is nothing new. The colony of Lagos established by the British in 1861 has familiarised us to it. But our acquaintance with it goes much further back to the ancient colonies established in 7th century B. C by the Greeks on the Mediterranean coastline of Italy, France and Spain, of which Nice, Marseilles and Naples are notable examples; by the Phoenicians, notably Utica (Utique) in 1100 B.C. and Carthage in 813 B.C. (both in present-day Tunisia) and Tripoli in 900 B.C. in pre

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

That Bomb Called a Letter

[Vanguard] Nigeria has had many presidents who were gifted in different areas. In former president Olusegun Obasanjo, we had a man with the gift of the garb, a man gifted in crafting words, a professional letter writer. Love him or hate him, you cannot…

[Vanguard] Nigeria has had many presidents who were gifted in different areas. In former president Olusegun Obasanjo, we had a man with the gift of the garb, a man gifted in crafting words, a professional letter writer. Love him or hate him, you cannot ignore him or one would be doing so at his own detriment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria