FIRS Hits 79.35% of 2017 Collection Target in 10 Months – Fowler

[This Day] The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said in Abuja that it generated N3.233 trillion in 10 months, an amount that represented 79.35 per cent of its collection target for 2017.

[This Day] The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said in Abuja that it generated N3.233 trillion in 10 months, an amount that represented 79.35 per cent of its collection target for 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Belgore, Suleiman Re-Arraigned for Money Laundering

[This Day] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday re-arraigned a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Dele Belgore and the former Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Suleiman, for alleged money laundering.

[This Day] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday re-arraigned a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Dele Belgore and the former Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Suleiman, for alleged money laundering.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

No Salary for Suspended Kaduna Lawmakers – State Assembly

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -The Kaduna State House of Assembly has resolved that there shall be no salary or allowances for the two lawmakers suspended on Tuesday throughout the period of their suspension.

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -The Kaduna State House of Assembly has resolved that there shall be no salary or allowances for the two lawmakers suspended on Tuesday throughout the period of their suspension.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

An Airstrike Hits Al Shabaab Stronghold Area in Somalia

[Shabelle] Reports reaching at Radio Shabelle’s news desk from Lower Shabelle region indicate that an airstrike struck an Al Shabaab base in the town of Toratorow on Wednesday afternoon.

[Shabelle] Reports reaching at Radio Shabelle's news desk from Lower Shabelle region indicate that an airstrike struck an Al Shabaab base in the town of Toratorow on Wednesday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Al Shabaab Retakes Town in Central Somalia

[Shabelle] Heavily armed Al Shabaab fighters mounted in battle wagons wrested control of a strategic town in Hiiraan region, central Somalia from Ethiopia’s Liyu Police forces on Wednesday. In a statement posted on its affiliated websites, the militant…

[Shabelle] Heavily armed Al Shabaab fighters mounted in battle wagons wrested control of a strategic town in Hiiraan region, central Somalia from Ethiopia's Liyu Police forces on Wednesday. In a statement posted on its affiliated websites, the militants said they have retaken El Adde town, about 70Km away from Beledweyne city after an attack on notorious soldiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Clerks of National Assembly and Senate to Receive List of EALA Nominees

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The clerks of both the National Assembly and Senate will on Thursday receive the lists of East African Legislative Assembly (EALA)nominees from political parties.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The clerks of both the National Assembly and Senate will on Thursday receive the lists of East African Legislative Assembly (EALA)nominees from political parties.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mobo 2017 – Wizkid, Davido, Stormzy, Others Win Big

[Premium Times] Two of Nigeria’s finest music exports, Wizkid and Davido, won big at the just concluded 2017 MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards held at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, UK.

[Premium Times] Two of Nigeria's finest music exports, Wizkid and Davido, won big at the just concluded 2017 MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards held at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, UK.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Instability in Togo Could Have Regional Consequences – Buhari, Quattara

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari and his Ivorian counterpart, Alassane Ouattara on Wednesday expressed concern that political instability in Togo, if not averted, could have regional consequences.

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari and his Ivorian counterpart, Alassane Ouattara on Wednesday expressed concern that political instability in Togo, if not averted, could have regional consequences.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Man Sentenced to 18 Months for Selling Drugs

[Nyasa Times] The first grade magistrate court in Rumphi has sentenced a 24 year old man to 18 months imprisonment with hard labor for selling Indian Hemp to secondary school going students.gemp

[Nyasa Times] The first grade magistrate court in Rumphi has sentenced a 24 year old man to 18 months imprisonment with hard labor for selling Indian Hemp to secondary school going students.gemp

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Water is Life… or is it?

[Concern USA] We’ve all seen the videos and images online and on TV — happy villagers pumping pure, clear water from a shiny new pump, all smiling and healthy. The message is clear and simple: “Water Is Life.” And it’s true… well, kind of.Sadly, mos…

[Concern USA] We've all seen the videos and images online and on TV -- happy villagers pumping pure, clear water from a shiny new pump, all smiling and healthy. The message is clear and simple: "Water Is Life." And it's true... well, kind of.Sadly, most things in life are not as simple as the marketers would have you believe. Just ask our man, Felix.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa