Budgit Rates Edo High On Budget, Salary Payment

[Vanguard] Edo State Government does not owe its secondary school teachers, pensioners, and its secretariat workers any salary, BudgIT, a civic technology organisation, said yesterday.

[Vanguard] Edo State Government does not owe its secondary school teachers, pensioners, and its secretariat workers any salary, BudgIT, a civic technology organisation, said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Urged Not to Abdicate Responsibility of Protecting Nigerians

[Vanguard] Asaba -THE Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Ughelli Diocese, Delta State, has called on the Federal Government not to abdicate its responsibility of protecting all Nigerian citizens, insisting that no set of persons engaging in crimina…

[Vanguard] Asaba -THE Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Ughelli Diocese, Delta State, has called on the Federal Government not to abdicate its responsibility of protecting all Nigerian citizens, insisting that no set of persons engaging in criminal activities should be treated as sacred cows.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

44 Ships Arrive Lagos Ports, 8 With 233,000 Tonnes of Petrol

[Vanguard] A total of 44 vessels are expected to sail into the country with various items before the end of the month. Shipping position made available to newsmen showed that eight of these vessels are carrying over 233,000 metric tonnes of petroleum p…

[Vanguard] A total of 44 vessels are expected to sail into the country with various items before the end of the month. Shipping position made available to newsmen showed that eight of these vessels are carrying over 233,000 metric tonnes of petroleum products some of which include Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, and Kerosine, DPK.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

No Contract With Oando, Eni On Nigeria’s Existing Refineries – Kachikwu

[Premium Times] The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, said the federal government was aggressively pursuing the refineries improvement programme to realise its agenda to end fuel importation by 2019.

[Premium Times] The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, said the federal government was aggressively pursuing the refineries improvement programme to realise its agenda to end fuel importation by 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos Govt Orders Release of 18 Kirikiri Inmates Jailed

[Premium Times] The Lagos State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy on Thursday handed an order to the Nigerian Prisons Service for the immediate release of 18 inmates serving life sentences at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison.

[Premium Times] The Lagos State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy on Thursday handed an order to the Nigerian Prisons Service for the immediate release of 18 inmates serving life sentences at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Speaker Censures Disruptive MPs

[The Herald] Speaker of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda has warned errant Members of Parliament who constantly disrupt the smooth flow of business in the chamber by unnecessarily raising points of order. Adv Mudenda said he had observed th…

[The Herald] Speaker of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda has warned errant Members of Parliament who constantly disrupt the smooth flow of business in the chamber by unnecessarily raising points of order. Adv Mudenda said he had observed the "bad habit" of abuse of parliamentary rules that allow lawmakers to rise without notice to invite the attention of presiding officers on a breach of standing rules.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Malawi to Benefit From Federation of the Disabled Project

[Nyasa Times] Malawi stands to benefit from the Southern Africa Federation of the Disabled (SAFOD) Assistive Technology (AT) Information Mapping Project that will enable suppliers and sellers of Assistive Technology to market their products for free.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi stands to benefit from the Southern Africa Federation of the Disabled (SAFOD) Assistive Technology (AT) Information Mapping Project that will enable suppliers and sellers of Assistive Technology to market their products for free.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Lone Stars Troop In

[The Herald] A confident but injury-ridden Liberian senior national football team began arriving in Harare in batches yesterday, saying they were confident of shocking their hosts in a 2019 AFCON Cup qualifier on Sunday. The Lone Star’s first delegatio…

[The Herald] A confident but injury-ridden Liberian senior national football team began arriving in Harare in batches yesterday, saying they were confident of shocking their hosts in a 2019 AFCON Cup qualifier on Sunday. The Lone Star's first delegation touched down at the Harare International Airport yesterday. The group had 12 players plus the technical team.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mutare Sports Club Hit New High

[The Herald] From being last season’s whipping boys to winning every match this season, Mutare Sports Club have hit a new high as they are second on the Inter-City Rugby League standings. This is a side that lost all their games last season — both hom…

[The Herald] From being last season's whipping boys to winning every match this season, Mutare Sports Club have hit a new high as they are second on the Inter-City Rugby League standings. This is a side that lost all their games last season -- both home and away -- but five games into the rebranded league, the Mutare Shumbas find themselves unbeaten, second only to Old Georgians (also unbeaten) with a bonus point for all their wins.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Jehovah’s Witnesses to Hold 3-Day Conventions

[The Herald] Jehovah’s Witnesses will hold a series of three-day 2017 annual conventions with the theme “Don’t Give Up!” at the end of this month and expected to be attended by thousands of believers. The programme will be held at 29 venues across the …

[The Herald] Jehovah's Witnesses will hold a series of three-day 2017 annual conventions with the theme "Don't Give Up!" at the end of this month and expected to be attended by thousands of believers. The programme will be held at 29 venues across the country and will run for the next 13 weeks from June 30. Local church spokesperson Mr John Hunguka said in a statement yesterday that the Jehovah's Witnesses conventions would be part of a global campaign where the believers personally invite the general public to attend.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe