‘I Am… That Generational Change’ – Presidential Candidate

[Observer] The political leader of the opposition Liberia Restoration Party (LRP), Macdella Cooper, says President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s recent statement on generational change is a clear endorsement of her presidency as the next person to succeed her.

[Observer] The political leader of the opposition Liberia Restoration Party (LRP), Macdella Cooper, says President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's recent statement on generational change is a clear endorsement of her presidency as the next person to succeed her.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nigeria Recovers $3 Billion Unpaid Oil Monies, Says NEITI

[This Day] Abuja -The total amount of unpaid oil and gas monies that Nigeria’s government has recovered using audit reports of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has hit $3billion, the Executive Secretary of NEITI, Mr. Wa…

[This Day] Abuja -The total amount of unpaid oil and gas monies that Nigeria's government has recovered using audit reports of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has hit $3billion, the Executive Secretary of NEITI, Mr. Waziri Adio has disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Set to Release Second Tranche of Capital Budget

[This Day] Abuja -Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Ministry of Finance will soon release the second tranche of the N2.1 trillion capital expenditure for the 2017 budget, THISDAY has learnt.

[This Day] Abuja -Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Ministry of Finance will soon release the second tranche of the N2.1 trillion capital expenditure for the 2017 budget, THISDAY has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Vice President Join Mourners

[Botswana Daily News] Lotlhakane West -Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi yesterday joined mourners in Lotlhakane West to lay Mr Ramokabaswane Mojakgesa and his wife Ms Tikologo Mojakgesa to rest.

[Botswana Daily News] Lotlhakane West -Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi yesterday joined mourners in Lotlhakane West to lay Mr Ramokabaswane Mojakgesa and his wife Ms Tikologo Mojakgesa to rest.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Rights Group Asks UK to Extradite Biafra’s Leader

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A human rights group, Advocate of Social Justice for All has called for the immediate extradition of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu back to Nigeria or be ready to face mass action.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A human rights group, Advocate of Social Justice for All has called for the immediate extradition of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu back to Nigeria or be ready to face mass action.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Stop Persecuting Me, Trump Is Not Probing Obama’s Wife – Patience Jonathan

[Daily Trust] Patience Jonathan, former first lady, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to call Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to order.

[Daily Trust] Patience Jonathan, former first lady, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to call Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to order.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FIFA Fines Nigeria Over Crowd Control

[This Day] World governing body FIFA has slammed Nigeria with a fine of 30,000 Swiss Francs for fans’ unruly behaviour after the Super Eagles’ 4-0 win over Cameroon at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo last month.

[This Day] World governing body FIFA has slammed Nigeria with a fine of 30,000 Swiss Francs for fans' unruly behaviour after the Super Eagles' 4-0 win over Cameroon at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rumour of 10-Year Tax Holiday Granted Me Preposterous, Untrue – Dangote

[This Day] Africa’s richest man and business mogul, Aliko Dangote, has debunked the rumours in public domain that his company will benefit 10-year tax holiday after constructing the 35 kilometres Apapa-Oworonshoki highway end of the Lagos-Ibadan expres…

[This Day] Africa's richest man and business mogul, Aliko Dangote, has debunked the rumours in public domain that his company will benefit 10-year tax holiday after constructing the 35 kilometres Apapa-Oworonshoki highway end of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, describing it as preposterous and untrue.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria