Govt, States Fail to Access U.S.$250 Million World Bank Grant – Official

[Premium Times] The World Bank said that Nigeria had so far accessed less than $50 million out of the $300 million earmarked by the Bank for youth empowerment and other social works in the country.

[Premium Times] The World Bank said that Nigeria had so far accessed less than $50 million out of the $300 million earmarked by the Bank for youth empowerment and other social works in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

26 Nigerian Women Die At Mediterranean Sea

[Vanguard] The bodies 26 women were unloaded in a procession of black bags on to the dock of Salerno. The deceased women, believed to be Nigerian in origin, were recovered by the Spanish ship Cantabria as part of operation Sophia, an EU anti-traffickin…

[Vanguard] The bodies 26 women were unloaded in a procession of black bags on to the dock of Salerno. The deceased women, believed to be Nigerian in origin, were recovered by the Spanish ship Cantabria as part of operation Sophia, an EU anti-trafficking force.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Probe SA Celebs Flaunting Cash in Social Media Video Clip

[News24Wire] Two well-known South African actresses could find themselves in hot water after they were depicted in a video, doing the rounds on social media, pretending to eat a wad of R50 notes on a plate in a restaurant.

[News24Wire] Two well-known South African actresses could find themselves in hot water after they were depicted in a video, doing the rounds on social media, pretending to eat a wad of R50 notes on a plate in a restaurant.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Buhari’s Govt Doesn’t Believe in ‘Cheap Propaganda’ – Spokesperson

[Premium Times] The spokesperson to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, says the United Nation’s prediction that 2019 elections in Nigeria will be credible and violent free is yet another indication of the world’s confidence in the country’s curre…

[Premium Times] The spokesperson to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, says the United Nation's prediction that 2019 elections in Nigeria will be credible and violent free is yet another indication of the world's confidence in the country's current administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Incredible Things Jonathan Did in Office – VP

[Daily Trust] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday uncovered what he called incredible things, which he said, happened in Nigeria a few weeks before the 2015 general elections.

[Daily Trust] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday uncovered what he called incredible things, which he said, happened in Nigeria a few weeks before the 2015 general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sheikh Ahmad Among World’s Most Influential Muslims

[Daily Trust] Lagos -For a second year running, the National Missioner, Ansar-ud-Deen Society of Nigeria and Overseas, Sheikh Abdur-Rahman Ahmad, has been listed among the 500 most influential Muslims in the world.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -For a second year running, the National Missioner, Ansar-ud-Deen Society of Nigeria and Overseas, Sheikh Abdur-Rahman Ahmad, has been listed among the 500 most influential Muslims in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ex-President Calls for Co-operation to Eliminate Hunger in Nigeria

[Premium Times] A former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has called for concerted efforts by governments, private sector and individuals to enable the country achieve food sufficiency for all by the year 2030.

[Premium Times] A former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has called for concerted efforts by governments, private sector and individuals to enable the country achieve food sufficiency for all by the year 2030.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

149 More Nigerians Return From Libya

[Premium Times] The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on Monday received 149 Nigerian returnees who had been stranded in Libya, bringing the total number brought back to the country in the last five weeks to 975.

[Premium Times] The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on Monday received 149 Nigerian returnees who had been stranded in Libya, bringing the total number brought back to the country in the last five weeks to 975.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya