UN Rights Expert to Sudan for Implementation of Recommendations

[Radio Dabanga] Geneva -The United Nations Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan will hold meetings in Khartoum and Blue Nile this month to discuss the implementation of recommendations made several months ago.

[Radio Dabanga] Geneva -The United Nations Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan will hold meetings in Khartoum and Blue Nile this month to discuss the implementation of recommendations made several months ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Investigating the Needs of Displaced in Sortony, Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Sortony -A United Nations field visit to Sortony site in Kabkabiya concluded that more water, health, and security services are required for the people who have been displaced from the Jebel Marra area during the armed conflict in the b…

[Radio Dabanga] Sortony -A United Nations field visit to Sortony site in Kabkabiya concluded that more water, health, and security services are required for the people who have been displaced from the Jebel Marra area during the armed conflict in the beginning of 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Swiss Govt Opens Up On Why It Helped in Negotiating Chibok Girls’ Release

[This Day] The spokesperson of the Swiss Foreign Ministry Noemie Charton has confirmed his country took part in the negotiations that secured the release of 82 girls kidnapped at the weekend by the terror group Boko Haram

[This Day] The spokesperson of the Swiss Foreign Ministry Noemie Charton has confirmed his country took part in the negotiations that secured the release of 82 girls kidnapped at the weekend by the terror group Boko Haram

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ikoyi Billions – House Committee Issues 24-Hour Ultimatum to NIA DG

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives Committee on National Security and Intelligence on Tuesday handed down a 24-hour ultimatum to the suspended Director- General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr. Ayo Oke, to appear before it and…

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives Committee on National Security and Intelligence on Tuesday handed down a 24-hour ultimatum to the suspended Director- General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr. Ayo Oke, to appear before it and shed more light on the controversial N13 billion recently discovered in an Osborne apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerians Express Outrage As British Artist

[This Day] British artist, entrepreneur and art collector, Damien Hirst, has incurred the wrath of Nigerians for copying the bust of a well-known Ife terracotta head sculpted by artists from Ile-Ife in present day Osun State between the 12th and 14th c…

[This Day] British artist, entrepreneur and art collector, Damien Hirst, has incurred the wrath of Nigerians for copying the bust of a well-known Ife terracotta head sculpted by artists from Ile-Ife in present day Osun State between the 12th and 14th century, without giving attribution to the original work.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

National Assembly Increases 2017 Budget By N143bn, to Pass Spending Bill Thursday

[This Day] Abuja -The National Assembly has increased the size of the 2017 budget proposed by the executive by N143 billion, from N7.298 trillion to N7.441 trillion.

[This Day] Abuja -The National Assembly has increased the size of the 2017 budget proposed by the executive by N143 billion, from N7.298 trillion to N7.441 trillion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Borno Governor, Chibok Elders Meet 82 Freed Schoolgirls

[This Day] Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, yesterday led key stakeholders and elders from Chibok community to the Department of State Services (DSS) medical centre where they met with the 82 schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram three years after thei…

[This Day] Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, yesterday led key stakeholders and elders from Chibok community to the Department of State Services (DSS) medical centre where they met with the 82 schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram three years after their violent abduction from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State in April, 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IMF Seeks Strong, Sound Policy Measures to Restart Nigeria

[This Day] Abuja -The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised Nigeria and other countries in sub-Saharan Africa to implement strong and urgent policy actions to bolster growth in the region.

[This Day] Abuja -The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised Nigeria and other countries in sub-Saharan Africa to implement strong and urgent policy actions to bolster growth in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Carlsberg Urban Music Legacy Returns – Blakjak to Host the Show

[Nyasa Times] The fun is back. The annual Carlsberg Urban Music Legacy is back this Sunday at the normal venue, College of Medicine Sports Complex with promising acts including trending artists Martse, Sonye and Malinga Mafia.

[Nyasa Times] The fun is back. The annual Carlsberg Urban Music Legacy is back this Sunday at the normal venue, College of Medicine Sports Complex with promising acts including trending artists Martse, Sonye and Malinga Mafia.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Govt, Agip to Seal Deal On $15 Billion Refinery in N/Delta

[Daily Trust] Agip is preparing a memorandum of understanding with the Federal Government on a $15bn refinery to be sited either in Port Harcourt, Rivers State or Brass, Bayelsa State.

[Daily Trust] Agip is preparing a memorandum of understanding with the Federal Government on a $15bn refinery to be sited either in Port Harcourt, Rivers State or Brass, Bayelsa State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria