Killings – Afenifere Calls for UN Investigation, Govt’s Sanction

[This Day] Akure -The pan-Yoruba socio- political group, Afenifere, on Tuesday called on the United Nations rapporteurs on genocide to investigate the spate of killings in Nigeria.

[This Day] Akure -The pan-Yoruba socio- political group, Afenifere, on Tuesday called on the United Nations rapporteurs on genocide to investigate the spate of killings in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FAAC Meeting Ends in Stalemate As Committee Rejects NNPC Remittance

[This Day] Abuja -The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting where repre ssentatives of the three tiers of government gathered to distribute accruals from the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) for the month of February yesterday ended in …

[This Day] Abuja -The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting where repre ssentatives of the three tiers of government gathered to distribute accruals from the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) for the month of February yesterday ended in a stalemate as members of the committee rejected the revenue figure remitted by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Once You Destabilse Middle Belt, Nigeria Will Go Into Interminable Crisis

[This Day] Lafia -The National Secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Labaran Maku, has said once the Middle Belt region of Nigeria is destabilised, Nigeria will go into an interminable crisis.

[This Day] Lafia -The National Secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Labaran Maku, has said once the Middle Belt region of Nigeria is destabilised, Nigeria will go into an interminable crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Women’s Group Relives Pain Caused By Banks’ Closure

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -When a group of 23 women from Makumbusho, Dar es Salaam, met with officials from the Covenant Bank for Women in 2013, they had no idea that their business venture would be plunged into crisis five years down the line.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -When a group of 23 women from Makumbusho, Dar es Salaam, met with officials from the Covenant Bank for Women in 2013, they had no idea that their business venture would be plunged into crisis five years down the line.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Again, IBB Varsity Shut Down As Nasu Begins Warning Strike

[This Day] Minna -The Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State has again been shut following a seven-day warning strike declared on Monday by members of the Non-academic Staff Union (NASU).

[This Day] Minna -The Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State has again been shut following a seven-day warning strike declared on Monday by members of the Non-academic Staff Union (NASU).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Youths Form Political Party

[This Day] Nigerian youths have formed a political party, Modern Democratic Party (MDP), to enable them play active role in the upcoming elections in 2019 and beyond.

[This Day] Nigerian youths have formed a political party, Modern Democratic Party (MDP), to enable them play active role in the upcoming elections in 2019 and beyond.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Matric Results Misrepresent What Candidates Really Know

[Daily Maverick] Our kids’ poor exam marks reflect an inability to move beyond rote learning to any true knowledge. Without a culture of questioning and a culture of error, it is going to be difficult for our education system to improve the quality of …

[Daily Maverick] Our kids' poor exam marks reflect an inability to move beyond rote learning to any true knowledge. Without a culture of questioning and a culture of error, it is going to be difficult for our education system to improve the quality of the matric passes. By MARYKE BAILEY.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Forests, An Undervalued Resource

[Africa Renewal] National Coordinator, Institutional Strengthening for the Forest Sector Development Program at Ethiopia’s Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, and UN Environment’s Ivo Mulder, Finance and Private Sector Coordinator of t…

[Africa Renewal] National Coordinator, Institutional Strengthening for the Forest Sector Development Program at Ethiopia's Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, and UN Environment's Ivo Mulder, Finance and Private Sector Coordinator of the UN-REDD Programme

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia