Governors Up in Arms Over Move to Limit Cost of Houses

[Nation] Governors have protested the move by the Senate to cap cost of the county chiefs’ official residences at Sh45 million, saying the House had no power to do budgeting for counties.

[Nation] Governors have protested the move by the Senate to cap cost of the county chiefs' official residences at Sh45 million, saying the House had no power to do budgeting for counties.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Barack Obama Returns to Open Modern Leisure Centre for the Youth

[Nation] A multi-million-shilling sports and resource centre will be opened in Siaya next week by former US President Barack Obama and will serve an estimated 1,000 young Kenyans weekly.

[Nation] A multi-million-shilling sports and resource centre will be opened in Siaya next week by former US President Barack Obama and will serve an estimated 1,000 young Kenyans weekly.

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Makarfi Blames Govt Over Intimidation, Doubts Capacity to Hold 2019 Polls

[Guardian] Kaduna -Former National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has blamed Governor Ayodele Fayose’s attack on the Federal Government.He warned that the conduct of Ekiti Governorship polls would determine the …

[Guardian] Kaduna -Former National Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has blamed Governor Ayodele Fayose's attack on the Federal Government.He warned that the conduct of Ekiti Governorship polls would determine the outcome of the 2019 general elections in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Alton Expresses Worry Over Picketing of MTN Offices By NLC

[Guardian] Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has expressed concerns over the picketing of the offices and disruption of operations of MTN Nigeria one of its members.

[Guardian] Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has expressed concerns over the picketing of the offices and disruption of operations of MTN Nigeria one of its members.

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Bill On Creation of State, Community Police Passes First Reading in Senate

[Guardian] Abuja -A Bill for amendment of the 1999 Constitution to allow creation of states and community police has passed first reading in the Senate.Sponsored by Deputy President of the Senate and Chairman, Committee on Constitution Review, Ike Ekwe…

[Guardian] Abuja -A Bill for amendment of the 1999 Constitution to allow creation of states and community police has passed first reading in the Senate.Sponsored by Deputy President of the Senate and Chairman, Committee on Constitution Review, Ike Ekweremadu, the Bill seeks to admit Nigeria into the league of countries operating the state and community police system.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria, Ghana Joint Operation Nabs 22 Drug Suspects

[Guardian] A joint operation by Nigeria and Ghanaian authorities to tackle drug trafficking and organized crime in the two countries over the past two months has resulted in the arrest of 22 suspects and seizure of large quantities of drugs.

[Guardian] A joint operation by Nigeria and Ghanaian authorities to tackle drug trafficking and organized crime in the two countries over the past two months has resulted in the arrest of 22 suspects and seizure of large quantities of drugs.

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Govt Spending Abacha’s Loot On Ekiti Election, Says Olusola

[Guardian] Governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, has accused the Federal Government of moving part of the $321million recovered from the late Gen. Sani Abacha’s family to Ekiti for tomorrow’s election.

[Guardian] Governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, has accused the Federal Government of moving part of the $321million recovered from the late Gen. Sani Abacha's family to Ekiti for tomorrow's election.

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Promoter of $1.1 Billion Qua Iboe Signs Agreement On Community Development Projects

[Guardian] Qua Iboe Power Plant Limited (QIPPL), the promoter of the $1.1billion Qua Iboe Power Plant, has signed a community partnership agreement (CPA), for the development of communities in Akwa Ibom State.

[Guardian] Qua Iboe Power Plant Limited (QIPPL), the promoter of the $1.1billion Qua Iboe Power Plant, has signed a community partnership agreement (CPA), for the development of communities in Akwa Ibom State.

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PDP Storms National Assembly

[Guardian] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday staged a protest at the National Assembly against what it described as excesses by the Federal Government and assault on democracy in connivance with security agencies.The demonstration came on th…

[Guardian] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday staged a protest at the National Assembly against what it described as excesses by the Federal Government and assault on democracy in connivance with security agencies.The demonstration came on the heels of Wednesday's encounter between PDP supporters and policemen in Ekiti State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria