Suspected Herders Set Falae’s Farm Ablaze

[This Day] The end of the conflict between farmers and herders of cattle in the country was nowhere in sight at the weekend, as men suspected to be herdsmen yesterday set ablaze the farm of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF)…

[This Day] The end of the conflict between farmers and herders of cattle in the country was nowhere in sight at the weekend, as men suspected to be herdsmen yesterday set ablaze the farm of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Chief Olu Falae, just as an unspecified number of persons were reportedly killed and homes destroyed in violent reprisals in Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Falana Warns Govt Against Cattle Colonies

[This Day] Lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, has warned the federal government to be clear with its plans to encourage states and others to establish ranches instead of mixing it up with cattle colonies, which many Nigerians have vehemently rejected.

[This Day] Lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, has warned the federal government to be clear with its plans to encourage states and others to establish ranches instead of mixing it up with cattle colonies, which many Nigerians have vehemently rejected.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate to Hold Public Hearing On Bill Establishing NCDC Today

[This Day] The Senate Committee on Primary Healthcare and Communicable Diseases will today hold a Public Hearing on the Bill establishing the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in order to give a legislative backing to its activities.

[This Day] The Senate Committee on Primary Healthcare and Communicable Diseases will today hold a Public Hearing on the Bill establishing the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in order to give a legislative backing to its activities.

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Neiti Confident PIGB Will Check Outright Stealing in Oil Industry

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has expressed its delight with the passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) into law by the House of Representatives, saying it was a bold step taken by…

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has expressed its delight with the passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) into law by the House of Representatives, saying it was a bold step taken by both chambers of the National Assembly.

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Minister Nonvula Mokonyane Represents President Zuma At the Liberian Inauguration

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Water and Sanitation, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane will represent President Jacob Zuma at the inauguration ceremony of the President-elect of the Republic of Liberia, His Excellency Mr George Weah, Sr.

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Water and Sanitation, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane will represent President Jacob Zuma at the inauguration ceremony of the President-elect of the Republic of Liberia, His Excellency Mr George Weah, Sr.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

World’s Richest 1% Earn 82 Percent of Wealth Generated in 2017 – Oxfam

[Premium Times] Eighty-two per cent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one per cent of the global population, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world saw no increase in their wealth, says a new Oxfam re…

[Premium Times] Eighty-two per cent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one per cent of the global population, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world saw no increase in their wealth, says a new Oxfam report.

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Fayose Asks Ekiti Herdsmen to Register With N5,000

[Premium Times] The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has issued a stern warning to leaders of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, on the need to keep their cattle away from farms, vowing to hold them responsible for a…

[Premium Times] The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has issued a stern warning to leaders of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, on the need to keep their cattle away from farms, vowing to hold them responsible for any act of destruction and killing.

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Deputy President Ramaphosa in Davos for World Economic Forum

[Govt of SA] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and his delegation will this evening, Sunday, 21 January 2018, depart from Johannesburg to participate at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

[Govt of SA] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and his delegation will this evening, Sunday, 21 January 2018, depart from Johannesburg to participate at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN – Over 10, 000 Cameroonian Refugees Registered in C’River

[This Day] Calabar -The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has announced that over 10,000 refugees from Cameroon have been registered in various communities in Cross River State in South-south Nigeria.

[This Day] Calabar -The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has announced that over 10,000 refugees from Cameroon have been registered in various communities in Cross River State in South-south Nigeria.

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Lagos CP Preaches ‘Operation Know Your Neighbours’

[This Day] Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal, recently held a town hall meeting with community leaders to sensitise them on the dangers of not co-operating with the police, especially in the area of information passage. Femi Ogbonni…

[This Day] Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal, recently held a town hall meeting with community leaders to sensitise them on the dangers of not co-operating with the police, especially in the area of information passage. Femi Ogbonnikan who covered the event.

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