Tenure of NDDC MD Ended Nov 1, Insists Niger Delta Group

[This Day] Yenagoa -A coalition of groups in the Niger Delta on Thursday maintained that the tenure of Chief Nsima Ekere as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), had elapsed since November 1.

[This Day] Yenagoa -A coalition of groups in the Niger Delta on Thursday maintained that the tenure of Chief Nsima Ekere as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), had elapsed since November 1.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dakuku Tasks Legal Experts On Updates of Maritime Law

[This Day] The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has charged practitioners of law in the maritime sector on the need for regular updates on the knowledge of the sector, due to the…

[This Day] The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has charged practitioners of law in the maritime sector on the need for regular updates on the knowledge of the sector, due to the dynamism of maritime law regulating the industry, which is key to its development.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Deny Withdrawing Security Aides From Obiano

[This Day] The Nigerian Police has denied that they withdrew the security details attached to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State stating that only the Aide De Camp (ADC) and Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the Governor were invited to a stakeholde…

[This Day] The Nigerian Police has denied that they withdrew the security details attached to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State stating that only the Aide De Camp (ADC) and Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the Governor were invited to a stakeholders parley with the Inspector General of Police on the need for a peaceful election.

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ENSIEC Conducts Re-Run Council Poll As Okechukwu Escapes Attack Christopher Isiguzo in Enugu

[This Day] Enugu -Amidst protests by the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) on Thursday conducted a rerun election in the remaining two wards in Udi local government area of the state.

[This Day] Enugu -Amidst protests by the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) on Thursday conducted a rerun election in the remaining two wards in Udi local government area of the state.

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Department to Engage On Water Debt Recovery

[SAnews.gov.za] The Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation has advised the Department of Water and Sanitation to engage with Cooperative Governance Department (COGTA) and National Treasury to ensure the withholding of owing municipalities’ equitab…

[SAnews.gov.za] The Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation has advised the Department of Water and Sanitation to engage with Cooperative Governance Department (COGTA) and National Treasury to ensure the withholding of owing municipalities' equitable share.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UCT’s Law Programme Under Existential Threat

[Daily Maverick] South Africa’s most prestigious university is in danger of losing its undergraduate law degree. In a move described as “unprecedented”, the Council for Higher Education has served the University of Cape Town with notice of the withdraw…

[Daily Maverick] South Africa's most prestigious university is in danger of losing its undergraduate law degree. In a move described as "unprecedented", the Council for Higher Education has served the University of Cape Town with notice of the withdrawal of accreditation for its LLB programme unless certain conditions focusing on transformation are met. Without this accreditation, universities are not permitted to offer the degree in question.

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Why Court Jailed Actress Lulu for Two Years

[Daily News] There are number of questions from members of public as to why Actress Elizabeth Michael Kimemeta, alias Lulu, was sentenced to only two years imprisonment for an offence relating to killing of another person.

[Daily News] There are number of questions from members of public as to why Actress Elizabeth Michael Kimemeta, alias Lulu, was sentenced to only two years imprisonment for an offence relating to killing of another person.

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Why Expanding Access to Contraception – and Abortions – Is a ‘Best Buy’

[Bhekisisa] Draft guidelines will look to balance a doctor or nurse’s right recuse themselves from performing abortions with a person’s right to choose.

[Bhekisisa] Draft guidelines will look to balance a doctor or nurse's right recuse themselves from performing abortions with a person's right to choose.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Presidential Spokesperson Apologises Over Villa Security Incident

[Premium Times] Former Presidential spokesperson, Segun Adeniyi, has apologised for his Twitter comment after security operatives denied him entry into the Villa for an official event for failing to provide an invitation card.

[Premium Times] Former Presidential spokesperson, Segun Adeniyi, has apologised for his Twitter comment after security operatives denied him entry into the Villa for an official event for failing to provide an invitation card.

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