The Worst Is Over – Buhari

[Vanguard] Against the backdrop of a gale of second term endorsements for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 Presidential race, especially by governors, National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju …

[Vanguard] Against the backdrop of a gale of second term endorsements for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 Presidential race, especially by governors, National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, ruled out an automatic ticket for the President.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Passage of 2018 Budget in January Not Feasible – Senate

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate yesterday raised the alarm that the proposed date of January by the Federal Government for passage of the 2018 Appropriation Bill will not be feasible due to what it described as the nonchalant attitude of government agenci…

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate yesterday raised the alarm that the proposed date of January by the Federal Government for passage of the 2018 Appropriation Bill will not be feasible due to what it described as the nonchalant attitude of government agencies and parastatals.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

World Bank Raises Concern Over States’ Solvency

[Vanguard] The World Bank, yesterday, raised concern over the financial status of states in Nigeria, while it also stated that despite Nigeria’s recent Gross Domestic Product, GDP, growth, a number of fiscal challenges still exist at different levels o…

[Vanguard] The World Bank, yesterday, raised concern over the financial status of states in Nigeria, while it also stated that despite Nigeria's recent Gross Domestic Product, GDP, growth, a number of fiscal challenges still exist at different levels of governance.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

PDP Denies Makarfi’s Presidential Ambition, Faults Call for His Resignation

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has denied knowledge of a presidential ambition by its National Caretaker Committee, NCC, Chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, contrary to insinuations by some chieftains of the party.

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has denied knowledge of a presidential ambition by its National Caretaker Committee, NCC, Chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, contrary to insinuations by some chieftains of the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bills On TRRC, CRC, HRC Approved By Cabinet

[Foroyaa] The cabinet meeting presided over by President Adama Barrow has approved the bills on the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC), Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) and Human Rights Commission (HRC), on 21st November 2017, …

[Foroyaa] The cabinet meeting presided over by President Adama Barrow has approved the bills on the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC), Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) and Human Rights Commission (HRC), on 21st November 2017, at his Fajara office.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Speaker Baleka Mbete On Zimbabwe Development

[Govt of SA] The Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete, has expressed relief that the Zimbabwe crisis has been resolved amicably. Her comments follow the resignation of the President of Zimbabwe, Mr Robert Mugabe, which ended a standoff tha…

[Govt of SA] The Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete, has expressed relief that the Zimbabwe crisis has been resolved amicably. Her comments follow the resignation of the President of Zimbabwe, Mr Robert Mugabe, which ended a standoff that had played itself out for a number of days.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Farato Case – Court Denies State Remand Appeal

[Foroyaa] The High Court Presided over by Justice Buba Jawo on November 21st 2017, denied State prosecutor A.N. Yusuf’s application to remand the alleged Farato rioters at Mile II. Counsel Yusuf appealed on behalf of the state, for the court to remand …

[Foroyaa] The High Court Presided over by Justice Buba Jawo on November 21st 2017, denied State prosecutor A.N. Yusuf's application to remand the alleged Farato rioters at Mile II. Counsel Yusuf appealed on behalf of the state, for the court to remand the accused persons because they failed to meet their bail condition as ordered by the former Judge, Justice Basiru Mahoney; that the court gave the accused persons 4 weeks to fulfill their bail bonds which has now elapsed.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia