Burkina Faso-Nigeria Friendly Cancelled Over UK Visa Refusals

[RFI] A friendly match between Burkina Faso and Nigeria to be held on Monday at the London borough of Barnet was cancelled because seven Burkina Faso players failed to secure UK entry visas. Nigeria were using the match as part of preparations for thei…

[RFI] A friendly match between Burkina Faso and Nigeria to be held on Monday at the London borough of Barnet was cancelled because seven Burkina Faso players failed to secure UK entry visas. Nigeria were using the match as part of preparations for their remaining qualifiers for the World Cup 2018 and Africa Cup of Nations 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

London to Host Miss Zimbabwe UK

[New Zimbabwe] London will this year host the Miss Zimbabwe UK pageant after Zimbabwe-born businesswoman Chiedza Dawn Ziyambe secured the license to host the pageant.

[New Zimbabwe] London will this year host the Miss Zimbabwe UK pageant after Zimbabwe-born businesswoman Chiedza Dawn Ziyambe secured the license to host the pageant.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Buhari Approves Establishment of Naval Base in Lake Chad to Boost Security

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the establishment of an operational base for the Nigeria Navy in the Lake Chad with the intention to boost security in the strategic zone.

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the establishment of an operational base for the Nigeria Navy in the Lake Chad with the intention to boost security in the strategic zone.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Fake Documents – Importer, Dealer Absolve Saraki of Role in Senate N300 Million Vehicle Scandal

[Premium Times] A car dealer, Lanre Shittu, has absolved Senate President Bukola Saraki of any culpability in respect of the nearly N300 million bullet proof Range Rover imported with fake documents and seized by the Nigerian Customs Service.

[Premium Times] A car dealer, Lanre Shittu, has absolved Senate President Bukola Saraki of any culpability in respect of the nearly N300 million bullet proof Range Rover imported with fake documents and seized by the Nigerian Customs Service.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oil Firm Returns $202.4 Million to State Oil Body

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said on Monday it had reached a final settlement with AITEO Group over an outstanding $202.4 million (about N62 billion) debt in respect of under-delivery of petroleum products under th…

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said on Monday it had reached a final settlement with AITEO Group over an outstanding $202.4 million (about N62 billion) debt in respect of under-delivery of petroleum products under the crude swap contract between 2012 and 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Stops Launch of Nollywood Movie Okafor’s Law

[Premium Times] Justice Ibrahim Buba of a Federal High Court in Lagos has issued an Anton Piller order, directing the seizure of a film titled “Okafor’s Law” directed by Nollywood Producer, Omoni Oboli.

[Premium Times] Justice Ibrahim Buba of a Federal High Court in Lagos has issued an Anton Piller order, directing the seizure of a film titled "Okafor's Law" directed by Nollywood Producer, Omoni Oboli.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pres. Lungu Puts Isoka MP On The Spot, “If You Don’t Deliver, Kuya Bebele”

President Edgar Lungu this morning sent the crowd that gathered to listen to him at the Market in Isoka into a joyous frenzy when he called out area Member of Parliament and Muchinga Province Minister Hon. Malozo Sichone to a … Continued

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President Edgar Lungu this morning sent the crowd that gathered to listen to him at the Market in Isoka into a joyous frenzy when he called out area Member of Parliament and Muchinga Province Minister Hon. Malozo Sichone to a question and answer session on the podium. The President, who thanked the people of Isoka for their vote in the August 2016 General elections, asked Malozo Sichone to explain how far he had gone in ensuring that the promises that had been made to them pre-election period were being fulfilled. “The first thing I am here to do is to thank you the people of ISOKA for voting for me and the Patriotic Front in one peace. Secondly I want to tell you that we will deliver all the things that we promised you when we came to ask for your vote, ” President Lungu said. The Head of State told Hon. Sichone to explain to the people how far the construction of the feeder roads had gone. He further wanted to know how far the construction of the markets including health posts and schools had reached stating that when he returned to the area, he expected all the projects to be completed failure to which he would relieve the Minister of his Ministerial duties to allow him focus on serving his constituents. “The era of Am Busy that Ministers used to practice is long gone . If you are a Minister and can’t manage to juggle between your ministerial position and your parliamentary obligations to your constituency, then Kuya bebele .” The President said amidst outbursts of laughter from the crowd. And Hon. Sichone explained that the works on the roads were underway and would soon be completed. He also stated that the delay in the completion of the Market project was due to the rains and promised that as soon as the rains finished, the market as well as the health posts would would be completed . The President told the elated crowd and the Member of Parliament that he would come back to the era in a year and a half in which time , he expected the promised projects to have been completed without fail. The post Pres. Lungu Puts Isoka MP On The Spot, “If You Don’t Deliver, Kuya Bebele” appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

PF Media Shows Support For ‘Trigger-Drunk’ Cop

A Patriotic Front media platform has shown support for the widely condemned police officer captured in a video threatening to pull the trigger on Mazabuka member of parliament Garry Nkombo. Nkombo was with his wife at a filling station where … Continued

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A Patriotic Front media platform has shown support for the widely condemned police officer captured in a video threatening to pull the trigger on Mazabuka member of parliament Garry Nkombo. Nkombo was with his wife at a filling station where he was refueling his vehicle when the cop would could barely stand as he held a machine gun demanding to search the lawmaker’s vehicle. A Facebook post published by the PF Media team suggests the officer was within his dutiful rights to search Nkombo’s vehicle. The quote from a Zambian piece of legislation states, “Any Police Officer may stop any vessel, aircraft or vehicle in or upon which there shall be reason to suspect that anything stolen or unlawfully obtained may be found and also any person who maybe reasonably suspected of having in his possession or conveying in any manner anything stolen or unlawfullly obtained, and may seize any such thing.” The post PF Media Shows Support For ‘Trigger-Drunk’ Cop appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports