#WestAfricaLeaks – Dantata’s MRS, Chevron Billion Dollar Deal Raises Tax Avoidance Concern

[Premium Times] MRS holdings Ltd, oil marketing company of Nigerian billionaire, Sayyu Dantata, and international oil giant, Chevron, are at the centre of a N360 billion [$1 billion] secretive oil deal that is raising fresh tax avoidance worries in Nig…

[Premium Times] MRS holdings Ltd, oil marketing company of Nigerian billionaire, Sayyu Dantata, and international oil giant, Chevron, are at the centre of a N360 billion [$1 billion] secretive oil deal that is raising fresh tax avoidance worries in Nigeria and across West Africa, new details from the Panama Papers reveal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fear Still Grips Dapchi Girls’ School

[VOA] The students of the Government Girls Science and Technology secondary school stand under the gaze of the morning sun, belting out the national anthem. “…To serve with heart and mind, one nation bound in freedom, peace and unity,” they sing in u…

[VOA] The students of the Government Girls Science and Technology secondary school stand under the gaze of the morning sun, belting out the national anthem. "...To serve with heart and mind, one nation bound in freedom, peace and unity," they sing in unison.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I Want My Freedom Back – Victim of Nigeria-France Traffickers

[Vanguard] During the first week of testimony in the trial of 16 members of a mostly female network of Nigerian human traffickers operating forced prostitution rings in France, the judge asked plaintiffs what they hoped would result from the case.

[Vanguard] During the first week of testimony in the trial of 16 members of a mostly female network of Nigerian human traffickers operating forced prostitution rings in France, the judge asked plaintiffs what they hoped would result from the case.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Shouldn’t Abandon Leah Sharibu

[Vanguard] Miss Leah Sharibu, the lone student of the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State, who remains in the grip of the Boko Haram Islamist insurgents, marked her 15th birthday on Tuesday, 15th May 2018. She was the o…

[Vanguard] Miss Leah Sharibu, the lone student of the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State, who remains in the grip of the Boko Haram Islamist insurgents, marked her 15th birthday on Tuesday, 15th May 2018. She was the only Christian among the 110 girls abducted on 19th February 2018, but when the terrorists returned 105 captives on 21st March they informed the Federal Government that five of the girls died and Leah was being withheld because she refused to renounce her faith.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ikpeazu Seeks Govt Support for Cross River Superhighway, Deep Seaport

[This Day] Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has called on the federal government to lend its support for the actualisation of the 274km superhighway and the Bakassi Deep Seaport projects embarked upon by the Cross River Government.

[This Day] Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has called on the federal government to lend its support for the actualisation of the 274km superhighway and the Bakassi Deep Seaport projects embarked upon by the Cross River Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Catholics Protest Murder of Priests, Worshipers in Nigeria

[Vanguard] Benin -Clergies, religious and the laity of the Catholic Archdiocese of Benin, Edo State, will today join other Catholics in the country on a peaceful protest march from St Paul’s Catholic Church on Airport Road, Benin, to Holy Ghost Cathedr…

[Vanguard] Benin -Clergies, religious and the laity of the Catholic Archdiocese of Benin, Edo State, will today join other Catholics in the country on a peaceful protest march from St Paul's Catholic Church on Airport Road, Benin, to Holy Ghost Cathedral on Mission Road, to register their displeasure over the gruesome killings of two priests and 17 worshipers at St. Ignatius Catholic Parish in Ukpor-Mbalon in Benue State.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Kazoora to Spend Six Months in Luzira Prison Over Shs54 Million Loan

[Monitor] TV personality and events MC David Kazoora alais J Kazoora will be spending the next six months at Luzira Civil prison after he failed to pay a bank loan amounting to Shs54 million.

[Monitor] TV personality and events MC David Kazoora alais J Kazoora will be spending the next six months at Luzira Civil prison after he failed to pay a bank loan amounting to Shs54 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sacked Security Minister Tumukunde Speaks

[Monitor] Rukungiri -The former security minister, Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde, has for the first time spoken out about his sacking in March and said he was not “incompetent” and could bounce to Cabinet “anytime”.

[Monitor] Rukungiri -The former security minister, Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde, has for the first time spoken out about his sacking in March and said he was not "incompetent" and could bounce to Cabinet "anytime".

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

As Olu Benson Lulu Briggs Turns 88 Today

[Guardian] History is only what we record. Whatever the era, whether amid peace or conflict, there will always be someone with a camera or a pen, making true record of events. Bearing witness to life’s events. A crucial piece of the background here is …

[Guardian] History is only what we record. Whatever the era, whether amid peace or conflict, there will always be someone with a camera or a pen, making true record of events. Bearing witness to life's events. A crucial piece of the background here is no less a personality than the legendary nationalist and philanthropist, High Chief Olu Benson Lulu Briggs who turns 88 years old today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria