Restructuring – We’re Not Afraid, but Won’t Be Stampeded – Northern Elders

[Vanguard] Northern Elders Forum, NEF, yesterday, again, weighed in on the state of the nation, saying while the region was not afraid of the persistent calls for restructuring, especially from other parts of the country, it would, however, not allow i…

[Vanguard] Northern Elders Forum, NEF, yesterday, again, weighed in on the state of the nation, saying while the region was not afraid of the persistent calls for restructuring, especially from other parts of the country, it would, however, not allow itself to be stampeded into adopting a premeditated design that could spell doom.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IMF Borrowed From Nigeria in 1974 – Former Finance Minister

[Vanguard] Minister of Finance in the Second Republic, Alhaji Abubakar Alhaji, said yesterday the International Monetary Fund, IMF, borrowed money from Nigeria in 1974.

[Vanguard] Minister of Finance in the Second Republic, Alhaji Abubakar Alhaji, said yesterday the International Monetary Fund, IMF, borrowed money from Nigeria in 1974.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerians Divided Over Proscription of Biafra Group

[Vanguard] The Abuja Federal High Court order declaring the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB as a terror group and proscribing its activities, yesterday elicited mixed reactions in the polity with some leaders pooh-poohing it and others hailing the move.

[Vanguard] The Abuja Federal High Court order declaring the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB as a terror group and proscribing its activities, yesterday elicited mixed reactions in the polity with some leaders pooh-poohing it and others hailing the move.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2023 – IPOB Threat to Igbo Presidency Project – Gov Okorocha

[Vanguard] Following a tour of some of the infrastructure projects being executed by his administration, Governor Rochas Okorocha sat down for an interview with a team of visiting journalists. Excerpts:

[Vanguard] Following a tour of some of the infrastructure projects being executed by his administration, Governor Rochas Okorocha sat down for an interview with a team of visiting journalists. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Foreign Loans – Senate Moves Against Reckless Spending By Governors

[Vanguard] The Senate has begun moves against what it described as reckless spending by state governors, just as it has put in place machinery to ensure that there was proper utilization of loans collected by respective state governors.

[Vanguard] The Senate has begun moves against what it described as reckless spending by state governors, just as it has put in place machinery to ensure that there was proper utilization of loans collected by respective state governors.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

WC Commissioner’s ‘Absence Conspicuous’ As Gang War Rages – ANC, Popcru

[News24Wire] Western Cape provincial police commissioner Khombinkosi Jula is “conspicuous by his absence” in dealing with gang violence and the theft of police weapons in Cape Town, the provincial ANC and Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) …

[News24Wire] Western Cape provincial police commissioner Khombinkosi Jula is "conspicuous by his absence" in dealing with gang violence and the theft of police weapons in Cape Town, the provincial ANC and Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

All Eyes on Berlin Marathon

[Nation] Hundreds of fans will be able to follow Sunday’s potentially record-breaking BMW Berlin Marathon live as the Bank of Africa’s World Marathon Majors viewing party shifts to Eldoret.

[Nation] Hundreds of fans will be able to follow Sunday's potentially record-breaking BMW Berlin Marathon live as the Bank of Africa's World Marathon Majors viewing party shifts to Eldoret.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Women Murders – Our Security Is Hopeless, but This Society Is Sick

[Monitor] Three days ago, the body of Harriet Nantongo, 38, was found in a bush near Nkumba University. She was a mother of two. A day later, the naked body of 22- year-old Sarah Neliima was found in a bush in Nkumba village. The two women are now part…

[Monitor] Three days ago, the body of Harriet Nantongo, 38, was found in a bush near Nkumba University. She was a mother of two. A day later, the naked body of 22- year-old Sarah Neliima was found in a bush in Nkumba village. The two women are now part of the statistics of the mysterious killings of women in and around Entebbe. The number of victims now stands at 23. There are other isolated cases reported in different parts of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Confusion as Court Orders for 16-Team KPL

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The High Court in Nairobi on Thursday ordered that the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) be composed of 16 teams, and Football Kenya Federation’s (FKF) promotion of four teams from the National Super League is null and void.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The High Court in Nairobi on Thursday ordered that the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) be composed of 16 teams, and Football Kenya Federation's (FKF) promotion of four teams from the National Super League is null and void.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘I Wish She Hadn’t Resigned’ – Lindiwe Sisulu On Makhosi Khoza

[News24Wire] “I feel guilty I didn’t offer former ANC MP Makhosi Khoza the support and comfort she needed,” ANC NEC member Lindiwe Sisulu said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] "I feel guilty I didn't offer former ANC MP Makhosi Khoza the support and comfort she needed," ANC NEC member Lindiwe Sisulu said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa