Nigeria to Present 21 Athletes At Ecowas U-20 Athletics Championship

[Premium Times] Twenty-one athletes and four officials have been selected to represent Nigeria at the forthcoming Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) U-20 Athletics Championship.

[Premium Times] Twenty-one athletes and four officials have been selected to represent Nigeria at the forthcoming Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) U-20 Athletics Championship.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Currency Swap – CBN to Incentivise Importers Who Tender Chinese Renminbi

[This Day] Following the $2.5 billion bilateral currency swap agreement signed last month between the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the CBN has said it will incentivise importers and traders who tender their invoi…

[This Day] Following the $2.5 billion bilateral currency swap agreement signed last month between the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the People's Bank of China (PBoC), the CBN has said it will incentivise importers and traders who tender their invoices in Renminbi (RMB).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Wike Accuses APC of Arming Thugs to Disrupt Rivers LG Polls

[This Day] Port Harcourt -Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has stated that the state government received intelligence report that a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state is arming political thugs to disrupt next Saturday’s local…

[This Day] Port Harcourt -Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has stated that the state government received intelligence report that a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state is arming political thugs to disrupt next Saturday's local government elections in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Media Code of Election Coverage Receives High Endorsement

[This Day] The growing number of media outfits endorsing the Nigerian Media Code of Election Coverage (Revised edition 2018) is an indication that the Nigerian media is committed to the professional and ethical coverage of the 2019 elections, a stateme…

[This Day] The growing number of media outfits endorsing the Nigerian Media Code of Election Coverage (Revised edition 2018) is an indication that the Nigerian media is committed to the professional and ethical coverage of the 2019 elections, a statement by the Director of International Press Centre (IPC), Lanre Arogundade, has noted.

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Witness Says Demoted EFCC Director Not Author of Libellous Publication

[This Day] Abuja -A witness in the court action challenging the demotion of a director with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ayo olowonihi, Mr. Benjamin Mark has told the National Industrial Court in Abuja, that the demoted director…

[This Day] Abuja -A witness in the court action challenging the demotion of a director with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ayo olowonihi, Mr. Benjamin Mark has told the National Industrial Court in Abuja, that the demoted director was not the author of an online publication alleged to have been targeted at bringing the EFCC and its chairman to ridicule.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sports Betting Lovers Set to Dig Deeper Into Pockets

[Daily News] SPORTS betting lovers might have to dig deeper in their pockets as the Minister for Finance and Planning, Philip Mpango, proposed change in the Gaming tax rate from six to ten per cent on gross sales in sports betting operations.

[Daily News] SPORTS betting lovers might have to dig deeper in their pockets as the Minister for Finance and Planning, Philip Mpango, proposed change in the Gaming tax rate from six to ten per cent on gross sales in sports betting operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mimiko – Lack of Pro – Masses Ideology Made Me Return to LP

[This Day] Akure -The immediate past Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, thursday returned formally to the Labour Party (LP) with a declaration that lack of party with pro-masses oriented political ideology in the country informed his decision.

[This Day] Akure -The immediate past Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, thursday returned formally to the Labour Party (LP) with a declaration that lack of party with pro-masses oriented political ideology in the country informed his decision.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osinbajo Flags Off 1,727 Housing Units in Edo

[This Day] Benin City -Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Thursday flagged off the 1,727 housing units “christened “Emotan Garden Estate located at Egba, Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area of Edo State.

[This Day] Benin City -Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Thursday flagged off the 1,727 housing units "christened "Emotan Garden Estate located at Egba, Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area of Edo State.

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Accident Claims 11 National Service Youths, 1 TPDF Soldier

[Daily News] THIRTEEN people, including eleven National Service recruits and a Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF) soldier died yesterday in a road accident in Mbeya Region. The accident occurred at Mwansekwa slope in Mbeya Urban, involving a bus b…

[Daily News] THIRTEEN people, including eleven National Service recruits and a Tanzania People's Defence Forces (TPDF) soldier died yesterday in a road accident in Mbeya Region. The accident occurred at Mwansekwa slope in Mbeya Urban, involving a bus belonging to Igunga Transit.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania