National ID Card Enrolment Hits 23.3 Million

[Leadership] Lagos -Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Engr. Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, said the agency has far enrolled 23.3 million Nigerians for the national identification numbers (NINs) up from seven million in Novem…

[Leadership] Lagos -Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Engr. Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, said the agency has far enrolled 23.3 million Nigerians for the national identification numbers (NINs) up from seven million in November 2015 when he took over the mantle of leadership.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Digital Broadcasting and the Way Forward (I)

[Leadership] As a media communication stakeholder, this writer is often attracted to the much talked about issue of digital switch-over which the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has commenced in phases. In Abuja, the federal government recently …

[Leadership] As a media communication stakeholder, this writer is often attracted to the much talked about issue of digital switch-over which the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has commenced in phases. In Abuja, the federal government recently switched on digital television broadcasting signposting the gradual discontinuation of analogue broadcasting. Though the Abuja digital switch-over came months after it was done in Jos, Plateau state but it is still worth celebrating. The Abuja end of the exercise is handl

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Christian Pilgrims to Fly From 7 International Airports – NCPC Boss

[Leadership] Abuja -The executive secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. UJa Tor Uja has disclosed that the Commission would fly Nigerian pilgrims to the Holy Land this year from seven International Airports in Nigeria.

[Leadership] Abuja -The executive secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. UJa Tor Uja has disclosed that the Commission would fly Nigerian pilgrims to the Holy Land this year from seven International Airports in Nigeria.

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Elumelu, Utomi, Lapo Boss, Task Govt On Barriers to SMEs’ Growth

[Leadership] Lagos -Founder of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, Prof. Pat Utomi and founder of Life Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO), Godwin Ehigiamusoe, have said weak institutions had posed a significant drag on the nation’s economic growth.

[Leadership] Lagos -Founder of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, Prof. Pat Utomi and founder of Life Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO), Godwin Ehigiamusoe, have said weak institutions had posed a significant drag on the nation's economic growth.

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93-Year-Old Race Walker Breaks New Record

[News24Wire] History was made by two pioneering race walkers on Saturday, with resurgent athlete Natalie le Roux and 93-year-old Cecily Rootenberg breaking new ground with national and world records, respectively, at the ASA National 50km and Interprov…

[News24Wire] History was made by two pioneering race walkers on Saturday, with resurgent athlete Natalie le Roux and 93-year-old Cecily Rootenberg breaking new ground with national and world records, respectively, at the ASA National 50km and Interprovincial Race Walking Championships in George.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Water Tariff Hike Proposal Causes Stir

[The Herald] Harare City Council’s proposal to hike water charges for domestic use has provoked a strong reaction from residents already struggling to settle their bills. In its $319,5 million budget for 2018, council proposed to increase water charges…

[The Herald] Harare City Council's proposal to hike water charges for domestic use has provoked a strong reaction from residents already struggling to settle their bills. In its $319,5 million budget for 2018, council proposed to increase water charges for high-density suburbs to 70 cents from the current 25 cents for 1-10 cubic metres.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ministry of Animal Wealth and U.S. TFT University Review Reaction of Animal Wealth Studies

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Animal Wealth, Bushara Guma met, Saturday, a delegation representing US TFT University and reviewed means for reactivation of animal wealth studies including natural resources, agriculture, veterinary research and animal pro…

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Animal Wealth, Bushara Guma met, Saturday, a delegation representing US TFT University and reviewed means for reactivation of animal wealth studies including natural resources, agriculture, veterinary research and animal production.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Foreign Ministry Condemns Criminal Aggression in Jeeza, Egypt

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Friday in Jeeza Province, the Arab Republic of Egypt, which resulted in death of a big number of Egyptian security men in a crime which contravened with the …

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Friday in Jeeza Province, the Arab Republic of Egypt, which resulted in death of a big number of Egyptian security men in a crime which contravened with the humanitarian values and principles.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Commendable Effort to Increase Agricultural Produce

[Shabait] Keren -Commendable effort has been exerted in Hagaz sub-zone with a view to increase agricultural produce and animal fodder. The comment was made by Mr. Eyob Tesfai, coordinator of agricultural activities in the sub-zone.

[Shabait] Keren -Commendable effort has been exerted in Hagaz sub-zone with a view to increase agricultural produce and animal fodder. The comment was made by Mr. Eyob Tesfai, coordinator of agricultural activities in the sub-zone.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

PDP Chair – Kashamu Asks EFCC to Hasten Action On Daniel’s Alleged Corruption Trial

[Leadership] Abuja -The race for the Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got messy yesterday as Senator Buruji Kashamu, representing Ogun East Senatorial District, has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to expedite…

[Leadership] Abuja -The race for the Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got messy yesterday as Senator Buruji Kashamu, representing Ogun East Senatorial District, has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to expedite the alleged corruption trail of ex-Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, a contender in the race.

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