Police Detain Evicted Lagos Community Residents for Trying to See Governor

[Premium Times] The Lagos State Police on Thursday broke up a sit-in protest by evicted residents of Otodogbame riverine community, dispersing the protesters who were demanding compensation.

[Premium Times] The Lagos State Police on Thursday broke up a sit-in protest by evicted residents of Otodogbame riverine community, dispersing the protesters who were demanding compensation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari, Osinbajo to Spend Over N2.5 Billion On Cars, Travels in 2018

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari plans to spend N1.001 billion on travels in 2018, details of the proposed 2018 budget released by the Budget Office of the Federation show.

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari plans to spend N1.001 billion on travels in 2018, details of the proposed 2018 budget released by the Budget Office of the Federation show.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Looted Fund Recoveries Not Enough to Stop Foreign Borrowings – Govt

[Vanguard] The Federal Government on Thursday explained its decision to resort to foreign borrowings, stating that contrary to expectations, the funding requirements of the country largely outweighs the amount of funds recovered from corrupt individual…

[Vanguard] The Federal Government on Thursday explained its decision to resort to foreign borrowings, stating that contrary to expectations, the funding requirements of the country largely outweighs the amount of funds recovered from corrupt individuals so far.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why I Cannot Produce Biafra Leader for Trial, Buratai Tells Court

[Vanguard] The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, prayed the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking to compel him to produce the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.

[Vanguard] The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, prayed the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking to compel him to produce the 'missing' leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Not My Problem, Says President Zuma On His State-Funded Legal Fees

[News24Wire] It is the DA’s fault that the state has to keep coughing up for his defence in court, President Jacob Zuma told the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Thursday.

[News24Wire] It is the DA's fault that the state has to keep coughing up for his defence in court, President Jacob Zuma told the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Vows to Defy Police, Meet Odinga at Airport

[Nation] Leaders of the National Super Alliance have maintained they will mobilise thousands of their supporters to the airport this morning to welcome their leader Raila Odinga who has been on a 10-day visit to the US.

[Nation] Leaders of the National Super Alliance have maintained they will mobilise thousands of their supporters to the airport this morning to welcome their leader Raila Odinga who has been on a 10-day visit to the US.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mugabe’s Exit Strategy On the High-Level Negotiation Table

[Daily Maverick] Embattled Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and the military officers who toppled him from power early on Wednesday seemed to be locked in long and bitter negotiations about his future late on Thursday. By PETER FABRICIUS.

[Daily Maverick] Embattled Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and the military officers who toppled him from power early on Wednesday seemed to be locked in long and bitter negotiations about his future late on Thursday. By PETER FABRICIUS.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mujuru Has Nothing to Say On Military Takeover

[New Zimbabwe] People’s Rainbow Coalition (PRC) leader Joice Mujuru said she believes that present political developments require collective engagement and national dialogue involving all critical stakeholders in the country.

[New Zimbabwe] People's Rainbow Coalition (PRC) leader Joice Mujuru said she believes that present political developments require collective engagement and national dialogue involving all critical stakeholders in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe