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Wednesday, 20th September, 2017
 African News:
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) -       The Supreme Court has reaffirmed its stance on the sack of Herman Hembe, the ousted House of Representatives member who represented Vandeikiya/Konshisha...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) - The United Labour Congress, ULC, has suspended the ongoing strike it recently embarked upon. The strike has been suspended for one week. The president of congress, Joe Ajaero,...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) -     Delta State Government has approved the release of N600 million counterpart fund for the implementation of the 2017 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) cycle in...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) -     The Lagos State Police Command Federal Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) has arrested a 49- year- old Ismaila Adeyemi ,  for allegedly killing the 2007 winner of the...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) -       The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has warned the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government against its plan to deploy troops under the Operation Crocodile...
Kenya: (Sep 20, 2017) - The  Kenya Supreme Court has today delivered its full judgment on the nullification of the August 8 presidential election. The following are some highlights from the judgement. The...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) -   The United Labour Congress, ULC, has suspended the ongoing strike it recently embarked upon. The strike has been suspended for one week. The president of congress, Joe...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) -     A total of 35 foreign companies have indicated interest to participate at the 12th Abuja International Trade Fair, scheduled to hold from Sept. 21 – Oct. 7,...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) - The Presidency has faulted the statement credited to the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, that the Nigerian Army has no powers to declare the Indigenous People of...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) - People's Democratic Party chieftain, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has re-emphasized his commitment to the unity of Nigeria as Igbos are widespread in the country. Abia state governor,...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) - The house of representatives committee on public petitions has directed six commercial banks to lift the restriction imposed on the accounts of  Patience Jonathan, former first...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) - Northern governors have said that the challenges in the Southeast was not as a result of marginalisation as erroneously believed. According to them, Igbos had occupied exalted positions...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) - President Muhammadu Buhari has addressed the gathering of world leaders at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States. The President pledged Nigeria’s...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) - Over 90 per cent of deaths recorded in Nigerian hospitals are due to poor attitude of health workers. Thomas Agan, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) -     The Nigerian government said on Tuesday that the reconstitution of the Investment and Securities Tribunal, IST was a practical step to sanitise the capital market,...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) - The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has challenged the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, to name the “treasury looters” he alleged were sponsoring...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) - Barely one week after Resident Doctors called off their strike, the major unions of health workers have announced the commencement of their nationwide strike on Wednesday. The Joint...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) - The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions has directed six commercial banks to free accounts operated by former first lady, Patience Jonathan. The committee chaired...
Nigeria: (Sep 20, 2017) -   The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets to give cover to ground troops currently on `Operation Python Dance 11. They are deployed to assist the...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -   The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it will partner with the Nigerian Government to vaccinate people over the age of one year in Borno against cholera outbreak. Dr...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -     The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee has assured that its elective convention scheduled for December would be transparent and fair. The...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -       Nigeria’s total domestic and foreign debt stocks as at June 30 stood at about $15.1 billion and N14.1 trillion respectively, the National Bureau...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -   Chairman of Capital Oil, Mr. Ifeanyi Ubah, has said only the courts will determine the authentic candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the November 18 governorship...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -     This was after ASUU President Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi told reporters Monday night that they decided to conditionally suspend the strike in view of the timeline of...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -     The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, has condoled with the family of a former director-general of the scheme,...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -     The Anambra State Police Command has expressed its resolve to enforce the proscription order on the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The command reminded IPOB...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -     Reno Omokri, former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has advised Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, to stop spreading propaganda. Omokri...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) - Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday in Abuja, urged Nigerians to refrain from activities capable of exacerbating the consequences of climate change. Dogara...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -       The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on Tuesday, cautioned Nigerians against illegal registration on the streets for the National Identity...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) - The Federal Government has said it is aware of sources of funding of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and is taking steps to block them. The Minister of Information and Culture,...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -     The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Monday, hosted the All Progressives Congress (APC) panel on True Federalism in Benin City, the Edo State capital,...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) - The General Manager LASEMA, Mr Adesina Tiamiyu, has advised Lagosians to ensure that Gas cylinders are kept outside the building premises and to always be more careful when trying to...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) - Officials of Nigeria Customs Service in Abuja have intercepted a total of 18 exotic cars. The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hammed Ali, made this known during...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) - Reports reaching CEOAfrica reveals that workers of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) are currently protesting at the Muritala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. The protest...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) - The All Progressive Congress, APC Committee for the South-south zone, met in Benin, Edo State, on Sunday to review the position of different interest groups, individuals and stakeholders...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -       The Nigerian government has accused the separatist group, the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, of using ‘’fake videos’’ to mislead...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -     The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has criticised Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, for saying that some persons were fanning the embers of disunity...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -       The Governing Council of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), has approved the appointment of Prof. Felix Salako as the Vice-Chancellor. The...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) - Tributes and eulogies have begun to pour in from family and friends of late Chief (Mrs) Agnes Olajumoke Otesile (Nee Sodeinde), who passed on at the age of 73, to honour and celebrate...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -       A humanitarian medical organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres said about 48 persons have died of cholera since the outbreak of the disease last month in...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -     Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) Chairman Prof Itse Sagay (SAN) yesterday backed the military’s declaration of the Indigenous People...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -   In preparation for the upcoming 2017 Pharmacy Week, the Chairman of the Oyo State Chapter of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Pharmacist Abiodun Ajibade has advocated...
Nigeria: (Sep 19, 2017) -  Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, is probably feeling like the only governor in Nigeria. For one, not all governors get to enjoy so much “show of love” from...
Nigeria: (Sep 18, 2017) - The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has described as malicious, wicked and ungodly, the report in a newspaper (not this newspaper), quoting him as having said that...
Nigeria: (Sep 18, 2017) - The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai on Monday evening stated that the Defence Headquarters did not declare the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB a terrorist organization...
Nigeria: (Sep 18, 2017) - President Donald Trump started his week at the United Nations on Monday by criticizing it for underperformance and pledging to make it more effective in reaching its mission. Trump,...
Nigeria: (Sep 18, 2017) - The Abia state governor,  Okezie Ikpeazu received five of his colleagues from the northern part of the country on Monday. While addressing them inside the executive chamber...
Nigeria: (Sep 18, 2017) - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released another timetable for the recall of Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district. Augusta C....
Nigeria: (Sep 18, 2017) - The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a conditional suspension of its nationwide strike. This comes after a series of meetings between top government officials...
Nigeria: (Sep 18, 2017) - Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has said that only the federal government of Nigeria, has the constitutional right to declare the leader of the Indigenous People...