[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has been hit by an acute shortage of temporary staff in opposition strongholds with only 10 days to the presidential election.
[Nation] The ruling Jubilee Party has employed a broad spectrum of strategies to legitimise President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the elections scheduled for October 26 after his main challenger Raila Odinga withdrew from the race citing an uneven playing field.
[Nation] An angry student on Saturday shot dead six of his colleagues and a security guard in Turkana in a deadly revenge mission that lasted three hours after he was expelled from school due to indiscipline.
[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has embarked on a series of changes that have seen some influential individuals who worked for his predecessor Mwai Kibaki playing a bigger role as his advisers.
[Guardian] Owerri -South African President, Jacob Zuma, has urged African leaders to invest more in the education African children, saying that that is the surest path to empowering them.
[Guardian] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said there is urgent need for alumni and private sector support for tertiary education in Nigeria, as government alone cannot fully fund universities.
[Guardian] Nigeria is said to have the highest incidence of diabetes in Sub-Saharan Africa, with about five million people currently living with the condition, and about 50 percent of the cases still undetected.
[Guardian] Jos -Following a misunderstanding between suspected herdsmen and Irigwe community of Bassa local government of Plateau State, which led to imposition of curfew in the area, eight people were arrested yesterday by troops of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) in Jos.
[Guardian] The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has seized uncensored and unclassified films and video works, including pornographic films, valued at millions of naira in Benin City. The raid, which took place in collaboration with the men of The Nigeria Police, occurred in various locations in Benin City
[This Day] Abuja -The Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Israel in Abuja, Nadav Goren, has disclosed of plans to collaborate with Nigeria in building capacity for the education of children suffering from autism and other disabilities.