[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian military said Wednesday there was no evidence that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) had sneaked in fighters from Syria to support Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria, as recently reported by the media.
[Guardian] Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari signed the country’s budget of 9.12 trillion naira today on Wednesday.
[African Arguments] The many contradictory rumours about the former president’s plans and potential alliances highlight the unstable nature of Malawi’s politics.
[Guardian] Katsina -President Muhammad Buhari yesterday evening arrived Katsina State for a private visit to his hometown, Daura, ahead of today’s All Progressives Congress (APC) ward congress.
[Nairobi News] Miguna Miguna has received a warm welcome on arriving in Canada earlier today.
[The Point] Mr. Abdoulie Cham, retired Financial Controller at the Central Bank of The Gambia, yesterday told the Janneh Commission that Captain Ebou Jallow transferred $3,000,000 to a private bank.
[This Day] Two Nigerian airports, the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa and the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, have been rated among the worst 20 airports in the world by a survey carried out by the Sleep in Airport website, sleepinairports.net.
[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe and his family are shareholders in a new airline to be called Zimbabwe Airways, a private newspaper has claimed.
[East African] Antananarivo -Madagascar’s former President Albert Zafy has died at the age of 90.
[Deutsche Welle] A cargo plane has crashed near the city of Abidjan in Ivory Coast, killing four and injuring six. Moldovans and French nationals were on board.