[Nation] South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has dismissed Army commander Marial Chanuong Yol and Finance minister Stephen Dhieu Dau.
[Daily Trust] Nearly six in 10 respondents in a Daily Trust Survey feels that Federal Government should not pay ransom to insurgents to secure the release of abducted persons.
[Premium Times] Dana Air on Thursday said it welcomes the resolve of the Nigerian government to carry out a complete audit of its operation.
[IRIN] Kagoma -Refugees recount killings and a harrowing lake crossing to Uganda
[New Zimbabwe] Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) has predicted violent elections this year reminiscent of the June 2008 after Zanu PF political commissar Engelbert Rugeje threatened in a recent statement that the country will slide to the mayhem of ten years ago if people do not vote for the ruling party.
[Leadership] A Federal High Court sitting in Wawa Cantonment, Kainji, Niger state has set free about 475 suspected Boko Haram members.
[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces has again charged troops to capture Abubakar Shekau, the factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorists group, alive or dead.
[Guardian] An official portrait of the former first family of the United States, Barack and Michelle Obama, was unveiled at a ceremony at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery yesterday.
[Leadership] Representative and Country Director of World Food Programme (WFP) in Nigeria, Myrta Kaulard has revealed that the WFP has spent over $126M on food aid to Nigeria and also provided food assistance to over 1.1 million Nigerians in the North-East.
[Vanguard] The Diaspora Voting Right Movement, a Nigerian Group based in the United Kingdom, on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to legalise Diaspora voting.