[allAfrica] Eskom spokesperson, Khulu Phasiwe, has – via his Twitter account – announced the start of load shedding across the country for a full day.
[This Day] Abuja -The youngest Chibok girl abducted by Boko Haram in 2014, Maeda Dorcas Yakubu, turns 20 years old in captivity today.
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law a bill that limits a vice-president or deputy governor who completes the terms of their principals to seeking reelection only once more.
[Office of Senator Bukola Saraki] Abuja -The attention of the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has been drawn to a story circulating online and apparently derived from a Press Conference addressed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Moshood Jimoh, linking him (Saraki) to the Offa robbery.
[The Conversation Africa] Ethiopia has been rocked by a series of protests over the past four years These rallied against public corruption, the economic marginalisation of some ethnic groups, and youth unemployment.
[East African] Rwanda has received the green light to continue borrowing in foreign markets, after global rating agency Moody’s this week affirmed its B2 long-term rating.
[Guardian] On leaving home for the recently held 22nd convocation of the Lagos State University (LASU), Fuhad Ogunsanya Adetoro, the best graduating student of the 2017/2018 session obviously knew that honour awaited him as the valedictorian.
[Nation] Manufacturers have accused senior government officials of frustrating the sale of locally produced goods by allowing direct sourcing of the same from overseas.
[Nation] Opposition leader Raila Odinga has denied reports in one of the local dailies that the ongoing crackdown on corruption suspects is a plot to have ‘his people’ in government in the looming Cabinet reshuffle.
[Nation] The omission of high profile public officials, bank managers, a cabinet secretary and directors of some companies that were paid in excess of Sh1 billion in the latest scandal to rock the National Youth Service has raised fears of selective prosecution.