South Africa’s Jacob Zuma: Scandals and successes

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma: Scandals and successes [unable to retrieve full-text content]Note: This story is auto-generated from ‘BBC News’ syndicated feed and has not been edited by…

Egypt: Ancient child burials found near Aswan

Egypt: Ancient child burials found near Aswan Image copyright Gebel al-Silsila Project Image caption The remains of a small child were found along with linen used to…

Senegal air traffic control strike at new Dakar airport

Senegal air traffic control strike at new Dakar airport Image copyright AFP Image caption The airport was opened by the Senegalese president last week Flights at the new Dakar…

Speaker Hails CSOs, NGOs For Contributions To Growth Of Democracy In Nigeria 

Speaker Hails CSOs, NGOs For Contributions To Growth Of Democracy In Nigeria 

By Joseph Edegbo  Kaduna (Nigeria) – Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has hailed civil societies and non-governmental organisations for the important role they play in development of democracy and promotion of the well-being of Nigerian citizens.     He made the statement while…

Leadership: Igala Land in North Central Nigeria in Dire Need of Political Leaders, Says Gen. Akpa

Leadership: Igala Land in North Central Nigeria in Dire Need of Political Leaders, Says Gen. Akpa

By Joseph Edegbo, Kaduna (Nigeria) – National Igala Christian Elders Forum (NICEF), Chairman Major – General Patrick Akpa (rtd) has said that only persons with sacrificial mind, selflessness, love, courage and humility can aspire to lead the people. Just as he cited Princess Inikpi, the beloved…

Why Kaduna Community School In Northern Nigeria Use Cultural Day To Sensitize Students On Climate Change

Why Kaduna Community School In Northern Nigeria Use Cultural Day To Sensitize Students On Climate Change

By Ibrahim Yakubu Kaduna (Nigeria) – In View  of the serious threat posed to human health, economic growth and environment by the climate change, a community school in Kaduna, northern Nigeria, celebrated its 2017 Annual Cultural Day with a  focus on Climate Change. The threat…

Pass Gender Bill Now — NGO Tells Nigeria’s National Assembly

Pass Gender Bill Now — NGO Tells Nigeria’s National Assembly By Peter Usman  Abuja (Nigeria) – A Non Governmental Organization, Cleen Foundation, has urged both…

Nigeria Strengthens ‘Start Ups’, Carries Campaign Round The Country

Nigeria Strengthens ‘Start Ups’, Carries Campaign Round The Country By Ahmad Umar Gombe (Nigeria) – Director General of the Nigerian Information Technology Development Agency…

SureRemit Launches Cryptocurrency For Global Non-Cash Remittances: Brings Succour To 250 Million Immigrants Worldwide

SureRemit Launches Cryptocurrency For Global Non-Cash Remittances: Brings Succour To 250 Million Immigrants Worldwide By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria)–SureRemit, a global blockchain-based non-cash remittance service has announced a token…

Nigeria: Debate On Restructuring: Don’t Side Line Us, Gombe Women Tell Legislature

Nigeria: Debate On Restructuring: Don’t Side Line Us, Gombe Women Tell Legislature By Ahmad Umar Gombe (Nigeria) – Women group in Gombe State northeast of the country…

South Africa To Host Heads of Government, Captains of Industry At African Legacy International Summit

South Africa To Host Heads of Government, Captains of Industry At African Legacy International Summit   By Peter Usman Abuja (Nigeria)–The 2nd Emmerging Business Destination Summit earlier scheduled to hold…

Nigeria: Private Initiative In Gombe State, North East Region Promotes Girl Child Education

Nigeria: Private Initiative In Gombe State, North East Region Promotes Girl Child Education

By Ahmad Umar Gombe, (Nigeria)–A private Initiative, Nafada Development Forum in Nadafa local government area of Gombe State, northeast of the country has established a Senior Secondary School for girls in the community. This is aimed at promoting girl child education in the area which…

Central Bank Of Nigeria To Disburse N75Billion Loan To Farmers

Central Bank Of Nigeria To Disburse N75Billion Loan To Farmers

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria)– The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved the disbursement of about N75billion as loan to farmers in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory FCT . Sources made available to Africa Prime News indicate that the facility is…

Environmentalist Set To Unveil ‘GREEN GAMES IN NIGERIA’

Environmentalist Set To Unveil ‘GREEN GAMES IN NIGERIA’

By Alli Sheriffdeen Abiola Leveraging on innovation as a smart way to involve more young people in environmental advocacy and involvement, an environmental advocacy group, ‘My Environment My Wealth’ is set to launch ‘Green Games In Nigeria.’ According to the initiator, Wonne Afronelly, “Green Games is…

Nigerian Economic Empowerment: Federal Lawmaker Trains 640 Rural Women

Nigerian Economic Empowerment: Federal Lawmaker Trains 640 Rural Women

By Ahmad Umar Gombe (Nigeria)–A member of the House of Representatives from Kaltungo/Shongom Constituency in Gombe State Northeast of the country, Fatima Binta Bello has trained 640 women in various trades in the four local government areas that made up the constituency. Each of the…