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Nigeria: Exclusive - EFCC Quizzes Former Head of Service, Oronsaye Over Multi-Billion Naira Corruption Allegation
[Premium Times] A former Head of Service of the Federation, Steve Oronsanye, is currently being interrogated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over allegations of corruption, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report.
[Premium Times] The BringBackOurGirls (BBOG), a campaign group for the return of the over 200 school girls abducted by Boko Haram from Chibok, has requested President Muhammadu Buhari to visit Chibok community within the first 100 days of his administration.
[Addis Standard] After a year and three months since they were first detained by the police, charges were dropped this afternoon against Journalists Tesfalem Wadyes Asmamaw Hailegiorgis and Edom Kassaye as well as Zelalem Kibret and Mahlet Fantahun, members of the blog Zone9.
[Foroyaa] The Gambia Press Union is calling for the immediate release of the manager of Teranga FM radio station, Mr Alagie Sisay, who was picked up on the night of Thursday July 2, 2015, at the premises of Teranga FM.
[Foroyaa] Foroyaa has been informed that DJ Lamin Cham is now released on bail after 20 days in detention at the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) in Banjul.Cham, who is the host of the 'Saf Connect' programme on the Gambia Radio and Television Service (GRTS), was reported to be arrested on 1 June 2015 at the Banjul International Airport as he was about to board a flight to embark on a music promotion tour in Europe. However, the reason for his arrest is not made known, but it came in the wake of the arrest of the
[Foroyaa] Foroyaa was informed that Mr. Alhaji Abdoulie Ceesay, the Manager of Teranga FM Radio Station, was picked up on Thursday, 2 July, 2015 after the breaking of the fast by some men who came with a black pajero vehicle and then taken away to an unknown destination.Mr. Amadou Ceesay, the younger brother, said Alhaji Abdoulie managed to call him on his phone to tell him that he was being taken away by operatives of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) but that the line eventually went dead.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Police officer Opaylo Gonbaye assigned at the Careysburg Detachment in Montserrado County met his tragic demise Sunday when a rushing vehicle traveling from Kakata to Monrovia hit and killed him instantly. Sunday's incident is among series of motor accidents involving Police officers that have occurred in Monrovia and its environ where Police officers are hit and killed.
[The Point] Today marks nine years since Ebrima Chief Manneh, a senior reporter with the Daily Observer newspaper disappeared.
[Inquirer] The Liberia National Police on Saturday arrested two criminals with counterfeit United States dollar notes more than US$700,000.00.
[IPI] The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned provisions of a proposed new anti-terrorism law in Egypt that would criminalise contradicting official reports on militant attacks, calling it a dangerous move to censor critical voices.
[News24Wire] Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has rejected claims that judges are being influenced to reach specific verdicts, saying he wanted to share his concerns about the allegations with President Jacob Zuma.
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -An Egyptian misdemeanour court sentenced a television show host to 10 years in prison in absentia on Wednesday for "inciting the overthrow of the regime" and "spreading false news", a judicial source said.
[AEP] The Pan-African Lawyers Union, the East African Civil Society Organizations Forum and Burundian civil society filed on Monday 6 July at Arusha, a petition with the Court of the East African Community (EACJ).
[Monitor] Kampala -A meeting called to break a running deadlock between presidential hopeful Amama Mbabazi and the police yesterday failed to make any headway with either side sticking to its guns.
[Premium Times] The coroner conducting an inquest into the cause of the collapse of a building at the Synagogue Church of All Nations has said that the church's "criminal negligence" led to the incident.
[News24Wire] New National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams was formally introduced to staff and the media at the National Prosecuting Authority head offices in Pretoria on Tuesday.
[LINA] The Supreme Court of Liberia has scheduled for Wednesday, July 8, hearing of legal arguments into a complaint of irregularities in the 2014 Senatorial election in Maryland County filed by Representative Bhofal Chambers against the National Election Commission (NEC) and Senator-elect Gbleh-bo Brown.
[LINA] Sexual harassment still remains a major problem in schools and places of work in Liberia, a US Department of State 2014 Country Report on Human Rights in Liberia has said.
[Malawi24] ... Govt. to smoke out Njauju killers
[News24Wire] "This is like Marikana all over again".