[SA Info]The countdown to Nelson Mandela International Day 2013 has begun. Marked across the world on 18 July each year, Mandela Day aims to inspire people to take action to change the world for the better and, in doing so, to build a global movement for good.
[Daily Trust]Maiduguri -The Joint Task Force (JTF) yesterday banned the sale and use of Thuraya satellite phones in Borno State in order to further stifle communication and stem renewed attacks by suspected members of the Boko Haram.
[Daily Trust]Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola last week signed a Law to Provide for Voluntary Cremation of Corpses and Unclaimed Corpses within Lagos State The law gives legal teeth to the state's authorities to burn unclaimed corpses in its mortuaries, after a period of time. Those willing to cremate the corpses of their relations could approach the state for assistance.
[Daily Trust]Nigerian businessmen in Kenya say the current wave of deportation and harassment of Nigerians in that country is because the Nigerian community in Kenya is believed to have supported Raila Odinga during the March elections.