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4 hours ago
One year after Nigerian security forces violently suppressed protests in Lagos, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday that victims were still awaiting justice. Youth-led demonstrations against police brutality in Africa's most populous country came to a halt after October 20, 2020, when security forces shot at thousands of peaceful protesters gathered at the Lekki tollgate. The…
8 hours ago
The internal crises in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) following last weekend’s congresses across the country have continued to deepen...
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Gunmen have killed at least 30 people in an attack in Sokoto State, Governor Aminu Tambuwal confirmed yesterday. The assault began at a weekly market in Goronyo on Sunday and continued into Monday morning...
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Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, Dr. Sidie Tunis, has encouraged the citizens to be vaccinated and shun conspiracy theories...
9 hours ago
The Federal Government, yesterday, officially scrapped the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) and the Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF)...
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One year after the aborted #EndSARS protests by the Nigerian youths to end all forms of bad leadership and governance of the Nigerian State, frontline leaders of thought and activists
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The independent investigative panel on human rights violation by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other units of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), yesterday
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has delisted the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) from armed groups recruiting children as soldiers in the North East.
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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, his Delta counterpart, Ifeanyi Okowa, and the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, yesterday, charged Muslims on tolerance, prayers, unity and peaceful coexistence.
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The Police in Ebonyi State, yesterday, confirmed an attack on Effium Police Station in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state by suspected unknown gunmen.
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The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has sought laws to back debt recovery in Nigeria with a view to strengthening the nation’s financial system.
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Justice Peter Lifu of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, summoned Ogun State House of Assembly to show cause why it should not grant reliefs sought by a former Managing Director
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One David Adeyemi has bagged six months jail term after he was arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrate Court, Lagos, over a two-count charge of assault on a staff of Eko Electricity Distribution Company

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Comedian and magician Phil Butler has died at the age of 51. His cause of death remains unknown as it has not yet been announced. Phil’s agents Chris Davis Management issued a statement following his sad passing. Sharing a statement on Twitter, they confirmed: It is with huge sadness we have to announce the passing…
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Pitch Perfect star Rebel Wilson has opened up on her weight loss noting that she understands why people are obsessed.  The actress says her 60-lb. weight loss is not only about size but "about loving yourself and loving the journey that you're on." She noted that she is getting more attention now that she has…
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Forty-eight emerging leaders from around the world, including Nigeria, Togo and Sierra Leone, join the inaugural 24 fellows to build a network of 72 active fellows working to tackle global drivers of inequality. LAGOS, Nigeria, 19 October 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- New York – October 19, 2021 – The Ford Foundation has today announced its 2021 Ford…
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Attackers rely on small-sized patterns to avoid detection, as predicted by Nexusguard researchers SINGAPORE, October 19, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Small bit-and-piece DDoS attacks (distributed denial of service) boomed by 233% in the first half of 2021, revealed Nexusguard researchers in the Threat Report FHY 2021. As the pandemic carried on into 2021, hackers experimented with new attack…
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By Mrs Fatima Maada Bio, First Lady of Sierra Leone, Africa Champion for Sanitation and Hygiene LAGOS, Nigeria, October 19, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Access to handwashing with soap is a foundational component of healthy schools. Good hygiene practices help ensure children are healthy, so they can attend class and learn. The availability of handwashing stations…