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Agba Jalingo

31 Aug
Two years after the Federal Government indicated plans to bring back toll gates, which were scrapped during the Olusegun Obasanjo administration in 2004.
10 Jul 2021
The ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja has “ordered the Federal Government to pay a journalist, Agba Jalingo, N30 million as compensation for ill-treating and torturing him while in detention...
11 May 2021
May 3 this year was marked last week as it is done every year as World Press Freedom Day. The theme for this year’s celebration was “Information as a public good.”
27 Mar 2021
As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to celebrate the World Water Day (WWD) 2021 last Monday, many citizens went to rivers, ponds, wells and boreholes located far away or near their homes in search of water...
24 Feb 2020
ournalism's crown jewel is its ability to make persons and systems uncomfortable with the overriding aim of driving positive change in society through accountability.
20 Feb 2020
Publisher of CrossRiverWatch, Agba Jalingo, has described his 179-day detention in prison by the Cross River State government as a “facade manipulation and circumvention of the country’s justice system.”
17 Feb 2020
CrossRiverWatch publisher Agba Jalingo has been released after spending about five months in detention. Jalingo's release comes after a federal high court in Calabar granted him a bail of N10 million on Thursday, February 13. The Cross Rivers State Government charged Jalingo with terrorism and conspiracy to remove elected governor from office. Jalingo was first…
13 Feb 2020
A federal high court in Calabar Thursday granted bail to the detained journalist Agba Jalingo. Justice Sule Shuaibu granted the bail after Cross Rivers State Government reverted to the initial; charges of terrorism and conspiracy to remove elected governor from office. Jalingo was first arrested, August 22, 2019, in his Lagos residence and taken to…
10 Feb 2020
Lagos-Based rights group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), at the weekend sued the federal and Cross River governments at ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja for the alleged “prolonged, arbitrary detention, unfair prosecution and sham trial of journalist Agba Jalingo.”
10 Feb 2020
For over 168 days, the publisher of an online newspaper, CrossRiverWatch, politician, and human rights activist, Comrade Agba Jalingo, has been incarcerated in Calabar. He always comes to court handcuffed and in prisons’ pick up van, dressed in blue jeans and grey-coloured shoes and black t-shirt
8 Feb 2020
The Cross River State government has finally admitted involvement in the prosecution of Agba Jalingo, publisher of news portal, CrossRiverWatch.
5 Feb 2020
Former governorship candidate of Peoples Progressive Alliance (PPA), Goddie Akpama, has faulted Governor Ben Ayade’s claim that the detention of the online publisher of CrossRiverWatch, Mr. Agba Jalingo, is by the Federal Government and not him.

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