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Agba Jalingo

24 Aug 2022
Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice is set to prosecute two persons, Pascal Aboh (a lawyer) and Idoko Odeh, in connection with sitting for the bar examination as impersonators at the Nigerian Law School, Abuja, in May 2022.
21 Aug 2022
The Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre (RULAAC) has condemned the siege laid on the residence of Agba Jalingo, in Calabar, Cross River State, and his Lagos office.
22 Mar 2022
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, yesterday, discharged Nigerian journalist and activist, Agba Jalingo of a terrorism, treasonable felony and cyber crimes suit filed against him by Cross River State government.
21 Mar 2022
A Federal High Court in Calabar has dismissed the terrorism, treasonable felony, and cybercrime charges against journalist Agba Jalingo. Jalingo, the publisher of an online newspaper, CrossRiverWatch, was arrested in August 2019 for accusing the Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, of diverting N500 million state funds. He was charged for terrorism, treasonable felony, and…
31 Aug 2021
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…


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