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26 Oct 2019
The secrecy that has characterised the processing of the 2020 Budget bill in the Senate led to a mild drama yesterday at the National Assembly. The Committee on Special Duties headed by Senator Yusuf Yusuf practically chased journalists out of a meeting
22 Oct 2019
The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos has called on security operatives in Calabar to immediately investigate and apprehend alleged perpetrators of recent attacks on journalists working with Akwa Ibom State Broadcasting Corporation (AKBC).
18 Oct 2019
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) says he is planning, in collaboration with newspaper owners, to sponsor a bill to penalise media establishments that owe journalists.
10 Aug 2019
Russian opposition supporters plan a major protest in Moscow on Saturday after police detained thousands at recent demonstrations that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin's return to the Kremlin in 2012.
28 Jul 2019
Customs Controller in charge of Nigeria’s automobile port at Port Terminal Multi-Services Limited (PTML) in Apapa, Lagos, Florence Olusunmbo Dixon, in this interview with journalists, spoke on the command’s mid-year performance and strategy for increased revenue generation, as well as compliance level of importers and agents. EDU ABADE reports
27 Jul 2019
Reporters investigating Russian military intelligence have been targeted by highly sophisticated cyberattacks through their encrypted email accounts, with evidence suggesting Moscow was responsible, the email service provider ProtonMail and journalists said Saturday.
25 Jul 2019
It is a lot of journalists to fish in troubled water. It is his duty to mind other people’s business. When the government declares a curfew, the journalist would go out to cover it. When there is war, the journalist would be there to bring the shooting game of death to the public. Sometimes, people do get killed on the beat.
29 May 2019
A university teacher, Prof. Anthony Kola-Olusanya, has urged journalists to be more critical in the monitoring and appraisal of government activities as they play vital role in the development and survival of the current democratic journey. He noted that the media by virtue of their role and position have the weapon to expose and call…
27 Apr 2019
Some voters in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Federal Constituency on Saturday descended on journalists in some polling units during the Lagos Supplementary election shouting, “We don’t want media in this place.” The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the supplementary election was conducted in 71 polling units across eight wards in the constituency following the inconclusive Feb.…
8 Apr 2019
Consultant, Africa Centre for Corporate Responsibility on Peace Building, Mr. Austin Onuoha, has called for more intensive training for journalists handling conflict issues to build their capacity in peace building. Onuoha told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Jos that more training on peace building would offer the journalists a better understanding of…
27 Mar 2019
With the 2019 general elections substantially behind us, except for the plethora of litigations that may naturally arise, worried Nigerian patriots must now address their minds to what collectively the nation can do to have a more credible, free and fair and violence free election post 2019. We cannot all live in denial and pretend…
22 Mar 2019
The Kogi government says the state will ensure that Prof. Pius Akinsanmi is immortalised by ensuring that all his books are made available in its school libraries. Mrs Rosemary Osikoya, the Kogi Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology disclosed this during a tribute organised in honour of the deceased in Abuja. She said that his…


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Pope Francis on Saturday urged European governments to welcome migrants instead of viewing them as invaders, striding into in a hugely sensitive political debate again inflamed by mass arrivals. "Those who risk their lives at sea do not invade, they look for welcome," Francis said in a speech closing a conference of bishops and young…
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Senate President of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Attah Nnalue, has commended President Bola Tinubu for the appointment of Dr Olayemi Michael Cardoso as Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
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The Minister of Transportation, Sen. Saidu Alkali, has expressed disappointment over the slow pace of work on the reconstruction of the Eastern Railway Corridor by the Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) Ltd. The minister made his feelings known on Friday when he inspected the progress of work done on the reconstruction of Eastern railway…
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Hundreds of protesters rallied in Sydney on Saturday against a plan to adapt Australia's constitution to enshrine Indigenous rights, ahead of a referendum next month. The crowd gathered in the city's Hyde Park railed against the proposal, which if it passes on October 14, would give Indigenous peoples the right to be consulted on policies…
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Jessica Burgess, a woman from the US state of Nebraska accused of helping her teenage daughter acquire abortion pills, was sentenced Friday to two years in prison, the New York Times reported. Burgess and her daughter were charged with working together to end Celeste Burgess' pregnancy last year. Jessica Burgess ordered the pills online and…