104 Dapchi girls, two others released - FG
The Federal Government said a total of 106 abducted persons, comprising 104 Dapchi schoolgirls, one other girl and a boy were freed by insurgents in the early hours of Wednesday. Briefing journalists in Maiduguri, the Minister of Info and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said all the 106 persons were freed unconditionally, contrary to reports in…
New UNWTO agenda for Africa gets a nod in Berlin
An African ministerial working meeting conveyed by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) during this year’s Berlin International Tourism Fair ITB agreed to move ahead with a new ten-point UNWTO Agenda for Africa.
Stakeholders alarmed over state of paper mills
The aggrieved printers, who made this complaint at a press conference in Lagos, were concerned that the Nigerian printing and graphic industry, the highest employer of labour outside of farming in the country, employing millions in its entire value chain, is about collapsing.
Farmers/herders clashes not tribal – Bagudu
Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi has said that the clashes between farmers and herdsmen across the country are not tribal but consequences of climate change.
Military reinforces deployment, searches for abducted girls
The Federal Government has confirmed that 110 students of the Government Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State, remain unaccounted for, after a suspected Boko Haram faction invaded their school last week.
Dapchi schoolgirls: FG confirms 110 girls unaccounted for
The Federal Government on Sunday confirmed that 110 schoolgirls of Government Girls Technical School Dapchi, were unaccounted for in the Boko Haram attack on the school last Monday.
Don’t Offer Your Platforms for Hate Speech – FG urges Media
The Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja urged the media not to offer their platforms to communicate hate among the people.
Nigeria declares hate speech as act of terrorism
The Federal government has declared hate speech as an act of terrorism and warned that it will, henceforth, prosecute those who indulge in the practice. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammad, said henceforth, offenders of dangerous comments would be treated in accordance with the 2011 terrorism Act.