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Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade has called for the regulation of the social media in the country.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has approved the appointments of Dr. Otive Igbuzor as his Chief of Staff and Mr. Yomi Odunuga as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity.
Austin Nwagbara, a Nigerian professor based in Ghana, has accused the Ghanaian government of maltreating Nigerians.
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Thursday, granted DAAR Communications and the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) leave to settle their dispute out of court.
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and DAAR Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power FM, have resolved their differences.
Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has strongly condemned the suspension of the licences of African Independent Television (AIT) and RayPower FM by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has praised the judiciary “for upholding justice and the tenets of democracy, particularly the right of fair hearing, by ordering the immediate reopening of African Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower radio”.
The closure of media houses was a common phenomenon under the defunct military dictatorship in Nigeria. Since the restoration of civil rule 20 years ago, the dangerous trend has continued under succesive regimes either through military invasion of media houses or seizure of copies of newspapers.
More civil society organisations have joined the wave of condemnation that greeted the Nigerian government’s closure of African Independent Television and Ray Power FM two days ago.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum has restated call for the creation of state police as a way of addressing the various security challenges in the country.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “prevail on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to immediately end the suspension of the African Independent Television (AIT) and RayPower FM.
DAAR Communications Plc, owners of AIT and Ray Power FM may have heaved a sigh of relieve as a Federal High Court in Abuja has granted an order ex-parte for the maintenance of status quo, following the suspension of its operating licence by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).
A Constitutional lawyer, Dr Kayode Ajulo, has joined other Nigerians in condemning the punishment meted to DAAR Communication, owner of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower FM by the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), saying it was too harsh.
The Daar Communications PLC have asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to restrain the Federal Government from withdrawing its operating licence over alleged breach of broadcast code.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned what it described as “the unrelenting attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-controlled Federal Government to cage the media.”
Senator Shehu Sani (PRP, Kaduna Central) has condemned in strong terms the suspension of Daar Communications’ operational license by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Thursday.
The U.S. will send additional troops to the Middle East in the wake of drone strikes on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said in Washington.
The Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, at the weekend said the current administration remained committed to due process in its contractual agreements with investors.
Nigeria forward Junior Ajayi scored twice as Al Ahly were crowned Egypt Super Cup champions after an entertaining 3-2 victory against Zamalek.
The National President of Nigeria Association Of Chambers of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu, has canvassed for more support for the private sector.
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has said the new Ogun State Polytechnic established in Ipokia by his predecessor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, would not be scrapped.
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa is set to send special envoys to several African leaders including Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari in light of xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in his country.
Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Tuesday nullified the purported creation of additional village and district areas in the state.
Walmart will stop selling e-cigarettes because of “regulatory complexity and uncertainty” surrounding the products. CNBC reported on an internal company memo about the change, and Walmart confirmed the news in a statement.
Igbudu Market Traders in Delta have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Chief Bernard Okumagba as the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
A tipper driver on Thursday killed two persons at Mbanakwa Okpuno, Nnewichi in Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State.