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BON: NBC sanctions on TV stations did not follow due process

The Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) has asked the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to withdraw its sanctions against three TV stations for their coverage of the #EndSARS crisis, saying the regulator took action
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

European Union backs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for WTO role

The European Union has endorsed former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the next director-general of the World Trade Organisation, Bloomberg reported.

#EndSARS: SERAP asks NBC to withdraw ‘illegal fines’ on Channels TV, AIT, Arise TV

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has “condemned the unconstitutional and illegal fines of N9m reportedly imposed by the National Broadcasting Commission [NBC] on Channels TV, AIT and Arise TV [N3m each] purportedly over their coverage of the #EndSARS protests.”

#EndSARS: NBC imposes N3 million sanction on AIT, Channel TV, others

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has imposed N3 million sanction each on AIT, Channels and Arise News television stations, for alleged violation of broadcasting code in reporting the #EndSARS protests.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors Standing Committee has elected Mustapha Isah as Acting President of the Guild, to fill the vacant position of Mrs Funke Egbemode as President, upon her appointment and acceptance of offer as Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation in Osun State.

NGE: Government should protect media houses against attacks

The Nigerian Guild of Editors has described the recent attack on some journalists and media houses as unwarranted and condemnable.

#EndSARS: NUJ calls for compensation for media houses, journalists attacked

The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) South West, has called for adequate compensation for journalists and media houses affected by the attacks carried out recently by suspected hoodlums in the region.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Wike: Godwin Obaseki won’t leave PDP

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State will not leave Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, after winning a second term in last Saturday’s governorship election on the party’s platform.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Bayelsa drags Akwa Ibom, Nigerian government to Supreme Court over Soku oil wells

Bayelsa State government has filed a suit before the Supreme Court seeking to stop the Federal Government from further paying monthly statutory allocation from Soku oil wells to Rivers State.
The five Ijaw clans in Edo State have conferred the chieftaincy title of Alawei on Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), in Gelegele, one of the oil producing communities.

Edo election: Governor Obaseki running away from debate – Pastor Ize-Iyamu

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, has accused Governor Godwin Obaseki, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, of running away from a debate organised by Arise Television in Benin City ahead of Saturday’s election.
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Edo election: Pastor Ize-Iyamu will deliver needed economic transformation – APC SA

The All Progressives Congress in South Africa (APC SÁ) has thrown its weight behind the Governorship Candidate of the party, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, in the Edo State Governorship Election on Sept 19.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Edo election: Comrade Oshiomhole not my godfather – Pastor Ize-Iyamu

The Edo governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has once again dismissed notions that former governor, Adams Oshiomhole, is his political godfather.
John Momoh

Channels TV chief John Momoh emerges UNILAG acting governing council chairman

In a letter addressed to the ace broadcaster dated August 21, 2020, and signed by the permanent secretary in the Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, Momoh was directed to convene an emergency meeting of the council to “consider and, if found suitable, approve the senate nomination of the acting Vice-Chancellor for University of Lagos, in line with the enabling Act.”

Gombe commissioner, others react to death of ex-NAN Boss

Alhaji Ibrahim Kwami, Gombe State Commissioner for Information has expressed great sadness at the news of the passing on of Malam Wada Maida, the former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria.

Ex-President Jonathan also got loan from China – Minister tells PDP

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says former President Goodluck Jonathan also took a loan from China.
The Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mojisola Adeyeye has criticised the overdependence on importation in Nigeria.

Only thing Nigerian pharmaceutical companies don’t import is water – NAFDAC chief

The Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mojisola Adeyeye, has criticised the overdependence on importation in Nigeria.
Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu yet to submit defence to presidential panel – lawyer

The suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has not submitted his defence to the Presidential Panel investigating him.
The Nigerian Air Force says the case of late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile will be handed over to the police today (Friday) for investigation and prosecution of the prime suspect, Nehemiah Adejoh.

Tolulope Arotile: NAF transfers case, suspects to police today

The Nigerian Air Force says the case of late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile will be handed over to the police today (Friday) for investigation and prosecution of the prime suspect, Nehemiah Adejoh.
Ibrahim Magu

Nothing incriminating found in Ibrahim Magu’s houses – lawyer

The Lawyer to suspended Acting EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, Mr Tosin Ojaomo, on Wednesday night claimed that nothing in incriminating was found in Magu’s house by investigators sent by the Presidential Panel, noting that reports in the media of huge sums of money discovered were mere Fabrications.

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NFF names new Super Eagles, Super Falcons media officers

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Heavy-duty trucks to be restricted on Bangkok streets

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Juan Sebastian Veron: Leo Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona

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Israel discovers 1,700 year old boundary stone with Greek inscription

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