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“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Muhammadu Buhari urging him to expeditiously prosecute grand corruption cases involving all indicted former state governors and to prosecute indicted serving governors at the expiration of their tenure as governors.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to court over the commission’s “failure to put Ekiti vote buyers on trial and do something about the allegations of vote buying by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during recent governorship election in Ekiti State.”
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the forthcoming September 22 governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has said that his poor result in secondary school will not limit his performance in office, if elected as the state’s helmsman at the poll.
The Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has explained why he has been unable to commission most of the projects his administration embarked upon since he assumed office seven years ago.
The Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed an application seeking to unfreeze a Unity Bank account with a balance of N1,902,673,399.93 belonging to Hajiya Bola Shagaya.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, on Friday spoke on his ambition to return as governor of the state, saying his declaration has created unease within the ranks of All Progressives Congress in the state.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State to “immediately withdraw his illegal appointment of Justice Obisike Orji as the acting Chief Judge of the state and restore Justice Theresa Uzokwe, who was unlawfully removed by the State House of Assembly, back to her position as Chief Judge.”
The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Friday accused the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, of recruiting holders of Nigeria Certificate in Education to replace about 150 lecturers dismissed at the Kogi State University.
Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, led by Mr. Eric Omare, has called for the urgent release of about 50 Niger Deltan activists allegedly arrested and detained without trial for over a year by security agencies...
Campaign for Democracy, CD, yesterday accused the Federal Government of contributing to the death of the Nigeria’s Second Republic Vice President, late Dr Alex Ekwueme in London Hospital, and warned that it should take responsibility for his death.
Aviation unions affiliated to United Labour Congress (ULC), on Monday, shunned directives to shut down the Nigerian airspace as the ULC begin a nationwide strike.
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has advised the Nigerian military to review the labelling of IPOB as a terrorist organisation.
The Kaduna state government has said that it will not be liable for the salaries of lecturers of the state owned university while the strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU lasts because the strike is illegal.
South Eastern Muslims Organisation of Nigeria (SEMON), a socio-cultural Igbo group, says it will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to express its grievances over the alleged marginalisation of Igbo Muslims.
Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan says President Muhammadu Buhari has been of great service to the country.
According to TMZ, Kroll’s body was discovered this morning after his girlfriend was unable to reach him. Sources tell the publication that they discovered “drug paraphernalia nearby” and suspect that he overdosed.
President General of Mdzough U Tiv, a socio-cultural association of Tiv people, Chief Edward Ujege, has declared that the military has chased away herdsmen from Benue land.
The Miners Association of Nigeria and China Miners Association have reached an agreement to strengthen the existing bilateral economic relationship between the two bodies.
One of the leading global rating agencies, Moody’s Investors Service, has said Nigeria’s credit profile, at ‘B2 stable’ is constrained by the country’s continued exposure to shocks because of government’s inability to expand non-oil revenue base sufficiently.
Four persons have been critically injured in a ghastly motor accident involving a tanker laden with petrol and two commercial tricycles known as ”Keke NAPEP.”
An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 16-year-old student, Kehinde Timilehin, who allegedly murdered his schoolmate.
The Adamawa State Governor, Mohammadu Bindow, on Tuesday presented a budget estimate of total of N230,989,412, 735.00 for 2019 Appropriation Bill to the Adamawa State House of Assembly.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) has warned against violent campaigns ahead the 2019 general elections in Bayelsa State.