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At least six journalists and one media worker were arrested – with four held for more than two days – and another was harassed while covering anti-government protests by civil society groups and opposition parties in the capital, Luanda, on October 24, according to news reports and Teixeira Candido, secretary general of the Union of Angolan Journalists (SJA), who spoke with CPJ via messaging app. All those detained were released without charge, Candido said.
A total of 156 episodes of anti-corruption radio drama series tagged Shugabanci, produced for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission by Moving Image Limited and funded MacArthur Foundation were on Friday, October 23, 2020 presented to the EFCC management at a brief ceremony in the agency’s headquarters, Abuja.
The Vice Chairman, Gwagwalada branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), David Aigbefoh, has called on the Federal Government to consider judicial autonomy as necessary for the development of the country’s judicial sector.
The Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party-Governors’ Forum (PDP-GF), Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state, has described the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as one without the requisite national spread to represent the interest of the country.
Around 42,000 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have fled their homes because of Israel’s air attacks on the coastal territory.
China's State Council has announced tough new curbs on school curricula and ownership of private schools, the latest in a series of measures intended to tighten control of the country's fast-growing education sector.
Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, cleric and a major negotiator in the release of abducted students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, has said that the Federal Government’s shoot on sight order has been impeding negotiation to have the bandits lay down arms, even though he admitted that no ransom was paid for the release of the students.
The team that will represent Nigeria at the Tokyo Olympics will comprise about 80 athletes who will participate in the 10 sporting events the country qualified for.
Commissioner of police in Cross River State, Sikiru Kayode Akande, has raised the alarm that intelligence sources have confirmed massive infiltration of strange characters and suspected criminals.
Sensational winger Anayo Iwuala will miss Sunday’s CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinal clash at Pyramids of Egypt due to accumulation of bookings.
The United Kingdom has asked the federal government to consider the issuance of tariffs and customs duty exemption on solar-powered equipment to accelerate Nigeria’s energy access and low carbon energy transition.
The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has called for the involvement of the Economic and other Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the investigation of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA)’s alleged N165bn non-remittance and other allegations.