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A pro-democracy group, Concerned Nigerian Group, yesterday, kicked against National Broadcasting Commission’s N3 million fine on African Independent Television, Arise Television and Channels Television respectively over alleged unprofessional coverage of #EndSARS protest.
YouTube is facing a lawsuit from a group of channel owners who say their rights were violated by the platform’s recent moderation actions against QAnon accounts. The users, many of whom boasted hundreds of thousands of followers on the platform, are seeking a temporary restraining order to restore their accounts.
Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud, 42, has been charged with war crimes, crimes against humanity, rape and sexual slavery.
National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has chided President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, for what he called the overburdening of Nigerians with taxes and tariffs since assuming office in 2015.
Chinese civil aviation authorities plan to extend until June 30 their curbs on international flights to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the U.S. embassy in Beijing said in a travel advisory on Friday.
The Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives, Hon. Kingsley Chinda, has called for a rejig of Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila’s controversial infectious diseases Bill, saying that the contents of the Bill are draconian in nature, with various sections grossly abusing the constitution and rights of citizens.
China’s Consul-General Chu Maoming has expressed optimism that after two months living with draconian curbs on daily life, residents of China were allowed to leave Hubei from midnight Tuesday March 24 if healthy, while Wuhan city, the initial epicenter of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, will end restrictions from Wednesday April 8.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has described the dethronement of the Emir of Kano Emirate, Muhammad Sanusi II, by Governor of Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as political recklessness and opportunistic.
Italy was on Tuesday due to host a summit of health ministers from neighbouring countries to discuss a co-ordinated response to the coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy.
The Trump administration said on Tuesday said it will begin treating five major Chinese state-run media entities with U.S. operations the same as foreign embassies, requiring them to register their employees and U.S. properties with the State Department.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected what it called “the over 200 per cent” increase in electricity tariff announced by the All Progressives Congress, APC-led administration, describing it as draconian and completely against the interest and wellbeing of Nigerians.
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has tackled the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) for infringing on the religious rights of the agency’s Muslim officers who are currently undergoing training in Idimu, Lagos.
A Peoples Democratic Party senator representing Plateau North at the National Assembly, Istifanus Gyang, has set up a register to collect views from members of his constituency on the hate speech bill currently before the National Assembly.
The Igala Cultural Development Association (ICDA), Ukomu Igala and other cultural organisations of the Igala/Bassa nation, have thrown their weight behind Musa Wada and Sam Aro of the People’s Democracy Party (PDP) as candidates in the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State.
Egypt’s media authority warned journalists Sunday that it was monitoring coverage to ensure they abide by “professional codes” amid a rare burst of protests against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. The warning came hours after the latest small protest was dispersed by police in clouds of tear gas.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has assured workers in the state of his administration’s readiness to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000.
A Thai political party leader expressed public contrition on Tuesday for selecting a princess as a candidate for prime minister, days after the move provoked a rebuke from her brother, King Maha Vajiralongkorn.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ogun State has flayed the African Democratic Congress (ADC) and its candidate, Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, for allegedly tricking the leadership of workers in the state into garnering their support ahead of 2019 polls, by promising to recall sacked workers, if elected governor.
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Greece became the latest country to announce a partial lockdown Saturday to combat soaring coronavirus infections, and news reports suggested England may soon follow as other countries faced growing protests over restrictions.
Meanwhile, a library staff with the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, three women, and 13 others were last Tuesday night kidnapped by gunmen at a Mosque at the Gwargwada-Sabo community in Gadabuke development area of Nasarawa state.
According to a statement by Oyebode Fadipe, the Public Relations Officer of AEDC, districts most affected include Kubwa, Diedie, Lower Usman Dam, Bwari, Dutse, Dawaki, 3rd Avenue, 69 Road, 64 Road, 62 Road, Gwarinpa, Sunshine Estate, Map Global Estate, I pent Estate, Queens Estate.
He has suffered a lot of criticisms as a player of the Red Devils from the English media and he might not extend his stay with the former Premier League champions.
According to a report by Todofichajes, Manchester United are looking to reignite their interest in Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez.
The Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew in two local government areas after hoodlums on Saturday broke into a property and carted away COVID-19 food palliatives.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has called on protesters to leave the streets, saying the plundering and destruction of properties across the country have distorted the purpose of the protest.
The man was abducted in Niger and taken across the border to Nigeria, where US forces freed him without suffering any casualties, it said.
Local war epic Sacrifice topped the box office on its opening weekend (October 23-25) in China, according to figures from theatrical consultancy Artisan Gateway, grossing $53m in three days.
Record-winning British Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has joined a host of international superstars lending their voices to the #EndSARS campaign, which was started Nigerian youths to call for an end to police brutality