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Ex-militant leaders blame Niger Delta governors for youth agitations, rallies support for Charles Dokubo

Former militant leaders from nine states in the Niger Delta area have blamed some state governors in the region for frequent agitations by the youths in the region. =

Senator Abdullahi: Defamation, libel laws are inadequate to tackle hate speech

Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, on Thursday said existing laws on defamation and libel are grossly inadequate to tackle hate speech in its form.

Facebook reaffirms commitment to combat hate speech – official

Madzingira said that in its effort to fight the use of hate speech on the platform, Facebook had over 15 thousand experts who review contents in more than 50 languages on a daily basis.
President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande

Poverty goes beyond lack of food, shelter, healthcare – UNGA president

President of the United Nations General Assembly, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, says poverty is beyond lack of access to food, shelter, healthcare and sanitation.

YouTube to ban ‘hateful,’ ‘supremacist’ videos

YouTube on Wednesday said it would ban videos that promote or glorify racism and discrimination as well as those denying well-documented violent events, like the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook school shooting.

LCCI decry exclusion of textile from Forex

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says the exclusion of all forms of textile materials from the foreign exchange market pose a threat to the N5 trillion fashion industry.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Appeal Court grants stay on nullification of Rivers APC primaries

The Appeal Court has granted a stay of execution on a ruling by the High Court, nullifying the Primary Election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state.

Muslim preachers tackle extremism in Makkah

Hundreds of Muslim scholars, thinkers, and preachers numbering over 1300 from 140 countries across the world, including Nigeria, have called for unity of the Muslim world to address wrongful profiling and exclusion.

Edo APC chieftain denies rumour of defection

A former State Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Mr. Godwin Erhahon, has denied reports that he was among those who are planning to defect from the party.

APC government not a promise keeper – R-APC

The Reformed-All Progressives Congress on Sunday berated the Buhari administration, saying it is not a promise keeper.

UN chief cautions against isolationism, protectionism in globalisation

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that globalisation was universal and the world should not pursue isolationism, protectionism or exclusion.

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Sinatu Aderoju Ojikutu

US visa restriction against Nigerians, commendable – Ex-Lagos deputy governor

A former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said American President Donald Trump deserves commendation for extending his visa restriction policy to Nigeria.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: Leadership without sacrifice is meaningless

Immediate past representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared that leadership without sacrifice is meaningless.
The Federal Government is committed to providing an enabling environment for businesses to succeed, as partnerships between the public and private sectors remain the most viable means of bringing prosperity to the masses.

President Buhari: Boko Haram continuous existence surprising

President Muhammadu Buhari says “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country.

PDP wins Imo rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said.

US expands health screenings for coronavirus to 20 airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.