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Mr Wale Elekolusi, the Coordinator, Journalists Against Poverty (JAP), has called for the continued support of the Federal Government to enable journalists carry out their duties in the interest of the citizens.
Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Monday, lamented that the Boko Haram terrorists group had sustained its criminal activities in the North East, thereby bringing untold hardship, pains and fears upon the citizens, in spite of troops’ sustained operations to promote and protect human rights in the area.
Deputy Senate President, Prof Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday slammed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its decision to ban the use of smart phones at polling units, describing the move as unconstitutional and unacceptable.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) “to immediately lift the ban on Jay FM 101.9 Jos, stopping the radio station from playing songs such as Falz’s ‘This is Nigeria’, Wande Coal’s ‘Iskaba’ and Olamide’s ‘See Mary, See Jesus’, and rescind the unlawful fine of N100,000 imposed on the station.”
The Senate on Thursday assured Nigerians that it would prevail on relevant bodies to be neutral during the conduct of July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State.
A Vietnamese court has sentenced a student activist to six years imprison and four years under house arrest for spreading “anti-state propaganda” on social media in northern Vietnam, his lawyer said on Wednesday.
Ugandan police on Thursday fired teargas at students who defied a police order banning protests as they demonstrated the proposed removal of presidential age limits that would allow President Yoweri Museveni to stand again in 2021.
Victor Moses has intensified the speculation that he will reunite with Antonio Conte at Italian Serie A side Inter Milan next season after confirming he will leave Fenerbahce.
Adamawa State Governor-elect, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri, has vowed to ‘step on toes’ over the debt profile of the state under the current administration of Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow.
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has appealed to the Lagos State Government to help in rehabilitation of the Bola Ahmed Tinubu Truck Park at Orile.
Germany’s government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks.
The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.
Top Nigerian Professional Football League teams on Monday were handed easy draws at the 2019 Aiteo Cup Round of 64 games.
Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
The Vice Presidential Candidate of Hope Democratic Party (HDP) in the 2019 Presidential Election, Alhaji Haruna Yahaya-Shaba, and national executive committee members of the party have disowned the legal action pending in the election petition tribunal.
Tottenham are reportedly eyeing Massimiliano Allegri should Mauricio Pochettino leave the club this summer.
Rev. Sam Ikpea, Chairman, Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), says the Super Falcons need to extend their winning runs to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup scheduled to hold in France next month.