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Beyond the lifting of licences of AIT/Raypower

The closure of media houses was a common phenomenon under the defunct military dictatorship in Nigeria. Since the restoration of civil rule 20 years ago, the dangerous trend has continued under succesive regimes either through military invasion of media houses or seizure of copies of newspapers.

Nigerian prisons congestion and matters arising

Prisons are public correctional institutions established by government where inmates — both suspects and convicts — are detained.

Seven petrol stations sealed for under-dispensing products

The Department of Weights and Measures, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has sealed seven petrol stations in Warri and Asaba in Delta, for under-dispensing petroleum products.

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Edo PDP protests election tribunal ‘refusal’ to release copy of judgement

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Trader in court for N1.36 million fraud

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Nnamdi Kanu lists IPOB grouses against Nigeria at UN

Having led a delegation of ‘Biafrans’ to a series of meetings with various United Nations agencies and officials at Geneva on Wednesday, the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) reeled out the grievances of his group against the Federal Republic of Nigeria.