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NSCDC personnel beat up two journalists for taking photographs in Lafia

Personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps attached to the Nasarawa State Pensions Bureau in Lafia, have attacked journalists for taking pictures of a document pasted on the board’s notice board.
Armenia’s Prime minister Nikol Pashinyan is about to cast his ballot during early parliamentary elections in Yerevan on December 9, 2018. (Photo by Karen MINASYAN - AFP)

Armenia votes in snap polls to cement reform drive

Armenians vote in parliamentary elections triggered years ahead of schedule by reformist leader Nikol Pashinyan, who is aiming to cement his political authority in the post-Soviet country

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.

2019: Pastor urges journalists to be bold to tell truth to authorities

Journalists in Nigeria have been urged to hold political leaders accountable for their actions and be ready to tell truth to powers, as the country prepares for general elections in February.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to embark on real campaign and not to beg, insult and force voters.

2019: Voters have easy choice in Muhammadu Buhari – Mack Ogbamosa

Mr. Mack Ogbamosa, Lagos Co-ordinator of Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), has described the choice before Nigerians in President Muhammadu Buhari and the other presidential candidates in the forthcoming 2019 presidential election as an easy choice.
Tunisian protesters holding placards with inscription reading in Arabic- ‘Tunisians against Saudi Crown Prince visit’. Stringer-EPA

Second protest rocks Tunisia over Saudi Crown prince’s visit

Hundreds of Tunisian protesters marched through the capital Tunis in opposition to a planned visit on Tuesday by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, urging justice over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, but he faced mounting pressure from concerned American lawmakers. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest arms purchasers, with most of them coming from the United States.Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, vanished more than a week ago during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish government sources say he was murdered there, a claim Riyadh denies. (Photo by MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey’s Mevlut Cavusoglu recounts grisly details from murder tape

Turkey’s top diplomat, for the first time, described grisly details from audio tapes purportedly of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in Istanbul on Oct. 2, in an interview with a German newspaper.

Muhammadu Buhari: Ikeogu Oke enriched Nigeria’s literary genre

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the passing on of one of Nigeria’s renowned poets and winner of the 2017 Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited sponsored Prize for Literature, Ikeogu Oke.

Muhammadu Buhari mourns renowned poet Ikeogu Oke

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep grief at the news of the death of one of Nigeria’s renowned poets and winner of the 2017 NLNG-sponsored Nigerian Prize for Literature, Ikeogu Oke.
This picture taken on November 26, 2018 shows a banner hanging outside Tunisia's Journalists Union in the capital Tunis depicting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with a caption reading in Arabic "no welcomes to bin Salman in Tunisia, the land of the revolution", before another giant banner depicting him holding a chainsaw with another caption reading in Arabic "no to the desecration of Tunisia, the land of the revolution". (Photo by FETHI BELAID / AFP)

Tunisia protests planned over visit by Saudi crown prince

Tunisian unions and civil society groups called for protests on Monday against a planned visit by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Ghanaian judges ask ECOWAS Court to stop disciplinary action against them

Three justices of the High Court of Ghana have approached the ECOWAS Community court in Nigeria to suspend the ongoing disciplinary procedure against them by the government of Ghana until the determination of their case against the government pending with the Court.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, but he faced mounting pressure from concerned American lawmakers. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest arms purchasers, with most of them coming from the United States.Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, vanished more than a week ago during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish government sources say he was murdered there, a claim Riyadh denies. (Photo by MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)

Saudi Prince: CIA cannot be trusted on Jamal Khashoggi

A senior Saudi prince cast doubt upon the reported CIA finding that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month, saying the agency could not be counted on to reach a credible conclusion.
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on November 19, 2018, shows Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attending a speech given by his father, King Salman bin Abdulaziz while addressing the Shura council, a top advisory body, in the capital Riyadh. (Photo by Bandar AL-JALOUD / Saudi Royal Palace / AFP) /

Saudi warns crown prince a ‘red line’ in Jamal Khashoggi probe

Saudi Arabia has warned criticism of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is a "red line" after Donald Trump heaped praise on the kingdom in defiance of warnings he was giving Riyadh a pass on a journalist's grisly murder.

Adel al-Jubeir: Turkey not blaming Mohammed bin Salman over Jamal Khashoggi’s killing

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister rejected media reports that CIA believes the country's crown prince ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and said Turkish statements on the matter is not targeting Mohammed bin Salman.
Tosyn Bucknor

Inspiration FM’s Tosyn Bucknor passes on at 37

Oluwatosin ‘Tosyn’ Bucknor, an on-air-personality with Inspiration FM, has died aged 37.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo sues radio presenter for N1 billion over Bola Ige’s death

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has sued an online journalist and radio presenter, Mr. Akanda Oro, popularly known as Awikonko, for N1billion.
Donald Trump speaks during an Ohio Republican Party State Dinner in Columbus, Ohio. MADDIE MCGARVEY-BLOOMBERG

Jim Acosta: Donald Trump vows to walk out of briefings

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to walk out of future press briefings if reporters do not act with “decorum.”
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in the Saudi capital Riyadh on October 23, 2018. - Saudi Arabia is hosting the key investment summit overshadowed by the killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi that has prompted a wave of policymakers and corporate giants to withdraw. (Photo by FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFP)

CIA: Saudi Crown Prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has concluded Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to US media, the UK Telegraph has reported.

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