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Tribunal threatens journalists with 28-year jail term for misrepresenting facts in Justice Onnoghen’s trial
The Federal Government called its second witness in the trial of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, just as the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has threatened to jail for 28 years journalists who misrepresent the facts of the proceedings.
Barely 9 hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission sensitive and non sensitive materials was set ablaze by suspected political thugs in Okposi Umuohara in Ezza North LGA, another set of the Commissions materials for today’s election at Ngbo ward in Aobodo Eja in Ohaukwu Local government area also reportedly carted away by suspected thugs in Ebonyi.
Suspected hoodlums at the weekend reportedly attacked the campaign train of a candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) contesting the Saturday’s House of Assembly election in Akure, the Ondo state Capital.
The outgoing Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, while voting on Saturday confirmed incidents of ballot box snatching in some polling units in the state.
A Boko Haram group affiliated to the Islamic State Saturday night launched coordinated attacks on three military formations in Buni Yadi in Yobe State and Gajiganna and Gajibo in Borno State.
Residents of Oyo State have expressed shock and disappointment over the postponement of Presidential and National Assembly Elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, describing the development as devastating and monumental.
Reactions have been trailing the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission to reschedule the Presidential and National Assembly Elections in the country initially billed for February 16.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, says he came to the financial rescue of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) when it was launched in 2004.
Ghana’s parliament on Wednesday summoned an MP before its ethics body over the shooting death two weeks ago of an investigative journalist who helped to expose African football graft in an explosive documentary last June.
The International Press Centre (IPC), has condemned in very strong terms, the brutal killing of Ghanaian undercover Journalist, Ahmed Husein.
An American journalist working for Iran's state television channel Press TV who was detained in the United States will appear in court on Friday.
The son of an American journalist working for Iranian state television said his mother has been imprisoned in the United States for reasons unknown.
A prominent Sudanese journalist who had been detained for expressing his support for anti-government protests has been freed, he told AFP on Saturday.
The Chairman of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, Justice Ayotunde Phillips, has presented one of the three books written by a staff of the Commission, Mr. Gbadegesin Ademola, to the public.
Chief Jude Emecheta, Managing Director of Anambra State Advertising Agency (ANSAA), says the agency is targeting revenue generation of about N500 million for 2019.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary poll for Kwali Area Council, FCT.
Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.
The Centre for Democracy and Development’s (CDD) Election Analysis Centre (EAC) has said that despite repeated assurances from the authorities, Saturday’s supplementary elections in parts of the country were marred by attacks against journalists, observers and voters apart from widespread vote buying and selling.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the PDP Candidate Timothy Anderifun, Winner of the just concluded supplementary state constituency rerun election in Ussa local government area of Taraba state.
Nigeria’s effort at ensuring local sufficiency in refined petroleum products was bolstered Thursday with the formal commencement of the first phase of the rehabilitation of the 210,000 barrels per day capacity Port Harcourt Refinery complex that comprises the 60,000 barrels per day old Refinery built in 1965 and the 150,000 barrels per day, new Refinery, commissioned in 1989.
The emergency National Executive Committee meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party has started in Abuja.
Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed they will play the first game in their new stadium against Crystal Palace on Wednesday, 3 April.
The Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State said since the All Progressives Congress has vowed to appeal the tribunal ruling declaring Ademola Adeleke winner of the 2018 governorship election, it would await the appellate court’s final verdict.
The police in Bayelsa State have arrested some suspected armed robbers, who specialised in robbing residents in Yenagoa, the state capital, using a commercial tricycle.