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Code of Conduct Tribunal Sitting in Abuja

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.

Passenger dies on-board Delta flight to Lagos

An unidentified passenger onboard Delta Air Lines flight to Lagos from Atlanta, United States, died three hours to landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport.

Elections: More INEC materials carted away in Ebonyi as PDP, APC trade blame

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.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Elections: Suspected hoodlums attack SDP candidate in Ondo

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.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar wins Rivers

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has won the presidential election in Rivers State.

Ballot-box snatching: President Buhari’s warning paid off – Governor Okorocha

The outgoing Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, while voting on Saturday confirmed incidents of ballot box snatching in some polling units in the state.
Boko Haram

Nigerian troops killed in coordinated ISWAP attacks

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.

Election postponement: Oyo residents shocked, disappointed

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.

Election postponement: Jos residents decry extra travel expenses

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.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I lent EFCC N300 million to kick off in 2004

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.
Undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas prays with others for his slain colleague Ahmed Hussein-Suale, an investigative journalist who was killed by gunmen on Wednesday, at Madina Central Mosque in Accra, Ghana January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko

Ghana parliament summons lawmaker over journalist’s death

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.
International Press Centre IPC

IPC condemns killing of Ghanaian investigative journalist

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.

Report: US-born newscaster to appear in Washington court

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.
News anchor Marzieh Hashemi, right, smiles as she stands with her son in Tehran [Press TV via AP]

American journalist for Iran’s Press TV ‘jailed’ in US

The son of an American journalist working for Iranian state television said his mother has been imprisoned in the United States for reasons unknown.
Aaron Ramsey

Aaron Ramsey agrees five-year deal with Juventus

Aaron Ramsey has agreed a five-year deal with Juventus and will leave Arsenal at the end of the season.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 29, 2012, Sudanese veteran journalist and analyst Faisal Mohammed Salih speaks to the AFP during an interview in the capital Khartoum. – The prominent Sudanese journalist, who had been detained for expressing his support for anti-government protests has been freed, he told AFP on January 5. Salih, a recipient of the 2013 Peter Mackler Award for ethical and courageous journalism, had been arrested on Thursday from his office by agents of the country’s powerful National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS). (Photo by Ashraf SHAZLY / AFP)

Sudanese journalist detained for backing protests freed

A prominent Sudanese journalist who had been detained for expressing his support for anti-government protests has been freed, he told AFP on Saturday.
Solomon Ewuga

Solomon Ewuga: I remain in PDP

A senator from Nasarawa State, Solomon Ewuga, has declared that he still remained a bonafide member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
( L- R ) Hon. & Mrs Olusegun Ayedun, Hon. Justice Ayotunde Phillips, Chairman, LASIEC, Mr. Gbadagesin Ademola, the author and Director, Operations and Logistics, Dr. Bunmi Omoseyindemi( Commissioner), Dr. Noah Lawal -Jinadu ( Commissioner), Mr. Oladapo Olatunde, Head of Public Affairs and Mr. Sesan Ogundeko ( Permanent Secretary) of LASIEC at the presentation of three books written by Mr. Gbade Ademola.

LASIEC chairman unveils three books written by commission’s staff

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.

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Anambra agency targets N500 million revenue for 2019

Chief Jude Emecheta, Managing Director of Anambra State Advertising Agency (ANSAA), says the agency is targeting revenue generation of about N500 million for 2019.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

FCT elections: APC wins Kwali chairmanship supplementary poll

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.

Police use water cannons against teachers’ protest in Morocco

Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

CDD: Vote buying, violence marred supplementary polls

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.

Taraba elections: PDP wins Ussa supplementary poll

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.