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A former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has explained that he visited President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela as part of his objectives to promote world peace.

Orji Kalu: Why I met Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro

A former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has explained that he visited President Nocolas Maduro of Venezuela as part of his objectives to promote world peace.

Police absolve woman, vulture of links to Boko Haram

The police in Yola, Adamawa State, have absolved a woman, Rukkayatu Salihu, 40, and her vulture of links to the Boko Haram sect.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed for 50 weeks for violating his U.K. bail conditions in 2012 at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court today.

US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage Act

The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he is a journalist.
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SERAP fumes over ‘repressive’ National Assembly media accreditation guidelines

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the “leadership and management of the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the repressive media accreditation guidelines or face legal action.”
Chris Isiguzo

NUJ President vows to achieve enhanced media salary structure

The President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Chief Chris Isiguzo, says the union is determined more than ever to achieve a salary structure for media practitioners in the country.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Senator Saraki denies ordering stringent guidelines for journalists

Senate President Bukola Saraki has reacted to the controversy over new requirements for accreditation of journalists intending to cover the National Assembly.
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NGE, NUJ condemn new National Assembly guidelines for journalists

New guidelines for the accreditation of journalists at the National Assembly have been condemned by journalists and editors.

VON chief under fire for attacks on Governor Okorocha

The Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has been cautioned against further attacks on the Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha.
Roseline Konya

Rivers government sets up technical committee to tackle soot

Rivers State government has set up technical committee to implement the recommendations of the scientific committee established to investigate the prevalence of soot, in a move to finally resolve the challenge facing the state.
Kayode Fayemi

Sacked workers stage protest in Ado Ekiti

The 2,000 workers recruited by former Gov. Ayo Fayose into the public service in Ekiti on Friday staged a peaceful protest in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, over the recent cancellation of their recruitment.
Bobi Wine

Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage

Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management roles over coverage of music star turned politician Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar to file application for Justice Bulkachuwa’s withdrawal from presidential election ribunal

Bulkachuwa appeared to have initially overlooked the earlier letter sent by the PDP asking her to withdraw from the panel until the petitioners’ lead counsel, Dr Livy Uzoukwu (SAN), requested a meeting between the panel members and the representatives of the legal teams of parties to the case on Wednesday.
Isa Ashiru Kudan

Tribunal: PDP, Isah Ashiru seek recount of Kaduna governorship ballot

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections in Kaduna State, Isah Ashiru, on Tuesday, filed an application seeking for a recount of the votes cast during the March 9 poll.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

Tribunal asked to stop President Buhari’s Inauguration

A political party, Hope Democratic Party (HDP), has filed a motion seeking an order of the presidential election tribunal restraining President Muhammadu Buhari from presenting himself to be sworn-in on May 29th, 2019.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike to focus on security, agriculture in second term

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said his administration will focus on security and agriculture during his second term.

Minister: We met Miyetti Allah but gave no money

The federal government did not give Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association money during its recent meeting with the group in Birnin Kebbi, the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, said on Monday.

Insecurity: Group backs Pastor Adeboye’s call for support to service chiefs

The Concerned Professionals’ Congress (CPC) has endorsed a call by the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye, that replacing the Service Chiefs hastily may create fresh problems capable of compounding the security challenges currently facing nation.
Chris Isiguzo

NUJ to reactivate insurance policy for members

The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), says it is studying its insurance policy with the view to reactivating the process and making it more useful to its members.

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Apapa gridlock: NUPENG urges Lagos government to develop Orile truck park

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.
Men wearing Jewish kippa skullcaps attend a November ceremony at the Synagogue Rykestrasse in Berlin to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Kristallnacht Nazi pogrom. Tobias Schwarz-AFP

Jews warned against wearing kippah in Germany

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.

Minister: Federal government to deepen efforts toward commercialisation of research findings

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.

Police rescue man abducted by fake soldiers

Anambra State Police command said it has rescued one Emmanuel Loco abducted in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government area of the state.

Governor Ishaku declares asset ahead of May 29 inauguration

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has declared his assets ahead of his second term inauguration slated for May 29.