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NGOs warn of intimidation as Italy seizes migrant rescue ship

Human rights groups have warned of a campaign of intimidation after Italian authorities seized a Spanish rescue ship and threatened criminal charges against some of its crew members who refused to hand over rescued refugees and migrants to the Libyan coast guard.

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Police deny arrest of suspect with election result in Abia

The police command in Abia State has said that it was not aware of the alleged arrest of a man in unlawful possession of election materials, including written result sheets for the botched presidential and National Assembly elections.
Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, the Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), has urged media professionals to adhere to the ethics of journalism in their reportage.

Elections postponement triggers concern, anxiety – LASU vice-chancellor

Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), said on Saturday that the postponement of the 2019 elections had created concern and anxiety due to the complexity of Nigeria as a nation.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.

Election postponement: INEC needs to be serious – Senator Buhari

The Senator representing Oyo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, who is contesting on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), on Saturday, declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) needs to sit up and focus on its responsibility so that they would not constantly subject Nigerians to unwarranted discomfort.

Fulanis abandon community after 66 killed in Kaduna attack

The Fulani community in parts of Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna State, have abandoned the area after an attack on Feb. 11, which left 66 of them, mostly women and children dead.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-President Jonathan commends Governor Dickson over completion of airport project

Nigeria’s Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Governor Henry Seriake Dickson and the people of Bayelsa State over the completion of the Bayelsa International Airport and the event of the maiden flight to the airport.