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Amnesty: 19 journalists attacked in Nigeria within nine months

The Amnesty International has launched a report chronicling attacks on the press in Nigeria since 2015.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, in a statement issued in Abuja, also disclosed that 19 political parties willingly withdrew their nominations for the elections.

Kogi guber: INEC warns parties over nomination of candidates, insists SDP has no candidate

The political parties and their legal advisers have been advised to thoroughly vet all the documents they are submitting to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the nomination of their candidates to avoid running foul of the law.

NGO trains journalists on election coverage in Kogi

An international non governmental organisation (NGO), Search for Common Ground, working on peace building and conflict transformation, has held a two-day workshop for 30 media practitioners and social media influencers in Kogi State ahead of the November governorship election.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Niger governor promises to strengthen relationship with media

The Niger State Governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has described the Nigeria media as a critical stakeholders in the country democratic journey, saying that the role of the media can make or mar the entire process.

Cleric wants Nigerians to trust God for a better country

“A lot of people are disappointed at the turn of things in the country, but we must all believe that hope is not lost. We must be optimistic and trust God for a better Nigeria,” Enenche said in a Sermon at a “Day of Outreach and Prayers” for media practitioners and journalists.
Pastor Paul Enenche

Pastor Enenche urges Nigerians to pray for national peace and unity

Pastor Paul Enenche, Dunamis International Gospel Centre, on Sunday admonished Nigerians to offer special prayers for national stability, peace and progress.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Group urges President Buhari to ignore lies against Senator Akpabio

President Muhammadu Buhari, has been called upon to disregard the smear campaign by political opponents against the person of Sen. Godswill Akpabio in Akwa Ibom.
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.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari calls for media support to eradicate TB from Nigeria

The wife of Nigerian President, Aisha Buhari, has appealed to media practitioners to join the campaign to eliminate tuberculosis in Nigeria.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar wins in Anambra

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been declared the winner of the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly election in Anambra State by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Muhammadu Buhari not sit-tight President

The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, Adam Oshiomhole, says President Muhammadu Buhari is not a sit-tight President.
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2019: Stakeholders harp on free, fair elections

Stakeholders in the election process have been charged to be alive to their various responsibilities in the discharge of their respective duties in the 2019 general elections.
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NGE urges INEC to be loyal to Nigeria, not political parties

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be truly independent and show its loyalty to Nigeria and neither to any particular politician nor individuals.
National Population Commission - NPC - NPopC

NPopC: 70 per cent of Nigerian children not registered

The National Population Commission (NpopC) says that about 70 per cent of children born in Nigeria are not registered.

Kebbi renew plans to tackle polio, killer diseases

The Kebbi state Government has said it was renewing its commitment to eradicating polio and seven other killer – diseases by ensuring that all children in the 21 local government areas of the state are immunized.

Central bank urges media collaboration in educating depositors

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged media practitioners to collaborate with financial regulators in the country to educate depositors on financial literacy and inclusion. The Head, Financial Inclusion Secretariat, CBN, Mrs Temitope Akin-Fadeyi...
President John Magufuli. AFP Photo-Daniel Hayduk

Tanzania says anti-gay squads are not government policy

Tanzania's government has said that a call by a local official to create a surveillance squad to track down homosexuals "does not represent" official policy.
Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo, Ifeanyi Okowa canvass credible media coverage of 2019 elections

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday urged the Nigerian media to retain its credibility as an unbiased umpire in the coverage of the ongoing 2019 elections processes.

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Itse Sagay: Nigerians’ pretence against President Buhari government amazes me

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, says it amazes him when Nigerians query the change President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has brought in the fight against corruption.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF kills ISWAP leaders, destroys meeting venue in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, Wednesday, said its Air Task Force kills some leaders of the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, and destroyed their meeting venue at Jubillaram in the Northern part of Borno State, on Tuesday.

Customs impounds 1,343 bags of foreign rice, others worth N492 million

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Owerri said it impounded 1,343 bags of foreign rice and other contraband worth N492 million and made six arrest within the month.
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APC condemns post-election violence, killing in Kogi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has voiced its condemnation of reported post-election violence in Kogi State which led to the death of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) woman leader, Salome Abuh and destruction of property in the state.
The Plateau State Government has given the technical crew of Plateau United a two-match ultimatum to change the club fortunes or have their contracts terminated.

NPFL: Plateau United stay top after draw agains Nasarawa

Plateau United maintained top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League following a 1-1 away draw against Nasarawa United at the Lafia Township Stadium on Wednesday.