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Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

Governor Yahaya: I’m open to criticisms

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on the delegation of the National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on tour of the state not to hide anything they see from Gombe to the world.
“In several cases, journalists, bloggers and activists have either been denied bail, as it is the case with journalist Agba Jalingo, or granted bail with stringent conditions that implicitly violate human rights, as it is the case with journalist and activist Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare. In all of such cases, the alleged offences are not constitutionally and internationally recognizable.”

Cross River NUJ disowns incarcerated journalist Agba Jalingo

Agba Jalingo, a Nigerian journalist who is on trial for treason, has reportedly been disowned by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Cross River State Council.

Ogun NUJ halts inauguration of factional exco

The National Secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Saturday, stopped the planned inauguration of a factional executive of the union in Ogun State.
Sonni Tyoden

Plateau not ripe for state police – deputy governor

Plateau State Deputy Governor, Professor Sonni Tyoden, has said that although Plateau is not yet matured for the adoption of state police, the administration of his principal, Simon Lalong, would intensify efforts at stemming the tide of insecurity in the State.

NUJ demands refund of journalists’ money in failed housing project

The Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ) has asked Ifeyinwa Omowole, Deji Elumoye and the developer Primewater View Company to refund the money paid by subscribers of the Penjewel Estate project, Abaren.
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.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

Reviews on 2019 poll have been positive – INEC chairman

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, says the reviews of the 2019 general elections have been generally positive, but not without some concerns.
Mr Adedayo Thomas, Executive Director of NFVCB (left) receiving award from Mr Chris Ikechukwu, NUJ president, at the 2019 Press Freedom Awards in Abuja. (Photo- NAN)

Maikanti Baru, others receive Press Freedom Awards

Dr Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Mr Adedayo Thomas, Executive Director of National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) have been honoured at the 2019 Press Freedom Awards.

Governor Tambuwal calls for removal of security chiefs

Alhaji Tambuwal noted that there was no need retaining security heads that could not find solutions to perennial security challenges in the country.

Senator Shehu Sani: Nigerian political class driven by selfish interest

As the 2019 general elections approaches, the Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Sen. Shehu Sani has charged Nigerian media to resist any temptation from the political class capable of undermining their reportage.

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Panama's last two presidents, Ricardo Martinelli and Juan Carlos Varela, were charged Thursday with money laundering, as two separate scandals tarnished the political legacy of the former allies turned enemies.

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