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Rights groups have accused China of engaging in a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Muslims [Thomas Peter-Reuters]

China rejects Turkey criticism on Uighurs, denies poet’s death

China has hit back at claims by Turkey over its treatment of Uighur people, and denied reports a prominent poet and musician from the ethnic Muslim minority was tortured to death in prison.
President Buhari presides over 2018 Investiture and Conferment of the Nigerian National Order of Merit Award (NNOM) on Prof. Olufemi Obafemi on 6th Dec 2018-5

Muhammadu Buhari confers National Merit Award on Olufemi Obafemi

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday conferred the 2018 Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) award on Professor Olufemi Obafemi, with a charge to the nation’s academics to sustain scholarship and research while contributing to nation building.

Muhammadu Buhari: Ikeogu Oke enriched Nigeria’s literary genre

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the passing on of one of Nigeria’s renowned poets and winner of the 2017 Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited sponsored Prize for Literature, Ikeogu Oke.

Muhammadu Buhari mourns renowned poet Ikeogu Oke

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep grief at the news of the death of one of Nigeria’s renowned poets and winner of the 2017 NLNG-sponsored Nigerian Prize for Literature, Ikeogu Oke.

Renowned poet Ikeogu Oke passes on in Abuja

Renowned poet and winner of the 2017 NLNG Prize for Literature, Ikeogu Oke, has passes on, according to reports.

Governor Akeredolu declares June 12 work free day in Ondo

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has declared Tuesday, June 12, work free day in honour of late M.K.O Abiola, winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election in the state.

Renowned playwright Akinwunmi Isola passes on at 79

One of Nigeria most renowned playwright, screenwriter, poet and actor, Akinwunmi Isola, is dead.

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PDC suspects sabotage in postponement of elections

The chairman of People Democratic Change, PDC, Anambra state, Prince Isaac Onuka, has expressed shock at the postponement of the general elections, stating that it’s party suspected sabotage from either inside or outside the agency.

ASUU president, others say polls postponement sad, embarrassing

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Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Election postponement: Governor Obaseki calls for calm in Edo

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has called on residents of the state to remain calm against the background of the rescheduling of the general elections by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).