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Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.

Federal government tasks Nigerians on strict observance of public holidays

The Federal Government has called on Nigerians to ensure strict observance of all public holidays in the country.

2019: NYSC chief urges corps members to reject financial inducements

Director General National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, has warned corps members to resist any form of financial inducements from politicians during the 2019 general elections across the country.

Minimum wage: Federal government pleads with labour to accept N20,000 proposed

The Minister of labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has implored the organised labour to accept a mutually agreeable new National Minimum Wage in order to avert labour crisis.

Usani Usani inaugurates community projects in Ogoja

Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, has inaugurated a community town hall and a solar-powered water projects at Ishibori and Abakpa communities in Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross River.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Zainab Ahmed resumes at finance ministry, promises economic stability

The Supervising Minister of Finance, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, has vowed to work assiduously for Nigeria’s attainment of economic stability.

Police commission inaugurates eight standing committees

The Police Service Commission on Friday in Abuja inaugurated eight standing committees and a management retreat planning committee.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: President Buhari’s stance on rule of law strange to extant laws

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement of prioritizing national interest above the rule of law is strange to the nation’s extant laws.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP plans special NEC to receive APC defectors

The Peoples Democratic Party says it is planning a special meeting of its National Executive Committee to receive defectors from the All Progressives Congress.

Liverpool agree to sign Nabil Fekir from Lyon

Lyon captain Nabil Fekir is set to become Liverpool’s latest signing in a £53 million ($71 million, 60 million euro) deal, according to British press reports on Thursday.

Democracy Day: Nigerians urged to promote rule of law, freedom

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has harped on the need to preserve the fundamental ingredients of the nation’s democracy.

Federal government urged to criminalise owing of salaries of media professionals

The Nigerian Press Council (NPC) on Monday advised the Federal Government to declare owing of salaries of media professionals a criminal offence.

China bans video spoofs and parodies

China’s media regulator has cracked down on online video spoofs and parodies, according to state-run media outlet Xinhua.

Dictatorial tendencies, nepotism endangering African democracies – Senator Ekweremadu

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has warned that democracy will be highly imperiled and risked transmuting to civilian dictatorship without respect for key institutions of democracy by African leaders.

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Ndigbo Muslims: We’ll vote for those who will carry us along

South Eastern Muslims Organisation of Nigeria (SEMON), a socio-cultural Igbo group, says it will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to express its grievances over the alleged marginalisation of Igbo Muslims.

Goodluck Jonathan: Muhammadu Buhari has been of great service to Nigeria

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan says President Muhammadu Buhari has been of great service to the country.
Colin Kroll

Vine co-founder Colin Kroll found dead in apparent drug overdose

According to TMZ, Kroll’s body was discovered this morning after his girlfriend was unable to reach him. Sources tell the publication that they discovered “drug paraphernalia nearby” and suspect that he overdosed.
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Muhammadu Buhari has chased away herdsmen from Benue land – Tiv group

President General of Mdzough U Tiv, a socio-cultural association of Tiv people, Chief Edward Ujege, has declared that the military has chased away herdsmen from Benue land.
Sani Shehu

Nigerian, Chinese miners set to strengthen economic relations

The Miners Association of Nigeria and China Miners Association have reached an agreement to strengthen the existing bilateral economic relationship between the two bodies.