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Dupe Atoki

Judge charges Nigerian officials to seek legal redress instead of harassing journalists

A judge of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Dupe Atoki, has charged Nigerian public officials to seek legal redress when they feel offended by a news report, instead of harassing and intimidating the journalist.
Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki: No good governance without press freedom

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Friday stated that there can be no good governance in any country where press Freedom is not guaranteed.
Rape

Lagos records 667 sexual violence cases in three months

The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) says, 667 cases of domestic and sexual violence were recorded from July to September this year.

FCT inaugurates gender-based violence response secretariat

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has inaugurated its Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Response Team (SGBVRT) secretariat.

NAPTIP to establish sexual offenders’ register

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), says it will establish sexual offenders’ register as part of measures to check gender-based violence in the country.

EU donates N10bn to fight corruption in Nigeria

The European Union (EU) has announced plans to donate €23 million (N9.9 billion, on a four-year programme that would focus on tackling corruption in Nigeria.

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Boko Haram

Boko Haram fighters kill another army commander

The Boko Haram insurgents have attacked a military location at Kareto village in the Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State, killing the Commanding Officer of 158 Battalion, and an undisclosed number of soldiers.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC unseals buildings allegedly linked to former Governor Fayose in Ekiti

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has unsealed some properties it allegedly linked to a former governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
Hepatitis

Hepatitis B: Group provides counselling, testing to 108 victims

The Kashim Ibrahim Fellows (KIF), an NGO, on Friday screened and provided Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) counselling to 108 People Living with Disabilities (PLWD) at the Kaduna State Rehabilitation Centre, Makera, Kaduna.

N2 billion fraud: Senator Jang objects to submission of classified documents in court

Former Plateau Governor Jonah Jang on Friday objected to an attempt by a witness, Jonah Kabong, a Civil servant, to tender two classified documents in Court on behalf of the EFCC.

Two NAF officers dismissed over attack on Ibrahim Magu’s farmhouse

Two officers of the Nigerian Air Force have been dismissed for their alleged involvement in the murder of a police sergeant securing a farmhouse owned by the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu.