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Bayelsa governor urges federal government to respect freedom of expression

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson, has said that Democracy in Nigeria cannot grow without a vibrant media.
Bukola Saraki Razak Atunwa Kwara

Razak Atunwa: I’m still in Kwara governorship race

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State, Hon. Razak Atunwa, has said that, there was no iota of truth on the the insinuations that, he had withdrawn from the governorship race ahead of March 9 governorship polls in the country.
Fifteen media organisations, including the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), have joined forces to combat fake news and misinformation ahead of the 2019 general elections.

2019: Media organisations collaborate against fake news

Fifteen media organisations, including the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), have joined forces to combat fake news and misinformation ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Presidency’s attack on Atiku Abubakar sign of defeat

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday said that the personal attacks by the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, as well as other officials of the Buhari-led Presidency, against the character of its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, were signs of defeat.

Calls for calm as community tensions rise in Nigeria

State governors in Nigeria on Friday moved to calm fears after clashes between pro-Biafra supporters and the military risked taking on a wider ethnic dimension.

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Joe Okei-Odumakin: Hate speech bill will stifle freedom of expression

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Centre for Change, says the hate speech bill before the National Assembly has the potential of stifling freedom of expression of Nigerians.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Senator urges President Buhari not to open land borders yet

Senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District, Adamu Abdullahi, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari, to resist pressure on him to open the nation’s land borders for now.

Gynaecologist: Sex position, duration don’t determine child’s gender

Dr Olatoye Ogundipe, a gynaecologist, on Wednesday, says the gender of a child is not determined by the sex position or duration contrary to beliefs by some people.
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APC national leadership fix NEC meeting Friday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and his National Working Committee (NWC) have finally bowed to pressure by fixing the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting for Friday, November 22.

Police recruitment: Court to deliver judgment in PSC suit on December 4

The Federal High Court Abuja will on December 4, deliver judgment in the suit filed by the Police Service Commission against the Nigeria Police Force over the recruitment of 10,000 constables.