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Amos ABBA

Amos Abba is a journalist with the International Center for Investigative Reporting, ICIR, who believes that courageous investigative reporting is the key to social justice and accountability in the society.
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Thirty-two years after, mystery of Dele Giwa’s death remains unsolved

THIRTY-two years ago, the landscape of journalism in Nigeria was thrown into disarray when the death of prolific Nigerian journalist, Dele Giwa was announced...

Nigeria ranks 115 among world’s competitive economies – Report

The World Economic Forum (WEF) released a Global Competitiveness Report on Wednesday ranking Nigeria in 115th place out of 140 countries that were examined. According...

International Day for Disaster Reduction: What do you do when disaster strikes?

ON September 6, Obi Nwaegbo, an artist based in Abuja, watched in horror as the furniture in his sitting room vibrated, including the decorations...

UN scribe calls for elimination of death penalty

THE United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, has condemned the death penalty and urged UN Member states to put an end to the...

N55 billion budgets for 14 universities: How Nigerian state universities are poorly funded

FINDINGS by The ICIR show that only N55 billion was allocated to 14 state universities by their state governments across 12 states in 2018. This...

Osun Elections:Saraki,Tambuwal lead protests to INEC headquaters

PROTESTERS led by frontline leaders of the People’s Democratic Party including Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and...

Fresh killings in Jos

HOODLUMS suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked Ariri community of Bassa local government area of Plateau State on Wednesday night. The latest attack which claimed...

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Oyo: Gunmen free prisoners in Nigeria’s third major jailbreak in 2021

GUNMEN broke into the correctional facility in Abolongo, Oyo State, on Friday night, releasing...

Share price of Trump’s new social media platform surges by 100%

INVESTORS trading on Friday saw a 100 per cent increase in the share price...

Amid global web censorship, free internet app offers lifeline

WITH internet and press freedom globally shrinking, Stanislav Shalunov, developer of a mobile app...

Sale of spyware to authoritarian regimes stifles journalism, US media firm reports

THE increased sale of commercial spyware to repressive governments globally has put independent journalists...

Facebook loses over $99m after six-hour global outage

FACEBOOK Inc, rated as the world's largest seller of online ads after Google, lost...
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