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Brekete Family: CPJ urges FG to investigate death threat to BBC reporter

THE Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has urged Nigerian authorities to conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the death threats received by BBC...

NBC suspends embattled broadcaster “Ordinary President”, sanctions radio for unprofessionalism

NATIONAL Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has suspended Human Rights Radio Station on the grounds of violating broadcasting codes and betrayal of the public’s trust. The NBC...

BBC investigation reveals thousands of boys kept in chains, tortured, abused in Islamic schools across Sudan

AN undercover investigation by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), has revealed that thousands of boys have been kept under chains and serious torture and...

Human rights lawyer sentenced to prison for speaking to media in Egypt

ZYAD El-Elaimy, a human rights lawyer, former Member of Parliament and one of the leaders of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party was on Tuesday,...

Fifty years hence, the Nigeria on my mind

BY Ayodele AKINKUOTU MANY Nigerians think President Muhammadu Buhari is the leader the nation needs at a time like this. On January 15, 2020,...

SURVEY: 63 per cent of Lagos undergrads blame indecent dressing for sexual abuse

A NEW survey conducted across six tertiary institutions in Lagos State has revealed that most students believed that indecent dressing is responsible for prevalence...

Of cancers and media reportage

By Wole SOYINKA HERE we go again! I have not seen the final presentation of a BBC feature programme on Health Awareness in which my...

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Bauchi State revokes illegal land allocations in Lame Burra Forest after WikkiTimes’ investigation

THE Bauchi State Government has revoked all illegal land allocations in Lame Burra Forest Reserve after WikkiTimes' investigation revealed...

Local manufacturing companies have made Nigeria self-sufficient in cement -Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has said that local manufacturing firms have made Nigeria self-sufficient in cement production. The president, who made...

UAE lifts travel ban on Nigeria, 11 other countries

THE United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced it will lift entry restrictions imposed in 2021 on travellers from 12...

FIRS meets 100% revenue target in 2021, but that won’t stop Buhari’s borrowing spree

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), on Wednesday, said it achieved over 100 per cent of its collection target...

Indian govt claims it’s second highest employer of labour in Nigeria

THE Indian government has claimed that it is the highest employer of labour in Nigeria after the Federal Government. Acting...
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