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Release Sowore, others within two weeks or face nationwide protests, CSOs warn FG

PROMINENT Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria have threatened to go on a nationwide protest in 14 days if Omoyele Sowore, who has been re-arrested...

‘God heard our prayers… farmers now among well-to-do Nigerians’—Buhari

By Vincent Ufuoma PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has thanked God for giving Nigerian farmers abundant harvests and good rainy seasons in the past four years and...

CSOs urge FG to prevent violence in Bayelsa, Kogi elections

A GROUP of civil society organisations in Nigeria, under the Joint Action Civil Society Coalition, has urged the federal government to ensure adequate protection...
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MacArthur gives over $6.3 million to ICIR, PTCIJ, others to tackle corruption

IN SUPPORT of projects that promote accountability and address corruption, the MacArthur Foundation has announced that it is giving a grant of over $6.3...

‘​All you profess are lies and deceit’… ASUU replies FUOYE VC, alleges multiple misconducts

THE ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Akure Zone, has accused Kayode Soremekun, Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), of deceit, cover-up...

EFCC arraigns Albert Bassey, Akwa Ibom senator, for money laundering

ALBERT Bassey, senator representing Akwa Ibom northeast district, was on Monday arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before the Federal High...
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NBC suspends AIT, Raypower FM ‘until further notice’, alleges violations of Broadcast Code

THE licence allowing Daar Communications, pioneer of the African Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower FM, to operate has been suspended indefinitely by the National...

CDD to hold symposium as Nigeria celebrates 20 years of uninterrupted civil rule 

IN celebrating two decades of Nigeria's return to civil rule, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), a nonprofit organisation, is organising a symposium...

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ISWAP claims responsibility for Kuje Prison attack

THE Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) has claimed responsibility for the attack on Kuje Medium Correctional Facility...

Kuje Prison attack: FCT minister urges traditional rulers to fish out fleeing inmates

MINISTER of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Muhammad Musa Bello has called on traditional rulers in the area...

Abuja-Kaduna train attackers behind attack on Kuje Prison – Gumi’s aide

TUKUR Mamu, a media consultant to controversial Islamic cleric Ahmad Gumi, has said the attack on the Kuje Prison...

Buhari visits Kuje Prison, expresses shock at scale and audacity of attack

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock at the "scale and audacity of the attack" by gunmen on the Kuje...

How elderly Nigerian doctor insisted on botched procedure that landed him in jail

AN 85-year-old Nigerian doctor Isyaka Mamman has been sentenced to three years in prison after a botched routine procedure...
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