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Reps urge FG to secure release of Nigerians held illegally in foreign prisons

MEMBERS of the House of Representatives, on Thursday, urged the Federal Government to intervene and secure the release of Nigerians being held illegally in...

I was tortured with hot pressing iron for 23 days for not giving SARS N500,000, man tells Ekiti panel.

AYOTOMIWA Elegbeleye, a 30-year-old man on Thursday narrated before the Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry how the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), brutally...

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,...

INVESTIGATION: The sad tale of Nigeria’s child prisoners

The Nigerian Prisons Service recently changed its name to the Nigerian Correctional Service; however, the name change has not taken away the reality of...

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Constitution should be amended to increase academic qualifications of political aspirants –Gbajabiamila

SPEAKER of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila has advocated for the amendment of Section 131(d) of the 1999...

Dipo Awojide deletes tweet criticising IELTS test after ICIR report

A TWITTER influencer Dipo Awojide has deleted his tweet criticising the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), which examines...

NLGJA offers 2022 student journalism conference

THE Association of  Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, or Questioning LGBTQ Journalists (NLGJA) is inviting applications for its annual student...

Nigeria’s inflation rate rises to 15.63%, first increase in eight months

INFLATION rate in Nigeria has increased to 15.63 per cent in December 2021 from 15.4 per cent recorded in...

Direct primaries: Nigerians suspect conspiracy against electoral reforms

PARTICIPANTS at a town hall meeting on the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, including the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) and...
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