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Online Publishers Association Of Nigeria (OPAN) Launches “Free Press Defence Fund” For Incarcerated Online Journalists

Nigeria’s leading association of digital/new media publishers known as Online Publishers Association of Nigeria (OPAN) has launched a “Free Press Defence Fund” to help incarcerated online journalists. In a press statement issued by OPAN, it was disclosed that the association has already launched multiple suits against the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris in…

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Herdsmen & Farmers Conflict! Buhari Plans Conference Of Stakeholders Involved To Provide Lasting Solutions

In finding lasting solution to the frequent conflicts between farmers and herdsmen, the Presidency is planning a conference of stakeholders of infrastructural and agricultural development to help put in place a plan for relief and a long term plan for the expansion of agriculture in the country. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on…

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2019 Elections! PDP BoT Chairman, Reveals Party Working Hard To Pick Best Presidential Candidate

Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jibrin on Tuesday said the party was working towards presenting the best presidential candidate from the North in the upcoming 2019 presidential election. Jibrin disclosed this in Abuja while receiving members of “PDP Ward2Ward Group” who paid a courtesy visit to the senator. According to the…

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2019 Elections! INEC Announce Scheduled Dates For Primaries & General Elections

Chairman of the electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has disclosed in details the dates for the 2019 general elections. On Tuesday the electoral body released the timetable and schedule of activities for the upcoming 2019 elections. Presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on February 16th, 2019, while the governorship…

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H&M Under Fire After Image Of Black Boy Modeling ‘Racist’ Hoodie Goes Viral

H&M‘s website recently featured a young Black boy modeling a green sweatshirt with the phrase “Coolest Monkey In The Jungle” printed on the front. Yes, a major fashion brand thought it was OK to have a young Black boy wear a hoodie with an offensive statement. London-based plus size blogger Stephanie Yeboah came across the…

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Former INEC Chairman, Prof. Jega Appointed By FG To Review Nigeria’s University System

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega has been appointed by the Federal Government as part of those who will review the university system in the country. The Executive Secretary, NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, made this known in an interview with journalists in Abuja on Monday after he appeared before…

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CCT Trial: Saraki Displeased With Court Of Appeal’s Judgement, Files Appeal At Supreme Court

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has filed an appeal against the December 12, 2017 judgment of the Court of Appeal which reversed his acquittal by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) where he was prosecuted for false assets declaration and other related charges It will be recalled that the Danladi Umar-led CCT had dismissed the…

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Rescued Chibok School Girl, Salomi Pogu Handed Over To Borno State Government

Salomi Pogu, the recent Chibok school girl rescued from Boko Haram by the Nigerian Army has been formally handed to the Borno State Government. She was presented alongside two other girls to the Deputy Governor of the State, Alhaji Usman Durkwa by the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Rogers Nicolas. Nicholas disclosed that…

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Ghanaian Immigration Service (GIS), Disqualifies Candidates With Bleached Skin & Stretch Marks From Recruitment Exercise

In the current recruitment exercise by the Ghanaian Immigration Service (GIS), candidates with bleached skin and stretch marks have been disqualified from the exercise. According to the spokesman of the immigration service, such candidates were disqualified because people with such marks might bleed during the “strenuous” training. Speaking to BBC Pidgin, Superintendent Michael Amoako-Attah said,…

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