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PUNCH Newspaper Withdraws From NPAN Over Dasuki Saga

 Nduka Obaigbena  Punch Nigeria Limited, publishers of the PUNCH newspaper, has suspended its membership of the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN). The company communicated the decision to the NPAN in a letter dated Thursday, December 17 and signed by its chairman, Wale Aboderin. “After a careful review of recent, and still unfolding, developments, Punch…

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Security Alert!!! FG Uncovers New Boko Haram Plan

The Federal Government yesterday, warned that Boko Haram terrorists, having been smoked out of their safe havens by the military, are planning another sensational abduction of pupils/students or foreigners in a desperate effort to raise funds, through ransom, for food, medical and arms supply. This was made known by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji…

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Appeal Court Cancels Akwa Ibom Governorship Election, Orders Fresh Poll

Governor Emmanuel Udom The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja today nullified the election of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Emmanuel Udom as the governor of Akwa Ibom State. Akwa Ibom State Governorship Election Tribunal had earlier nullified the election of the governor, ordering a rerun in 18 local councils of the state after candidate…

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Refugee Count Will Surpass 60 Million This Year – UN

The United Nations (UN) has estimated from its UNHCR preliminary annual statistics, that the number of refugees and internally displaced people across the world will most likely reach a new record of over 60 million this year. Making the revelation today in Geneva, outgoing UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, said the number was an…

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Lagos State Government Website Hacked Over Army/Shi’ite Clash

The official website of the Lagos State Government was in the early hours of today, hacked by an unknown group in protest of what it termed maltreatment of Muslims in Nigeria and across the world, especially Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Shi’ite Muslim sect in Nigeria. On visiting the state’s webpage, the following text appeared…

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