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Abaribe Condemns NBC over Channels, AIT, Arise Television Fine
Abaribe Condemns NBC over Channels, AIT,...

Abaribe Condemns NBC over Channels, AIT, Arise Television Fine

Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, on Tuesday requested the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to stop limiting the right of Nigerians to free speech. Abaribe who made the request in a statement by his Media Adviser, Uchenna Awom, in Abuja, while reacting to the imposition of... read more »

Why Buhari didn’t Speak on Lekki Shootings - Presidency
Why Buhari didn’t Speak on Lekki Shootin...

Why Buhari didn’t Speak on Lekki Shootings – Presidency

Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina has disclosed that the President didn’t mention anything about the shooting of #ENDSARS protesters in Lekki on Tuesday night during a nationwide broadcast because it would be “premature and presumptuous.” There... read more »

Oyo State Govt Releases ₦1 Million Each To Families Of Isiaka, Other Slain Victims
Oyo State Govt Releases ₦1 Million Each ...

Oyo State Govt Releases ₦1 Million Each To Families Of Isiaka, Other Slain ...

  The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday paid a condolence visit to the family of deceased Jimoh Isiaka and two other victims of the violence that started during the ENDSARS protests. Makinde entourage included the Speaker, Oyo state House of Assembly, Mr Adebo Ogundoyin, and... read more »

#ENDSARS: Naira Marley Calls off Planned Protest, Speaks to Force PRO
#ENDSARS: Naira Marley Calls off Planned...

#ENDSARS: Naira Marley Calls off Planned Protest, Speaks to Force PRO

  Nigerian musician Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley has called off his support for the #EndSARS campaign aimed at protesting police brutality in the nation. He also spoke with Force spokesman Frank Mba on measures to protect the youths amid the #EndSARS campaign. The singer had... read more »

Osinbajo Condemns FSARS Actions
Osinbajo Condemns FSARS Actions

Osinbajo Condemns FSARS Actions

  Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday condemned the actions of some policemen, especially those attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, who he accused of harassing Nigerians nationwide. He stated that such actions were unacceptable from those saddled with the responsibilities of... read more »

BREAKING: #RevolutionNow Protest Hits Abuja

BREAKING: #RevolutionNow Protest Hits Abuja

  The organizers of the #RevolutionNow protest, Coalition for Revolution (CORE), have held a peaceful protest in Abuja. The protest spearheaded by the leader of the group who is also... read more »

BREAKING: #RevolutionNow Protesters Arrested in Lagos

BREAKING: #RevolutionNow Protesters Arrested in Lagos

  More than 20 #RevolutionNow protesters have been arrested by security operatives in Lagos. The protesters had stormed Ojota and Maryland axis to express their dissatisfaction with... read more »

Nigeria: Indigenous People and their Right to Self-Determination

Nigeria: Indigenous People and their Right to Self-Determination

28th September 2020   Between years 2000 and 2002, a full one-third of the states of Nigeria declared that they would be governed by Islamic Sharia. These are twelve adjoining states... read more »

FG Gets New Order to Stop Planned NLC, TUC Strike

FG Gets New Order to Stop Planned NLC, TUC Strike

  The Federal Government has obtained a new order against the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) from going on with their plan to commence a nationwide... read more »

UN Watchdog Reports Continued Human Rights Abuses in Burundi

UN Watchdog Reports Continued Human Rights Abuses in Burundi

  A UN watchdog reports that there has been continued human rights violations such as sexual violence, murder, and summary executions in Burundi The citizens had earlier hoped on a new era where... read more »