Govt Condemns Adamawa Suicide Bomb Attacks, Orders Security

[Guardian] The Federal Government has expressed outrage over Tuesday’s suicide bomb attacks on a mosque and a market in Mubi, Adamawa State, describing the desecration of a place of worship by criminals as tragic and condemnable.

[Guardian] The Federal Government has expressed outrage over Tuesday's suicide bomb attacks on a mosque and a market in Mubi, Adamawa State, describing the desecration of a place of worship by criminals as tragic and condemnable.

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Govt Names Dokpesi, Others in Dasuki’s Fresh Amended Charge

[Guardian] Abuja -Prominent politicians from the opposition party have been listed as beneficiaries of the alleged diversion of $2.1 billion arms funds in the trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd).

[Guardian] Abuja -Prominent politicians from the opposition party have been listed as beneficiaries of the alleged diversion of $2.1 billion arms funds in the trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd).

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How to Redress On-Going Health Workers’ Strike – Pharmacists

[Guardian] Pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Lagos branch have made recommendations on how to redress ongoing health workers’ strike.

[Guardian] Pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Lagos branch have made recommendations on how to redress ongoing health workers' strike.

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66 Inmates Freed As Presidential Committee Visits Prisons in Lagos State

[Guardian] Freedom came the way of 66 prison inmates serving jail terms for their inability to pay fines, as the Presidential Advisory Committee on Prisons Reforms and Decongestion under the chairmanship of the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territ…

[Guardian] Freedom came the way of 66 prison inmates serving jail terms for their inability to pay fines, as the Presidential Advisory Committee on Prisons Reforms and Decongestion under the chairmanship of the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Justice Ishiaq Bello, released them following payment of fines imposed on them by the Lagos State government.

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111 Nigerian Migrants in Libya Arrive in Nigeria

[Guardian] Amb. Ketil Karlsen, the Head of European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, says 111 Nigerian migrants trapped in Libya are expected to return home on Thursday.

[Guardian] Amb. Ketil Karlsen, the Head of European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, says 111 Nigerian migrants trapped in Libya are expected to return home on Thursday.

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Justify Your U.S. Visit By Respecting Citizens Rights, Huriwa Tasks Buhari

[Guardian] A pro-democracy and non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to take concrete measures to ensure the respect for the fundamental human rights of the citizenry …

[Guardian] A pro-democracy and non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to take concrete measures to ensure the respect for the fundamental human rights of the citizenry to justify his recent affirmations during his meeting with President Donald Trump of the United States.

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Kenyan Media Has Little to Celebrate On Press Freedom Day

[HRW] Kenya joined the rest of the world to celebrate freedom of the press this week under a hostile and uncertain environment for the media. Despite numerous public promises by President Uhuru Kenyatta to safeguard press freedom, the situation has con…

[HRW] Kenya joined the rest of the world to celebrate freedom of the press this week under a hostile and uncertain environment for the media. Despite numerous public promises by President Uhuru Kenyatta to safeguard press freedom, the situation has continued to deteriorate as police and senior state officials increasingly get away with physical attacks or open threats to journalists writing on sensitive issues.

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Jonathan Urges African Leaders to Embrace Local Content

[This Day] Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advised African nations, especially those producing oil and gas, to establish a local content policy as a means of fast-tracking the development of local technology, industrialisation and deepening econ…

[This Day] Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advised African nations, especially those producing oil and gas, to establish a local content policy as a means of fast-tracking the development of local technology, industrialisation and deepening economic growth on the continent.

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