UK Frustrating Closure of Radio Biafra – Govt

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government Wednesday vented its anger against the British Government for allegedly frustrating efforts towards closing down Radio Biafra sited in the United Kingdom.

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government Wednesday vented its anger against the British Government for allegedly frustrating efforts towards closing down Radio Biafra sited in the United Kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We Should Pray That Oil Prices Remain Low – Dangote

[Daily Trust] Billionaire and President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has called for prayers for the international oil price to remain low, saying that “this helps wean us off the dependency on revenues from petroleum.”

[Daily Trust] Billionaire and President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has called for prayers for the international oil price to remain low, saying that "this helps wean us off the dependency on revenues from petroleum."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Those Asking Buhari to Seek a Second Term Want Him Dead – Mustapha

[This Day] A former National Auditor of the Peoples Democratic Party but now a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bode Mustapha has disagreed with members of his party calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to seek a second term in office…

[This Day] A former National Auditor of the Peoples Democratic Party but now a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bode Mustapha has disagreed with members of his party calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to seek a second term in office?, saying those asking him to run despite his age and health challenges are being unfair to the president. He spoke to Tobi Soniyi and Femi Ogbonnikan. Excerpts:

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CPJ Criticises Cameroon Over Continued Detention of Nigerian Journalist, Others

[Premium Times] The Committee to Protect Journalist, CPJ, has criticised the government of Cameroon over rampant cases of harassment and arrest of journalists, including a Nigerian journalist working with Hausa Service of Radio France International, Ah…

[Premium Times] The Committee to Protect Journalist, CPJ, has criticised the government of Cameroon over rampant cases of harassment and arrest of journalists, including a Nigerian journalist working with Hausa Service of Radio France International, Ahmed Abba.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

UN Speech – Why Buhari Was Silent On Biafra – Governor Akeredolu

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari was silent on the agitation by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, while delivering his address at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly, because he did not want to escalate the crisis to the world body, O…

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari was silent on the agitation by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, while delivering his address at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly, because he did not want to escalate the crisis to the world body, Ondo Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said.

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NNPC Turns to Sokoto Basin for Another Oil Prospecting Expedition in the North

[Premium Times] Few months after the terrorist group in the north eastern part of the country, Boko Haram, ambushed and killed some lecturers from the University of Maiduguri who were part of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, oil explora…

[Premium Times] Few months after the terrorist group in the north eastern part of the country, Boko Haram, ambushed and killed some lecturers from the University of Maiduguri who were part of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, oil exploration team in the Lake Chad basin, the corporation said it has commissioned another team to handle a similar mission in the Sokoto basin.

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