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Daily Archives: September 15, 2019


Agba Jalingo Arrested By Police Over Article Against Governor Ayade

Police have arrested Agba Jalingo, the publisher of CrossRiverWatch, the arrest of Jalingo was confirmed by his wife, Hope For Nigeria Online reports. Jalingo had initially been invited by the police for questioning for publishing an article exposing how Cross [...]

August 24, 2019 Government and politics
Flood Sweeps Away Three Kids During Kano Downpour

Flood Sweeps Away Three Kids During Kano Downpour

Kano Downpour: Three children were swept away by flood in the Saidawa area of the Danbatta Local Government Area of Kano State during Wednesday’s downpour. The Information Officer of Danbatta LGA, Nura Umar, who confirmed the incident, said two girls [...]

August 24, 2019 Environmental issues
Andrew Young

Andrew Young: Nigerians Are Always Complaining About Govt

Andrew Young, a former ambassador of the US to the UN, says Nigerians are always complaining about the government but that ”something is wrong with everybody”. Young said this on Thursday at dinner organised by the Emeka Offor foundation for [...]

August 24, 2019 Government and politics

Wadume: DHQ panel concludes report, soldiers risk dismissal

The seven-man Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to probe the killing of three policemen in Ibi, Taraba State, has concluded its report and would submit it to the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Abayomi Olonisakin, [...]

August 24, 2019 What Te Papers Say
G7 Summit

Protests to greet G7 Summit

The leaders of the G7 club of rich countries meet in southern France on Saturday, with the burning Amazon, diving stock markets and their own stark divisions giving little grounds for optimism. US President Donald Trump and fellow Western leaders [...]

August 24, 2019 What Thee Papers Say
Dino Melaye

Tribunal sacks Dino as Kogi West Senator

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West Senatorial district has been sacked by the Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal. Melaye (PDP) was declared winner in the February election by INEC, but Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC)challenged the victory at  [...]

August 24, 2019 Government and politics

Burkina Faso holds three-day mourning after deadly army base attack

Burkina Faso announced three days of national mourning from Friday to commemorate 24 soldiers killed this week in an attack on a northern military base, the deadliest such assault on the army as it battles jihadist insurgents. President Marc Christian [...]

August 24, 2019 Africa

Again, Buhari marshals plans to curb insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja said the entire structure of the Nigerian Police Force was being overhauled and re-positioned with modern gadgets to meet rising challenges across the nation. He also revealed that an intelligence loop among all security [...]

August 24, 2019 What The Papers Say
Lai Mohammed

Buhari approves online TV, radio regulation as Nigeria plans media ‘reforms’

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved wide-ranging reforms in the broadcasting industry, including the licensing of online radio and television stations. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said this in Abuja on Friday when members of the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria [...]

August 24, 2019 Media representation