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MRA Calls on Kano State to Abolish Committee on Media Conduct

Godsgift Onyedinefu Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on Thursday called on the Kano State Government to discontinue its move to establish a committee to address alleged professional misconduct and abuse of privilege by media organizations in the State, describing it as an unwarranted and politically motivated effort to restrict media freedom. In a

Nigeria pays tribute to fallen heroes

Nigerian leaders on Wednesday paid tribute to soldiers who have laid down their lives while fighting for the nation's peace and security on the occasion of the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day (AFRD), widows and families of slain soldiers have called on Nigeria to come to their aid. President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice president

Again, Court orders Nigerian Army to reinstate illegally dismissed officer

Godsgift Onyedinefu The National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja has again ordered the Nigerian Army to reinstate a senior officer, Lt-Col. Abdulfatai Mohammed, who was amobg the group of 38 Army officers dismissed from the service in 2016 in a controversial circumstances. The judge, Rakiya Haastrup who gave the judgement on

Supreme Court Judgement: How ‘overzealous’ security agents harassed me, other journalists–NUJ Chairman

Senator Iroegbu As the nation awaits with baited breath the the fate of six governors whose election are currently being challenged at the Supreme Court, the information has been coming in bits and pieces. For the fact the judgement which could have been delivered on Monday were adjourned until Tuesday (today)

How unidentified military personnel brutalised a lady in Lagos

Senator Iroegbu A senior journalist, Mr. Amadin Uyi, has disclosed how an alleged military personnel brutalised a young lady in Lagos, named Omolola Omotola. Uyi who is championing the case has also accused the military authorities of failing to investigate it since the reported assault on December 21, 2019. The many faces

Farmers-Herders Conflict: FG urged to extend operation whirl stroke in Benue, Nasarawa States

•As Benue, Nasarawa State governments adopt ranching Godsgift Onyedinefu and Maureen Okpe The federal government has been urged to retain the military Operation Whirl Stroke for at least two more years to address insecurity in both Benue and Nasarawa States in North Central Nigeria. This is even as the Federal

Miyetti Allah’s ban on night grazing illegal, an aberration, experts kick

Godsgift Onyedinefu Mixed reactions have since trailed the ban on night grazing by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), while some experts in farmers and herders issues have applauded the ban, others say the decision by the association is illegal, an aberration and an evidence of deteriorating