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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

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

Breaking: MNJTF kills ISWAP terrorists’ third ranking Commander

•Eliminates three other top Commanders •Several terrorists also killed in aeriel assaults  Senator Iroegbu The Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has recorded major success in continuation of the ongoing offensive operations against the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) and other purveyors of violence and instability in the Lake Chad Basin area

Conflict is still Africa’s biggest challenge in 2020

For the African Union, 2020 is supposed to be a landmark year. Its ‘silencing the guns’ initiative is aimed at ‘ending all wars, civil conflicts, gender-based violence, violent conflicts and preventing genocide in the continent by 2020.’ While no one can argue with that laudable goal, the continental body and

NAF loses Airman as troops foil bandits’ attack in kaduna

Gift Wada The Nigerian Air force (NAF) said it's troops of the 271 detachment, Birnin Gwari foiled an ambush set up by over 70 armed bandits at Ungwan Yako along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road in Kaduna State. The NAF said an airman was killed and several others sustained varying injuries during