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Remarks by President Buhari at the signing of the #NotTooYoungToRun Bill, 31st May, 2018

Today, President Buhari inspired the Nigerian youth present at the State House to support the #Nottooyoungtorun Bill for presidential assent. Nigeria’s Number one citizen gave profound remarks during the meeting which I believed every Nigerian Youth must learn from so as to prepare them ahead of better future for our great nation, Nigeria. Read the Remarks Below: 1. First, I ...

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President Buhari Assents #Nottoyoungtorun Bill at last!

Oladotun Fadeyiye Today, 31st May 2018, barely two days after Democracy Day commemoration, 29th May of every year – a day set aside to celebrate Nigeria’s fragile and nascent democracy, another history was made as Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari in his magnanimity assented the most popular bill in the year 2018, #Nottooyoungtorun bill making it constitutional law. #Notooyountorun Bill has ...

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Reactions Trail President Buhari Omission Of ICT Sector In #DemocracyDay Speech

Stakeholders in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT/Telecoms) industry have expressed shock and disappointment with President Muhammadu Buhari’s Democracy Day speech. The experts who spoke to TechEconomy.ng regretted that by omitting the critical sector in his speech the Presidency has demonstrated negligence to the sector that currently contributes over 10% to the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP). Recall, recently, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) ...

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Gbenga Sesan Bemoans Attacks on Internet Freedom in Africa

A digital rights expert and the executive director of Paradigm Initiative, Mr ‘Gbenga Sesan has bemoaned the spate of attacks on internet freedom in Africa. Sesan was speaking at RightsCon, an international conference on digital rights recently in Toronto, Canada. Sesan, while speaking on efforts by Paradigm Initiative and its partners to protect digital rights and freedom on the continent, ...

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Press Freedom in a Democratic Society: The Gambia Supreme Court Decision

By Adeboro Odunlami About three months ago, precisely on the 14th of February 2018, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States, pointedly delivered a judgment in favor of press freedom in the Gambia. The case before the ECOWAS court had been triggered by the story of four Gambian journalists, Fatou Camara, Fataou Jaw Manneh, Alhagie ...

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Dunes Center launches a brand new commercial featuring Davido and his girlfriend chioma!

Abuja’s favorite shopping mall Dunes Center has just realized a brand new commercial featuring Davido and his girlfriend chioma. The idea behind the video was to assure their customers and their loved ones an amazing shopping experience. Watch and enjoy. DUNES CENTER is a chain of businesses that brings together the world’s famous brands at amazingly great prices, all under ...

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[Full Text] Address by President Muhammadu Buhari, in commemoration of the 2018 Democracy Day!

Every 29th of May has been set aside to commemorate Nigeria’s nascent Democracy. And certainly, this year 29th May is no exception as Federal Government of Nigeria declared public holiday in order celebrate an important day in the history of Democracy in Nigeria. Nigeria’s Number one Citizen, President Muhammad Buhari in his magnanimity has delivered a well-articluated and clear messages ...

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[Video] Better toilets, accurate information about periods crucial to keeping girls in school — WaterAid

Around the world, one in three girls face inadequate toilets, and many others face social and cultural limits when on their periods. This Menstrual Hygiene Day, WaterAid is encouraging governments around the world to prioritise better toilets and washing facilities in schools, and to provide accurate information around menstruation, to ensure girls’ rights to education and equality. The call comes ...

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#Nigeria: Demand justice for abused survivors of Boko Haram!

Thousands of women and girls have survived Boko Haram only to face attacks and abuse from the Nigerian security forces who claim to be rescuing them. Over the past few years, the Nigerian military has carried out intensive operations to re-capture territory that had come under the control of the armed group Boko Haram. But, instead of “freeing” hundreds of ...

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Nigerians rate President Muhammadu Buhari below average – Buharimeter Opinion Poll reveals

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD-West Africa) today, 27 May 2018, releases the report of its Buharimeter Opinion Poll. The opinion poll was commissioned to assess the Nigerians’ rating of the Buhari’ administration after three years in office. Overall, the 2018 Buharimeter poll revealed that 40 percent of Nigerians approve of the President’s performance while 44 percent disapprove with ...

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