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ARRESTED HIRED ASSASSINS IN ILORIN IMPLICATED SARAKI, MAIGIDA & OTHERS.

The suspected killers arrested and paraded by the Kwara State Police Command in Ilorin last week has Implicated Senator Bukola Saraki and Governor Fatahi Ahmed in their statement made to the Police. The killers confessed to the Killing of Numerous Kwarans home and abroad. They were today transfered to Abuja for further investigation. In their statement, they confess to be ...

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Expert Urges Citizens to Defend Digital Rights

A digital rights expert, Tope Ogundipe has urged citizens of various African countries to use their power in the defence of digital rights and other human rights on the continent. Ogundipe, who serves as the Director of Programs at Paradigm Initiative, was speaking recently at a digital rights workshop organised by Paradigm Initiative and held in Yaounde, Cameroon. Ogundipe, who ...

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Call for Applications: West Africa Freedom of Expression & Digital Rights Litigation Workshop

Call for Applications: West Africa Freedom of Expression & Digital Rights Litigation Workshop 3 – 7 September in Lagos, Nigeria  The Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) is calling for applications from English-speaking lawyers based in countries that are members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)[1] to participate in a forthcoming litigation workshop on the right to freedom of ...

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An Open Letter to President Buhari from a Nigerian Youth by Abideen Olasupo

A young Nigerian who is passionate about Nigeria’s Development has written an open letter to the Nigeria’s Number Citizen, President Muhammadu Buhari. In this letter he shares his thoughts on several topical issues which border on current socio-economic and socio-political situation Nigeria and the way forward. Read the letter below : Dear Mr. President It is with a heavy heart ...

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‘If I die, Hold Rochas Okorocha Responsible’ — IfeanyiCy, Imo Blogger Raises Alarm

A popular blogger in Imo state, IfeanyiCy Njoku has raised an alarm after accusing Imo state government of trying to murder him. According to the reporter who is well known for criticizing Imo state government especially governor Rochas Okorocha, more than 15 hired thugs stormed Rockview Hotels in Owerri in search of him. Below is what he shared on Facebook; ...

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#ABUJA TO HOST #AFRICA AT THE 2018 INTERNET FREEDOM FORUM From April 24 – 26, 2018!

The city of Abuja will play host to the annual Internet Freedom Forum organized by Paradigm Initiative. The forum comes at an important time when many Africans fear for their freedom online.    According to Paradigm Initiative, the Lagos-based organisers of the Forum, “the Forum helps bring attention to important issues confronting digital rights such as data privacy, internet shutdown, ...

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Obafemi Awolowo University Suspends the ‘Randy’ Professor!

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has finally issued a verdict over the current ‘Mark for Sex’ scandal between Professor Richard Akindele and his student, suspected to be one, Miss Osagie, a Post Graduate student of the institution.  Read the statement below: The Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has received and considered the interim report of the Committee set up ...

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Nigerian youths are making us proud home and across the globe – Osinbajo counters Buhari

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said Nigerian youths have excelled in every sphere of the economy they have been involved. He stated this when he received a delegation of Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement which visited him in Abuja on Thursday barely 24 hrs after President Muhammadu Buhari said that most Nigerian youths want everything free without doing anything.  Osinbajo, however, challenged youths ...

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WaterAid Nigeria Supports the Federal Government’s Declaration of a State of Emergency in the WASH Sector

WaterAid Nigeria commends the Federal Government for its bold step in declaring a state of emergency for water, sanitation and hygiene, following strong calls by WaterAid Nigeria and other members of the WASH sector demanding action to tackle the water and sanitation crisis in the country. WaterAid, the international charity, dedicated to changing lives by improving access to water, sanitation ...

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PARADIGM INITIATIVE DONATES COMPUTERS TO SCHOOLS!

Paradigm Initiative has donated forty seven computer sets to eight secondary schools across Nigeria. The Lagos-based social enterprise made this known in a statement signed by its Communications Officer, Sodiq Alabi. The beneficiaries include El-Leonora College, Umbrella High School and Soland Int’l School, all based in Ajegunle, Lagos State. Others are Al-fijr International School, Zaifat Secondary School, ECWA Aro Restoration ...

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