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FG policy: Ogun Customs reduces numbers of checkpoint

The Ogun State Area Command of the Nigerian Customs Service said on Wednesday that it has reduced the numbers of checkpoints manned by personnel of the service.   The New Controller of the command, Michael Ojobo Agbara, disclosed this to newsmen in Idiroko while parading the seizures made by the command in the last two weeks of his resumption into ...

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#WorldPressFreedomDay : President Buhari Charges Media on Fairness, Pledges non-interference

On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, observed every May 3, President Muhammadu Buhari pledges an unfettered environment for the media to do its work, but notes that responsibility is reciprocal, and journalists should be mindful of fairness, justice, and national interest at all times. Reflecting on this year’s theme; Keeping Power In Check: Media, Justice and The Rule ...

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#WorldBloggersDay: GPBN renews its commitments to maintain Professionalism in Blogging

Globally, May 2nd has been set aside as World Bloggers Day (WBD). A special day to celebrate all Bloggers irrespective of the niche they have carved for themselves within the Blogosphere.  Today, the positive impacts of Bloggers through their various platforms and niches such as news, lifestyles, Teaching, Photography, Vlogging, development amongst others cannot be overemphasized. These positive impacts cut ...

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Deeper Life Church Commissions Mega Hospital for all Nigerians!!

This turning point news would indeed prove wrong, several criticisms emanating from different quarters that Churches in Nigeria are out to milk their members dry and never to give back to the indigent citizens. Deeper Life Church, one of the biggest churches in Nigeria has done what many successive administrations in Nigeria could not do since its full attainments of ...

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Crisis looms as youths in Boki clashes over palm estate!

The inhabitants of Boki Local Government Area in Cross River State are presently living under serious tension as angry youths’ battle for the control of Borum Palm Estate. This unfortunate crisis, which began last year, has claimed the lives of many innocent people, destroyed properties and left many others traumatised. Reacting to the ugly incident, the chairman of Ochibe Boki, ...

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Are Nigerian telecoms subscribers happier in 2018?

The number of complaints by Nigerian telecoms subscribers in Q4 2017 decreased slightly according to the newly-summarised quarterly complaints report released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The regulator said as at the end of last year, it received a total of 17,247 complaints – representing a minor decrease from the Q3’s record of 18,711 complaints. 52% of these complaints ...

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African Union countries could send more children to school if governments cut tax incentives to corporations! – Actionaid

ActionAid at the Pan-African High-Level Education Conference, Nairobi, 25-27 April 2018 As the Pan-African High-Level Education Conference (PACE) commences in Nairobi, Kenya, ActionAid urges governments to reduce harmful tax incentives that drain funding from children’s education in their countries – and reminds them of promises they made as part of the Sustainable Development Goals to deliver inclusive quality education for ...

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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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Preserving our joint humanity

Some years ago, when Boko Haram insurgency was at its peak in North East Nigeria, sacking villages, detonating bombs in markets, mosques and churches, killing children, women and elderly and forcefully conscripting innocent youths into its fold, many of our fellow citizens in the other parts of the country are feeling so unconcerned. The reason for their lack of concern ...

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Vice President Prof. Osinbajo to Read to Children on #WorldBookDay2018 – April 23rd!

To celebrate the UN World Book & Copyright Day, the Rainbow Book Club (RBC) is organising a reading programme on the 23rd of April 2018. His Excellency, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof.  Yemi Osinbajo will read to students in a public primary school in Abuja, in company of the RBC founder, Mrs Koko Kalango. He will ...

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