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Understanding the 10 types of Nigerians who run for political Office and why you should be wary of most of them 

INEC has just released the timetable for the 2019 Elections. Therefore it is fitting at this point that we take a closer look at the cast of characters who will soon be warming up to you and vying for your support or votes to actualize their political ambition. This examination is necessitated by the recognition that every facet of our ...

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Updates on Plateau State Crisis Situation!

Following the recent tragic incident in Plateau State, which took place in 11 villages in three local government areas and claimed several lives, Foundation for Peace Professionals (FPP) which has been working behind the scene to prevent the outbreak of crisis several weeks before the tragic incident took place would like to urge the Plateau state government to set up ...

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#NOTOOYOUNGTORUN CELEBRATION CONFERENCE HOLDS IN #ABUJA!

In the spirit and ambience of celebration, #Nottoyoungtorun Strategic Team, media, international and local partners and others who have directly and indirectly contributed to the successful advocacy milestone of #Nottooyoungtorun Act were all celebrated at the Not Too Young To Run Celebration Conference Shehu Musa Yar’adua Centre, yesterday in Abuja. According to Samson Itodo, Chief Convener, #NOTTOOYOUNGTORUN and Executive Director, ...

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Algeria and Iraq shut down #internet to prevent exam cheating

The government takes the decision in an effort to prevent a repeat of the 2016 leaks in high school exams The Algerian government has ordered telecom companies to shut down the internet in the country for several hours every day for the next few days to prevent high school students from cheating. Facebook will be blocked completely during the five days the ...

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Ethiopia unblocks censored TVs and Websites

A senior Ethiopian official says the country has opened access to 264 blocked websites and TV broadcasters. Fitsum Arega, who is the prime minister’s chief of staff, said in his tweet that “freedom of expression is a foundational right” and “essential for engaged and responsible” citizens. He added that “only a free market of ideas will lead to the truth”. Among the ...

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The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo signs a decree to control the online Media

The Minister of Communication and Media, Lambert Mende Omalanga signed on June 14, 2018 an order implementing measures of the law 96-002 of June 22, 1996 setting the modalities of the exercise of the freedom press in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This order stipulates in the preamble that it is in accordance with article 83 of the constitution of ...

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Full text of the Speech of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Signing into Law, the 2018 Appropiation Bill

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has finally signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill as he has promised earlier this month. However, he has also stated that has was compelled to sign the Bill against his original plans for the 2018 fiscal year. Read the full text of his speech at signing of the Budget below : I would like to thank the ...

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Ijebu Ode High On 2019 Hope As Adebutu Visits

Hon. Ladi Adebutu, a member of the Federal House of Representatives, now running for Ogun State governor’s seat moves his campaign train to Ijebu Ode, with the enthusiastic people of Ijebu Ode and party members already aligning to make the rally one to remember. And among them is a National Assembly hopeful, Hon. Femi Odulaja, representing Ijebu Central Constituency which ...

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What June 12 Reveals About Nigerian Democracy..

The 1993 election was annulled because a free and fair election in Nigeria is fundamentally unacceptable to the powers-that-be in the North. Exactly 25 years ago, a landmark election was held in Nigeria after ten long years of military rule. There were two main contestants: Moshood Abiola of the Social Democratic Party and Bashir Tofa of the National Republican Convention. ...

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Ambode Hails Buhari’s Declaration of June 12 as New Democracy Day!

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday hailed the announcement by President Muhammadu Buhari declaring June 12 as the New Democracy Day in honour of the late presumed winner of the June 12 1993 Presidential Election, Chief Moshood Kasimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola. The Governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, lauded the President, saying ...

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