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Nigerian Guild of Editors to Avengers: Drop Your Arms, Embrace Dialogue

Nigerian Guild of Editors to Avengers: Drop Your Arms, Embrace Dialogue

The Nigerian Guild of Editors, has urged the Niger Delta Avengers, a militant group, to embrace peace rather than violence. The call was made at a meeting of the editors in Katsina, on November 9, 2017. In a communique issued at the end of the meeting, the Nigerian Guild of Editors expressed worry over the

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Lagos NUJ Urged to Focus on Training, Welfare of Journalists

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Lagos State chapter, headed by Qasim Akinreti, on November 11, 2017, held its monthly congress. At the end of it, a communiqué was released. Part of the resolution was a call on the federal government to take a stand on the anti grazing bill which some states in the

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Why FG Delays Payment of Whistleblower

  The Federal Government has given reasons for the delay in fulfilling its obligation to the Whistleblower, who provided the tips that led to the recovery of funds stashed away in a property in Ikoyi, Lagos earlier this year. Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun while giving reasons for the delay in payment,  explained that the Ministry

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IGP Supporters Storm National Assembly Over Probe

Some Nigerians today stormed the National Assembly to protest the planned probe of Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police, by the lawmakers. Idris was asked to appear before the Senate to defend himself against allegations of corruption and abuse of office leveled against him by a Nigerian senator, Isa Misau. Among others, Misau had accused

COSON Honours Members

The Copyright Society of Nigeria,  COSON, on Sunday, November  5, organised a music award. The event, which held at the Eko Hotels, Lagos attracted many of the country’s  musicians from the old and new generation. Tony Okoroji, chairman of  COSON Board, said the event was the culmination of the past eight weeks involving COSON which

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Speech Delivered By The Senate President On The Presentation Of The 2018 Appropriation 7th November 2017

SPEECH DELIVERED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI (C.O.N) ON THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2018 APPROPRIATION BILL – 7TH NOVEMBER, 2017. PROTOCOL. 1. Mr. President, on behalf of my colleagues, Distinguished Senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Honourable Members of the House of Representatives, I welcome

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