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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Jones Abiri

U.S. Congress to DSS: Stop harassing, detaining journalists, activists

    …obey court orders, Nigerian constitution   …continued detention of Sowore, others, use of force affecting Nigeria’s image   The Congress of the United States has expressed deep concern and worry about what it called closing of media and civic space in Nigeria with...

Journalists suffering corrosive effects of government surveillance

Jones Abiri, editor in chief of the Weekly Source newspaper was on Thursday released from detention in Nigeria, after over two years behind bars.   Many in Nigeria believe that surveillance is corroding media freedom and due process damaging the Nigeria...
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  A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Mohammed Adoke has been charged to court over alleged $1.1 billion fraud in the Malabu oil...

Slow, epileptic internet in Nigeria: Submarine cable damaged

     ...cripples communication, banks, business transactions Nigerian internet subscribers have continued to experience hitches and ceaseless downtime including banks, financial institutions, and the mass...

Lagos pipeline fire : Death toll rises to 5 as 39 vehicles consumed

  Causality figure in Sunday's  Abule Egba, Lagos  pipeline fire has increased from two to five. The fire followed an explosion from a ruptured the pipelines...