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Fake news, hate speech: FG has no intention of stifling press freedom

  In a bid to curtail hate speech and fake news in Nigeria, the federal government on Tuesday revealed that it is set to sanitise the social media space.   The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, who announced this at...

Lai Mohammed to face court over claims he was misled by NBC DG in N2.5b money laundering scam

Prosecutors from the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), said the immediate past Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed  will appear before a Federal High Court, Abuja, to explain his role in the alleged misappropriation...

Nigerian Press Organization resolves NBC / AIT Faceoff

Following the suspension of the Broadcast License of DAAR Communications Plc; owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power FM by the National Broadcasting Commission ( NBC ), the President of the Nigerian Press Organization (NPO), has convened...
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Breaking: COVID-19 fatality: Ondo State Health Commissioner, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, dies 

  Two days after Ondo State Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu tested positive for Coronavirus, the Health Commissioner, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, has...
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Hushpuppi extradited to U.S. to face cyberfraud, identity-theft and money-laundering charges

    Raymond Igbalode Abbas, known as "Hushpuppi" has been extradited from Dubai to Washington, DC to face charges of money laundering and fraud.   One Olalekan Jacob Ponle...

Covid-19 and the oil price slump in Africa: which countries will fare better?

  In Africa, the twin challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent drop in oil prices are affecting countries in different ways: net energy exporters...

PPPRA announced new petrol pump price band of between N140.80 and N143.80

    The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has announced a new price band of N140.80 to N143.80 per litre for petrol (Premium Motor Spirit)...

Nigeria airlines to start domestic flights again

    Airlines in Nigeria will resume domestic flights next week after months of planes being grounded.   On July 8, some domestic flights will take off again;...