Monthly Archives: July 2015

Staff Indebtedness: A Monster Threatening Foundation Of Independent Media By Intersociety

In Nigeria(Onitsha Nigeria, 23rdJuly 2015)- An extensive investigation carried out recently by the leadership of International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) showed clearly that there are three hydra-headed monsters threatening the foundation of independent media establishments and press freedom in Nigeria, particularly the print and visual media. These are: indebtedness,corruption and unprofessionalism.  Media indebtedness is ...

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Boko Haram Begins Negotiations With Buhari’s Govt – Report

There may be hope around the corner for the release of the over 200 girls abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok Borno State, as there are reports of preliminary talks between the Presidency and some leaders of Boko Haram, The Nation reports. According to the report, the new deal is being brokered by some confidants of the Presidency and the ...

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Only Patriotic, Decent Nigerians Shall Be Ministers – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja reassured that only patriotic, decent and experienced Nigerians would be appointed as ministers in his government. The President, who was responding to questions on ‘Good Morning Nigeria’, a television programme, said that politicians and technocrats would make the list of nominees for ministerial appointments. “From what I have seen so far, we need ...

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Subsidy Removal Anti-People, Shehu Sanni kicks

Shehu Sani

Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has described any attempt to remove fuel subsidy as as anti-people programme, saying it’s unacceptable because it would lead to untold hardship to the common man. Sani said this in Kaduna during a courtesy visit to former Governor of the defunct Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, at his residence. Noting that he had always ...

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Governor Fayose Grants N119m Car Loan To Ekiti Workers

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As some states battle to pay outstanding salaries to the state civil servants, the Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State approved the disbursement of the sum of N119m as car loans to 623 workers in the state public service. The state Commissioner for Finance, Chief Toyin Ojo, disclosed this in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, at the weekend. Ministries, Departments ...

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Suleiman Yerima, EFCC Suspect Dies in Kirikiri Prison

The founder, Northern Friends of The South South and a businessman and foreign exchange dealer, Suleiman Yerima, remanded in Kirikiri prison custody following an on-going trial by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has been reported dead. Mr. Yerima was said to have died last Friday during the end of Ramadan fasting prayers on the Muslim praying ground in Kirikiri ...

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