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Why Nigerian Military Must Be Restrained from Monitoring Nigerians’ Social Media Activities – PAMED

By JAMES EZEMA The Partnership for Media and Democracy (PAMED) has called on the Federal Government to restrain the Nigerian Army from monitoring the social media activities of Nigerians, describing the action as a violation of the rights of Nigerians to freedom of expression and the privacy of their communications as

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Pres Buhari attends FEC meeting today, gives N1m each to D’Tigress members

ANIETIE UDOBIT, ABUJA   President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, attended federal executive council meeting, FEC. Having missed his cabinets meeting for over 104 days while on medical vacation in London, Buhari who presided over the weekly Council meeting, gave N1 million to each member of the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, who won

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Eid-El-Kabir: ‎FRSC Deploys 33, 000 Personnel, 859 Patrol Vehicles

By CHRIS EKEKE Ahead of the Eid-El-Kabir celebration on Friday, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi has approved the deployment of 33,000 personnel, both regular and special marshals, to address wrong road usage by motorists which results in high number of Road Traffic Crashes (RTCs) during festivities and

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Many Trouble for Rochas Okorocha Over Fatal Ekeukwu Market Demolition

.....NBA, Imo Leaders Kick By JAMES EZEMA Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has been reported to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over the demolition of the Ekeukwu market, even as Imo leaders and the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) call for his impeachment, describing the governor as a tyrant. Violence had broken

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Prison Congestion: CJs Have Powers to Release Detainees – Falana

By CHRIS EKEKE Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has countered the assertion that the state Chief Judges lack constitutional powers to pardon or grant amnesty to prisoners. Sebastine Hon (SAN) had stated on Monday that “The practice of chief judges, particularly of the states, granting pardon or amnesty to offenders has been going on for quite

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The Osasu Show: Ikpeazu, Amaechi, Peterside, Others Seek Diversification of Economy

By CHRIS EKEKE Eminent Nigerians who gathered at the recent symposium of The Osasu Show in Abuja, have unanimously called for the urgent diversification of the Nigerian economy. In a communiqué issued at the end of the symposium with the theme: “The New Economy and Its Impact on the Less Privileged Citizens,” the stakeholders also took

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