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90 million Nigerians live in extreme poverty – Federal govt

The Federal Government has said almost half of Nigeria’s population, about 90 million people, live in extreme poverty. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Mrs Sadiya Farouq, declared this in Abuja on Monday when she appeared before the House Committee on Women Affairs and Social Development to defend the ministry’s 2020 budget proposal. The minister stated that… Read More
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SAJ Frowns At Incarceration of Jackson Wawa,Calls On Cameroonian Authority To Release Him and Other Journalists

The Society of African Journalists, SAJ  has condemned the reported arrest and incarceration of Bamenda based journalist in Cameroon Jackson Wawa by the Cameroonian government. According to SAJ’s sources in the country, Wawa was arrested in May 2018 on charges  of  publishing information emanating from the secessionist movement. His continued incarceration is regrettable as his case has been stalled consequent… Read More
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Chikun LGA: 2 Months To End Of 2019, No Project Allocated To Sabon Tasha Ward Has Been Executed – Investigation

  With just a little over two months to the end of 2019, stakeholders of Sabon Tasha Ward in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State are saddened that none of the projects earmarked for the 2019 budget in the ward has been executed.   The stakeholders, comprising of civil society organisations, social media activists, community leaders and journalists expressed… Read More
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SWAN Blows Hot,Suspends 9 Members Over Illegal Activities

Kaduna SWAN Suspends 9 Members Over Violation Of Statutes, Illegal Activities Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has suspended 9 of its members over alleged violation of its amended statutes and engaging in activities detrimental to the association. This was contained in a communiqué signed by its Secretary, Jacob Onjewu Dickson, issued on October 16, 2019. According to the communiqué,… Read More
Two men and a woman have been sentenced to death in Malawi after being convicted of brutally murdering a man with albinism in 2015. Africa Malawi 

Death penalty handed down for three albino killers in Malawi

Two men and a woman have been sentenced to death in Malawi after being convicted of brutally murdering a man with albinism in 2015. The “three were found guilty of (murder and possessing human tissue) and have been sentenced to death” in Mchinji on Tuesday, judiciary spokesperson Agness Patemba told Agence France Presse newswire. Douglas Mwale, Fontino Folosani and Sophie… Read More