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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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Nigerian Police Disperse Shiite Protesters In Abuja

The Nigeria Police on Friday afternoon disrupted a  procession of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria,IMN,  around Bannex Plaza, Wuse in Abuja. According to eyewitnesses, policemen fired tear gas canisters and gunshots in the air forcing  Shi’ites and passers-by to run for safety thereby dispersing the procession. The IMN members who came out in large numbers were protesting the continued detention… 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
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XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS MR.LA Expresses Regret,Calls For Quick Intervention To Halt Further Slide To Anarchy 

Kaduna The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the 2019 General Election, Mr.Lawal Adamu, has condemned the ongoing xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals especially Nigerians in South Africa. Mr.Lawal Adamu, fondly called Mr.LA by his supporters said that the ugly and barbaric actions of a few South Africans have  gotten the world worried… Read More
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Just In ,Nigeria recalls High Commissioner to South Africa

    Nigeria has recalled its High Commissioner to South Africa, Ambassador Kabiru Bala and also pulled out of World Economic Summit holding in Cape Town on Wednesday. A presidential source told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that Nigeria also demanded for full compensation for the loss of life and property of Nigerians affected by the xenophobic attack. He also… Read More
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MTN Nigeria Shuts down Operations in Nigeria Indefinitely .

South African multinational ,MTN Nigeria has announced the closure of all its offices in Nigeria  till further notice. In a statement released on Wednesday, the telecommunications company said it acknowledged that there were  attacks on its facilities in Lagos, Ibadan and Uyo. “MTN Nigeria Communications PLC confirms that over the last day, our facilities, customers and some of our stakeholders… Read More
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Captive lion breeding in South Africa: the case for a total ban

A new report by global NGO, World Animal Protection, provides a damning indictment on the captive predator breeding industry. Big cats are being bred for the use of their bones in traditional Chinese medicine. China is estimated to house about 8 000 tigers in captivity, while South Africa may have as many as 14 000 lions. Nontobeko Mtshali asks Ross… Read More