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Adesina counsels media as IPC, NPC present reportage of 2015 general elections

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The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on Thursday in Abuja formally presented the report of the media coverage of the 2015 general elections to the public with a call on the media practitioners to digest and learn from the recommendations. Mr Adesina who spoke in Abuja while presenting the book, “Reportage of 2015 Elections: ...

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President Buhari: Like good wine, gets better with age


On Monday evening, President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) spoke with the Nigerian community at the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, South Africa. Speaking extempore, because according to him, he wanted to “speak from the heart,” the President urged them to be good ambassadors of Nigeria, a country he went to the warfront to keep together. Still extolling the virtues of our country, ...

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EU, UN, ICPC collaborate to fight corruption in Nigeria

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One of the most dominant themes in Nigeria’s socio-political debate has been the issue of rising corruption amidst a proliferation of anti-corruption programmes. Since its independence from Britain in 1960, Nigeria has grappled with the challenge of taming corruption. Many regimes have been toppled from power after being accused of tolerating corruption, or even engaging in it. Yet the scale ...

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Gani Adams: Confab report’s implementation will be challenging


National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams, has said the next phase of the struggle in Nigeria will be the implementation of the report of the National Conference held last year. Adams, who is also the Convener of the Oodua Progressive Union (OPU), an association of the Yoruba and people who believe in the Yoruba cause ...

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Africans unite against xenophobia in South Africa


The African Charter on Human and People’s Rights says that: “Human beings are inviolable. Every human being shall be entitled to respect for his life and the integrity of his person. No one may be arbitrarily deprived of this right.” This is being violated in South Africa through the xenophobic attacks on Africans. Solidarity has been one of the strongest ...

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CODE unveils web platform to monitor Nigeria elections

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Ahead of Nigeria’s historic general elections, Connected Development (CODE), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Abuja, has deployed a real-time geo-specific online platform to collate and provide citizens, particularly security agencies, disaster management agencies, media and electoral officials with real-time information about the conduct of the exercise. The platform will help check other irregularities capable of undermining the outcome of ...

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