How Nigerians reacted to arrests of PREMIUM TIMES journalists
These are some quotable quotes following the arrests Thursday.
Man docked for allegedly raping, impregnating 14-year-old girl
Chief Magistrate Ipaye Nwachukwu granted the accused N500,000 bail with two sureties in like sum.
Saudi Arabia restores Nigeria’s Hajj quota to 95,000
The Kingdom had in 2013 reduced Nigeria’s quota from 95,000 to 76,000.
Outrage as PREMIUM TIMES journalists return to police station after arrests
Nigerians react in anger following the raid and arrests.
Benue govt. cedes land in Agatu for cattle grazing
Grazing will be allowed only to “indigenous” Fulani herdsmen.
Why Nigerian Peace Corps is collecting N40, 000 from unemployed youth — Commandant
The corp says once it will stop charging recruits once it receives government-backing.
Police raid PREMIUM TIMES head office; arrest publisher, journalist
The publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi, was arrested alongside the paper’s judiciary correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu.
Death Sentence: Supreme Court to rule on policeman’s appeal April 14
The Court of Appeal had approved a death sentence on the police officer.
Nigerian agency confiscated pirated products worth N8.3 billion in 6 years
“If these goods were allowed to enter the Nigerian market, Nigerian copyright owners will be losing that value to pirates.”
University student bites off neighbour’s ear – Police
The accused was granted bail by a judge.
Jammeh: Regional civil society group calls on Gambians to embark on civil disobedience
The group asked Gambians “to embark on a peaceful civil disobedience against President Jammeh’s regime until it relinquishes power.”
IDP camp bombing by Nigerian Air Force, shocking, unacceptable – PDP
“This is totally unacceptable and we demand a thorough and independent investigation.”
Police Inspector arrested for extra-judicial killing
The police said the inspector would be discharged from the force if found guilty.
IDP Camp Bombing: UN, Red Cross, UNICEF, others react
The UN called on the Nigerian government to ensure a thorough probe of the attack.
Budget Padding: Court fixes hearing for February 20
Mr. Jibrin was on September 28, 2016, suspended for 180 legislative days.
Global business leaders to promote $12 trillion economic development target
“Real leadership is needed for the private sector to become a trusted partner in working with government and civil society to fix the economy”.
Unilag to award first class degrees to 231 graduates
Two students scored maximum 5.00 points.
Retirement age of Nigerian medical consultants should be raised – CMD
The expert wants the retirement age increased from 60 to 70.
GTBank official denies seeing documents on Saraki’s foreign accounts
The bank executive says the documents had been destroyed by fire.
Netherlands unveils Voice Nigeria Project to support marginalised groups
“We still experience difficulties in reaching out to the groups that are marginalised and discriminated against.”