Thursday, April 17, 2014

UNESCO appoints PREMIUM TIMES editor, Mojeed, judge for World Press Freedom Award

April 16, 2014

 UNESCO established the prize in 1997, with an independent Jury comprising eminent journalists and editors from around the world.…... read more

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Soldiers free some female students abducted by Boko Haram in Borno – DHQ

April 16, 2014

Mr. Olukolade did not state how many of the girls were freed by the military.…... read more

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SSS claims Yusuf Siyaka, man it detained for tweeting photos of Abuja gun-battle, was paid

April 16, 2014

Yusuf Onimisi Siyaka Yusuf Siyaka liveblogged the gun-battle at the SSS headquarters, tweeting images many depended on for their understanding of the incident.…... read more

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Turkish journalist Ahmet Şik wins UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize 2014

April 16, 2014

Ahmet Sik… Photo Credit: http://www.sendika.org/ An international, independent jury of media professionals has named Turkish investigative journalist Ahmet Şik the winner of the 2014 UNESCO... read more

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Boko Haram Killings: Jonathan summons governors for expanded Security Council meeting

April 16, 2014

Jonathan decorates new generals(NAN) “The meeting of the National Security Council will be followed by an enlarged … to which President Jonathan has invited state... read more

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Malabu suspected fraudster, Dan Etete, accuses ex-commissioner of fraud

April 16, 2014

Mr. Etete claims the former Bayelsa Justice Commissioner defrauded him off $3 million.…... read more

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CPJ demands release of jailed Cameroonian editor

April 16, 2014

Paul Biya Amungwa Nicodemus has been imprisoned since March 29.…... read more

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Nigerians react to Microsoft’s decision to end support for Windows XP

April 16, 2014

“In Nigeria, at least 40 to 50 per cent of public and private economy still runs on XP, despite the warning that was communicated by... read more

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Funsho Williams was strangled to death, says Pathologist

April 16, 2014

Funsho Williams was murdered in July 2006.…... read more

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China condemns schoolgirls’ kidnapping in Nigeria

April 16, 2014

Boko Haram insurgents China, as Nigeria’s strategic co-operative partner, would continue to firmly support the Nigerian government to safeguard its national security and stability.…... read more

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Syria condemns Abuja explosion

April 16, 2014

The Syrian government called on the international community to act quickly to bring a stop to the incessant attacks in Nigeria.…... read more

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Police confirm 7 dead in Wukari, Taraba, violence

and April 16, 2014

The police say the crisis was not religious.…... read more

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Boko Haram kills Borno monarch, 19 others in fresh attacks

April 16, 2014

Boko Haram members “They simply walked right into the palace of the monarch and shot him in his bedroom.”…... read more

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NIPR tasks Nigerian government on economic growth

April 16, 2014

“There is the need to properly harness those aspects of the nation’s economy where we enjoy comparative advantage in order to reposition our country within... read more

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Prosecutor’s absence stalls Fani-Kayode’s corruption trial

April 16, 2014

Femi Fani-Kayode Mr. Fani-Kayode was alleged to have accepted cash payments of about N100 million, while he was Minister of Aviation, and Minister of Culture... read more

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Ekweremadu calls for change in Nigeria’s governance system

April 16, 2014

Ekweremadu, Deputy senate president “I suggest a hybrid system or modification of the present presidential system to introduce Question Time in the parliament”.…... read more

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Groups condemn Abuja explosion, abduction of girls in Borno

April 16, 2014

Okei-Odumakin “Women and girls have been victims of these conflicts. The insurgency has exposed this group of people to destitution, physical and mental insecurity.”…... read more

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APC attacks Jonathan for campaigning while Nigerians mourn Abuja bomb victims

April 16, 2014

“Who will President Jonathan rule over when his countrymen and women are being daily mowed down under his watch?”…... read more

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Abuja Explosion: Minister puts official death toll at 75

April 16, 2014

The NEMA boss listed the hospitals were blood can be donated.…... read more

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15 feared killed in fresh violence in Wukari, Taraba

April 16, 2014

A witness said yesterday’s crisis followed a reported invasion of a Jukun village of Nwunkyo-Kura allegedly by Fulani herdsmen.…... read more

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National Conference delegates condemn abduction of female students in Borno

April 16, 2014

National Conference in plenary The delegates canvassed solutions to end insurgency in Nigeria.…... read more

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EFCC recovers N4.3 billion from fuel subsidy suspects – Lamorde

April 16, 2014

Mr Oluwaseun Ogunbambo, One of the Fuel Subsidy scamsuspects The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, said it has recovered money from some of the... read more

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Nigerians lambast Jonathan for singing, dancing at campaign rally while nation mourns bomb blast victims

April 16, 2014

Picture by Sani Danja Nigerians have reacted with outrage over President Goodluck Jonathan’s visit to Kano to welcome former governor of the state, Ibrahim Shekarau,... read more

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Evacuated from Abuja bomb site, victims face hunger at hospitals

April 16, 2014

When Shuaibu Abukabar arrived Nyanya Motor Park early Monday, his plan was to travel to Suleja to purchase new wares for his shop as he... read more

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Abuja Bombing: Jonathan is a heartless President — Kwankwaso

April 16, 2014

Rabiu Kwankwaso, Kano state governor Governor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso of Kano has described President Goodluck Jonathan as an insensitive man oblivious of the yearnings of... read more

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