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SERAP asks NBC to withdraw ‘illegal fines on Channels TV, AIT, Arise TV or face legal action’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has “condemned the unconstitutional and illegal fines of N9m reportedly imposed by the National Broadcasting Commission [NBC] on Channels TV, AIT and Arise TV [N3m each] purportedly over their coverage of the #EndSARS protests.” The acting Director-General of the NBC, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, announced …

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Sanwo-Olu: Those behind Lekki shooting will account for their action; Says:  We’d make CCTV footage available to Judicial Panel of Inquiry

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said Federal Government and Lagos State Government would ensure that anyone found culpable in last Tuesday’s shooting at the Lekki Toll Plaza would be held accountable for their actions. Speaking during an interview session on Becky Anderson’s Connect the World, a CNN …

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Minister of State for Petroleum, Sylva’s community, Okpoama, reports oil leak from Agip’s oilfield in Bayelsa

The people of  Okpoama, in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa have said that an oil spill incident from an oilfield operated by Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) has polluted the area causing untold hardship to the predominantly fishing population. Chief Inikio Sele-Dede, Chairman of the Okpoama Kingdom Chiefs Council, …

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 Ekesons Group Chairman, Chief Eugene Ojukwu, loses wife; President Buhari condoles with leading industrialist

  President Muhammadu Buhari has sent “heartfelt condolences to leading industrialist and business entrepreneur, Chief Eugene Nzom Ojukwu, on the loss of his wife, Fanny, aged 70.” A statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), said that President Buhari urged “the Chairman of E. Ekesons …

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Lagos attacks, attempt to weaken South West’s economy – Governors; Urge Igbo to disregard threat of violence

Shock! This was the expression on the faces of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) members from the South West and Governors as they toured the public assets and private properties destroyed in Wednesday’s coordinated arson in Lagos State. The Governors and the Ministers were in Lagos on Sunday to commiserate …

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