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Declare gag order on reporting of terrorists attacks illegal, SERAP asks court in suit against Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development have filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari and Mr Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, asking the court to “declare illegal the gag order stopping journalists and broadcast stations from reporting details of terrorist attacks …

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Nigerian Consulate, New York, invites all to first screening of film, Eyimofe (This is My Desire) in America, Friday, July 23

The Nigerian Consulate in New York, United States of America (US) has officially announced the first screening of a Nigerian film titled Eyimofe (This is My Desire) in the United States holding on Friday, July 23, 2021. The historic event, according to a notice by Ambassador Nicholas A. Ella, Consul (Trade …

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South African journalists attacked, threatened amid civil unrest, 4 radio stations looted

Lusaka, Zambia, July 13, 2021 South African authorities must swiftly and thoroughly investigate recent attacks on media outlets and journalists covering civil unrest in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said Tuesday. Since July 4, protests have broken out in at least two provinces, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, which …

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‘Eyimofe’: Twin Directors’ stunning feature debut takes Nigerian Cinema to new heights

Financed entirely in Nigeria and made with a predominantly Nigerian cast and crew, Arie and Chuko Esiri are capturing international attention with their feature debut. Tambay Obenson   “Eyimofe” (“This Is My Desire”), the debut feature from co-directors (and twin brothers) Arie and Chuko Esiri, is a heartrending and hopeful portrait of …

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71-year-old emerges best PhD graduate at UNILAG convocation; CBN Governor, Emefiele to deliver Convocation Lecture

By Chinyere Nwachukwu Lagos, June 30, 2021 Mrs Felicia Marinze, a 71-year-old  PhD student of the University of Lagos, has emerged one of the best graduating students from the institution’s School of Postgraduate Studies (SPGS). The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe announced this at a news …

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JAMB result code malfunctions, directs candidates to check through portal

By Funmilayo Adeyemi Abuja, June 26, 2021 The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed candidates who sat for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME), to check their results through its portal as the USSD code 55019 has some challenges. Dr Fabian Benjamin, Head, Protocol and Public Affairs …

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