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THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Wednesday congratulated Prof Charles Soludo for emerging as victorious at last weekend’s governorship election in Anambra State. In a press release signed by its President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, the NLC...
Write Ministers of Education, Women Affairs to Take Action ANTI-RAPE activists from 30 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on Wednesday gave a-five day ultimatum to the Minister of Women Affairs and Minister of Education asking them...
THE FCT chapter of the Socialist Part of Nigeria (SPN) has called for an independent probe into the inexplicable disappearance of Mr Tordue Salem, the reporter covering the House of Representatives for the Vanguard Newspapers...
THE Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has outlined several positive and negative impacts and the challenges associated with social media usage by various segments in the Nigerian society, particularly the youth. In a communiqué...
Last week, precisely October 27, 2021, I gladly honoured an invitation from the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) to speak at this year’s Kano Social Influencers Summit (KANSIS2021) on the topic: “Online Newspapers:...
  By Tony Roberts ON paper, privacy rights for citizens of countries throughout Africa are well protected. Privacy rights are written into constitutions, international human rights conventions and domestic law. But, in the first comparative review of privacy...
THE Nigerian government on Wednesday demanded for apologies from Amnesty International (AI), Cable News Network (CNN) and DJ Switch for misleading the world that there was a massacre at the Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday,...
Says investigation panels dashing victims’ hope of getting justice DESPITE promises from federal authorities to carry out comprehensive reform of the police to stem human rights abuse, nothing has changed as reports of human rights...
A group, Congress of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, has called on radical activists, civil society organisations (CSOs) and Nigerian labour movement in general to, as a matter of urgency, come to its aid to...
THE Peoples Alternative Political Movement (TPAP-M) on Thursday condemned the closure of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) following protest by students of the university on October 1, 2021. The protest, which was reportedly peaceful, was organised...