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“Republic of Liars”: Wole Soyinka disowns “one-year appraisal of Buhari”

It's only fair to share...“Inmates for the Republic of Liars!” It looks like some faceless mischief makers have stepped on Professor Wole Soyinka’s nerves, once again. Another Wole Soyinka-internet hoax has gone viral and this time the topic is an appraisal of President Muhammadu Buhari’s dismal one-year in office. In a statement titled, Inmates for the Republic of Liars, Professor Wole Soyinka, a nobel prize ...

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Nigeria has largest number of enslaved people in sub-Saharan Africa — Report

It's only fair to share...Nigeria has more enslaved people than any country in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Global Slavery Index 2016, released on Tuesday, has revealed. The survey, conducted in 167 countries across the world by anti-modern slavery organisation, Walk Free Foundation, revealed that there are 875,500 people living in slavery in Nigeria. The survey said of the 45.8 million people ...

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Fayose dares Buhari to stop him from travelling abroad, says, ‘I can’t be cowed’

It's only fair to share...Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has dared the Federal Government to carry out the alleged plot of preventing him from travelling out of the country. “Under the federal system of government, state governors are not appendages of the President and as a leading opposition figure in Nigeria, he cannot be cowed by President Mohammadu Buhari and ...

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Former Chadian dictator, Hissene Habre, jailed for life for rape, human rights abuses

It's only fair to share...The Extraordinary African Chambers in Dakar Senegal, on Monday, in a landmark judgement, sentenced former Chadian dictator, Hissene Habre, to life imprisonment for human rights abuses, extrajudicial killings and rape. The conviction and sentencing, which is the first of its kind, where a ruler of one country is convicted for human rights crimes by another country, ...

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Nigerian soldiers raping women in Gbaramantu, say Avengers

It's only fair to share...The Niger Delta Avengers, a new militant group operating in the oil-rich region of Southern Nigeria, has issued a new statement, Tuesday, May 31, 2016 on the brutal military invasion of Gbaramatu Kingdom in which the group raised a number of issues with a number of players in the Niger Delta restiveness. The statement on the ...

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Niger-Delta militant group claims responsibility for death of 8 Nigerian soldiers in Onitsha

It's only fair to share...  Niger Delta militant group, Concerned Militant Leaders (CML),  has claimed responsibility for yesterday’s attack at Onitsha river, Anambra State, where eight soldiers were feared dead. Spokesman of the group,  popularly known as General Ben, revealed this yesterday  in the social media. He also claimed the group executed the attack in Nkpor where three persons were ...

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INTOLERANCE: Ben Bruce Blocked From Greeting Buhari At Aso Rock [TWEETS]

It's only fair to share...Outspoken senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Senator Ben Bruce has been blocked from exchanging pleasantries with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Aso Rock on Monday, May 30, 2016. Read Also PDP Condemns Arbitrary Detention of Its Members, Demands Immediate Release and Probe of APC Campaign Funds It is presumed that the order to ...

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4 Dead After Facebook Post Leads to Religious Riots in Niger State

It's only fair to share...Religious riots broke out in Pandogari, a town in Rafi Local government area in Niger State over a Facebook post by an Igbo trader, 24-year-old Methodus Chimaije Emmanuel allegedly insulting the Prophet Muhammad. Emmanuel was lynched on Sunday, May 29, 2016 and killed by a Muslim crowd and the religious riots spread to other parts of ...

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Head of Egypt’s journalists union to stand trial

It's only fair to share...Prosecutors on Monday referred the head of Egypt’s journalists union and two board members to trial after they were formally charged with spreading false news and harbouring journalists wanted by authorities. Check this out now! Muslim Mob in Egypt Attacks Christians, Parades Naked Woman A statement by the Cairo prosecution office said their trial would begin on ...

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4 dead after Facebook post leads to religious riots in Niger state

It's only fair to share...Religious riots broke out in Pandogari, a town in Rafi Local government area in Niger State over a Facebook post by an Igbo trader, 24-year-old Methodus Chimaije Emmanuel allegedly insulting the Prophet Muhammad. Emmanuel was lynched on Sunday, May 29, 2016 and killed by a Muslim crowd and the religious riots spread to other parts of the town. ...

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