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Press Freedom 09-06-2017

It's only fair to share...A show dedicated to the press and the events surrounding them. A change in convention as African Free Press speaks up for the good of the Press in Nigeria and Africa. ShareIt's only fair to share...

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US: Democrats in House of Reps start impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump

It's only fair to share...The impeachment effort is a long-shot with a Republican controlled Congress   A pair of Democrats in Congress are drafting up articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, saying that the president’s decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey constitutes an obstruction of justice.   Texas Representative Al Green, who has been one of the most ...

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Adamawa: Two children killed in Boko haram bomb attack

It's only fair to share...A bomb explosion has occurred in Fadaman Rake area of Hong Local Government in ‎Adamawa State. At least two children were confirmed dead and three others injured from the Thursday evening explosion, locals and police have said. Residents said the incident occurred at about 7 p.m. local time while residents were about to break their Ramadan ...

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Morocco joining ECOWAS to overthrow Nigeria’s regional power – Ex-Nigerian Foreign Affairs Minister Akinyemi

It's only fair to share...A former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof Bolaji Akinyemi, has called on Nigeria to leave the Economic Community of West African States if the organisation fails to drop a plan to accept Morocco as its member.   Last February, the Arab country made an official request to join ECOWAS and has been campaigning to win the ...

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South-East Nigeria captured in railway project – Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi tells Senate

It's only fair to share...The South-East geopolitical zone is not exempted from the rail projects captured in the 2016/2017 budget of the federation, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, told the Senate on Thursday.   According to him, all parts of Nigeria were captured in the rail project, as he argued that the coastal rail line already had its route ...

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Russians interfered in 2016 US election – Sacked FBI director James Comey testifies [READ]

It's only fair to share...US President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has rejected allegations made by James Comey, the former FBI director, before the US Senate. Marc Kasowitz said Mr Trump never sought to impede the investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. He suggested that leaks by Mr Comey should themselves be investigated. Mr Comey testified to ...

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EFCC’s Ibrahim Magu appointed Vice-Chairman Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa

It's only fair to share...The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has been named the Vice-Chairman of the Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa.   The EFCC said this in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, on Thursday.   The announcement was made after the association ended its 7th regional conference ...

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Britain: Prime Minister Theresa May loses overall majority in Parliament elections

It's only fair to share...British pound fell sharply losing more than 2 cents against the dollar from $1.2955 to $1.2752 Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain suffered a major setback in a tumultuous election on Thursday, losing her overall majority in Parliament and throwing her government into uncertainty less than two weeks before it is scheduled to begin negotiations over ...

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Morocco joining ECOWAS to overthrow Nigeria’s regional power – Ex-Foreign Affairs Minister Akinyemi

It's only fair to share...A former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof Bolaji Akinyemi, has called on Nigeria to leave the Economic Community of West African States if the organisation fails to drop a plan to accept Morocco as its member.   Last February, the Arab country made an official request to join ECOWAS and has been campaigning to win the ...

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