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AFP unveils Press Freedom Awards for Courageous Journalists in Africa

It's only fair to share...Press Release | African Free Press (AFP), an African continental media organization committed to free speech, press freedom and protection of media rights in Africa today in Abuja unveiled its plan to host the maiden edition of the Africa Press Freedom Awards and Benefit Dinner in honor of journalists who are victims of the hazards of ...

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Domestic League: Why top European clubs reject Nigerian players – Ex-Super Eagles midfielder Fuludu

It's only fair to share...Former Super Eagles midfielder Edema Fuludu has blamed the poor state of the domestic league for   Nigerian players’ inability to secure contracts with top European clubs. Nigeria forward Kelechi Iheanacho While Guinea midfielder Naby Keita (Leipzig), Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City) and Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are attracting megabucks deal, Nigerian players are only good ...

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Foreign affairs ministry, Nigeria Army, others deny killing of 97 Nigerians by Cameroonian gendarmes

It's only fair to share...The Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Navy on Wednesday dismissed the recent report of the killing of 97 Nigerians by Cameroonian gendarmes over their refusal to pay a N100, 000 fishing boat tax imposed on them in the ceded part of the Bakassi Peninsula.   The Nigeria Police, the Nigeria Immigration Service as well as the ...

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Democrats file motion of no-confidence against Trump

It's only fair to share...Two dozen congressional Democrats had on Wednesday launched a no-confidence motion against Donald Trump, an effort that will have no practical effect but highlights the rancor aroused by the US president.   “This is an attempt at a political intervention,” Representative Steve Cohen told reporters as he unveiled the resolution questioning Trump’s fitness to serve as ...

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Had FG introduced appropriate punishments, many so-called big artistes would be jailed — Black Face

It's only fair to share...The ex-Plantashun boy had also allegedly accused Wizkid of infringing his copyright sometime in 2016. It appears that the row between erstwhile members of the defunct Plantashun Boyz, Black Face and Tuface, will continue to rage for a while.   Evidently not satisfied with accusing Tuface of stealing his intellectual property, Black Face, in an interview ...

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North Korea missiles clearly have the capability to reach the United States – US General

It's only fair to share...The second-highest ranking military officer in the U.S. told Congress on Tuesday that while North Korea clearly has missiles with the capability to reach the United States, it does not have the capacity to strike accurately or successfully.   On July 4, North Korea successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which traveled into a ...

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Kaduna: 37 killed in Fulani herdsmen attack

It's only fair to share...A clash between farmers in the Kajuru, Kajuru local government area of Kaduna state and Fulani herdsmen has led to the killing of at least 37 indigenes and farmers. The village was reportedly attacked by the herders in a renewed clash between Sunday, July 16 and Monday, July 17. The report said while many died, scores ...

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Panic as six powerful explosions rock Maiduguri again

It's only fair to share...Powerful explosions occurred in Maiduguri on Tuesday night, July 18, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. At least six powerful explosions occurred between 10:45 and 11:00 PM. About four explosives were detonated simultaneously while two other powerful sounds were also heard some 15 minutes later. Unlike the previous explosions, the current blast had a wide-range ...

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Saraki compelled by lawsuit to determine health status of President Buhari

It's only fair to share...A suit seeking an order of the Federal High Court in Abuja compelling the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to appoint a medical panel to determine the health status of ailing President Muhammadu Buhari, has been assigned to Justice Abdukadir Abdu-Kafarati.   The suit, marked FHC/ABJ/CS/508/2017, was filed by a United States of America-based Nigerian, Mr. ...

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France: Military chief de Villiers attacks President Macron over armed forces budget cuts

It's only fair to share...The head of the French armed forces has quit after a clash with President Emmanuel Macron over budget cuts. Gen Pierre de Villiers said in a statement he could no longer “guarantee the durability of the army model” that he considered necessary to ensure France’s protection. France’s government last week revealed major cuts to bring its ...

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