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Maku condemns media coverage of Abuja bombings

newspapers in Nigeria

Nigeria’s minister of information, Labaran Maku has described as “unethical, unprofessional and insensitive’’, the manner some sections of the media presented the gory scenes of the Abuja bombing to the public. Maku, a former journalist spoke after the Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja. The meeting was presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan at the […]

Washington Post, London Guardian share Pulitzer prize

Edward Snowden: the whistle-blower, now in Russia as refugee

NEW YORK (AFP) – The Guardian of London and the Washington Post shared a Pulitzer Prize Monday for reporting on leaks from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden that revealed a global surveillance network monitoring millions of Americans and foreigners. The British and American newspapers won the award for public service journalism handed out […]

In Pictures: President Jonathan daughter’s wedding ceremony


In Pictures: Amosun condoles Okuneye family

Governor Amosun, middle, speaks during condolence visit to to the family of Otunba Tola Okuneye. Sitting right is the widow, Funmilayo. On the left is Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye

Governor Ibikunle Amosun has paid a prompt condolence visit to the family of Otunba Adetola Okuneye, who was assassinated Sunday morning during a service at St.John Anglican Church,Oke-Sopen,Ijebu-Igbo, in the state. He said government will do its best to get the killers of the businessman, who was also involved with efforts to provide security for […]

80 year-old nun, Italian priests abducted by terrorists in Cameroon

Sister Gilberte Bissiere, from Canada, 80 years old

Who were the gunmen that kidnapped Italian priests, Giampaolo Marta and Gianantonio Allegri and this 80 year-old Canadian nun in Cameroon early Saturday? The latter is in the country to help improve water supplies and provide medical help to those with HIV and Aids. Although no group has claimed responsibility, all indicators point to Nigeria’s […]

In Pictures: Governor Amosun and Chief Olusegun Osoba

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun (right) with
former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba at the All
Progressives Congress (APC), Ogun State Chapter Stakeholders Meeting
held in Abeokuta yesterday.

Turkish court overturns ban on Twitter

twitter: ban in Turkey backfires

A Turkish court Wednesday overturned a controversial Twitter ban imposed after audio recordings spread via the social media site implicated Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a corruption scandal. The Ankara administrative court ruled that the ban restricted freedom of expression, after the Turkish Bar Association put up a legal challenge against the government’s move, […]

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