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Suspension Of AIT, RayPower Licences An Affront On Freedom Of The Press — Obi 

•Condoles with ThisDay MD Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has strongly condemned the suspension of the licences of African Independent Television (AIT) and RayPower FM by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). Speaking with newsmen on Saturday at the domestic wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, Obi said that it was anachronistic to hear ...

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Emir of Kano, Sanusi, Replies Ganduje Over Alleged Misappropriation Of N3.4bn

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has replied to the query issued him by the Kano State Government over alleged misappropriation of N3.4 billion. The one-page reply with reference number KEC/CF/FIN/1/162, dated June 7, 2019, was signed by the Acting Secretary to the Kano Emirate Council, Alhaji Abba Yusuf. The letter titled “Re-Report of the Kano State Public ...

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PDP Caucus Divided As Lawan Closes In On Senate Presidency

Senator Ahmed Lawan appears set to clinch the Senate Presidency position as Senator Danjuma Goje’s decision to withdraw for him has allegedly caused division among the Peoples Democratic Party senators-elect. The Punch reports that Goje and Lawan were in the race alongside their All Progressives Congress (APC) colleague, Ali Ndume, but  Goje decided to endorse Lawan after a meeting with ...

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I’ll Uphold Separation Of Powers, Says Sanwo-Olu As He Inaugurates 9th Lagos Assembly

…Obasa returns as Speaker Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Friday inaugurated the 9th Lagos State House of Assembly just as Hon. Mudashiru Obasa returns as Speaker. Governor Sanwo-Olu who was represented by his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, promised to uphold the principle of separation of powers, which remains the bedrock of democracy. The Governor sought the support of the ...

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Free Press In Danger, Atiku Laments, Condemns Shutdown Of AIT

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has said the closure of AIT and Raypower FM owned by the DAAR Group by the APC-led federal government is a throwback to the era of Decree 4 during which Gen. Buhari shackled the media. The former Vice President warned that the suspension of the licenses of the DAAR Group and shutting down ...

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Prevail On NBC To Lift Suspension Of AIT/Raypower, SERAP Tells Buhari  

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “prevail on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to immediately end the suspension of the African Independent Television (AIT) and RayPower FM, and to strengthen the independence of the NBC, if the country’s constitutional and international legal commitments to freedom of expression, media freedom and access to information are ...

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