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Group accuses DSTV, StarTimes, others of exploiting masses

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A rights group, People Against Corruption and Injustice (PACI), has protested against what it termed ‘arbitrary and exorbitant’ charges by cable TV service providers in Nigeria. The protesters, who took their protest round major streets of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, who later converged on the Nigeria Union of Journalists ...

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Security Council seat: Nigerian solicits Russia’s support

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Nigeria hopes for Russia’s assistance and support in Abuja’s bid to become a permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC), Defence Minister Mansur Dan-Ali told Sputnik on Thursday. “We have the Gulf of Guinea cooperation, where Russia has a very key role to play. “We are looking up to ...

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Nigeria plans to buy Russian MiG, Yak-130 fighters, artillery equipment

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Nigeria is considering purchasing Russian military equipment and is particularly interested in MiG fighters, Yak-130 aircraft, artillery equipment and armored vehicles, Defence Minister Mansur Dan-Ali told Sputnik on Thursday. “The Russian equipment that could be of our interest are MiG fighters and some artillery equipment. “We are here [at International ...

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Hate speech: Arrest religious, traditional rulers – Sultan

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, has called on the Federal Government to prosecute religious and traditional leaders, involved in propagating hate speeches. The Sultan, who spoke on Thursday, in Abuja, at the 25th Anniversary Event of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), urged the government agencies to ...

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Ojukwu’s son vindicates Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has been vindicated over his disclosure of a discussion he had with late Igbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, on the unity and indivisibility of the Nigerian nation. The first son of the legend, Chief Emeka Ojukwu Jr, yesterday confirmed that the discussion actually took place between ...

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