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Ekiti commissioner regains freedom — after 8 days in captivity

    Ekiti commissioner regains freedom — after 8 days in captivity

Folorunso Olabode, Ekiti state commissioner for agriculture, who was abducted by gunmen on April 26 has regained his freedom.  Olabode was kidnapped on his way from Ado-Ekiti to his hometown

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CSOs ask senate to drop bills threatening citizens’ freedom

    CSOs ask senate to drop bills threatening citizens’ freedom

A group of civil society organisations has asked the national assembly to protect the nation’s democracy by halting the consideration of bills that threaten the freedom of Nigerians. Bills seeking

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‘How I rejected Boko Haram’s offer to renounce Christ’ — pastor who spent 7 months in captivity speaks

    ‘How I rejected Boko Haram’s offer to renounce Christ’ — pastor who spent 7 months in captivity speaks

Moses Oyeleke, a pastor with the Living Faith Church Worldwide, better known as Winners’ Chapel, in Maiduguri, Borno state, has been released from Boko Haram captivity. Oyeleke was abducted alongside

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Sanwo-Olu says Agbaje has nothing to offer

    Sanwo-Olu says Agbaje has nothing to offer

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, says Jimi Agbaje, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, has nothing to offer the state. Sanwo-Olu said this

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Lagos is not in bondage, Sanwo-Olu replies Agbaje

  Lagos is not in bondage, Sanwo-Olu replies Agbaje

Babajide Sanwo-Olu , governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, says Lagosians are free citizens and not

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‘I finally got my freedom, mama’ — Leah Sharibu visits mum in dream

  ‘I finally got my freedom, mama’ — Leah Sharibu visits mum in dream

Rebecca Sharibu, mother of Leah Sharibu, says her daughter appeared to her in a dream. Leah was one of the

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World press freedom index: Nigeria up three places – but still in red zone

  World press freedom index: Nigeria up three places – but still in red zone

For the first time in three years, Nigeria stepped up in its position on the word press freedom ranking at

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Kidnappers free Ugbe, ex-Cross River commissioner

  Kidnappers free Ugbe, ex-Cross River commissioner

Patrick Ugbe, former commissioner for information in Cross River, who was abducted by some unidentified gunmen, has regained freedom. Ugbe,

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Nigerian journalists have not lost their thirst for truth, says US consul general

  Nigerian journalists have not lost their thirst for truth, says US consul general

John Bray, the US consul general, has commended journalist in Nigeria for not losing their “thirst for truth”. Speaking on

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FG will not gag the press, says Lai Mohammed

  FG will not gag the press, says Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, the minister of information and culture, on Tuesday says the federal government will not stifle press freedom. Mohammed,

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