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    Kano ‘Underage Voters’ Not On Our Register, Says INEC – Channels Television

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the commission had no connection with the voters register used in the Kano local government elections in which underage voters allegedly participated. The chairman of the Commission, Mahmood Yakubu on Friday told journalists in Abuja...
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    Zimbabwe among most dangerous places for journalists – RSF – Bulawayo24 News

    Zimbabwe has one of the most hostile environments for journalists in the world, a report by respected media rights watchdog, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), has revealed. Out of 180 countries cited in the survey, Zimbabwe was ranked at a lowly 126. Ghana was listed as having Africa’s best …...
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    World Varadkar praises journalists’ reporting of alleged data breach at INM - Telegraph news

    Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has commended journalists at Independent News & Media for “not allowing their independence to be compromised” amid controversy over an alleged data breach. “Having independent news and media is a cornerstone of our democracy. It is, after all, the Fourth Estate,” said Mr...
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    World Two Al-Jazeera Journalists Sentenced to Death

    An Egyptian court has sentenced two Al Jazeera journalists to death on charges of espionage, an accusation Al Jazeera has denied. Another journalist, Asmaa Mohamed al-Khatib, who worked for a news outlet friendly to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, was also sentenced to death. Three other...
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    Politics IMO: Fulani Herdsmen Obstruct Gov. Okorocha’s Convoy

    For 30 minutes, Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha were held up by Fulani herdsmen at Amakohia Orlu Road in Owerri, the state capital. Okorocha who was on tour of projects in the state with some Journalists were delayed by the herders and their cows between 4 and 4.30 pm on Saturday...
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    Metro How Government Barred Journalists From Ese Oruru's Reunion To Cover Pregnancy

    Despite the fact that journalists gathered early enough this Wednesday to witness the handing over of Ese Oruru to her parents, the Police High Command refused to present the girl to her mother who was present at the event before the press, Nigeria Info 99.3 reports. According to Zoe Chinaka...
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    Metro Nigeria Lost N6.2 Bn to Cyber Crimes In 2014

    In 2014, Nigeria lost about 6.2 billion to cyber crimes, according to an official. Ibrahim Shazali, an official of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Bank Section disclosed this at the ongoing Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) workshop for financial journalists in...