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Fake News May Cause National Conflagration- Lai Mohammed

Fake News May Cause National Conflagration- Lai Mohammed Information and Culture Minister , Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said that fake news can cause national conflagration if not checked. The minister stated this in his maiden meeting with the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers(GOCOP) in Abuja on Thursday. While  noting that  government has no hidden agenda  […]

IFJ Brussels: Journalism is not a crime, Julian Assange must be released

Brussels: Journalism is not a crime, Julian Assange must be released
Brussels, 14 November 2019 – The IFJ today pledged its ongoing support to the campaign to prevent the extradition of Julian Assange at a meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels.
The event, organised by the GUE/NGL Group in the European Parliament, heard testimonies and expert statements on the case which speakers, including IFJ General Secretary Anthony Bellanger, said could have serious implications for the rights of journalists.

AfDB Group Becomes AFC Shareholder After Investing $50m

AfDB Group Becomes AFC Shareholder After Investing $50m   The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) yesterday announced that the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has invested $50 million in the equity of the corporation. AfDB’s investment in the AFC would enable both institutions to accelerate infrastructure development and delivery on the continent by deepening co-financing opportunities, […]

Bangladesh-Nigeria To Sign Bilateral Pact On Agriculture

Bangladesh-Nigeria To Sign Bilateral Pact On Agriculture   The Bangladesh High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Shameen Ahsan, has disclosed that his country will soon sign an agreement with Nigeria, in the area of agriculture. Speaking at a Nigeria-Bangladesh Business Forum, held in Lagos, recently, he said it was important to create a better link to […]

African Aviation Jobs To Raise GDP By $159bn In 2036 – ICAO

African Aviation Jobs To Raise GDP By $159bn In 2036 – ICAO   The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has projected Africa’s aviation sector to be one of the world’s fastest growing, supporting up to 9.8 million jobs and contributing $159bn to Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2036. […]

WES 2019: WorldStage Boss Advocates Innovation Hubs Across Nigeria To Rehabilitate Yahoo-yahoo Boys

WES 2019: WorldStage Boss Advocates Innovation Hubs Across Nigeria To Rehabilitate Yahoo-yahoo Boys   Amidst growing crackdowns on internet fraudsters popularly called Yahoo-yahoo boys in Nigeria by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), the President/CEO, World Stage Limited, Mr. Segun Adeleye has advocated that government in collaboration with the private sector should set up […]