How journalists’ jobs affect their mental health: A research roundup

Day in and day out, journalists report on complex and difficult topics — natural disasters, political violence and human suffering, for example — and often they do this work while also worrying about newsroom layoffs and the future of the industry. It takes a mental and physical toll. Below, we’ve summarized several studies that look at the effects of […]

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Touching Story: The boy I picked from the street 18 years Ago is Now a Medical Doctor – Lady Testifies

A Nigerian Based American Lady, Melissa, shares a Touching story of a Nigerian boy “Anejado Paul” who she picked on the street 18 years Ago (abandoned with a disease) she took care of him, treated, trained him in school, now he is a medical Doctor. Read Her testimony Below; Guys! I am so excited!!!!! This […]

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Ex-British PM Cameron is a Pathological Liar, Blackmailer – Goodluck Jonathan

I read the comments by former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, in his new book, For the Record, in which he accused me and the Nigerian Government, which I headed, of corruption and rejecting the help of the British Government in rescuing the Chibok Girls, who were kidnapped on April 14, 2014. It is quite […]

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Twenty Years After: Shell’s Role in the Execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa, Others Under Judicial Scrutiny

A witness hearing examining Shell’s role in the execution of nine men in Nigeria in the 1990s is a key opportunity to hold the oil giant to account over its alleged complicity in human rights abuses, Amnesty International said. The Kiobel v Shell case resumes at The Hague on 8 October and will for the first time hear accounts […]

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20TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY: IPC RECONSTITUTES GOVERNING BOARD, APPOINTS THREE NEW MEMBERS by Betty Idialu

As  the International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria, prepares to mark  20 years anniversary of its establishment, a reconstitution of its Governing Board  has been  announced. In a statement by the Executive Director and  Secretary to  the Board, Mr. Lanre Arogundade, at the end of the organisation’s board meeting and annual staff/management retreat in Lagos, the […]

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P&ID $9.6B Saga: Nigeria is Taking the Wrong Path, May Pay High Price for Incompetence, Negligence – Oshodi-John, Registrar/CEO, NICA

The Registrar/CEO, Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators(NICA), Mrs. Shola Oshodi-John has said the current approach by the federal government in handling the award of $9.6billion to an Irish firm, Process and Industrial Developments( P&ID). was wrong, “we are in a mess and could end up paying huge cost.” Shola Oshodi-John who spoke to Arise TV […]

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Increasing Pipeline Vandalism: Shell to deploy High-teck helicopters to monitor facilities

Following the failure of Nigeria government to protect oil faclityes, leading energy giant, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has deployed state-of-the-art high definition cameras for quick detection of and response to crude oil spills from its facilities. The cameras will also help in tracking vandalism of SPDC joint venture assets. SPDC’s […]

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Why Niger Delta Leaders Should Support New NDDC Board – Urhobo Group

A pan Urhobo interest group, Urhobo Monitoring and Development Group (UMDG) has appealed to ethnic nationality leaders in the Niger Delta region to support the appointment of Olorogun Bernard Okumagba and other members of the new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). UMDG also similarly urged leaders and members of the All Progressives […]

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REVEALED: Buhari’s New SA on Infrastructure is INEC’s Amina Zakari’s Son By Farooq Kperogi

When people objected to the appointment of Mrs. Amina Zakari as head of INEC’s committee that would be in charge of the “secretariat for collation of results” of the last presidential election, both the presidency and Zakari lied that Buhari and Zakari had no family relationship until I exploded their duplicitous mendacity in a January […]

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Quota System has Failed, Confab Calls for a Review – Centre LSD Report

Call to action at a one-day National Conference on exploring the effectiveness of quota system policies in higher education in Nigeria, held Thursday, August 8, 2019 at the Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja, organised by the African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD) with support from the Ford Foundation.    Preamble Quota system is universal and used in […]

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