UNESCO Launches Global Media Defense Fund

By Odeh Henry   The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has warmly welcomed the establishment of a new Global Media Defense Fund at the initiative of the United Kingdom and Canada and their respective pledges of £3 million ($3.8m) over five years and of 1 million Canadian Dollars ($765,000) to the Fund.The purpose of the […]

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Makinde Signs Transmission Bill For OSEFCC Says Commission Not Set Up To Witch Hunt Anyone

  The Oyo state governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde on Wednesday, signed the transmission to the legislature the executive bill for the establishment of the Oyo State Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). In his speech, governor Makinde explained that, Corruption doesn’t recognize a political party nor Individual. Saying, the Bill became necessary after a lot […]

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Russia To Ignore Trade Sanctions Against Iran

  Russia will ignore United States sanctions against Iran and continue to trade with the Middle Eastern country without creating any special mechanisms, a high ranking Russian official told Sputnik. Russian Permanent Representative to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov disclosed this on Tuesday. He said, “Our colleagues here (in Brussels) sometimes ask why Russia and […]

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WE WANT LG ELECTIONS IN OYO – GOV. MAKINDE

    Oyo State governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde, has said that he would conduct local government elections next year, dismissing insinuations that caretaker committee chairmen would be appointed to replace sacked council heads.   He also said Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission, OYSIEC, would be reformed to have a generally accepted exercise.   Makinde, who […]

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