Nigeria’s President Buhari probes anti-graft boss, Magu over recovery funds’ diversion

  It is now the case of hunting the hunter in the Nigeria’s anti-corruption war as the President, Muhammadu Buhari, began the probe of the acting Chairman of the country’s anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, over his alleged diversion of funds his agency recovered from looters. Magu may be on his way out of office, and also may be looking forward towards accounting for alleged infractions preferred against him by Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice. Sources within…

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Enter the Daredevil Journalist by SIMON KOLAWOLE

Our paths crossed in 2014. I was about to set up TheCable online newspaper. The biggest challenge was getting a good editor to take charge. Having practised journalism for over two decades, I wanted to take the back seat and concentrate my energies on other businesses. But unable to get a suitable candidate, I began to panic. I virtually gave up. Then the application of ‘Fisayo Soyombo arrived. He performed excellently well in the written test — and even better at the interview. Surprisingly, he gave up a bigger salary…

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3,700 Journalism Scholars, Schools Condemn Journalists’ arrest, molestation during protest

The Association of Schools of Journalism (ASJMC) and Mass Communication (ASJMC) and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) comprising of 3700 educators and student of about 190 journalism programmes have jointly condemned arrests and violence toward journalists covering widespread citizen protests for racial justice. ASJMC is a non-profit, educational association composed of some 190 JMC programs at the college level. The majority of the association’s members are in the United States and Canada. AEJMC on the other hand is a nonprofit organization of more than 3,700…

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