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UPDATE: Arrested Reuters Journalists Regain Freedom

  Two journalists with Reuters, Afolabi Shotunde and Camillus, has regained their freedom after they were initially arrested by the police in Abuja while covering a protest of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. After their arrest earlier on Wednesday, Shotunde had revealed through his Twitter handle that they …

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Cane criminals instead of imprisoning them – Zambia MP

A lawmaker in Zambia has suggested that some prison inmates should be caned instead of serving custodial sentences in a bid to reduce prison overcrowding. There are currently about 22,000 inmates countrywide with a system designed to accommodate 8,000 prisoners. MP Kapembwa Simbao made the suggestion when a delegation from …

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House Of Reps Push Back On Buhari’s Ajaokuta Revival Plan With Russia

House of Representatives The House of Representatives on Tuesday faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s treaty with Russia to bring in a firm from Moscow to revive Ajaokuta Steel Company. Nigeria’s lower legislative chamber adopted a motion by Uzoma Nkem-Obonta asking for details of the agreement to be made known to citizens. …

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