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Arrest of Indian Muslim journalist sparks widespread outrage

Teesta Setalvad, a rights activist fighting for scores of survivors and victims of India’s western state of Gujarat riots, speaks on phone during an interview with The Associated Press at her office in Mumbai, India, Sept. 7, 2015. Setalvad was arrested by the Gujarat state police’s anti-terrorism wing on Saturday, June 25, 2022, for allegedly […]

CVR: Fresh registrations hit over 10m – INEC

 June 28, 2022  1 min read -agency report The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) has hit 10,487,972 as at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 27. The commission in its CVR weekly update, released in Abuja on Monday, also disclosed that 8,631,696 registrants had completed their […]

Hajj 2022: NAHCON working for 5,000 additional slots

June 26, 2022  2 min read -agency report The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has sent a high level delegation to Saudi Arabia over the additional slots request for the 2022 Hajj operations. Already, NAHCON Commissioner for Operations Abdullahi Hardawa, has met with the Saudi Arabian deputy minister for Hajj and Umrah on the matter […]