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Press Freedom Day 2018: LASUSOC calls for papers

The veracity of the above quote can best be confirmed when the freedom of the press is thought of as one of the basic requirements of free and rational society. It is against this backdrop that governments of many states have made declarations that tend to legitimise the freedom of the press.

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Africa and the observation of Black History Month

Although the celebration was met with enthusiasm and grew in popularity throughout the following decades, with endorsement as a holiday from President Gerald Rudolf Ford, the 38th US President during the celebration of the United States Bicentennial, it has attracted criticisms in some quarters querying the continued usefulness and fairness of a month dedicated to the history of one race when other races do not have such singular month anniversary. It was hence branded as pure racism.

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Setting agenda for good governance through Justice, Security

The 18-chapter book under review, Security and Justice: The Pathway For Peace and Reconciliation In Nigeria, written by Ibrahim Idris, the current Nigerian Inspector General of Police (IGP), provides a thorough and deep insights on long-standing contemporary challenges of Nigeria nation. It addresses issues relating to fears of marginalisation, sectionalism and trust in the governance process.

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