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Professor Sagay Denies Threatening Judges

Prof. Itse Sagay, Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has described as “sensationalism”, the reports that he threatened judges who allegedly disregard provisions of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA).

BBC Launches Igbo, Yoruba Services

Two new language services have been launched by the BBC World Service for Igbo and Yoruba speakers in Nigeria and West and Central Africa. Their digital content is mainly aimed at audiences who use mobile phones. Igbo is primarily spoken in south-east Nigeria and Yoruba in the south-west, as well as in Benin and Togo. The new services are part of the World Service's biggest expansion since the 1940s, following a government-funding boost announced in 2016. In total, 12 services are being launched by the BBC in…