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A witness yesterday gave an account of how Osun State House of Assembly Speaker Timothy Owoeye was duped of N38 million by fraudsters.

Osun assembly quizzes commissioner-nominees

The Osun State House of Assembly on Monday quizzed nine of the commissioner-nominees including the Managing Director of the New Telegraph newspaper, Funke Egbemode.
Melee Kyari

NNPC to extend trade relations with Turkey beyond oil

The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, disclosed this during a courtesy visit by the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Nigeria, His Excellency Melih Uluren, at the NNPC Towers in Abuja yesterday.
Melee Kyari

Nigerian editors visit new NNPC chief, seek partnership

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has urged members of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) to join effort to keep the corporation in check for transparency and accountability.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.

Melee Kyari: NNPC to leverage on existing Direct-Sales-Direct-Purchase arrangement

The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.

INEC: Legal alterations can’t solve electoral process challenges

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said that “constitutional and legal alterations and amendments alone cannot solve the challenges of the electoral process.

NGE mourns deputy president

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has described the death of its Deputy President, Malam Umar Saidu, as a great loss to the profession. In a statement jointly signed by the Presidemt of the Guild,...

NGE condemns shut down of AIT, Ray Power

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has condemned the suspension of the licences of the African Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and demanded its reversal.

Governor Ganduje congratulates Funke Egbemode, Umar Tudunwada, Ibrahim Garba over NGE re-election

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, described the re-election of the Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief, Telegraph Newspapers, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, as President of Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE) as a return for stout leadership and dogged commitment to journalism excellence in Nigeria.

Nigerian Guild of Editors re-elects Funke Egbemode as president

The Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of New Telegraph Newspapers, Mrs Funke Egbemode, has been re-elected President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE).

Nigerian Guild of Editors clears 23 aspirants to contest executive positions

The Election Committee of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, (NGE) on Wednesday, said it had cleared 23 candidates for election into its Executive Council and Standing Committee.
Wole Soyinka

Elections: Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka tackles ex-President Obasanjo over Atiku Abubakar endorsement

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has again tackled former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his endorsement of Atiku Abubakar, his former deputy and now presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after painting him as villain for a long time.

NGE urges media to shun politicians with negative campaigns

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) on Monday advised the media to pay more attention to politicians with issue-based campaigns and shun those that embarked on negative campaigns.
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NGE urges INEC to be loyal to Nigeria, not political parties

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be truly independent and show its loyalty to Nigeria and neither to any particular politician nor individuals.

Bauchi government, World Bank to construct 1,000 rural access roads

The Bauchi State Government in collaboration with the World Bank is to construct 1,000 rural access roads across the state.

Editors charge INEC to remain independent ahead of 2019 elections

The Nigeria Guild of Editors has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to remain resolute and maintain its independence as it forges ahead in the task of conducting credible elections next

Nigerian editors urge politicians, security agencies to avoid intimidating voters

Ahead of the 2019 general election, Nigerian editors have called on politicians and security agencies to avoid intimidating voters for democracy to thrive in the country.

Funke Egbemode: Poverty not excuse for corruption in journalism

Funke Egbemode, president of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), has said that poverty should not be an excuse for journalists to engage in shoddy deals with politicians.
Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo, Ifeanyi Okowa canvass credible media coverage of 2019 elections

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday urged the Nigerian media to retain its credibility as an unbiased umpire in the coverage of the ongoing 2019 elections processes.

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Rwanda, first East African country to ban all single-use plastics

The ban affects all plastic carry bags and other single-use plastic items such as wrappers, plastic containers, bottles, straws, plastic cutlery, folders, and balloons. Plastic duty-free bags are not authorised to be brought into the country.
The Cyber Crime Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal office, has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja.

EFCC detains four ‘Abuja internet scammers’

The Cyber Crime Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal office, has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

PDP knocks Governor Bello over failed amnesty deal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State has criticized the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration for releasing more than 30 bandits under the administration’s amnesty programme, which the party argued only gave the alleged criminals opportunity to reinforce and continue in their attacks on Nigerlites.
Youth volunteers, better known as civilian joint task force, led by Muazu Alhaji Misiya in Bama local government area, have captured 19 Boko Haram fighters, and two commanders on the wanted-list of the Nigerian army.

Civilian JTF captures two Boko Haram commanders, 19 fighters in Bama

Youth volunteers, better known as civilian joint task force, led by Muazu Alhaji Misiya in Bama local government area, have captured 19 Boko Haram fighters, and two commanders on the wanted-list of the Nigerian army.

Stakeholders advocate better platform for migration reportage

Stakeholders on migration reporting have underscored the need for the creation of a better platform to ensure effective coverage and implementation of the national policy on migration issues.