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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.
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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.
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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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Yemi Osinbajo, 13 governors for NGE conference in Asaba

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and 13 state governors are expected, on Thursday, in Asaba, the Delta State capital, for the 14th delegate conference of the Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE).
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Media stakeholders reject Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018

The Nigerian Press Organisation (NPO) comprising the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN), the Nigeria Guild of Editors and the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), as well as other media stakeholders have rejected the Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018, describing it as draconian, unconstitutional and against the rule of law.

Senator Saraki: We must preserve democracy at all costs

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Friday urged Nigerians to guard the country’s democracy jealously and shun acts that could truncate it.

NGE condemns mace snatching incident in Senate

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) on Thursday condemned in very strong terms, the mace whisking incident in the nation’s Upper Chamber by some thugs who invaded the chamber.

Hate speech: Federal govt urged to reactivate Nigerian Press Council

Nigerian Government has been enjoined to reactivate the Nigerian Press Council and review its Code of Conduct so as to enable it discharge its duties effectively as enshrined in the Constitution.

Governor Wike wins New Telegraph ‘Man of the Year’ award

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has won the New Telegraph Newspaper Man of The Year 2017 Award.

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The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.

Benue Assembly elects principal officers

The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.
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EFCC expresses worry over use of POS machines

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday expressed concern over what it called the errant use of Point of Sale (POS) machines in the country.
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Brazilian police file defamation complaint against Neymar’s rape accuser

Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape after she insinuated the force was corrupt.

PDP leaders, lawmakers meet over National Assembly minority positions

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party currently are holding a meeting to strategise on who will be the minority leaders, minority whips and Chairman, PDP Caucus of the National Assembly.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir charged with corruption

Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was on Thursday formally charged with corruption, following the completion of an investigation by state prosecutors.