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A coalition of civil society groups has called on the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to act on the corruption allegations against the director-general of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading PLC (NBET), Marilyn Amobi, and the alleged victimisation of the whistleblowers at the agency.
Convener of the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, Clement Nwankwo, has said that the recent threats by Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, is a dangerous signal not only to international observers but to local ones as well.
The International Press Centre (IPC), has condemned in very strong terms, the brutal killing of Ghanaian undercover Journalist, Ahmed Husein.
The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos, has condemned the shooting of journalists at the All Progressives Congress, APC, Lagos rally on Tuesday.
Representatives of civil society in the country have described as ‘abuse of judiciary, and the desecration of the nation’s institutions, the non-prosecution of a former governor of Rivers State, Peter Odili, alleging that the judiciary was being used to thwart the course of justice in the land.
Bearing in mind the salient roles that politics plays in people’s lives, the International Press Centre (IPC) has urged journalists to ensure they strictly abide by the ethics of the journalism profession as 2019 general elections draw closer.
The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos in collaboration with European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN), recently held a two-day capacity building workshop for 40 journalists on the best media practices in covering the electoral process.
The International Press Centre in Lagos has said it is outraged by the detention of Premium Times Security Sector Reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, as well as the harassment of the newspaper’s Editor-In-Chief, Musikilu Mojeed, and Education Reporter, Azeezat Adedigba, on Tuesday.
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.
President of GOCOP, Dotun Oladipo, made this declaration on Friday at the public launch and presentation of the Code during the ongoing International Press Institute Congress holding at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
Following series of complaints trailing the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration, (CVR), exercise by the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) in Lagos state, the National Orientation Agency, (NOA), has formally written to the Commission to extend the exercise to include Saturday’s.
The Coalition for Press Freedom and Whistleblower Protection (CPFWP), a coalition of media and civil society organisations, has condemned the use of violence with impunity against the online media organisation, Sahara Reporters, “at the apparent behest of Senate President Bukola Saraki”.
The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested four persons for alleged cultism and murder.