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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 Nigerian Army on Wednesday dismissed as ‘false’, social media reports that it had imposed a restriction of movement in Maiduguri.
The Police in Lagos on Wednesday, arraigned 30-year-old Sode Elogy, at a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court over the alleged theft of 127 pieces of 100 amps motor batteries valued at N3,683,000.
Kano Pillars interim technical adviser Kabiru Baleria believes he is the right person to lead Sai Masu Gida to the glory.
Nigeria will increase its oil production to 1.8 million barrels per day next year, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, has declared.
A 33-year-old man, Abolaji Abiodun, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun for allegedly collecting N141,000 under false pretence to supply building materials to one Tunde Emmanuel.
Celta Vigo forward Iago Aspas has said that Real Madrid were keen to sign him last summer before choosing to re-sign Mariano.
Sunday Oliseh has celebrated Borussia Dortmund’s Der Klassiker win over Bayern Munich with a slight dig at the Bavarian club on social media.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities says it is ready to negotiate with the government for the ongoing industrial action to come to an end.
The Chairman of the Federal Government negotiating team for the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr. Wale Babalakin, has denied that the team proposed tuition of between N350,000 and N500,000 to be paid per annum by undergraduates.
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has assured the people of the state, especially residents of Irepodun, Oke Ero, Isin and Ekiti Federal Constituency of their safety and security during next Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election.