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Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commiserated with the management and staff of the New Telegraph Newspaper on the death of its Saturday editor, Alhaji Waheed Bakare, describing the loss as the painful end of a promising journalistic career.
As Nigeria yesterday joined the rest of the world to mark the World Press Freedom Day, WPFD, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari, said yesterday that Nigeria had an unhealthy dose of disinformation, fake news, hate news, disseminated by people who use media platforms, particularly the digital variant.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, has noted with deep concerns, the persistent harassment of journalists in Ebonyi State on the orders of the state power brokers, including the Governor of the State, Mr David Umahi.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has issued a statement demanding an end to the harassment of journalists by the Ebonyi State government.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, yesterday, barred the correspondents of Vanguard and The Sun newspapers, Peter Okutu and Chijioke Agwu, respectively from entering Government House and government facilities in the state for life.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, has condemned in strong terms Sunday’s harassment of drivers of newspapers distribution vans by overzealous security agents in some states.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Oladipo Olasope, has knocked the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) over its alleged docility and unnecessary silence on the Anti-Hate Speech Bill that has passed second reading in the National Assembly.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto on Thursday expressed concerns over the proposed fake news and hate speech bills saying Nigeria’s democracy cannot be operated like a military dictatorship.
Mr Femi Adesina, Media Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari, is excited that members of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) has raised the bar in online journalism as thorough-bred professionals.
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.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of the Deputy President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), Malam Umar Tudun-Wada.
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and DAAR Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power FM, have resolved their differences.
The President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Chief Chris Isiguzo, says the union is determined more than ever to achieve a salary structure for media practitioners in the country.
The Oyo State Task Force on COVID-19, said on Monday, that Isolation Centres run by the state has recorded zero fatality since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the state, in March 2020.
Dr Felix Omobude, National President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has urged the federal government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure level playing fields during the forthcoming Edo and Ondo state polls.
The Chairman, Bakassi Local Government Area, Mr Iyadim Amboni Iyadim, says the Bakassi aquatic littoral resources have economic values to boost manufacturing and export at the Calabar Free Trade Zone (CFTZ).
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday struck out a suit praying for an order suspending the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji, and an order for a forensic audit of the organisation’s accounts from inception.
The Nigerian international, Victor Osimhen, has apologised for his outburst over the weekend when he described Nigerian journalists as “copy and paste.”
The Nigerian Medical Association on Sunday announced the setting up of a three-member committee to investigate the “shameful behaviour” exhibited by its members in Enugu State during the aborted election.
Premier League clubs have agreed to return to a maximum of three substitutions per match for the 2020-21 campaign.
National Security Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari, Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (rtd), has attributed the rise in insecurity in the North to sale and consumption of hard drugs.
A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian national to death on Thursday in a ruling that could further inflame tensions between China and Canada.
The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).