IPI congress begins today
The International Press Institute (IPI), global network of editors, publishers and leading journalists, kicks off its first virtual World Congress today, September 15. Between September 15 and October 8, each Tuesday and Thursday, the congress will be re-imagining journalism through a one-on-one conversation lasting about 45 minutes, followed by an hour-long panel. On the opening…
Journalists’ house now Ismaila Isa house
In honour of the late Ismaila Isa Funtua, a frontline media personality, and for his untiring contributions to the development of Journalism and Freedom of the Press in Nigeria
Sam Amuka: Journalism’s generalissimo
On June 9, this year I got a pithy, snappy message from the Publisher of Vanguard newspaper, Mr. Sam Amuka aka known as Sad Sam, aka Uncle Sam. It was a polite command from this Journalism’s generalissimo. “This Saturday 13th June is my birthday. And I don’t celebrate birthdays. So for me, on Saturday No…
Rescuing and safeguarding the future of journalism in Nigeria
Journalism in Nigeria is on the decline, and its credibility is steadily being destroyed. The solution lies in the hands of practitioners. They can reverse the trend if they have the courage
Abba Kyari: A great public servant
Coronavirus is a law, yet lawless unto itself. As of yesterday, it has claimed 183,424 lives worldwide and 28 Nigerians. One of those lives lost was Malam Abba Kyari’s, Chief of Staff to the President.
ournalism's crown jewel is its ability to make persons and systems uncomfortable with the overriding aim of driving positive change in society through accountability.
Press repression: A cleric’s concern
Consistency in the contemptuous disposition of the political leaders to the constitutional responsibility of the media came again into focus the other day when a cleric decried the poor attitude
Wole Soyinka Centre celebrates excellence in journalism
In its effort to acknowledge best practices in investigative journalism and attention to its significance for attaining good governance, social justice and accountability
Anas Aremeyaw Anas: Undercover journalist who undertakes risks to uplift society
“I am a normal journalist. But my journalism is different. The key things I look at when I do my journalism are to name, shame, and jail. My job entails getting hard-hitting evidence.