Thursday, 28th September 2023


6 Oct 2020
On September 28, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation, UNESCO, led the global observance of the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI). UNESCO’s General Conference proclaimed IDUAI in 2015, with the following objectives: According to UNESCO, access to information is an inalienable human right that serves the public, in particular, civil…
29 Sep 2020
Stakeholders in media have restated the need for the safety of Nigerian journalists covering the COVID-19 pandemic. At a webinar jointly organised by the National Broadcasting Commission
29 Sep 2020
Media practitioners, commentators, and stakeholders in the industry have expressed concern that journalists in the cause of their duties are becoming victims of harassment, torture, unlawful arrest, detention, physical assault, and a threat to life. A worrisome statistics released by International Press Centre’s (IPC) Journalists Safety Desk recently revealed that in the last eight months,…
Nigeria journalists
15 Sep 2020
A lawyer, Lekan Egberongbe has urged the media to be fair and unbiased in reporting the ongoing investigation into the crisis in Oguntedo, Satellite town area of Lagos State. According to him, the matter is still pending before the court and could be subjudiced. The crisis, the subject of which the lawyer is complaining about,…
15 Sep 2020
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…
2 Sep 2020
The Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos branch, Dr Qasim Olalere Akinreti, has assured journalists in the state of suitable welfare packages, health services and capacity building...
4 Aug 2020
The Akwa Ibom government has barred journalists from covering events at the seat of power for fear of community transmission of the novel coronavirus.
4 Aug 2020
Experts have called for review of the Code of Ethics for Nigerian journalists, better management of media firms and stricter barriers to entry as means of curbing Brown Envelope Syndrome
2 Jun 2020
May 29, marked 21 years since Nigeria returned to democratic rule after 16 years interregnum. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo acknowledged the role of media when he won the 1999 presidential election
30 May 2020
Kaduna Police Command has warned journalists over alleged fake reports on armed herdsmen attacks in Southern Kaduna, saying that the full weight of the law
30 May 2020
AIPS America has been a victim of the Covid-19 pandemic, not only due to the economic downturn that has inflicted job losses but also in the most painful way
27 May 2020
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the harassment and arbitrary arrest Journalist Rotimi Jolayemi also known as Oba Akewi


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If the 1555 book, Les Propheties, by the French Astrologer, Apothecary and Physician, Michel De Nostredame, popularly known as Nostradamus is to be recreated or adopted in the light of the present times, the documentary would probably be titled ‘The Man who saw Today’ instead of the dramatic premiering as a Man who saw Tomorrow.…
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Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria, Peter Ryan, has said Nigeria and his country will continue to strengthen existing relations. He disclosed this during the Very Reverend Father Dennis Slattery Memorial Lecture, organised by St. Finbarr’s College Old Boys Association, in Victoria Island, Lagos. Ryan said Ireland and Nigeria had cordial relations before he came to…
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Lax PIA implementation bites hard • Mergers of regulators, boards of NNPCL, slack workforce worry stakeholders • Oil sector remains vulnerable as implementation of host community fragment lingers • Operators face tougher environment amidst challenging economic outlook  The projected gains expected from Nigeria’s oil and gas sector following the passage of the Petroleum Industry Act…
3 hours ago
Following indications that the Federal Government might have returned subsidy payment on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) due to the fluctuations of foreign exchange and crude oil price, stakeholders in the sector have said the N169.4 billion reported to have been paid for subsidy on PMS as a means to stop the hike in the pump price of petrol is inaccurate.
3 hours ago
•Group tells Aiyedatiwa to respond to allegations Ondo State House of Assembly has vowed to go ahead with the impeachment proceedings against the Deputy Governor of the state, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, despite the lawsuit he filed to stop the move. Aiyedatiwa had asked an Akure High Court to stop the House of Assembly from proceeding with…