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23 Feb 2019
Alhaji Bello Matawalle, the PDP governorship candidate in Zamfara, has donated a Peugeot 406 station wagon to the correspondents chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), in the state. Matawalle, while presenting the vehicle to the union on Friday in Gusau, commended the nwsmen for remaiming neutral in the coverage of political activities in…
19 Feb 2019
Due to the variety of hazards journalists face in the course of their professional duties, incidents such as killings, torture, enforced disappearances, hostage-taking, arbitrary arrests and detention, physical attacks, intimidation, harassment, threats among others are often their lot. Director of International Press Centre (IPC), Mr. Lanre Arogundade, in a report tagged ‘Reporting Elections and Democratic…
16 Feb 2019
For several years, filmmakers, particularly those in Anglophone Africa, have clamoured for a platform to promote ventures by Africans in the industry and that would support stakeholders and organisations that make films. They have lamented lack of established structures to help the African filmmaker from a Pan-African perspective. Although attempts by filmmakers in Nigeria and…
6 Jan 2019
US President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Sunday that conditions such as guarantees on the safety of Kurdish allies must be met before American troops are withdrawn from Syria, NBC News said.
14 Dec 2018
One does not need to do a dramatic survey of our country to know that it is a place where supreme evil thrives. Perhaps we should state straightaway that a trip to other historical and geographical environments outside ours may help to elucidate our focus/concern here. There is hardly a country in this our crazy…
11 Dec 2018
The second edition of capacity building initiatives for journalists hosted by the British Council Nigeria was held last week in Lagos. Similar workshops had been held earlier in the year in Abuja and Port Harcourt to enhance the capacity of journalists in the fast-paced digital era. The first workshop was held in Lagos last year.…
4 Nov 2018
Journalists are not just the watchdogs of the society; they are also the mouthpieces of every society. They collect, write, and distribute news with other current and vital information to the public. Journalists play an important and indispensable role in the society. They guard the policymakers’ actions through well-researched and thought-provoking write-ups. They are the…
10 Oct 2018
The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos, has called on the military to act with civility over missing Major General Idris Alkali and stop arbitrary arrest of citizens, citing the Plateau State correspondent of The Punch newspaper, Paul Barde, who was harassed and incarcerated for about 28 hours. IPC made the call yesterday following media report…
6 Oct 2018
Some security personnel on Saturday bared journalists from covering the APC senatorial primary election in Zaria, Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the team of journalists who converged on the venue of the primary election were completely denied access by the security personnel. The journalists used all persuasive means to get…
21 Aug 2018
The Human Rights Watch campaign group on Tuesday denounced the growing harassment of the media and a "climate of fear" created by security agencies in Nigeria as two journalists face court. The recent arrests of several reporters and activists in Nigeria highlight a disturbing trend towards repression of freedom of expression, the group said in…
3 Aug 2018
Al-Habibiyyah Islamic Society, an organization promoting social re-order through engagement has partnered with religious leaders-the imams and Islamic scholars, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos State Government, Nigeria Union Journalists (NUJ) Lagos Chapter on promotion of anti-corruption messages in their areas of jurisdictions for a new order. The partnership, according to the National…
31 Jul 2018
The changing media landscape, the explosion of the social media and the rapidly evolving new technology has had a profound impact on media practice. The advent of digital technology has provided digital and unhindered access to information and the media’s role in educating, informing, entertaining and influencing public opinion in Nigeria is more critical especially…


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Nigerian football has the potential to become one of the best in the world if given the enabling environment to thrive, Strategic partners to the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL), GTI Asset Management and Trust Limited, has affirmed.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has sent best wishes to Muslims as they commence 30 days of Ramadan fasting, urging that they use the season “to project the best and finest virtues of Islam by personal conduct, and not precept.”
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Dr Cairo Ojougboh, the Protem Secretary, National Coalition for Peace and Unity (NCPU), has called on Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege to accept peace. Ojuogboh, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) made the call in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday..
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Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has joined the race for the 10th Senate Presidency. Umahi said this on Wednesday in Abakaliki when he addressed members of the state executive council, saying that he was eminently qualified for the position.
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Cristiano Ronaldo made no secret Wednesday of his ambition to notch up another world record -- for the number of international caps -- a day before Portugal face Liechtenstein in Euro 2024 qualifiers.