Practitioners fault proposed censorship of social media, say it’s awful
Media practitioners have joined the larger society in condemning the 19 northern governors seeking censorship of the social media.
NUJ cancels Lagos council election
Citing security report, the national body of the Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ) has cancelled this year’s election conducted by its Lagos State Council.
Criticisms greet NBC’s fines on Channels, AIT
National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has come under fire for fining Arise TV, Channels Television and the African Independent Television (AIT) about N3m for alleged “unprofessional coverage”
Journalist shot, three women trampled to death in Abuja warehouse looting
A sun newspaper journalist, Emmanuel Adeyemi, was yesterday, shot by hoodlums raiding warehouses in Lokoja, Kogi State. Adeyemi was said to be on his way to the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) secretariat when he was shot. The miscreants also shot another passerby whose name could not be immediately ascertained. The victim was said to…
Rivers NUJ hails appointment of colleagues as SA, GM
The Rivers State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has applauded the appointment of THE Guardian’s South-South Bureau Chief, Kelvin Ebiri as Special Assistant to Governor Nyesom Wike....
JAMB closes seven Bayelsa exam centres
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has shut down seven examination centres out of 11 in Bayelsa State for violating its rules and regulations.
NUJ moves to investigate alleged excesses of FCT task force
Disturbed by the barrage of complaints from motorists and residents accusing the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) Taskforce/Marshal of extortion, intimidation, and assault, among other abuses, the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) FCT Council has concluded plans to hold a town hall meeting with relevant stakeholders to investigate the claims and resolve the matter. In…
Why we don’t respond timely to emergencies, by NEMA
The Head, Gombe Operational Office of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Simon Katu, has explained that lack of resources prevents the agency from making it to disaster scenes in the target 20 minutes. Speaking at a stakeholders’ meeting organised for journalists in Bauchi yesterday, Katu said: “We need to let the public know that…
Protesters besiege force headquarters, demand scrapping of SARS
CSOs, NANs, others seek an end to the brutality, want decentralisation of police force Protesters against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), yesterday, besieged headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in Abuja, demanding the scrapping of the unit. Leader of the #RevolutionNow campaign, Omoyele Sowore, joined the protesters, who disrupted vehicular movement along the Shehu…