16 Aug 2018
Nigerian police at a secret court appearance have accused a detained journalist of criminal trespass and stealing police documents, his news organisation said Thursday. Samuel Ogundipe, a journalist with the independent online newspaper Premium Times, has been in custody since his arrest on Tuesday after reporting on a takeover of parliament last week by masked…
30 Jun 2018
Online newspaper, Premium Times, has sacked its Jos-based reporter, Mr. Andrew Ajijah, over a false story credited to the cattle breeders’ association, Miyetti Allah, on the mayhem in Plateau State in which 100 people were killed. According to a report by News Agency of Nigeria, NAN yesterday, the management of online news platform also has…
24 Jan 2017
The Federal Government has assured that it will not do anything to stifle press freedom, knowing that a free press is vital to the success of any democracy.
23 Jan 2017
The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has condemned the recent siege on the office of Premium Times, an on-line publication based in Abuja and the arrest and detention of its publisher, Mr. Dapo Olorunyomi...
20 Jan 2017
The Nigeria police yesterday raided the head office of an online medium, Premium Times in Abuja, and arrested the newspaper’s publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi, alongside the judiciary correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu.