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Press freedom

16 Nov
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to uphold press freedom if he wins the 2023 presidential election. Atiku made the promise on Wednesday when he engaged members of the Nigerian Guild of Editors in Lagos State. Giving accolades to the Nigerian media, the former Vice President said: “I…
2 Aug
Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and International Press Institute (IPI) have stressed the need for industry-wide engagement
14 Jun
Twenty-three years after the return to civil rule, communication scholars, journalists and media practitioners have described the nation’s media as pivotal to the sustenance
28 Dec 2021
Media practitioners, analysts and observers have described 2021 as a year of assault on press freedom and impunity against journalists. Unlike previous years, Nigeria, in 2021, ranked 120 out of 180 countries in World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
25 Nov 2021
Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief, The Guardian, Martins Oloja, has said the nation’s economy is too weak to support press freedom.
12 Oct 2021
Sixty-one years after independence, stakeholders have said the media industry has lived up to expectation by holding public office holders accountable.
22 Jul 2021
Our association, #FixPolitics, hereby expresses our support against Nigeria’s National Assembly for suspected moves against press freedom and democratic voices in the country.
4 May 2021
All through the ages man has cried in earnest for the right to be free. All the Revolutions from the French Revolution in the 18th Century which spanned a decade to the American War for Independence against Great Britain...
1 Feb 2021
When Peoples Gazette, an online Nigerian news outlet, published a story last October detailing how the son of President Muhammadu Buhari's chief of staff Ibrahim Gambari, now allegedly leads the strongest power bloc in Nigeria's presidency, its publishers never thought it would warrant an intense witch-hunt. Samuel Ogundipe, who founded the news outlet after leaving…
12 Jan 2021
UNESCO has renewed commitment to raise awareness of the role of information as a public good. Late last year, the agency had included a new initiative to promote transparency among internet platforms...
29 Dec 2020
Stakeholders in the media industry have described 2020 as a tough year for journalists, especially frontline workers in the coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic and #End SARS protest.
14 Oct 2020
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed concern over comments credited to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayode Ariwoola, wherein he was reported to have dabbled into the internal affairs of the PDP.
24 mins ago
Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has underscored the need for Enugu State University of the Science and Technology (ESUT) to re-invent and re-commit to its founding objective...
30 mins ago
Hajiya Hajara Balarabe is a small-scale processor in Tunpapi village, Dawakin-Tofa Council, Kano. She specialises in the processing of maize, groundnut and soya beans – a business she manages with little profits daily.
32 mins ago
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has promised to reverse the decline in critical sectors of the productive areas of the economy.
33 mins ago
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