22 Nov 2023
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Economic Recovery: Editors Confab Urges FG To Reduce Deafening Anxiety Among Nigerians

· Aligns with government’s economic policies · Says media sustainability crucial to democracy, economic growth Arising from its four-day annual conference in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital, weekend, the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) aligned with measures so far adopted by the Federal Government to revive the economy; but said the path to total...

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17 Nov 2023
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POST-2023 GENERAL ELECTIONS: ASSESSING THE ROLES PLAYED BY THE MEDIA, INEC, SECURITY AGENCIES AND OTHERS

Protocols I am grateful to the leadership of ANEC, organizers of this conference, for inviting me to give this presentation at this very important event being held at this very important time in our national history. Conferences like this are important because they help shape the national conversation and help Nigerians distill fact from fiction,...

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17 Nov 2023
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MEDIA LAW, ETHICS AND THE IMPERATIVE FOR PROFESSIONALISM

Historical context 1. NIGERIA’S MILITARY GOVERNMENTS AND ANTI-PRESS LAWSNigeria’s press laws in the past 63 years have undergone series of metamorphosis. Apart from the ones promulgated by the colonial governments and under the short-lived civilian government between 1960 and 1966, quite a number of such laws were ingrained in our statute books under successive military...

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15 Nov 2023
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PAPER PRESENTED BY DR MUDA YUSUF,

PROTOCOLS I would like to begin by appreciating the Nigeria guild of editors for inviting me as a guest speaker at this conference.  It is a great honour which I immensely cherish. My interaction with the media community had always been with the reporters and correspondents on the business and economic desks.  It is therefore...

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15 Nov 2023
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Nigerian Media Sustainability and Existential Threat by Big Tech…Azubuike Ishiekwene

Protocol “Every morning a lion wakes up, it knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve to death…It doesn’t matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle, you better be running” Quote first attributed to Dan Montano in The Economist, but was popularised by Thomas Friedman in The World is Flat....

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15 Nov 2023
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SPEECH BY THE PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES OF NIGERIA, BOLA AHMED TINUBU, GCFR,

Protocol: It gives me great pleasure to be here today at the opening of the 19th  All Nigeria Editors Conference, organised by the Nigerian Guild of Editors in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The Nigerian Guild of Editors is a body of the elite in the journalism profession and I feel honoured to be in the...

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15 Nov 2023
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SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, UMO ENO, GOVERNOR, AKWA IBOM STATE

PROTOCOLS 1.  Ladies and gentlemen of the Press, the custodians and members of the Fourth Estate of the Realm, let me on behalf of the Government and the people of Akwa Ibom State, thank you most profoundly for electing to hold the 19th All Nigeria Editors Annual Conference in our beautiful, serene and peaceful capital...

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15 Nov 2023
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AN ADDRESS PRESENTED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, THE GOVERNOR OF CROSS RIVER STATE – SEN. PRINCE BASSEY EDET OTU

PROTOCOL: I consider it a privilege to share this interactive media forum with esteemed Editors in their 19th All Nigeria Editors Conference holding in our Sister-State, Akwa Ibom. The theme of the conference “Stimulating Economic Growth, Technological Advancement: Role of the Media” is not only contemporary issue of discourse but also suited for the implementation...

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22 Jun 2023
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POST 2023 ELECTION: PROMOTING PROFESSIONALISM FOR ENHANCEMENT OF DEMOCRACY AND GOOD GOVERNANCE.

Introduction: This short paper has adopted the definition of Media professionalism as provided by ACE Electoral Knowledge Network. The network defines media professionalism as “the conduct of media coverage and activities according to high standards of ethics, accountability, legality and credibility, while exercising rights such as freedom of expression and information”. The ‘high standards of...

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12 Nov 2022
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2023 GENERAL ELECTIONS AND SECURITY: WHAT EDITORS NEED TO KNOW

Delivered at the 18th All Nigeria Editors Conference on November 11, 2022 in Owerri, Imo State. BY Zakari Usman Head, Strategic Communications Office of the National Security Adviser. INTRODUCTION  On behalf of the National Security Adviser, I wish to congratulate the Nigerian Guild of Editors for framing the theme of this Conference. This conference will...

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