Nigerian Guild of Editors Rejects NASS Accreditation Guidelines for Journalists

EDITORS NIGERIAN GUILD OF EDITORS (NGE) RC:31 137 Secretariat: No. 24, Mojidi Street, off Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos. Website: ngeditors.org.ng. Email: ngeditorsnigeria@gmail.com 20 th May, 2019 Nigerian Guild of Editors Rejects NASS Accreditation Guidelines for Journalists The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has rejected the new guidelines for the accreditation of media organisations, journalists/ correspondents covering the National Assembly, describing it as primitive, undemocratic and blatantly anti-press and anti-people. The guidelines issued by authori...

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Nigerian Guild of Editors calls for protection of journalists

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has called for more protection for journalists before, during and after elections. This was the highpoint of a statement released by the Guild on the occasion of the 2019 World Press Freedom Day. The Guild said this year’s World Press Freedom Day with the theme: ‘Role of Media in Elections and Democracy’ provides an opportunity for stakeholders in the global democracy enterprise to re-examine the contributions of journalists to the propagation and sustenance of democracy. The Guild specifically called on relevant authorities ...

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IPI World Congress 2019 (Geneva, 4-6 June 2019)

European Broadcasting Union joins as official Congress partner The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, is pleased to announce that its 68th World Congress and General Assembly will be held in Geneva, Switzerland from June 4 to 6, 2019 in partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). The World Congress is IPI’s flagship event and a top international forum for issues related to media freedom and quality journalism, gathering more than 300 leading media professionals ...

Let’s speak truth to power

By Dan Agbese BEING CHAIRMAN'S OPENING REMARKS AT THE BIENNIAL CONVENTION OF THE NIGERIAN GUILD OF EDITORS, LAGOS, MAY 4, 2019 I am pleased to join the president and the members of the executive committee of the Nigerian Guild of Editors in welcoming this very distinguished audience to the 2019 biennial convention of the guild. I am grateful for this golden opportunity to chair the convention. I promise you fun and seriousness. Permit me to appreciate some of our distinguished guests who left their very busy schedules to be with us. I appreciate in a special way ...

Nigerian Guild of Editors Biennial Convention


Nigerian Guild of Editors new Executives

The new Executives of the Nigerian Guild of Editors taking oath of office after their election during the Biennial Convention 2019 themed 'Media Convergence as Strategy for Survival' in Lagos on Saturday, May 4, 2019.

Understanding Business Dynamics of Today’s Journalism

Being A Keynote Delivered at the Opening Ceremony of the Biennial Convention of the Nigerian Guild of Editors Held on May 4th 2019 at Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos I am excited at this kind of invitation to deliver the keynote at the 2019 edition of the Biennial Convention of the Nigerian Guild of Editors. I do not take this opportunity for granted. On this note, I commend the efforts of the leadership of the Guild in ensuring that leaders in the media industry in the country gather specifically to address concerns of the profession, set the agenda for the ...

Osinbajo, Ambode, others for Nigerian Guild of Editors’ Convention

Osinbajo, Ambode, others for Nigerian Guild of Editors’ Convention
The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has concluded plans to hold its Biennial Convention in Ikeja, the Lagos State Capital. The convention, scheduled to hold from May 3-5, 2019, will take place at the Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja. Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) is the Special Guest of Honour while Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode is the Host Governor and will declare the convention open. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed is the Host Minister of the convention expected to be attended by over 300 editors in Nigeria. The theme ...

NGE Advocacy Led to Reduction of UTME Fees – Registrar

NGE Advocacy Led to Reduction of UTME Fees - Registrar
The registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, has revealed that the Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE) was instrumental to the reduction of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) fee from N5,000 to N3,500. Prof. Oloyede stated this at a stakeholders meeting held in Abuja, as part of preparations for the 2019 UTME, scheduled to hold from April 11 -17, across the country and foreign centres. Recall that in November 2018, the Federal Executive Council (FEC), approved the reduction of the examination fees as well as ...

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Lagos hosts Editors’ Convention

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has concluded arrangements to hold its Biennial Convention in Ikeja, the Lagos State Capital. According to a statement by the General Secretary, Victoria Ibanga, The Convention, scheduled to hold April 28-30, 2017, will take place at the Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos State. The theme of the convention is: A Nation in Recession: Whither the Nigerian Media? It will be chaired by Malam Kabiru Yusuf, Chairman, Daily Trust Newspapers limited. The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, who is the Chief Host is billed to deliver an ...