21 Jan 2022
Deepening Democracy
Deepening Democracy And Issues Relevant To Youth’s Participation: The Role Of Editors Presented By Professor Abubakar Jika Jiddere At Workshop Organized By Nigerian Guild Of Editors ,January 21st, 2022

Deepening Democracy And Issues Relevant To Youth’s Participation Introduction Today globally, democracy is considered to be the ideal form of government basically due to its inherent acceptance of the equally of all men and its openness for popular participation and inclusiveness in matters of public affairs. It also guarantees fundamental human rights and liberty to...

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20 Jan 2022
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The Media and Task of Consolidating Nigeria’s Democracy By Abdalla Uba Adamu Department of Information and Media Studies Faculty of Communication Bayero University Kano, January 20,2022 @NGE Capacity Building Workshop, Kano

Democracy and the Citizen Let us begin with the conception of democratization as reflecting the degree of citizen participation in the political process, leading to  political equality And the degree of acceptance of public contestation (political freedom) This evokes the notion of free and fair elections and the testing of civil liberties These include freedom...

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20 Jan 2022
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Responsible And Responsive Conflict Sensitive Journalism: Rethinking The Role Of Editors By Umar Faruk Jibril Professor Of Mass Communication Faculty Of Communication Bayero University, Kano

Background Conflict sensitive journalism is based on the principles of good reporting. Good reporting requires strict adherence to fundamental ethical code and values of the profession. Journalism practice means presentation of an accurate and impartial news report. The Nigeria media landscape though vibrant, is populated by all kinds of “media practices” and professionals of various...

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20 Jan 2022
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Role of Editors in Enforcing and Promoting Accountability By Dr. Dalhatu Sani Yola Department of Political Science, Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State

SESSION OBJECTIVES By the end of this session, participants will be able to Understand the concept, dimensions and context of accountability Become familiar with CRM, Ombudsman and Press Council typologies of measuring accountability Appreciate parameters and processes for domesticating Media accountability Appreciate democratic standards of accountability for promotion by the Media NORMATIVE POSTULATIONS Power is...

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19 Jan 2022
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Speech By The General Secretary Nigerian Guild Of Editors Mr. Iyobosa Uwugiaren At The North-West Town Hall Meeting On January 19, 2022, Kano

Why We Are In Kano We are happy to be in the ancient city of Kano. The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has today slated its Town Hall Meeting for the North-West geo-political zone. The NGE, late last year, announced its plans to hold town hall meetings across the six geo-political zones, kicking off that...

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19 Jan 2022
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Speech Delivered By President Of The Nigerian Guild Of Editors, Mustapha Isah, At The North-West Town Hall Meeting On January 19, 2022 At Tahir Guest Palace, Kano

PROTOCOLS I’m delighted  to welcome all of you to this Town Meeting with the theme ” Agenda Setting for Sustainable Development” This is the second in the series with the first one held in Lagos for the Southwest zone under the NGE/US Embassy capacity building programme for editors. The pertinent question we want to find...

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19 Jan 2022
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Remarks by U.S. Mission Spokesperson Jeanne Clark Democracy Town Hall, Kano, January 19, 2022.

We are grateful to all journalists, politics academic, and business leaders’ hare with us today. Many of you here in attendance wear more than one hat. You’re activists and advocate human rights defender. I am pleased to see students in our midst who will learn from the collective experience here in the room, share their...

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19 Jan 2022
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Assessing Media Performance In Consolidating Nigeria’s Democracy: Citizens’ Verdict And Outlining An Agenda For The Future Prof Kamilu Sani Fnge Department Of Political Science Bayero University, Kano

1.0              Introduction The Media Is A Very Important Factor In Modern Democracies. As The Fourth Estate Of The Realm, It Plays A Pivotal Role In Politics And Governance. For Instance, In Developing Countries Like Nigeria, The Media Was Not Only Active In The Decolonization Process But Is Also In The Forefront In Shaping Their Post-Colonial...

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23 Dec 2021
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Okowa condoles Editors over death of ex-Abia commissioner, Bonnie Iwuoha

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commiserated with the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) over the passing of one of its senior members and former Commissioner for Information in ABIA, Mr. Bonnie Iwuoha. The governor also condoled with the family, the Nigerian Union of Journalists, the Abia State Government, and the entire media industry over...

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21 Dec 2021
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Bonnie Iwuoha’s Death Devastating, Painful, Say Editors

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has expressed shock and sadness over the death on Monday evening of former Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Abia State and Fellow of NGE, Mr. Bonnie Iwuoha. In statement on Tuesday signed by the NGE’s President Mustapha Isah and the General Secretary, Iyobosa Uwugiaren, the professional body of all...

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