17 Jun 2021
NPAN
NPAN Protests Media Exclusion From Press Bill’s Public Hearing

The Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN) has kicked against the exclusion of the media from the public hearing on Nigerian Press Council (NPC) Amendment Bill. It expressed surprise at the news of the public hearing on the NPC Amendment Bill, scheduled for today. THISDAY quoted NPAN as saying in a statement Wednesday by its...

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15 Jun 2021
cpj
CPJ Announces 2021 IPF Awardees

The Committee to Protect Journalists will honor four courageous journalists from Belarus, Guatemala, Mozambique, and Myanmar with the 2021 International Press Freedom Awards. All four have reported during a historically turbulent time, covering protests and political upheaval in their countries. “In the midst of a battle over the control of information, these journalists are on...

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14 Jun 2021
Biden
US Again Condemns Nigeria’s Twitter Ban

The U.S. has condemned Nigeria’s continuing ban of Twitter in the country, saying the action “has no place in a democracy. “Freedom of expression and access to information both online and offline are foundational to prosperous and secure democratic societies,” VOA quoted the State Department spokesperson Ned Price as saying in a recent statement. He...

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12 Jun 2021
nbc
Buhari Appoints Ilelah as NBC Director-General

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Balarabe Shehu Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster, as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,announced the appointment in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday. He said Mr. Ilelah’s appointment is for a tenure of five years in thefirst instance.

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11 Jun 2021
Twitter Suspension
Twitter Suspension: Editors Urge FG To Seek Legitimate Means

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has urged the federal government to tread with caution and immediately reconsider the suspension of the operation of Twitter in Nigeria and seek other legitimate means of resolving its dispute with the company. In a statement by Mustapha Isah (President) and Iyobosa Uwugiaren (General Secretary) respectively, the NGE said that...

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10 Jun 2021
insecurity in nigeria
NGE Expresses Concern Over Growing Insecurity In Nigeria

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has expressed serious concern over the growing insecurity in the country and advised government at all levels to activate their structures in tackling the challenges.The umbrella of all editors in Nigeria also said that an enabling political and economic environment for the media to discharge their constitutional and social...

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04 Jun 2021
PRESIDENT ,NGE.
PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS AT THE 2021 CONVENTION. (BUSINESS SESSION)

I once again welcome you to the 2021 convention in Kano which is being held in accordance with the provisions of our constitution. You will recall that I was confirmed as substantive President of the Guild at the All Nigeria Editors’Conference, ANEC, held in Sokoto in November, 2019. The year 2020 was a very difficult...

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