Editors Conference Says Insecurity Posting Negative Development Indices

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·        Says media, security agencies need collaboration in fighting insecurity  ·        Calls on government to support survival of media in building democracy The 17the All Nigerian Editors Conference has called for healthy and harmonious collaboration between the media and the security agencies in the fight against insecurity across the country, saying the problem of insecurity…

NGE inaugurates Membership and Accreditation Committee

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The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) on Thursday inaugurated the Membership and Accreditation Committee of the Guild at the Editors’ House, Ikeja, Lagos. The Vice President (West) Bolaji Adebiyi, who inaugurated the committee, on behalf of the President, Mustapha Isah, explained that the Standing Committee at its meeting in Dutse, Jigawa State in August, constituted…

All Nigeria Editors’ Conference Excites Corporate Organisations, Security agencies….Gets supports from Elumelu Foundation, CBN, Globacom, Air Peace, Zenith, Access banks, others

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Few weeks to the 17th All Nigeria Editors’ Conference, many corporate organisations and security agencies, including, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Globacom, Air Peace, Zenith Bank Plc, Access Bank Plc, Department of State Security (DSS) and others, have backed the conference.  The editors conference, which is the largest gathering of Nigerian editors…

Guild President inaugurates Fellows Screening Committee

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The President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) Mr. Mustapha Isah, today at the Editors’ House, Ikeja, inaugurated a five-member committee to screen members nominated for the Fellowship of the Guild for this year. The committee headed by a former President of the Guild, Alhaji Baba Dantiye, has as Secretary, Barrister John Ndukauba, a…

Be More Proactive, Creative In Security Management, NGE Tells Government . Fixes All Editors Conference on security for October.

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The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has described the recent compromise of the security at the the Nigerian Defence Academy in Afaka, Kaduna State, by gunmen as a worrisome dimension to insecurity in the country. It called on the government at all levels to be more proactive and creative in tackling insecurity, and also in…

NGE PRESIDENT ARRIVES PH ON LATE MRS. NJIOWHOR’S BURIAL

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President of the Nigeria Guild of Editors, Mr. Isah Mustapha arrives PH this morning for the burial ceremony of the first female Editor of The Tide .Mr.Mustapha is expected to pay a condolence visit to the Management of Rivers State Newspaper Corporation (RSNC) at 11.45 am and later visit the family of late Mrs Juliet…

Editors Congratulate Its Ex-President On His Appointment As NNPC’s Spokesman

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The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has congratulated one of its former Presidents, Garba Deen Mohammed, on his appointment as the Group General Manager (Public Affairs) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). In a press statement signed on Thursday by its President, Mustapha Isah and the General Secretary, Iyobosa Uwugiaren, the umbrella of all…

Stop Threatening Journalists, NUJ Tells DSS

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The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) FCT Council has condemned in strong terms the continued intimidation and harassment of journalists by personnel of the State Security Services (SSS), stating it was a threat to democracy and the rule of law. The warning is coming on the heels of Monday’s unwarranted physical harassment and assault of…

MRA Drags FG To Over Failure To Investigate Attacks Against Journalists

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Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has filed a suit asking the Federal High Court in Lagos to declare that the failure of the Federal Government to take effective measures to investigate, prosecute and punish perpetrators of attacks against journalists and other media practitioners is a breach of the Government’s duty under the African Charter on Human…

Kanu’s Trial: MRA Condemns Accreditation of Media Houses by DSS

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Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned the reported approval by the Department of State Services (DSS) of a list of 10 media houses whose reporters would be allowed to cover the trial of the detained leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, scheduled to take place today at a Federal High…