The Nigerian Guild of Editors is a non governmental, non-partisan, non profit making organization, for the highest strata of working journalists who have attained the exalted position of editors in the journalism profession.
a. To preserve the traditions and standards of practice of journalism in Nigeria by canvassing in cooperation with other journalistic bodies, a strict adherence to the Code of Ethics of the profession.
To defend the rights of the press and its access to unhindered flow of information.
c. To encourage the training, retraining and education of journalists in association with other stakeholders within and outside Nigeria.