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Democracy Can’t Thrive Without Free, Fair Press – APC Yari Faction

Sani Muhammad Sani  The All Progressives Congress APC, loyal to former Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar has condemned the attack on the Property of a Gusau based  Private Online  Media Outfit , Thunder Blowers by hoodlums  suspected to be

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Security And Role Of Media In Nigeria’s Democracy

BY DR. OLUKAYODE AJULO, FCIArb. UK “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends” -Dr. Martin Luther King 1.0 INTRODUCTION The democratic structure of the Nigerian State has benefitted from

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PMTCT: Experts Task Media On HIV/AIDs Reportage

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu To eliminate mother to child transmission (MTCT) of HIV, health experts have urged journalists in the country to use their tool to encourage pregnant women to visit the hospital. This call was made during the 3-day Workshop

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NTA-TVE Boss, Loko Charges New Media On Self-regulations

From Abdul Lateef TaiwoManaging Director of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) TV Enterprises, Mr. Maxwell Loko, has called on practitioners of Online Journalism to regulate themselves, so as to continue winning the confidence of readers and followers. This was, even as

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Borno Journalists Accuse Zulum’s Aide Of Undermining Media

By Hassan Jirgi, MAIDUGURI. Borno State Chairman of Correspondents’ Chapel  of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ); Haruna Dauda Biu, has said the antics of media aide to Governor Babagana Zulum, Baba Sheikh Haruna continue to undermine workings and reports of

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Protection Of Media, Essential For Democracy To Thrive – UN

When you safeguard independent media, you are protecting the country’s democracy, says Ronald Kayanja, Director, United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Nigeria. Kayanja spoke at a virtual event held to commemorate the 2020 International Day to End Impunity For Crimes

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Obasanjo begs Awujale, blames media for rift

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called the paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona to say ‘I’m sorry’ over his choice of words in his letter to the Awujale to debunk allegations levelled against him in the monarch’s autobiography. Without

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Dogara tasks media on professionalism

House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara on Tuesday in Abuja charged the media to demonstrate high level of professionalism in the discharge of their duties. Dogara, who made the call at the inauguration of the House of Representatives Media Centre,

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Botched Turkey coup- govt moves against media houses

The Turkish government continues to take action against soldiers and institutions after this month’s failed coup attempt. Amid a state of emergency, 45 newspapers, 16 television stations and three news agencies have been closed, state-run news agency Anadolu has said.

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