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FG to journalists: Don’t spare us when we go wrong

FG to journalists: Don’t spare us when we go wrong

Okwe Obi, Abuja The Federal Government has urged journalists not to be sympathetic to it but to be objective and sometimes, critical of its activities.  The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Ibrahim Musa, gave this charge in an interactive session with journalists in Abuja. He advised them to focus on issues in a bid […]
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Why Nigerian journalists can’t report politics, elections fairly – Okah

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RIVERS State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Emma Okah, yesterday, said the Nigerian journalist can hardly report the nation’s volatile politics fairly because he is also affected by the challenges in the polity.
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SPECIAL FEATURE: Khashoggi’s killing renews calls for journalists’ safety in Nigeria

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The killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on October 2 has continued to draw global outrage, especially at a time when journalists and the media are under increasing attacks. Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi […]
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Saudi officials refuse to address journalists who stormed Abuja embassy over Khashoggi

Saudi officials refuse to address journalists who stormed Abuja embassy over Khashoggi

Some journalists and civil society organisations (CSO) on Friday stormed the embassy of Saudi Arabia in Abuja to protest the death of Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist, killed in Turkey. Khashoggi
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Journalists urged to embrace ethical code while reporting conflict situations

Journalists urged to embrace ethical code while reporting conflict situations

Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja Journalists have been urged to be mindful of the choice of their words while reporting conflict situations  so as not to aggravate or promote ethnic or religious disharmony in the country. The Journalists were specifically reminded to be highly sensitive to the diverse  composition of the nation  when reporting crisis situations by […]
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Attacks on Journalists: Kwara NUJ threatens to boycott coverage of political parties

Ilorin—The Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Kwara State Council, has threatened to withdraw coverage of political parties in the state if attacks and assaults on its members by supporters of political parties and suspected thugs continue unabated.
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IPC urges military to be civil towards journalists, others

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos, has called on the military to act with civility over missing Major General Idris Alkali and stop arbitrary arrest of citizens, citing the Plateau State correspondent of The Punch newspaper, Paul Barde, who was harassed and incarcerated for about 28 hours. IPC made the call yesterday following media report […] …

Policemen bar journalists from covering Kaduna APC senatorial primaries

Some security personnel on Saturday bared journalists from covering the APC senatorial primary election in Zaria, Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the team of journalists who converged on the venue of the primary election were completely denied access by the security personnel. The journalists used all persuasive means to get […] …

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