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Police harass The Guardian reporter in Lagos

Police harass The Guardian reporter in Lagos

About 15 thugs attacked The Guardian reporter on Saturday while discharging his duty at a collation centre situated at the Community Primary School in Idimu area of Lagos. When the reporter visited the centre to check the movement of election materials at about 8:15 am, some of the INEC ad-hoc staff were seen barricading the […]
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Amnesty launches press freedom campaign, says Nigeria becoming harder for journalists

Amnesty launches press freedom campaign, says Nigeria becoming harder for journalists

Amnesty International (AI) has launched a campaign “to ensure the freedom of expression in the country”. While launching the campaign in Abuja on Thursday, AI also called on the federal
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NGE demands release of journalists

NGE demands release of journalists

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has condemned the Sunday military invasion of the Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust newspaper, in Abuja, Borno and Lagos. Daily Trust: Independent media must thrive in Nigeria, IPI tells FG The NGE, in a statement by its President, Mrs. Funke Egbemode and Social/Publicity Secretary, Ken Ugbecihe, described […]
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Daily Trust: Independent media must thrive in Nigeria, IPI tells FG

Daily Trust: Independent media must thrive in Nigeria, IPI tells FG

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, has condemned the high-handed action of the Nigerian Army against the Daily Trust and demanded the immediate release of the regional editor of the newspaper and a reporter arrested on Sunday, in Maiduguri, Borno State. Armed soldiers shut Daily Trust, arrest […]
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Why we invaded Daily Trust offices, arrested staff – Nigeria Army

Why we invaded Daily Trust offices, arrested staff – Nigeria Army

Nigeria Army has clarified reasons behind its invasion of a Nigerian newspaper, Daily Trust offices and arrest of some members of staff. Personnel of the army had on Saturday invaded Daily Trust offices in Maiduguri, Abuja and Lagos. The troops arrested the regional editor, Uthman Abubakar and a reporter, Ibrahim Sawab and shut the gate […]
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NPO, BON reject Press Council Bill

NPO, BON reject Press Council Bill

The NPO said the bill is, “for all intents and purposes, draconian and anti-press freedom, being an
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