Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tag "nigerian union of journalists"

    ‘Too many journalists imprisoned for wrong reasons’ — group demands release of Jones Abiri

‘Too many journalists imprisoned for wrong reasons’ — group demands release of Jones Abiri

The coalition for whistleblower protection and Press Freedom is calling on the federal government to release Jones Abiri, journalist who was arrested and have been detained for two years.On July 16, 2016, Abiri, publisher of the Weekly Source, a newspaper based in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capital, was picked by agents of the Department of State Service (DSS) on the allegation [...]

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    9 things they didn’t tell you about Osun poll

9 things they didn’t tell you about Osun poll

The gubernatorial election in Osun state has come and gone, but what about the memories? The poll will go down as one of the most dramatic events in the 23 years existence of Osun as a state.  Here are some jottings in the reporter's diary. 1. Voters were out at 6.50am As early as 6.50 am, the people of Osun started trooping out to [...]

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    Outrage widens over military ‘siege on media’

Outrage widens over military ‘siege on media’

Newspaper owners and journalists have condemned the "siege on media" by soldiers, which entered the second day on Saturday.On Friday, consignment of Leadership and Daily Trust were seized by the soldiers who said they were acting on "orders". This continued on Saturday, with more newspapers being seized.Defence headquarters issued a statement on Friday alleging that there was an intelligence report [...]

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