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Coalition demands probe of attack on journalists at Osun governorship rally

    Coalition demands probe of attack on journalists at Osun governorship rally

The Coalition for Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) has called for an investigation into the attack on journalists who covered the governorship campaign in Osun on May 23. According

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CJID launches press freedom manual to counter threats to journalism

    CJID launches press freedom manual to counter threats to journalism

The Center for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) has launched a press freedom training manual. The objective of the manual is to provide tools for reversing and tackling media violations

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IPI Nigeria to open black book for persons who assault journalists

    IPI Nigeria to open black book for persons who assault journalists

Musikilu Mojeed, president of the International Press Institute (IPI) Nigeria, says the body will open a black book to document persons who assault journalists in the country. Mojeed said this

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Lai to media: Addressing Buhari as general, dictator is abuse of press freedom

    Lai to media: Addressing Buhari as general, dictator is abuse of press freedom

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says it is an abuse of press freedom for journalists to refer to President Muhammadu Buhari as a major general. Mohammed said this

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Premium Times editor-in-chief elected president of Int’l Press Institute, Nigeria chapter

  Premium Times editor-in-chief elected president of Int’l Press Institute, Nigeria chapter

Musikilu Mojeed, editor-in-chief of Premium Times, has been elected as the president of the Nigeria chapter of the International Press

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Falana: Journalists must be protected — press freedom drives societal development

  Falana: Journalists must be protected — press freedom drives societal development

Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has called for the protection of journalists from government suppression because “press

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Fayemi: Even if there are excesses, press freedom should not be restrained

  Fayemi: Even if there are excesses, press freedom should not be restrained

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says freedom of the press should never be restrained no matter the circumstances. The

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US: Twitter’s suspension in Nigeria worrisome – media must remain vigilant

  US: Twitter’s suspension in Nigeria worrisome – media must remain vigilant

The US consulate in Lagos says the suspension of Twitter by the Nigerian government is deeply worrisome. Claire Pierangelo, US

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Lai: Those attacking NBC, NPC bills didn’t show up during public hearing

  Lai: Those attacking NBC, NPC bills didn’t show up during public hearing

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, has refuted the claim that the federal government-sponsored the bills purportedly meant to

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Media groups kick against press council bill over ‘unconstitutional’ clauses

  Media groups kick against press council bill over ‘unconstitutional’ clauses

Media stakeholders under the Nigerian Press Organisation (NPO) have kicked against the proposed amendment of the Nigerian Press Council (NPC)

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