News - Nigerian journalists

Journalists Challenged On Constitutional Responsibility

4 days ago /
Nation 

Nigerian journalists have been told to use their positions as watchdogs of society to check the excesses of politicians in order to hold them accountable.

The Media Challenged On Its Constitutional Responsibilities

3 weeks ago /
Judiciary 

Nigerian journalists have been challenged to be more critical of the government in their reportage and continue to hold public officials accountable in order to sustain the present democracy.

President Buhari Celebrates With Journalists For World Press Freedom Day

1 month ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with journalists around the country as they join their professional colleagues around the globe to mark World Press Freedom Day.

Nigerian Guild Of Editors Decry Insecurity, Urges INEC To Stay Independent

8 months ago /
Nation 

The 14th all Nigeria editors conference has ended in Asaba with the editors issuing a nine point communiqué.

Seiyefa Uzaka Launches Campaign For NUJ National President

9 months ago /
Nation 

A presidential aspirant for the Nigeria Union of Journalists national council election,  Seiyefa Uzaka says he will restore integrity and professionalism to the union through a four-point agenda if elected.

Journalists Advised To Shun Partisanship

9 months ago /
Nation 

As the 2019 general elections draw near, Nigerian journalists have been advised to desist from engaging in partisan politics while practicing the profession, if they want to defend the rights of the Nigerian citizens and society at large.

Soyinka Slams Obasanjo, Thumbs Up Nigerian Media

11 months ago /
Nation 

Nobel laureate professor Wole Soyinka has given the Nigerian media a pass mark in the quality of its reportage but insists that there is room for improvement

Imo Government Donates Secretariat To NUJ

12 months ago /
Nation 

Imo state government has handed over a newly built secretariat complex to the state chapter of the Nigerian Union Of Journalist, NUJ.

Lawmaker, Nigerian Journalists Escape Death

1 year ago /
Nation 

A Nigeria-bound Air France flight carrying senator Samuel Anyanwu, ten Nigerian journalists and many others have narrowly escaped crashing into the Atlantic Ocean off Paris, the France capital.

Lawmaker, Others Advocate Political Paradigm Shift For Nigeria

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has been asked to fashion a new concept for the running of the country in order to achieve the desired development.

Daily Independent Newspaper Abuja Bureau, Ezimakor Still In DSS Detention

1 year ago /
Nation 

After about a week in the custody of the Department of State Service (DSS), the secret Police is yet to make public what Tony Ezikamor, the Abuja Bureau Chief of the Independent Newspapers is being detained for.

 

Nigerian Journalists Strategise On Halting Hate Speech

1 year ago /
Nation 

Kano state government has tasked media practitioners to come up with measures to eliminate hate speech and promote unity and development especially now that the country is moving towards the 2019 elections.

Media Professionals Seek Better Welfare For Journalists

1 year ago /
Nation 

The contribution of the media to national development, social mobilisation, enlightenment, education, information dissemination and entertainment cannot be overstated.         Despite these facts, the welfare of journalists has suffered neglect. The need for Nigerian journalists to be well remunerated and given the needed welfare package to enhance their duties has therefore been...

 

Dogara Praises Odusile’s Emergence As President Of African Journalists

3 years ago /

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has lauded the election of the National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr Abdulwaheed Odusile as President, Federation of African Journalists (FAJ). n a statement issued on Saturday by his spokesman, Mr Turaki Hassan, Dogara described Odusile’s election as another landmark...

Mimiko Congratulates New NUJ Leadership

3 years ago /
Nation 

Gov. Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State has congratulated the President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr Waheed Odusile, on his election and other elected officers of the union. Mimiko said this on Sunday in statement made available to journalists in Akure. He noted that the new leadership should see its...

NUJ Presidential Candidate Vows To Key Into NHIS If Elected

3 years ago /
Nation 

Mr Mike Aladenika, a presidential candidate for the forthcoming delegate conference of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has promised to key into the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) if elected into office. Aladeinika, who visited the Oyo State Council of the NUJ on Thursday in Ibadan in continuation of his...

NUJ Elections Scheduled For June In Abuja

4 years ago /
Nation 

Barely one month after contributing towards the successful media coverage of the just concluded general elections, the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) is turning its attention to setting the pace for the conduct of credible and peaceful elections into the union national executive committee. Chairman, NUJ 2015 elections credentials screening committee,...

Former Broadcasting Boss On World Press Freedom Day

4 years ago /
Nation 

As the world marks world press freedom day, Nigerian journalists have to focus more on investigative journalism to strengthen the nation’s democracy. A veteran journalist and the pioneer director-general of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Tom Adaba, said this in an exclusive interview with AIT in Abuja. Adaba said though Nigeria had...

Gov. Imoke Assures Journalists Of Environment Conducive To Work

4 years ago /
Nation 

Liyel Imoke of Cross River has pledged to continue to provide environment conducive for journalists to work in and without fear of molestation. Imoke, represented by the State’s Commissioner for Information, Mr Akin Rictekks, made the pledge at a one day workshop on ``Safety of Journalists’’ in Calabar on Thursday.Imoke said...

Daar Political Summit: Journalists Should Uphold The Ethics Of Journalism In Reportage - GMD

4 years ago /
Nation 

As preparations for the general elections hot up, Nigerian journalists have again been called upon to uphold the ethics of the journalism profession in their reportage and analysis. The call was made at a two day Daar political coverage summit holding at Daar’s cooperate headquarters Abuja. At the Daar political coverage summit,...


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