Tag: journalists

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 22, 2020

#Media100: Toolz, Fisayo Soyombo, Luvvie Ajayi Jones, Abdulbaki Jari | See the 100 most influential culture curators

What do you see happening in the world when you look through your window? Let’s assume you see what we ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 14, 2018

Between Akeredolu’s highhandedness and the dismissed journalists lies a hatred for press freedom

Ondo governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria was a former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 19, 2017

65 journalists killed doing their jobs in 2017 – report

Media freedom organisation, Reporters Without Borders, said on Tuesday that 65 media workers around the world have been killed doing ...

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AzeezSeptember 13, 2017

“They grabbed and smashed my handset” | Journalists recount how they were harassed by soldiers in Abia

Some journalists have narrated how they were maltreated by soldiers at the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) secretariat in Abia. ...

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AzeezJuly 30, 2017

El-Rufai orders investigation into attack on Shehu Sani

Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai has ordered investigation into the alleged attack on Senators Shehu Sani and Suleiman Hunkuyi. Sani had ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 9, 2017

Osun PDP condemns attack on journalists in Osun West election

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Osun state, Soji Adagunodo has condemned the attack on some journalists at ...

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AzeezMay 7, 2017

BREAKING: Journalists barred as Buhari meets 82 released Chibok girls

by Azeez Adeniyi President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday evening received the newly released 82 Chibok girls at his official residence ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 4, 2017

Border Wall: Trump’s Press Secretary Sean Spicer is confused again

by Itunuoluwa Adebo US Press secretary Sean Spicer confused reporters and the world with his TV presentation on border security ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 23, 2017

Adeleke’s death: Protesting youth attack journalists in Osun

by Dolapo Adelana Irate youth in Ede, hometown of late Senator Isiaka Adeleke are protesting his demise, The Punch reports. According ...

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AzeezJanuary 20, 2017

Premium Times publisher, correspondent return to police headquarters

Publisher of online news platform, Premium Times, Dapo Olorunyomi and judiciary writer, Evelyn Okakwu on Friday returned to the headquarters ...

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AzeezJanuary 10, 2017

Journalists barred from monitoring Nnamdi Kanu’s trial

Justice Binta Nyako, presiding judge on the trial of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu on ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 28, 2016

Just In: Policemen protest in Ondo

Some policemen have gone on rampage in Ondo as they are protesting the non-payment of their allowance for Saturday’s governorship ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 19, 2016

The Thread: Boko Haram is making the lives of Journalists in the North East a living hell

Nigerian journalist, environmental consultant and social media expert, @Abang Mercy, reports the horrors Journalists in the North East are going through, ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 7, 2016

Opinion: Stop violence and impunity against journalists

by Jide Ojo “I pay tribute to the courage of all media personnel who put their lives on the line ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 22, 2016

Edo election: 10 arrested persons not journalists – Army

The Nigerian Army has debunked claims by an online news media (not YNaija) that it arrested ten journalists on Thursday. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 14, 2016

Journalists covering security issues in the North-east should seek permission – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters has advised journalists seeking to cover events in the Northeast to seek authorisation from military authorities. This ...

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YWriterSeptember 14, 2016

The Media Blog: The New York Times just made life difficult for all journalists

Actually they didn’t ‘just’, it’s a reminder. But we can’t imagine living under these conditions. As we enter the home ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 30, 2015

This is what Nigerians are saying about the #PresidentialMediaChat

President Buhari hosted his first media chat, a programme which was aired live on Wednesday, December 30 where he attended ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 21, 2015

Dele Momodu: The inferiority complex of Nigerian journalists and the loss of influence

Fellow Nigerians, one of my favourite jokes often credited to Chief Moshood Abiola is the one in which he says: ...

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Janeth JNovember 9, 2015

Why I refused to collect bailout from FG – Governor Udom

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has explained why he refused to collect the bailout fund offered to states, by the ...

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Janeth JOctober 7, 2015

Fellow Nigerians, Presidency insists there’s no rift between Osinbajo, El-Rufai

Media aide of Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has reacted to the alleged discord between his principal and Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 5, 2015

Journalists camp outside London Police station for Diezani’s arrival (PHOTOS)

Earlier today, journalists- Nigerian and foreign- were pictured waiting outside Charing Cross Police station, London. The reporters were camped there in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 29, 2015

Abati’s grudge with Nigerian journalists

Veteran journalist and former Special Adviser on Media to Goodluck Jonathan, Reuben Abati, has spoken on his grouse with journalists while ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 8, 2015

Assets declaration: Buhari took a swipe at the media yesterday

President Muhammadu Buhari, schooled the gentlemen of the press on a couple of things on Monday, while in Ghana. While he was ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 24, 2015

“I know what they want is money” – Gov. Ajimobi embarrassed some journalists today

Some journalists were belittled in a condescending manner by Governor Abiola Ajimobi, today, June 24, at the National Secretariat of All ...

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Janeth JMarch 25, 2015

2 ‘loitering’ Aljazeera journalists arrested by Nigerian military

by Ranti Joseph The Nigerian military has arrested two journalists working for news television, Aljazeera, in Maiduguri, Borno State. The ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 15, 2015

Opinion: Crossing the line – Shaka Momodu’s obsession with Tinubu

by Olabisi Afonja A new brand of journalists now parades the media landscape. They are the ones who have exchanged ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 2, 2014

Militant leader, Tompolo denies kidnapping 14 journalists

by Iyobosa Omoregie Ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo, has denied masterminding the abduction of 14 journalists, describing the ...

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Isime EseneNovember 19, 2014

Uduaghan condemns abduction of journalists in Delta

by Akan Ido Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan has condemned the kidnap of 14 journalists by gunmen in Oproza, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 14, 2014

Drama in the Senate, as Army Chief refuses to speak on #BokoHaram over press presence

by Kolapo Olapoju On Thursday, 13 November, a drama of sorts ensued as members of the Senate Committee on Defence ...

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