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Author Archives: Adejuwon Soyinka

Journalists More Endangered Worldwide

Washington D.C Faced with arrests and censorship by governments, kidnapped and murdered by terrorists and other non-state forces and sometimes compelled to report falsehoods by wealthy owners of private media, journalists face a more worrisome future “Paradoxically, in a time of seemingly unlimited access to information and new methods of content delivery, more and more

U.S. Marks World Press Freedom Day

As the World celebrates the World Press Freedom Day, on Sunday, the United States government has paid special honor to the importance of media freedom, which it described as a crucial element of freedom of expression. In a statement issued to commemorate the day and also highlight the efforts of the U.S. government towards upholding

Why Nigeria and Africa’s Economy Will Slow Down

Washington DC The World Bank has said that Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth will slow down in 2015 amid falling commodity prices. This was disclosed in the April 2015 edition of Africa’s Pulse, a World Bank publication that provides an analysis of issues shaping Africa’s economic future. Discussing the publication during a visit to the World Bank

INEC Postpones Elections to March 28 and April 11

Professor Attahiru Jega, National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced the rescheduling of the 2015 Presidential elections to March 28 while that of Governorship and State House of Assembly has been shifted to April 11. Jega cited security concerns for the postponement while urging Nigerians to take the Commission’s decision in

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Why Jega Is Yet To Brief The Media

First, it was billed for 5pm but now the much-awaited press conference of Professor Attahiru Jega, national chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC is said to be expected “anytime from 9pm,” today. This was disclosed by Nick Dazang, deputy director of publicity, INEC, hours after Jega had been expected to brief the media

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