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Journalists Charged on Good Political Reporting

Journalists Charged on Good Political Reporting

Adeleye Ajayi, chairman of the Lagos Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has advised journalists on the need to exercise caution in the reporting of political events. He said this was particularly necessary as the country is moving towards another general election. He made the admonition during a public lecture organized by the

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Journalists hold public lecture on Land Grabbing in Edo State

The Correspondents Chapel of the Edo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, will Tuesday December 14, 2021 bring on the front burner of public discourse the issue of land grabbing.This is an issue that has posed a major challenge to both the state government and the Benin traditional institution. The chapel has

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How Journalists Can Achieve Self Empowerment

A former General Editor of Newswatch Magazine, Jossy Nkwocha, who also presented a paper at the occasion, said that there are many legitimate ways by which journalists could leverage on their profession to empower themselves. Nkwocha spoke on the topic, “Leveraging Journalism for Socio-economic Sustainability”. The event held at the conference hall of the Rivers

BIAFRA: Protesters Shut Down Port Harcourt

By Emmanuel Obe   Traffic and other activities were held up for several hours along the Aba Road and other arterial roads like Azikiwe, Ikwerre and Station roads in Port Harcourt, River State following street protests by supporters of the embattled Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu who was arrested two days ago by

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

Journalists Mark International Women’s Day with Share-fair

Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism, WSCIJ, and its partner, the Netherlands Embassy, on Friday, March 13, held a share-fair event themed ‘Report Women: Make It Happen’ amongst journalists to commemorate the International Women’s Day. The event was organized to contribute to improving the quality, quantum and perhaps impact of reportage on girls and women

Nigerian Journalists Trained On Investigative Journalism

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism, WSCIJ has trained 203 Journalists in Nigeria on how to improve their investigative journalism skills. In addition to that, the WSCIJ provided capacity support for the creation and or improvement of investigative reporting desks in eight selected media houses in Lagos State and Abuja, the federal capital territory.

African Journalists In the Diaspora To Monitor Nigerian Elections

A delegation of journalists from the US-based National Association of African Journalists (NAAJ), who are concerned about a successful democratic transition and the entrenchment of democratic principles, is set to visit Nigeria for the national elections scheduled for February 14 and 28. Members of the organization, which has already contacted INEC for accreditation status, will


IPC Holds Third Media Tweet-A-Thon

The International Press Center, IPC, held its third “media-tweet-a-thon” at the IPC Conference Hall, Dideolu Court, Ogba, Lagos on Thursday, October 30. The event titled, “role of the media in promoting the participation of physically challenged persons in the 2015 general elections,” is a media tweeting exercise that is used to create public awareness on

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