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GOCOP, CPJ condemn Premium Times Reporter’s arrest, demand his immediate release

The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) and Committee to Protect Journalists, CPJ, have demanded the immediate release of PREMIUM TIMES Security Reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, detained by the Nigeria Police Force for carrying out his constitutional duty. A statement signed by the GOCOP’s Publicity Secretary, Olumide Iyanda, on Wednesday also …

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Ag. E-I-C NAN lauds Zango for commitment, professionalism

By Diana Omueza  Mrs Nkechi Okoronkwo, Acting Editor-in-Chief, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), has lauded the retiring Editor-in-Chief (EiC), Mr Yusuf Zango, for successfully piloting the affairs of the editorial department during the most difficult time. Okoronkwo, who gave the commendation at the send-off party held on Thursday in Abuja, urged staff members to emulate him by …

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NBC Sanction: We have not violated any broadcasting code – Daar Communications

By Emmanuel Oloniruha  Daar Communications PLC has urged National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to reconsider the sanction on the company, saying it has not violated any broadcasting code to deserve sanctions. Managing Director of the broadcasting organisation, owners of African Independent Television (AIT) and RayPower FM, Mr Tony Akiotu, made the …

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Lara Day School celebrates 55 years of Excellence …Holds 48th Graduation Ceremony and Prize Giving Day

Lara Day School, one of Nigeria’s foremost private schools celebrated its 55th anniversary and graduated its 48th set in grand style on Thursday, July 12th, 2018. The event had in attendance, members of the governing board, the school management, alumni, parents, pupils, the media and other stakeholder of the school community. Speaking at …

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FG to Online Publishers: Don’t lend your platforms to fake news

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has appealed to Online Publishers not to lend their platforms to the spread of fake news, warning that they stand to lose credibility if their publications are identified with fake news. The Minister spoke during an interaction with online publishers and social media influencers in …

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At Senate Public Hearing: Media stakeholders again, vehemently oppose Press Council bill 2018

The media along with other media  stakeholders in the country  re-emphasised again Monday, its opposition to the Nigerian Press Council bill 2018, pointing out that the bill is anti-people, draconian, a carry-over from the military, unconstitutional and subjudice. Mr. Nduka Obaigbena,President of the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN), who …

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‘Drop draconian Press Council Bill immediately’ – Nigerian media demand of the Senate:

The Nigerian Press Organisation, NPO, the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, BON, and other media stakeholders in the country have risen from a meeting on the “The Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018” with the unequivocal demand that the Bill, which they say is subjudice, unconstitutional, draconian and anti-press freedom, be dropped …

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Humanity for Africa Foundation holds Award Ceremony/Fund Raising in New Jersey, US

Humanity for Africa Foundation, Inc. (HFAF), on Saturday, July 7, 2018, held its Award Ceremony and Fund Raising Banquet in New Jersey, United States, with very many important personalities in attendance. At the very impressive event, held at Best Western Robert Treat Hotel, Newark, New Jersey, the President/Founder of the …

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Airtel Touching Lives gets Innovative CSR Leadership Award

  Airtel Touching Lives, a corporate philanthropy initiative by leading telecoms operator, Airtel Nigeria, has been named the Most Innovative CSR Leadership Initiative by Marketing Edge, a leading publication focused on brands, media, advertising and communications. Airtel Nigeria’s Erhumu Bayagbon, Head: Public Relations and Chioma Okolie, Lead, CSR, received the …

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