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IPC, MRA Set New Deadline for FOI Essay Competition Entries, Expand Eligibility Criteria

The International Press Centre (IPC) and Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today Wednesday, announced an extension of the deadline for the submission of entries for their National Freedom of Information (FOI) Essay Competition to October 31, 2021. The social justice organizations also announced the expansion of the eligibility criteria to accommodate undergraduates of Mass Communication and […]

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Int’l Girl Child Day: CECEF Calls on States Yet to Domesticate Child Rights Act to Comply

The National Coordinator Child Education and Crime Eradication Foundation, CECEF, Amb Evelyn Eyo-Honesty Ogbogu, has called on States yet to Domesticate the Child Rights Act to do so in order to end all injustices against the Girl Child and children generally. Amb Evelyn Eyo-Honesty Ogbogu made the call in Calabar to mark this year’s Day […]

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NAWOJ Cross River advocates better policies for the Girl Child

Government, Non-Governmental organizations and individuals have been urged to end all injustices against the girl child and to offer her every required support. The Cross River State Chairperson of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, Mrs Umo Basi-Edet made the call in calabar to mark this year’s Day of the Girl child with the […]

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Child marriage kills more than 60 girls a day — Save the Children’s Global girlhood revealed

More than an estimated 22,000 girls a year are dying from pregnancy and childbirth resulting from child marriage, new analysis from Save the Children released on International Day of the Girl reveals. With the highest rate of child marriage in the world, West and Central Africa accounts for nearly half (9,600) of all estimated child […]

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We’ll do everything within ambit of law to eliminate violent crimes — President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Federal Government will do everything within the ambit of the law to protect citizens from the onslaught of criminals, which include insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and politically motivated killings. Speaking on Saturday in Kaduna at Passing Out Parade for Cadets of 68 Regular Course (Army, Navy, and Air force), the President […]

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Women journalists commend Police prompt investigation on assult of legislative leader

The members of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Rivers State Chapter has commended the State Commissioner of Police, CP Friday Eboka for ordering prompt investigation of the assault on Etche Legislative Leader, Hon. Mrs Cynthia Nwala by one Prince Chinedu Onyechi, the Chief Security Adviser (CSA) to the Council Chairman, Hon Obinna Anyanwu. […]

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Presidency schedule airing of documentary on Buhari’s administration

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASEAIRING OF DOCUMENTARY ON THE MUHAMMADU BUHARI ADMINISTRATION In view of some milestone of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, a 55-minute documentary titled, “The Buhari Effect: Undeniable Achievements” will air on Channels Television on Saturday, October 9 at 7pm as well as on Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) on Sunday, October 10 […]

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President Buhari felicitates with Governor Yahaya at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari sends warm birthday wishes to Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya (Dan Majen Gombe), Governor of Gombe State, as he marks his 60th birthday tomorrow Saturday, October 9th. President Buhari said the Governor has proved, within so short a period of time, that the confidence of the people of Gombe State is properly placed to […]

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Breaking News: Suspected Custom personnel shoot at villagers, injure one in Katsina

Suspected Nigerian Custom Service’s personnel have been reported to have fired several gun shots at villagers in Mani local government area of Katsina State. While confirming the incident, the Katsina State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah said it was gathered that Custom personnel stormed Fadi Gurje village and started firing into the air […]

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NUJ Presidential candidate reacts to Ogun Court order vacates, boycotting election

STATEMENT BY YUSUF/EDWARD CAMPAIGN COUNCIL Ogun Order vacated/NUJ ELECTIONS: OUR STAND. “All facts considered, we have resolved to fight the procedural irregularities and pursue all pending litigations relating to the fact that Chris Isiguzo and Garba Mohammed are unfit to be President and Chairman Credentials Comittee respectively. This we shall do even after the charade […]

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Katsina — Kano discuss interstate boundary’s demarcation in Katsina

A joint meeting of officials on Katsina/Kano and Katsina/Zamfara interstate boundaries are meeting at Katsina State to discuss a peaceful demarcation of both States. Katsina State shares common interstate boundaries with Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, and Zamfara States in addition to the international boundary with Niger Republic. Speaking during the 2 days meeting, the Director General, […]

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Daily Trust Foundation Harps on Capacity building for Journalist

By BILKISU ABDULLAHI-YAHUZA Participants at the ongoing three days training on Multi-Media Reporting organized by Daily Trust Foundation in collaboration with MacArthur Foundation have been urged to step up Professionalism. A member of the board of Daily Trust Foundation, Chief Ishaq Ajibola, stated this at the ongoing Multimedia and Investigative Journalism Training For Journalist in […]