NUJ Warns Senate Over Hate Speech Bill

The Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ has called on the Senate to tread with caution in their consideration of a bill before it that proposes capital punishment for hate speech offenders. The bill Specifically suggests that any person found guilty of any form of hate speech that results in the death of another person shall die by hanging upon conviction. The bill is being sponsored by Senate Spokesperson, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, out of a growing concern over increased violence and hatred in the country. NUJ in a statement signed…

NUJ PRESIDENT LAUDS STAR TIMES ON JOURNALISTS CAPACITY BUILDING .

The National President of the Nigerian Union of Journalists,NUJ, Comrade Waheed Odusile has expressed his delight with the Management of StarTimes on the sponsorship of the two day workshop on Gender Equity and Safety for members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists. The workshop  the 3rd in the series, is currently holding in Abuja. NUJ President said “There is need for people in profession like ours, the Journalists to always embark on capacity building for our colleagues. There is no gainsaying that, at a time like this, what we need…