Osun redeploys NAWOJ, SWAN chairpersons to schools, PDP kicks

The Osun State Government has redeployed the Chairperson of the Nigeria  Association of Women Journalists, Mrs. Motunrayo Ayegbayo and the chairman of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Mr. Adeyemi Aboderin, to schools. Our correspondent gathered that the two journalists, who were working with the Osun State Broadcasting Corporation were redeployed to the classrooms in a letter issued by the Office of the Head of Service in the state. The development was a subject of discussion  among journalists in the state on Sunday as the Osun State Council of the…

NPO Proscribes Beat Associations

The umbrella media body, the Nigeria Press Organisation (NPO), has proscribed Beat associations by journalists. NPO is made up of the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN), the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE). The NPO, in a statement on its behalf yesterday by Mr. Feyi Smith, the executive secretary of the NPAN, said it “viewed with concern, the continued proliferation of Beat associations across the industry”. The statement added: “This development constitutes a drawback on the laudable objective of media houses deploying reporters…