NUJ tackles NBC over assault on media

The Nigetia Union of Journalists ,NUJ said the decision by industry regulator, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to penalise Arise Television, Channels Television and AIT over what it alleged as unprofessional coverage of the #EndSARS protests across the country has further exposed the nation’s anti-democratic tendencies. This was stated in a statement signed by the National President,Nigerian Union of Journalists(NUJ),Chris Isiguzo. Read statement in detail : ‘Rather than trying to muzzle the media, we suggest that the NBC should applaud media coverage of the protests and the professionalism of Journalists who…

I Am Committed To Press Freedom In Nigeria – Gov Sani-Bello

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state has expressed full support for the freedom of the press and also said he was open to constructive criticisms which he described as pointers towards the right direction for the government to follow. Governor Sani Bello stated this when he received the National Executives of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), led by its National President, Chief Chris Isiguzo at Government House, Minna. Governor Sani Bello noted that genuine criticisms were meant to expose the lapses of government and other political office holders…

Lead The Campaign To Rid Social Media of Fake News, Hate Speech,Lai Mohammed Tells  NUJ

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has challenged the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) to lead the ongoing efforts to rid the social media of fake news and hate speech Receiving the national executive of the NUJ led by its President, Mr. Chris Isiguzo, during a courtesy visit to his office on Monday, the Minister said it was in the interest of the NUJ and other media bodies to be in the vanguard of the campaign. ”As a matter of fact, the NUJ and other media professional…

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…