Tags : Journalists

DSS Invites Ex-CBN Deputy Governor Mailafia

The Department of State Security Services (DSS) has once again invited the former deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Obadiah Mailafia, to its office in Jos, the Plateau State Capital. Dr Mailafia, who was also the presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has previously been interrogated by officials of […]

“Journalists’ Defense Lies In Sticking To Good Journalism” -Lanre Arogundade

Nigeria has one of the strict regulation on campaign finance in Africa but they are ‘paper tiger’, no compliance. A renowned Social Commentator and Campaign Finance Expert, Mr Jide Ojo, stated this at a 2-day workshop organised by the International Press Centre, Nigeria, (IPC), for Journalists on use of FOI Act and Investigative Reporting; adding […]

IPC Trains Journalists On Use Of FOI Act

There is the need to sharpen the investigative skills of Journalists to effectively use the Freedom of Information Act as a tool to facilitate transparent, free, fair and credible elections and ensure accountability of Coronavirus funds. This, according to a statement by the Executive Director of the International Press Centre, Lagos, Nigeria, IPC, Mr Lanre […]

Dubawa Fact-Checking Fellowship: Journalists Trained On Information Disorder, Fact-Checking Importance

Fact-checking Journalism, at a purely professional level, operates on the principle that Journalists must dig at the truth to reveal its nuggets rationally. The Publisher, Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, PTCIJ, Mr Oyedapo Olorunyomi, noted this at the second phase of Dubawa Fact-checking fellowship virtual training; adding that Journalists’ understanding of News must always […]

BCOS Journalists Selected For Dubawa Fact-Checking Fellowship

Two members of Staff of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State have been selected as Dubawa Fact-checking Fellows by the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ). The BCOS members of Staff, who are also members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Atinuke Seun-Ige and Folashade Seye-Ojo, are among the few applicants selected out of […]

20 Journalists Die Of Coronavirus In Peru

At least 20 journalists have died from the coronavirus outbreak in Peru, most of them infected while reporting on the pandemic, often with little protection, the country’s journalists’ union reported Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Peru is Latin America’s second worst-hit country after Brazil with more than 170,000 cases and 4,600 deaths. A member of the […]

100-Year-Old Russian Woman Cured Of COVID-19

Russia celebrated a rare bit of good news as a 100-year-old woman left a Moscow Hospital after fully recovering from the Coronavirus. The Moscow Clinic treating her said in the Country’s first reported case of a survivor that old, the woman, Pelageya Poyarkova, was discharged on her 100th birthday. Russian television showed the elderly woman […]

“J1 League Distinctly Different from NPFL” – Coach Bolarinwa

Japan based Nigerian born UEFA licensed football coach, Oba Bolarinwa has described the Japanese league as one totally different from the Nigerian Professional Football League. Speaking to Journalists on Monday, April 6, 2020, Oba who was assistant Coach to Imama Amakpakabo during the CHAN and Olympic Qualifiers said the J1 League has an already in-motion […]

No Regrets In The Journey So Far – Nigerian International,

Nigerian International Emem Eduok has described his professional journey so far as one without regrets as he has spent it improving himself in all ramifications. The forward made this assertion during a chat with journalists on the Nigerian Sports media channel. He defined his journey as one with its fair share of bumps but also […]

Lockdown: “Your ID Card Is Your Pass”, Lai Mohammed Tells

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Identity cards issued to Journalists would serve as their pass. The Minister advised all working Journalists and other Media Staff in Lagos and Ogun States, as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to use their valid Identity Cards to access their places […]