David LAWANI

Intrigue, fanfare of FCT NUJ elections

Elections into various leadership positions are usually keenly contested and are no doubt, an avenue to gauge a people’s resolve on an issue. The case of the just concluded election into the various executive positions of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Council, was no different, as lots o [...]

Fri, 07 December 2018


2019: NPC reassures INEC of peaceful elections

The chairman of the National Peace Committee, General Abdulsalam Abubakar, (retired) has reassured the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the general of the committee's preparedness to ensure the 2019 general election enjoys peace and orderliness throughout the exercise. 

Tue, 04 December 2018


We’ll defend participatory democracy, APC promises

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has said that it will continue to stand for and defend participatory democracy where elections are transparent, credible, free and fair.

APC National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, gave the assurance in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

He [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018


INEC urges staff on free, fair, credible elections

The chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu has disclosed that the task of delivering on free, fair and credible poll come 2019 cannot be overemphasized, urging that all hands should be on deck so as to live up to expectations. 

He made this declara [...]

Mon, 26 November 2018


2019: APC reinforces global efforts to check fake news

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has reinforced ongoing global media call and efforts to check the proliferation of fake news particularly as the country gears up for campaigns ahead of the 2019 elections 

 

The party's spokesman, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, made this disclo [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


IPC urges journalists, media organisations to deepen democracy

Journalists have been urged to remain focus and committed to journalism practice despite the challenges faced by the profession and work towards deepening democracy in Nigeria. 

The charge was given by the director, International Press Center, IPC, Mr. Lanre Arogundade, in a his remarks at [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


AFEX tasks African govts on journalists’ safety

The sixth general meeting of the African Freedom of Expression Exchange, AFEX, a network of African freedom of expression and media development organisations which are members of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange, IFEX, has called on Africa government to promote safety of journalists in [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


2019: Don’t attack anybody on my behalf, Obi tells supporters

Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the 2019 polls, Mr. Peter Obi, has charged his supporters not to attack or insult anybody on his behalf, distancing himself from any such undemocratic conduct.

He gave the charge in a statement issued by his special adviser, [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018


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