Tag: Press

Despite Orji Kalu’s Ties To Buhari, EFCC Invades And Disrupts The Sun Head Office, Disrupts Newspaper Operations

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) stormed the head office of The Sun Newspaper in Apapa, Lagos, on Monday, disrupting its operations. The “heavily armed ” operatives were said to have subjected our staff to “crude intimidation, psychological and emotional trauma”. In a statement after the raid,[Read More…]

Leadership Newspaper Journalist Arrested In Kaduna For Reporting About State Gov’t

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State is at it again, doing what he knows how to do best, arresting journalists. Daily Post reports that El’Rufai ordered the arrest of Mr. Midat Joseph, a Kaduna-based correspondent of Leadership newspapers. He was arrested by security operatives in his house at the early[Read More…]

The Preisdency Is Saying “Buhari Won’t Gag The Press”

The Presidency on Sunday promised that in grappling with the task of revamping the nation’s economy, President Muhammadu Buhari would not gag the press. It said the present administration was committed to freedom of the press, transparency and accountability. According to a statement by a Deputy Director (Information), State House,[Read More…]

Nigerian Troops Recover Vehicle Loaded With Bomb

PRNigeria News Release DHQ Press Release AFTERMATH OF BOMBING NEAR MAIDUGURI TROOPS RECOVER JEEP LOADED WITH BOMBS A jeep full of Improvised Explosives Devises was among the weapons recovered by troops conducting Cordon and Search Operations after suicide bombing attacks on Zabamari Muna near Maiduguri. The jeep along with 2[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Media Helped To Bring Down Jonathan – APC Senator, Shehu Sani

Popular human and democratic rights activist-turned politician, Comrade Shehu Sani, has said the media contributed to the downfall of former Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. Shehu Sani who represents Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was speaking at an[Read More…]

Buhari Vs AIT: IGP Orders Water Tight Security Around Media Houses Nationwide

by Musa Abdullahi The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Solomon E. Arase NPM, fdc is concerned about the recent attacks on the media houses, and journalists. He has therefore ordered water-tight security around media houses nationwide. NewsWireNGR recalls the statement is being issued Tuesday, a day after Nigeria’s President-elect, Muhammadu[Read More…]

Prof Pat Utomi: The Media And The Nigerian Condition

The Media and what influence it may or may not wield have been subjects of intellectual fascination for generations. As Nigeria becomes the new Pakistan, with bombs going off anywhere anytime people have repeatedly asked the question what can the media do? Some accuse the media of not doing enough[Read More…]

Opinion: Nigeria’s Fight Against Terror, On Whose Side Is The Media

I know this piece will offend the all so powerful press or media in Nigeria. Nevertheless, I challenge them to dare to be courageous, honest or objective enough to publish this material.  It is all about the ongoing ceaseless media attacks on the Nigerian military.  I am so certain that[Read More…]

Opinion: Dear AFP; Nigerian Press, Where Is Shekau’s Nyanya Video?

It has been three days now since you claimed there was a new video out by late Abubakar Shekau. Where is this video? Nigerians are not dummies or fools, happy to be killed and destroyed further by propaganda of some crazy agenda that defeats imagination. Firstly, any message, real or[Read More…]

Ima Niboro Assumes Duty As NAN MD, Calls For Balance Reportage

Mr Ima Niboro on Friday assumed duty as the new Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), with a call on the agency to ensure objectivity and balance in its reportage of events within and outside the country. Niboro, who was received at the agency’s headquarters in Abuja[Read More…]