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67 journalists killed globally in 2022 – CPJ

THE Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has said 67 journalists and media workers were killed worldwide in 2022. In a report on Tuesday, January 24,...

CPJ berates Nigerian police over arrest of five Peoples Gazette journalists

THE Committee to Protect Journalists, (CPJ) has called on the Nigerian authorities to desist from harassing employees of the Peoples Gazette and reform the country’s...

China is world’s deadliest jailer of journalists – CPJ

A report by the Community to Protect Journalists (CPJ) states that China is the world’s deadliest jailer of journalists. This is contained in a statement...
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Covid-19: Journalists harassed by Nigeria’s security operatives while covering pandemic

ON the evening of April 26, Kufre Carter, a broadcast journalist had received a disturbing call from Nigeria's secret police, State Security Service, SSS,...

‘An attempt to gag the media’: Journalists on Nigeria’s proposed social media bill

Jonathan Rozen/CPJ Senior Africa Researcher AT a public hearing on Nigeria’s social media bill held in Abuja last month, the voice of Chris Isiguzo, president...

The secret prosecution of Nigerian journalist, Jones Abiri

By Jonathan Rozen A familiar secrecy is set to dominate the renewed prosecution of Nigerian journalist Jones Abiri. On December 12, Abiri is scheduled to appear...
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Nigerian military targeted journalists’ phones, computers with “forensic search” for sources

By Jonathan ROZEN HAMZA Idris, an editor with the Nigerian Daily Trust, was at the newspaper’s central office on January 6 when the military arrived looking...

Eritrea, North Korea, Turkmenistan…seven other countries dangerous to be a journalist in — CPJ

THE Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has identified 10 countries that deploy sophisticated digital censorship, surveillance alongside imprisonment and harassment to silence independent journalism.  The...

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Nekede Poly to punish lady who claimed she graduated through ‘sex for grades’

The Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri, Imo State, has vowed to punish a graduate who claimed in a viral video...

Police stray bullet injures one as APC rally turns violent in Ekiti

A POLICE stray bullet hit one person after violence broke out at a rally of the All Progressives Congress...

No single govt can solve Nigeria’s problems – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says that solving Nigeria's problem requires successive governments to build on what has been in place. Buhari...

$1.32m fraud: Lawyer’s absence stalls arraignment of Senatorial candidate

THE absence of the defense counsel has stalled the arraignment of the Kano Central Senatorial candidate of the All...

NCDC warns of high risk of Lassa fever transmission

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned that the country is at a very high risk of increased...
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Here are 11 Nigerian firms, contractors blacklisted by World Bank in 2022

The World Bank blacklisted at least, 11 Nigerian firms...

Two Nigerians shot dead in South Africa amid rising xenophobia

TWO Nigerian nationals were reportedly killed in Johannesburg, South...

Naira redesign: Nigerians abroad have nowhere to exchange old banknotes

NIGERIANS in the Diaspora have been excluded from the...

Ballot or bullet: Inside South-East Nigeria, ahead of 2023 election

DATELINE: Enugu, South-East Nigeria, Monday, January 9, 2023. It...

How Aguiyi-Ironsi was killed – Sani Bello, former ADC

SANI Bello, the aide-de-camp (ADC) to Nigeria's first military...
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