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Fisayo Soyombo: We won’t arrest journalist over report on Ikoyi Prisons ― CG

Fisayo Soyombo: We won’t arrest journalist over report on Ikoyi Prisons ― CG

Launches investigation By Omeiza Ajayi Controller General of the Nigeria Correctional Service NCoS, Ja’afaru Ahmed has dismissed reports that the service planned to arrest an investigative journalist, ‘Fisayo Soyombo over his report which unearthed shady practices at the Ikoyi Custodial Centre in Lagos. Service Public Relations Officer, Controller Francis Enobore who disclosed this in a statement […]
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I’ve managed HIV infection since 2003 – Journalist

I’ve managed HIV infection since 2003 – Journalist

IBADAN—CONTRARY to insinuations that Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV-positive persons are liable to die early in life, a Sub-Editor with The Nations Newspapers, Mr. Frederick Adegboye, has recounted how he has been able to manage the infection effectively since 2003.

A journalist’s house of horror  after retirement

A journalist’s house of horror after retirement

By Banji Ojewale You would not be quite right to condemn Journalist Kayode Adedire, the author of This Retirement, (a book published by Johnsprint Nig. Limited, Ibadan) for the venom he spews out in this work. Anger, despair and bitterness leap at you from almost every page to dramatise his days in the valley of […]

UK seeks ‘urgent explanation’ as Hong Kong bans journalist

UK seeks ‘urgent explanation’ as Hong Kong bans journalist

Hong Kong’s decision to effectively blacklist a senior Financial Times journalist required an “urgent explanation”, the UK said Saturday, as foreign governments sounded the alarm over eroding freedoms in the former British colony.

Journalist bags honorary doctorate

Journalist bags honorary doctorate

A honorary doctorate degree in Theology has been conferred on the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of South-South International magazine, Ovie Edomi, by the Bishop Festus Theological University, Delta State.

Montenegro investigative journalist to get Mackler award

Montenegro investigative journalist to get Mackler award

Montenegro-based freelance reporter who has investigated organized crime in Europe and war crimes in the Balkans has been selected for the 2018 Peter Mackler Award named for an AFP journalist, organizers said Wednesday.

Be friendly with media, veteran journalist advises Nigerians

Be friendly with media, veteran journalist advises Nigerians

A veteran journalist, Chief Uche Udedibia, on Friday advised Nigerians to adopt more friendly attitude in dealing with media practitioners to get the best out of the profession. Udedibia, a former Managing Director, Anambra State Broadcasting Service(ASBS) gave the advice during interactive meeting organised for heads of media organisations by the state office of the […]

Culture, glamour as veteran journalist becomes kingmaker

Culture, glamour as veteran journalist becomes kingmaker

The ancient town of Omu-Aran, Kwara State was agog on May 11, 2018 as a veteran journalist, Otunba Jide Adebayo was installed as the Eesa of Omu-Aran, the headquarters of Irepodun Local Government Area of the state. By virtue of his position, Adebayo is the chair of the kingmakers and second-in-command to the king, Olomu of Omu-Aran. He is one of the three ward heads, the Head of Ihaye ward; otherwise known as Osi Omu.