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NUJ to Gov el-Rufai: Stop persecution of journalists

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state...gets warning from NUJ

*Appeal to journalists to help you rather intimidating them Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has warned Kaduna State governor, Nasir el-Rufai to stop the persecution of journalists in his state. In a statement issued in Abuja and signed by the Union’s National Secretary, Shuaibu Usman Leman, frowned at the excesses …

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NUJ condemns dastardly attack on Charles Otu in Abakaliki

Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ)...FCTA chairman slaps woman colleague

*Ebonyi state government feared behind the attack Nigeria Union of Journalists views with grave concern the continued threat to life of an Abakaliki-based journalist Charles Otu. He was attacked and beaten to pulp about three weeks ago by members of a Youth Assembly who were allegedly acting on the orders …

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Abuja journalists at war in Chinese Cultural centre

A Nigerian journalist and a Chinese Embassy staff play in the tourney

 *Chapels battle for trophy *Why we are building cultural exchange with Nigeria – Xiangdong Journalists practicing in the nation’s capital, Abuja, are warring against themselves in a table tennis battle for honours at the Chinese Cultural centre where chapels of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) This inter-chapel tournament is in …

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NUJ gives IGP 14 days ultimatum to find killers of journalists

Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ)...FCTA chairman slaps woman colleague

*Wants quick passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has given the Inspector General of Police (IGP) a 14day-ultimatum to arrest killers of a radio journalist, Famous Giobara, who was gruesomely murdered in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State recently. The Union also demands that the security agencies should …

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Attack of journalists: NUJ tells Bayelsa Information Commissioner to stop

Seriake Dickson...his government's attack on journalists must stop

*Also the flogging of journalists Bayelsa State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has condemned alleged incessant harassment and attack of journalists by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Jonathan Obuebite. The NUJ made the condemnation in a resolution adopted after its congress in Yenagoa, vowing that it had …

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Mitchel Obi is not a journalist – Sirawoo insists

*Mitchel Obi’s ambition runs contrary to our laws *I reached out to Andrew Abbah, others Having observed with stoic silence the plethora of opinions, comments and claims flying around over the above issue, I feel obliged, for national interest and sanitisation of the association to present to NEC the facts …

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SWAN Crisis: Call emergency Congress now, NUJ tells Sirawoo

Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has waded into the crisis rocking the Sports Writers’ Association of Nigeria (SWAN) as it urges parties in the conflict to refrain from provocative utterances. The Secretary-General of the NUJ, Mr Liman Shuiabu, told newsmen Wednesday that unguarded utterances would escalate the crisis. He urged …

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Mitchel Obi: South West SWAN upbraids Sirawoo

Days after the Lagos chapter of the Sports Writers association of Nigeria (SWAN) rose from its Congress, the South West SWAN Forum held its own meeting where she upbraided her sitting National Chairman for his indiscretion in the controversial denial of Mr Mitchel Obi to run for the AIPS African …

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Lagos SWAN passes vote of no confidence on Sirawoo

*Holds Amadasun’s suspension for complicity Lagos chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has passed a vote of no confidence on the leadership of Mr. Honour Sirawo, the chairman of the national body for his indiscretion in bungling the nomination of Mr. Mitchel Obi for re-election for the …

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