News - Nigeria union of journalists

Media Bill Public Hearing

11 hours ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Press Council amendment bill is expected to be put to public scrutiny on monday by the senate. 

 

News Agency Of Nigeria Staff Threaten Strike

1 day ago /
Nation 

Three staff unions of Nigeria's news wire service , the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) have issued a seven-day notice to the management to embark on strike by midnight on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

Lawmaker, Nigerian Journalists Escape Death

1 month ago /
Nation 

A Nigeria-bound Air France flight carrying senator Samuel Anyanwu, ten Nigerian journalists and many others have narrowly escaped crashing into the Atlantic Ocean off Paris, the France capital.

Journalists Seek Access To Public Information On Press Freedom Day

2 months ago /
Nation 

The National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) and the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in Cross River State have called on the Ministries, Department and Agencies in the State to make public information available to Journalists rather than treat them as enemies of government.

Lawmaker, Others Advocate Political Paradigm Shift For Nigeria

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has been asked to fashion a new concept for the running of the country in order to achieve the desired development.

 

Nigerian Journalists Strategise On Halting Hate Speech

5 months ago /
Nation 

Kano state government has tasked media practitioners to come up with measures to eliminate hate speech and promote unity and development especially now that the country is moving towards the 2019 elections.

Media Professionals Seek Better Welfare For Journalists

6 months ago /
Nation 

The contribution of the media to national development, social mobilisation, enlightenment, education, information dissemination and entertainment cannot be overstated.         Despite these facts, the welfare of journalists has suffered neglect. The need for Nigerian journalists to be well remunerated and given the needed welfare package to enhance their duties has therefore been...

NUJ Distances Self From Senator Of Year Award

9 months ago /
Nation 

The national president Nigeria union of journalists, NUJ, Abdulwaheed Odusile has distanced the umbrella body for journalists in the country from  any award for Senator Dino Melaye and fourteen others by some unauthorized members of the union. Odusile said the award purportedly by the senate press corps of the union is...

How I Rejected Millions Of Dollars To Kill Petroleum Bill – Senator

10 months ago /
Nation 

Chairman, Senate committee on Petroleum Resources (upstream), Omotayo Alasoadura said he was offered millions of dollars as bribe to kill Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB). He disclosed this while speaking when he received a letter of commendation from the correspondents chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Akure, the Ondo state...

Lai Mohammed, commend Nigerians For Their Perseverance And Understanding

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Minister for Information, Arts and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has commended Nigerians for their perseverance and understanding, urging them to look forward to better times in 2017. Mr. Mohammed spoke to journalists at a programme tagged “A special evening of music and camaraderie to usher in the Yuletide season”, organised by...

Four Killed As Youth Attack Shiites In Kaduna

1 year ago /
Nation 

Furious youth in Tudun Wada community in Kaduna South Local Government Area, attacked and killed four suspected members of the Shiites sect, and torched the residence of their group’s leader. The mob also demolished the Shiite’s Islamic school in the area on Wednesday. The incident occurred a day after a clampdown by...

Edo Pensioners Protest On The Streets Of Benin

1 year ago /
Nation 

Hundreds of pensioners defied the heavy rain and took to the streets of Benin City, the Edo state capital on Monday to protest the non-payment of between 10 and 42 months pension. The pensioners, carrying   placards of various inscriptions, took their protests to the secretariat of the Nigeria union of journalists...

Kogi Goverment Has Met Labour Demands - Civil Servants' Group

2 years ago /
Business and Economy  

A group of Kogi State Civil servants have accused the leadership of the organized Labour in the state of needlessly extending the industrial strike action embarked upon almost two weeks ago, in spite government meeting the terms of the agreement it had with them.  The group said this while addressing a media...

 

Dogara Praises Odusile’s Emergence As President Of African Journalists

2 years ago /

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has lauded the election of the National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr Abdulwaheed Odusile as President, Federation of African Journalists (FAJ). n a statement issued on Saturday by his spokesman, Mr Turaki Hassan, Dogara described Odusile’s election as another landmark...

Check Killings, Fayose To FG

2 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has called on the Federal Government to check the killing of innocent citizens by suspected herdsmen across the country. Fayose made the call in Ibadan on Tuesday at a forum organised by the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Oyo State Council, to mark the World Press...

NUJ Urges FG To Fix Capital Base For Setting Up Media Outfits

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has been urged to fix capital base to be met by groups or individuals wishing to set up media outfits in the country.The Abuja council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), made the call in a communiqué arising from its monthly meetings in Abuja on Tuesday.It held...

Emir Of Ilorin Advises President Buhari to Commence CONFAB Implementation Process

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu- Gambari, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to commence process that will lead to implementation of the 2014 national conference as a way to restructure Nigeria. The Emir made the call in his palace, Ilorin, on Tuesday while speaking with members of the Correspondents Chapel...

NASS Will Support Granting Financial Independence, Autonomy To Federal Media – Zorro

2 years ago /
Nation 

The National Assembly will support granting financial independence and autonomy to federal government media, Malam Sani Zorro, Chairman, Ad hoc committee on Media and Public Affairs, House of Representatives, has said. Zorro represents Gumel/Gagarawa/Maigatari/Sule-Tankakar Constituency of Jigawa in the green chamber. He made the remark on Monday in Abuja in an interview...

Mimiko Congratulates New NUJ Leadership

2 years ago /
Nation 

Gov. Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State has congratulated the President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr Waheed Odusile, on his election and other elected officers of the union. Mimiko said this on Sunday in statement made available to journalists in Akure. He noted that the new leadership should see its...

NUJ Presidential Candidate Vows To Key Into NHIS If Elected

3 years ago /
Nation 

Mr Mike Aladenika, a presidential candidate for the forthcoming delegate conference of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has promised to key into the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) if elected into office. Aladeinika, who visited the Oyo State Council of the NUJ on Thursday in Ibadan in continuation of his...


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