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Minister of Works David Umahi denies walking out on journalists covering activities of his ministry

Minister of Works David Umahi denies walking out on journalists covering activities of his ministry

Nigeria’s Minister of Works, David Umahi, on Tuesday, May 28, has denied walking out on journalists covering the activities of the works ministry.    It was reported that Umahi abruptly left the Press Hall where correspondents were gathered, saying dismissively that the press was nonexistent. It was gathered that after …

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Alarming Increase in Journalists Killed in Conflict Zones Last Year, says UNESCO

Alarming Increase in Journalists Killed in Conflict Zones Last Year, says UNESCO

Credit: UNESCO by Thalif Deen (united nations) Friday, March 08, 2024 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Mar 08 (IPS) – The Paris-based UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), whose mandate includes promoting the safety of journalists and ensuring press freedom worldwide, has pointed out that 2023 has been a particularly …

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Moment Alex Iwobi and Victor Osimhen snubbed journalists who asked them questions at an event (video)

Super Eagles player, Alex Iwobi and Victor Osimhen, were not in the mood for questions when journalists approached them in public.   The Super Eagles players were all dressed in as they returned to Nigeria after coming second at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).   The players, who …

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Moment men armed with grenades and bombs seize state TV news studio and hold journalists hostage as cameras keep rolling (video)

Moment men armed with grenades and bombs seize state TV news studio and hold journalists hostage as cameras�keep�rolling (video)

This is the horrifying moment men armed with bombs and grenades seized a studio shortly after gangsters vowed a ‘war’ against the president’s plans to reclaim control from ‘narcoterrorists.’          Attackers carrying rifles and grenades stormed the studio of TC television in the port city of Guayaquil, …

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ECOWAS court refuses to grant two Nigerian journalists $1m compensation for unlawful arrest by Nigerian security operatives; Orders FG to amend press law

ECOWAS court refuses to grant two Nigerian journalists $1m compensation for unlawful arrest by Nigerian security operatives; Orders FG to amend press law

  The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice has ordered the federal government to amend some sections of the Nigerian Press Council Act of 1992. Isaac Olamikan and Edoghogho Ugberease, two Nigerian journalists — had sued the federal government in 2021 for violating their rights to …

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Reuters journalist is killed after Israeli shell landed among a group of international journalists covering clashes on Lebanon border

Reuters journalist is killed after Israeli shell landed among a group of international journalists covering clashes  on Lebanon�border

An Israeli shell landed among a group of international journalists covering clashes on the border in south Lebanon, killing a Reuters’ videographer and leaving six other journalists injured. An Associated Press photographer at the scene saw the body of Reuters videographer Issam Abdallah and some of the six who were …

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