Media Kicks against Nigeria Press Council Bill

The Nigerian Press Organisation (NPO) comprising the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN), the Nigeria Guild of Editors, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) as well as other media stakeholders has rejected the Senate Bill seeking to repeal and re-enact the Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018 as a futile attempt to interfere and curtail press freedom in Nigeria. According to the group, the Bill which has…

Political Defections: In Whose Interest

The gale of defections in Nigeria’s National Assembly has led many Nigerian citizens bewildered on the legitimacy of the Act. It will be recalled that before the National Assembly adjourned for recess on July 25th, 2018, 14 Senators and 37 House of Representative members defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the African Democratic Congress (ADC). In…