NUJ Edo chapter holds ember fair for journalists

October 20, 2023 Patrick Ahanor 0

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Edo State Council, has said it will hold its maiden ember fair geared to provide a platform for networking, knowledge exchange, and business opportunities for journalists and businesses. This was contained in a statement issued by the state NUJ chairman, Comrade Festus Alenkhe and secretary of the organising committee, Mr. Elvis Omoregie, respectively. The Read More

NUJ Correspondent Chapel to host NBA, FRSC, others in football tourney

July 29, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Correspondents Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) FCT Council has concluded plans to hold a three-day football tournament between media practitioners, government organisations and security agencies in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Participanting teams expected at the competition include the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Nigerian Police Force, Federal High Court, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) and Federal Road Read More

Fuel subsidy removal: NUJ to embark on nationwide strike, protest

June 4, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has issued a stern warning on Saturday, declaring its intent to initiate a nationwide protest starting next Wednesday. This comes as a direct response to the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited’s (NNPCL) refusal to overturn the recently implemented price template across the country. This was disclosed in a statement by the NUJ national secretary, Read More

Polls: Group charges media to shun divisive reportage

February 17, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Association of Digital Media Core Advocates (ADMCA) on Friday advised media practitioners to refrain from disseminating information capable of dividing or instigating war in the country. The convener of ADMCA, Dr. Chuma-odili Harris, who gave the advice at a summit organised by the association with the theme, “Role of media in countering political intolerance, electoral violence and fake news,” Read More

Project us objectively, Abia CP tells journalists

December 15, 2022 Sam Obinna Ibe Umuahia 0

The Commissioner of Police, Abia state command, CP Mustapha Mohammed Bala, has solicited for the cooperation of journalists in the state to mirror the command objectively in their day- to-day coverage of assignments. He made this plea when the leadership of Correspondents Chapel of Abia NUJ ably led by Comrade Sam Obinna Ibe of Blueprint newspapers paid him a courtesy Read More

Analysing power of the media

December 2, 2022 Admin III 0

The media which is the fourth estate of the realm realm plays the vital role of being the watch dog of society. The functions of the media include to inform, educate, enlighten, and entertain. These have made it possible for the journalists or media practitioners to earn the respect and trust of the people. Jjournalists work round the clock to Read More

Zamfara NUJ, APC mourn PDP chair

November 5, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Zamfara state council, regretted the death of the state PDP chairman, Alhaji Ahmad Sani Kaura, and condoled with the party’s stakeholders in the state as well as the people of Kaura Namoda Emirate. This was contained in a statement signed by the state NUJ chairman, Ibrahim Maizare, in Gusau Friday. The union described the Read More

In Anambra, NUJ decries Journalists’ maltreatment, seeks government intervention

August 26, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Anambra State Council has condemned alleged maltreatment of members by some government and security officials the state. The union, while urging governor Chukwuma Soludo to intervene and forestall the anomalies, equally urged the government to expedite action towards resolving menace of indiscriminate dumping of waste. NUJ disclosed this in a communique issued at the Read More

Iwuanyanwu @80: Imo NUJ correspondents hold public lecture Sept 3

August 25, 2022 Chidiebere Iwuoha Owerri 0

The Correspondents Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Imo state council will on September 3, 2022 organise a public lecture in honour of a renowned engineer and scientist, Chief Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Iwuanyanwu, who clocks 80 years on Sunday September 4, 2022. The public lecture entitled “Igbo Quest for Nigeria’s Unity” will be chaired by the immediate past President, Read More

Emulate Abejide, Kogi NUJ charges politicians

August 5, 2022 Oyibo Salihu 0

The Kogi state Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has charged politicians in the state to emulate the kind gesture of Hon. Leke Abejide in fulfilling promises made to the electorate who gave them the mandate to serve at different levels of governance. The chairman of the Council, Comrade Adeiza Momohjimoh, gave the charge Friday when he received Read More

Bauchi NUJ sensitises members on peaceful co-existence

July 15, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

Bauchi state Council of the Nigeria Union Journalists (NUJ) Friday sensitised members of the state Executive Committee on the role of journalists in maintaining peaceful co-existence in society. Speaking at the event held at the NUJ Press Centre, Bauchi, the NUJ chairman, Comrade Umar Sa’idu, reiterated the commitment of the Council towards regular training of working journalists across the state Read More

The dearth of objectivity in contemporary journalism

May 2, 2022 Admin III 0

Objectivity is the core principle of journalism practice which means detaching oneself from the information by maintaining a high level of fairness and balance in giving an accurate account of happenings. Unfortunately, politicians have succeeded in influencing and controlling the media outputs, not allowing them to exercise the required freedom and independence in disseminating accurate and unbiased information, in the Read More

Setting media agenda for 2023 general elections

April 24, 2022 Admin III 0

The media has made attempts towards effecting processes that would result in what can be perceived as the most important discourse on issues that would affect the society, influence and establish the spate of news occurrence. Agenda setting has formed a cardinal component of public opinion and accurate evaluation of such news has become important to public policy consideration. The Read More

[Breaking] Anambra: Odogwu elected NUJ chair, Blueprint correspondent emerges assistant scribe

January 28, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Anambra State Council, Friday, elected Dr Odogwu Emeka Odogwu, a lecturer in the department of Mass Communication, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka as its state council Chairman. Odogwu, a member of Correspondent Chapel and South East Editor of Authority newspaper, pooled 110 votes to defeat his closest rival, Sir Abuchi Onwumelu of Fides chapel, who Read More

4 Borno NUJ officials resign over N12m land scandal

January 25, 2022 Admin III 0

Four members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Borno state chapter, Tuesday, tendered their resignation to their respective chapels. Their resignation followed what they described as a breach of trust and direct attempt to ruin their integrity by the Bulama Talba-led executive. Bulama Talba, a director in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Information and Culture is currently the Director Read More

Defamation: Masari demands N10bn from Abuja NUJ, officials

January 21, 2022 Hamidu Sabo 0

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has demanded the sum N10 billion as compensation from the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) FCT Council and two of its officials, following a press statement in which they allegedly defamed his character. Masari also asked the journalists to tender a formal apology over the statement in eight national dailies in the next Read More

Modern Journalism: Ministry organises maiden capacity workshop for information officers in Yobe

December 17, 2021 Yusuf .A. Yusuf 0

Yobe state government, Friday, organised maiden capacity workshop for information officers on modern journalism and programming. Declaring the workshop open, Yobe state Commissioner of information, Alhaji Mohammed Lamin, said the state government is making frantic effort to see to full recovery from insurgency through various policies and programmes. He said so much were under reported, and most times the public Read More

Updated! Farida sworn-in as first female Kaduna NUJ chair

December 16, 2021 Admin III 0

History was made Thursday in Kaduna Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) as Hajiya Farida Abubakar was sworn-in as the first female chairman of the council and the first in Northern Nigeria. Farida, was returned unopposed after her opponent, Asmau Yawo Halilu was disqualified by the Credentials Committee led by Evangelist Mordecai Ibrahim for recording below 50% attendance Read More

Breaking: Farida Abubakar sworn-in as first female NUJ chair in Kaduna (PICTURES)

December 16, 2021 Editor 0

History has been recorded in Kaduna Council of the NIgeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) as the first female chairman has been sworn-in. She is Farida Abubakar. According to a statement signed by the Director General Team Farida Campaign, Okpani Jacob Onjewu Dickson, the swearing-in exercise took place at the Kaduna Council Secretariat early Thursday morning December 16, 2021. The Credentials Read More

Zaria NUJ elects new officials

November 25, 2021 Moh Bello Habib 0

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Zaria Unit, Kaduna chapter Thursday elected new officials to run its affairs for the next three years. Those elected include Sagir Mohammed Awwal of Nigerian Television Authority, as chairman, Mustapha Adamu Yauri of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) as vice chairman and Abubakar S Mohammed of Leadership Newspapers as secretary. Others are Mu’azu Abubakar Read More

NUJ condemns acute petrol scarcity in Damaturu

November 10, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Acute scarcity of the premium motor spirit, commonly called petrol, has hit Damaturu, Yobe state capital. The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Yobe council said it wished to condemn the artificial situation that is capable of introducing untold hardships to the people of the state. This was contained in a statement signed by the NUJ chairman Yobe council, Comrade Rajab Read More

WANEP, GNWP sharpen journalists’ skills on women peace resolutions

November 9, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

A cross section of 40 journalists and media practitioners drawn from various media houses across Nigeria have undergone a two day training on understanding the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) resolutions in Nigeria. The programme is to sharpen their skills and provide adequate reportage as well as draw the attention of policy makers and the general public on women’s activities Read More