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Army enjoins journalists to protect national interests

Army enjoins journalists to protect national interestsBy Ahmed Abba The commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, sector 2, brig.-general. Adamu Nura, called on reporters to prioritize Nigeria’s national interest in their reporting. Nura made the appeal on Friday while welcoming members of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), who paid him a courtesy visit to Damaturu. “The national interest is more important than any other interest, including the public interest; because when you protect the national interest, the public interest will automatically be covered, ”he said. He therefore urged journalists to always cooperate with security agencies, to protect the national interest in their reporting and to avoid any form of publicity to terrorists. “Safety is everyone’s business, without safety nothing can be achieved.” he said. He added that the sector was ready to build the capacity of journalists within its jurisdiction, in order to have a smooth relationship and effective coverage. Nura added that her doors were […]

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Akeredolu appoints Ondo NUJ member, 18 others permanent secretaries

…NUJ lauds Akeredolu for correcting 15 years of marginalization of its members …Ondo NUJ congratulates Mrs Fayeun, lauds Akeredolu, Head of Service By Dayo Johnson Akure Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has appointed 19 Permanent Secretaries, three Tutors-General and the state Statistician General in the state civil service. The newly appointed Permanent Secretaries include
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Buhari, Lawan, Tinubu, Gbaja, NPAN, NGE, NUJ, others mourn as Jakande dies at 91

…How he died – Seyi, son …Buhari, NUJ, NPAN, Afenifere, Osoba, Lawan, govs, others shower tributes …Lagos NUJ names Light House after him …Jakande was last of the titans —Tinubu …Oyetola condoles Sanwo-Olu, Lagos govt over Jakande’s death …To be buried at Volts and Gardens, Ikoyi 4 pm today …NGE mourns its pioneer president …It’s
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NUJ mourns demise of Lagos ex-governor, Lateef Jakande

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos Chapter, on Thursday mourned the demise of Lagos state’s first civilian governor, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande. Jakande who died at the age of 91 according to the Union was “an erudite journalist, publisher, administrator par excellence and a political giant”. A press statement jointly signed by NUJ Lagos
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Benue NUJ chairman dies days after birth to twins

Segun Adewole The Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in Benue State, Comrade Victoria Asher, has died after giving birth to twins. This is according to a statement issued by the NUJ State Secretary, Moses Akarhan. The statement said Asher died 8am on Saturday at the Federal Medical Centre in Makurdi following a cesarean […] Read Full Story

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Benue NUJ chairman dies days after giving birth to twins

Segun Adewole The Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in Benue State, Comrade Victoria Asher, has died after giving birth to twins. This is according to a statement issued by the NUJ State Secretary, Moses Akarhan. The statement said Asher died 8am on Saturday at the Federal Medical Centre in Makurdi following a cesarean […] Read Full Story