David LAWANI

2019: NPC reassures INEC of peaceful elections

The chairman of the National Peace Committee, General Abdulsalam Abubakar, (retired) has reassured the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the general of the committee's preparedness to ensure the 2019 general election enjoys peace and orderliness throughout the exercise. 

Tue, 04 December 2018


We’ll defend participatory democracy, APC promises

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has said that it will continue to stand for and defend participatory democracy where elections are transparent, credible, free and fair.

APC National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, gave the assurance in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

He [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018


INEC urges staff on free, fair, credible elections

The chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu has disclosed that the task of delivering on free, fair and credible poll come 2019 cannot be overemphasized, urging that all hands should be on deck so as to live up to expectations. 

He made this declara [...]

Mon, 26 November 2018


2019: APC reinforces global efforts to check fake news

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has reinforced ongoing global media call and efforts to check the proliferation of fake news particularly as the country gears up for campaigns ahead of the 2019 elections 

 

The party's spokesman, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, made this disclo [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


IPC urges journalists, media organisations to deepen democracy

Journalists have been urged to remain focus and committed to journalism practice despite the challenges faced by the profession and work towards deepening democracy in Nigeria. 

The charge was given by the director, International Press Center, IPC, Mr. Lanre Arogundade, in a his remarks at [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


AFEX tasks African govts on journalists’ safety

The sixth general meeting of the African Freedom of Expression Exchange, AFEX, a network of African freedom of expression and media development organisations which are members of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange, IFEX, has called on Africa government to promote safety of journalists in [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


2019: Don’t attack anybody on my behalf, Obi tells supporters

Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the 2019 polls, Mr. Peter Obi, has charged his supporters not to attack or insult anybody on his behalf, distancing himself from any such undemocratic conduct.

He gave the charge in a statement issued by his special adviser, [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018


Legal council bags FoI hall of shame award

The Council of Legal Education, CLE, has been inducted into the “Freedom of Information, FOI, Hall of Shame” by Media Rights Agenda, MRA, which accused the institution of consistently failing to comply with its duties and obligations under the FOI Act.

The body in a statement signed [...]

Sun, 21 October 2018


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