GOCOP made this call in a statement signed by its President, Dotun Oladipo, and General Secretary, Danlami Nmodu (mni), on Monday.
The Publisher of Watchdog Reporters died on Christmas Day in his sleep after battling kidney failure for five years.
The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to ensure the safety of journalists in Ebonyi State.
GOCOP has, over the years, remained a segment of the Commission’s broad media stakeholders, who have continually supported in disseminating our activities – policies, programmes and decisions – to its various stakeholders.
Adesina stated this while delivering his goodwill message at the just concluded and well attended third annual conference of GOCOP, which held elaborately on Friday at Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, Lagos.
I thank you for your warm welcome and for the constant support you offer Nigeria LNG Limited. We value your partnership with us in communicating our messages to our various stakeholders. Thank you once again.
Buhari has also urged Nigerians to cooperate more and pray for their leaders in the quest to make Nigeria a country of their dreams.
As part of the several activities lined up for its third annual conference holding on October 4, the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers organised a pre-conference lunch and interactive session with leading lights in the marketing and communications sectors.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State will be the Chief Guest of Honour at the 3rd annual conference of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers holding at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos State on October 4, 2019.
Oladipo, who is also the Managing Editor and CEO of Premium Eagle Media Limited, publishers of The Eagle Online, stated this on Monday in Lagos at a Forum convened by the Journalists for Democratic Rights on peace building and conflict prevention.
The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers has expressed grave worries over the sudden revocation of the operating licence of DAAR Communications, owners of African Independent Television and Ray Power FM, by the Federal Government.
Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, former Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, has identified electoral violence, hate speech and political innumeracy as some of the major threats capable of undermining the 2019 general elections.
The Second Annual Conference of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers will hold at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos State on Friday, October 19, 2018, with former Governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Osoba, as Chairman.
A statement signed by the Guild’s Publicity Secretary, Olumide Iyanda, on Wednesday also condemned the arrest by the Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad and harassment of the online newspaper’s Editor-In-Chief, Musikilu Mojeed, and Education Reporter, Azeezat Adedigba, both of who have been released.
This is as a result of the growing number of media outfits endorsing the Nigerian Media Code of Election Coverage (Revised edition 2018), which underlines a common chord in the industry for self regulation and checking of excesses.
A statement issued by the Guild’s Publicity Secretary, Olumide Iyanda, in Lagos on Wednesday described Mr. Bello’s death as a huge loss to the journalism profession.
It said this is even reflected in the membership of the association’s Board of Trustees, which is made up of a columnist with The Guardian and former Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Reuben Abati; some unknown lawyers; engineers; and Indians
GOCOP is a non-governmental, non-partisan, non profit making organization for the highest strata of working journalists who have attained the exalted position of Editors in the journalism profession and have delved into online publishing
The statement, which congratulated the President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, for teaching Nigerians a lesson in perseverance with his victory having sought the same position thrice in the past without success, also charged the candidate of the All Progressives Congress to be magnanimous in victory