It is designed to address the professional/welfare needs of media houses and editors in Nigeria.
The conference, scheduled for Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, will be attended by over 400 media executives and senior editors.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors has expressed worry over the insecurity in parts of the country and commended governors of the South East geopolitical zone for the ongoing initiatives to collectively address the challenge in the area.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has advised President Bola Ahmed Tinubu – as Chairman of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), to persuade the sub-regional body to adopt diplomatic channels in handling issues arising from the seizure of power by the military junta recently in Niger Republic.
In a press statement issued in Lagos on Thursday, and signed by its President, Eze Anaba and the General Secretary, Dr. Iyobosa Uwugiaren, the professional body of editors in Nigeria, said that its decision was informed by a deliberate programme to nurture a culture of appreciation.
Obi congratulated Anaba and others elected into the National Executive Committee of the Guild on Friday.
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has congratulated the newly elected President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), Eze Anaba and wished him and other newly elected officials of the guild a most fulfilling and productive tenure in office.
Eze Anaba of Vanguard Newspaper and Bolaji Adebiyi of Western Post are contesting for the post of the Guild’s president.
The decision was reached at the end of a media roundtable organised on November 14, 2022 by the practitioners.
Joined in the suit as Defendant is Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture.
He made the appeal on Thursday at a workshop organised by the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), themed: “Journalist and Digitalisation: the imperative of Good Corporate Governance” at Ikeja, Lagos State.
The meeting, supported by the United States of American Embassy in Nigeria, was convened in continuation of an ongoing initiative
He said this when he led members of the Guild to inspect projects of Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State.
The NGE said that having contributed immensely to the sustenance of democracy in the country, including putting the lives of many of its members on the line – via constant harassment, brutalization and death, its members are now more equipped and energized by the training to discharge their constitutional role of holding government accountable to people.
An editor’s editor, trainer and mentor to many of the Editors on the seat today, Yawe, until his demise, was also the National Publicity Secretary of the Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF.
The guild said the problem of insecurity is taking a huge toll on societal life and posting negative development indices in several areas.
Isah made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja.
Mustapha Isah, the President of NGE, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja.
The president, NGE, Mustapha Isa, made the call when he led the executive committee of the guild on a visit to Bello at the Kogi Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.
It called on the government at all levels to be more proactive and creative in tackling insecurity, and also in carrying out their constitutional duty of securing lives and property in the country.