I knew it would be an opportunity to reconnect with colleagues I had not met in years. The event attracted almost every practitioner of journalism in the state. I listened and watched Udom deliver a well crafted and easily applauded paper. At the end, it was announced that only three questions or comments would be taken. I was one of the three people recognised to ask questions. I had three questions but I tried to melt them into one.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the NUJ, Bauchi council, had planned to boycott all activities of the police following the assault they meted out on an AIT camera man covering a students’ protest over public encroachment of land belonging to the state college of agriculture.
The call was contained in a statement jointly signed by Umar Sa’idu and Isah Gadau, Chairman and Secretary of the council, on Friday in Bauchi.
This was contained in a document released on Thursday at the end of a four-day step-down training.
In a statement on Friday, signed by its national president, Chris Isiguzo, the union said it received the bench warrant with surprise as it never breached any court pronouncement.
The cleric who is also the Lead Bishop, Worldwide Anglican Church (WAC) in West Africa explained that churches are dedicated places for serving God and for anyone to invade such holy places and make arrest is perhaps the most condemnable act.
The governor’s message is contained in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Rafiu Ajakaye.
The court also ordered the defendant to evacuate all his property and hand over possession of the chalet to the union.
Odebunmi, who is the chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Information, National Orientation Ethics and Values, made the pledge in a statement on Monday in Abuja.
The National President of the NUJ, Chris Iziguzo, made the call in his address of welcome at the inauguration of Press Freedom Report in Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja.
The call is contained in a condolence message issued on Sunday in Ibadan by the council Chairman, Ademola Babalola.
Tears flowed, anguish expressed and regrets made, as Erogbogbo’s family members, colleagues, friends and neighbours could not come to terms with her death.
This, they say, is one of the triggers of the current socio-political, economic, and security challenges besetting the nation.
The National President, NUJ, Chris Isiguzo, said the Governor was singled out by the award committee out of the 36 state governors after painstaking assessment of each state in the education sector.
The council’s request is contained in a statement in Owerri, co-signed by its Chairman and Secretary, Chris Akaronye and Juliet Dim.
The beneficiaries included: Nigeria Union of Journalists; Radio, Television and Theatre Arts Workers Union; and National Association of Women Journalists.
Yusuf-Badmus emerged unopposed on Thursday during a congress held at the chapel secretariat in Ilorin.
The Lagos SWAN in a statement signed by the Association’ Secretary, Bunmi Ogunyale on Wednesday stated that Sirawoo is attempting to stir up unnecessary controversy by ‘recklesly setting up a Caretaker Committee after a new executive was elected and duly sworn in.’
This time, the national leadership has sacked the Interim Committee headed by Ajah Okike, and appointed a new Caretaker Committee to run the affairs of SWAN in the State for the next three months.
Amos Etuk, the council Chairman, condemned the killing in a statement in Uyo.