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Fayemi said the untimely death of the NUJ chiefs has cast a thick pall of mourning on the media and all lovers of vibrant journalism and free press, which contributed immensely to the democracy being enjoyed in the country

Ahmed, in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Alhaji Abdulwahab Oba, said the death of the journalists while pursuing enhanced welfare for their colleagues, has yet denied Nigeria the services of the vibrant Nigerians who could have made meaningful contributions to the national process of promoting freedom of speech and democratic values in the country through the pen

Led by the NUJ Zonal Secretary, Gbenga Lawal, who stood in for the NUJ President, Garba Muhammed, the media practitioners stormed the Ilasa office of Champion newspaper as early as 10am on Monday, making good their threat to indefinitely close the company

Erijo said that the committee visited the Federal Ministry of Information and Radio House on January 22, where they met with the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Kehinde Ajoni

In a communique issued at the end of the meeting and signed by the President of the Union, Mallam Mohammed Garba, and the National Secretary, Shauib Usman Leman, the NEC gave April 31 as the deadline for the payment of all outstanding salaries, after which picketing of defaulting media houses will commence from May 1, 2013 in Lagos before it is extended to other states of the federation and Abuja