The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has restated that getting rid of corruption and entrenching good governance will be better for Nigeria than simple geographical restructuring.
My attention has been drawn to a letter written to Premium Times in response to an essay on restructuring authored by me.
In a statement by the Corps Public Education Officer, Commander Bisi Kazeem, the FRSC stated this in response to a story by Premium Times on the issue
The organization in a statement on Thursday by its Director of Media and Publicity, Comrade O'Seun John, described the continuous incarceration of the reporter as an assassination of the values of democracy and a stampede on press freedom.
The position of the group, which is backing the presidential aspiration of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, was stated by its Convener, Adebowale Taiwo Jante, in a statement.
Ogundipe had been in the custody of the police, which had secretly gone to court on Wednesday to have him detained till August 20
The arbitrary detention of Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, signifies a deliberate attempt by the Federal Government to target progressive media for attacks.
The News Agency of reports that Ogundipe was arrested on August 14 for alleged publication of the Inspector-General of police interim report on the investigation on the former Director-General of DSS, Lawal Daura.
Nihinlola Ayanda, Communications Coordinator, ActionAid, made this assertion in a statement in Abuja on Thursday.
A Federal lawmaker, Sen. Shehu Sani, has condemned the arrest and detention of Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, by the Nigeria Police Force.
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…
In a statement on Wednesday, CPJ urged the Nigerian Police to immediately release the detained journalist, stressing that Ogundipe is not a criminal
In the statement, IPC said it is particularly dismayed that the Police authorities want Ogundipe to disclose the source of information over a story published by the newspaper
Ogundipe was arrested and the Editor-in-Chief of the newspaper, Musikilu Mojeed, harassed by the purely anti-robbery outfit on a day the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, called for its reform and the need for it to operate strictly…
The Muslim Rights Concern has called on the Nigeria Police to stop harassing Premium Times journalists.
The organisation also cautioned Nigerians on the need to investigate all news items before jumping to conclusions or taking any action
The management of Premium Times has also resolved to apologise to Danladi Ciroma, the North Central leader of the apex cattle breeders’ organisation, over the story published on June 25