As Nigerians across board head to the polls to exercise their civic duty in the 2019 general elections in less than 24 hours, it is important to note that attacks on journalists and observers covering the elections are a crime against democracy.
A roundtable discussion around the welfare of Nigerian journalists will hold in Abuja, Tuesday 28 August.
Event Organizers, the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism and the Coalition of Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF), said in a release on Friday that a social media campaign with the same purpose will hold earlier on the day.
Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism in partnership with its strategic partner, Coalition of Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF), is conducting a social media campaign “Journalists Welfare Campaign” and a roundtable discussion for Journalists on the 28th August 2018 in Abuja Nigeria.
The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, PTCIJ on Wednesday ended a three-day security training for journalists.
The event held at the Bolton White Hotels and Apartments, Wuse, Abuja.
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world today to celebrate the World Press Freedom Day, journalists and civil society organizations lament the failure of the government to improve on advancing freedom of expression.
Now more than ever, journalists and activists in Nigeria are exposed to cyber threats, hostile physical and psychosocial environments as they go about their daily work. It is important that these groups have the knowledge and tools to safeguard themselves and people around them.