In April 2018, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari gave a speech where he described Nigerian youths as “lazy,” sparking a social media revolt from both the young and old citizens of the country.
The Media Legal Defence Initiative, in partnership with the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, has put together a project that will grant legal aid for members of the press who are victims of an attack. This is another prong in the fight for press freedom within Nigeria. Read More
Recognising the rigours of journalism and the effects it can have on journalists’ mental health, Premium Times Center for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) has continued to push the discussion on the need for a holistic approach to the welfare of journalists that addresses both the body and the mind with its Journalists’ Psychotherapy Sessions initiative.
The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) is set to prosecute the Managing Director of Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company Limited (NBET), Marilyn Amobi, and others for violation of the Procurement Act. Read More
The Coalition for Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) condemns in strong terms the resort to extreme measures in withdrawing the broadcast license of African Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power Radio Network by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). Read More
The Managing Director of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET), Marilyn Amobi, has asked PREMIUM TIMES, The Cable and Sahara Reporters to apologise over a report exposing graft at her agency.
A book of essays in honour of frontline journalist, Dapo Olorunyomi, will be unveiled on Monday, May 27, at the Shehu Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja.
On the 23rd of March 2019, the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) gathered a small group of journalists for a mental wellness session at The Olive Prime Psychology Services Centre (TOPS), in Abuja.
The thirty-eight undersigned human rights and civil liberties organisations are gravely concerned by the continued arbitrary detention of Mr. Amade Abubacar, a community radio journalist at the state-owned Rádio e Televisão Comunitária Nacedje de Macomia, in Cabo Delgado province. We urge the Mozambican authorities to immediately and unconditionally release him and allow all journalists to operate safely and freely.