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Press freedom

May 23, 2024

Combating fake news responsibility of every stakeholder, says information minister

“Misinformation is a cancer that may lead to a breakdown of law and order in the country.’’

Information minister, Mohammed Idris (credit: Cable)
December 20, 2023

Tinubu’s government promises press freedom, free speech

The federal government reiterated its commitment to press freedom and free speech.

Nigerian journalists and IPI
March 1, 2023

Press freedom declined in China since COVID-19 pandemic: Report

The working conditions for foreign journalists in China declined at an “accelerated” pace, a new report showed.

Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China
August 5, 2021

Twitter: Buhari regime’s order for social media platforms to register worrisome, says U.S.

U.S. consulate says President Muhammadu Buhari regime’s suspension of Twitter and ordering social media platforms in Nigeria to register and obtain a licence are worrisome.

June 29, 2021

Police raiding journalists’ homes: Projekt

Russian police on Tuesday were reportedly searching the homes of multiple journalists, with at least one detention reported.

Journalist conducting an interview.
May 2, 2021

Press Freedom: Buhari asks media to avoid stories that inflame passions

According to Reporters without Borders, Nigeria is now one of West Africa’s most dangerous and difficult countries for journalists.

President Muhammadu Buhari
November 20, 2020
Dapo Olorunyomi