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Mohammed Garba emerges President Federation of African Journalists [FAJ]

The president of Nigeria Union of journalists [NUJ], Mohammed Garba, was on Sunday, March 31, 2013 elected President of the Federation of African Journalists [FAJ], at the end of its third congress in Casablanca, Morocco.

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Oluwole Awolowo Dies at 70

The publisher and Vice Chairman of African Newspaper Plc, publishers of the Tribune newspapers, Oluwole  Awolowo,  died on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the age of 70.

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NUJ To Picket Media Houses Owing Staff Salaries

The Nigeria Union of Journalists [NUJ] has issued a two week ultimatum to Media organizations’ owing salaries and allowances of their employees, urging such organizations to meet their obligations to their personnel or risk unpleasant industrial actions.

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Burma sees return of private newspapers

Thein Sein, President of Burma

Private Daily newspapers are being sold in Burma for the first time in almost 50years as state monopoly ends. It was announced in December that private dailies would be allowed to publish from April 1 as the government informed journalists

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Spotlight on NPC @ 20

The need for the maintenance of the highest standard in different professions had always necessitated the establishment of various regulatory bodies. The journalism profession not an exception. The obligation of the mass media as contained in section 22 of 1999

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NPC, UNDP Train Journalists

Benue State, the State popularly referred to as the food basket of the nation, served as host for Journalists from seven states of the North Central geo-political zone who converged in the State capital, Makurdi, for a two-day capacity building

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