Tag Archives: Dapo Olorunyomi

Amendment to Press Council Act, Threat TO Media Freedom-Media NGOs

National Assembly

A consortium of four media development and media freedom organizations have opposed the proposed amendment of the Nigerian Press Council Act by the National Assembly saying the measures contained in the amendment Bill seek to make the Government the arbiter of truth while subjecting the entire media sector in Nigeria to the control of the Minister of Information and Culture …

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Premium Times: IPC calls for stakeholders’ dialogue on media freedom

International Press Centre

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has described the invasion of the premises of Premium Times in Abuja and the subsequent arrest of its Publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi and the judiciary correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu by armed police men on the night of January 19, 2017, as an unacceptable assault on freedom of the Press. In a release made available to National …

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