#OSUNDECIDES2018: IPC CONDEMNS HUMILIATION OF JOURNALISTS

-By Funmi Falobi- The International Press Centre (IPC) has condemned the humiliation of journalists during the Osun State governorship election which ended Thursday, September 27, 2018. According to report from Premium Times, 22nd September, 2018 "A mob attacked Oladipo Abiodun a Premium Times election observer at CAC, Ward 3 polling until at Isokan Local Government … Continue reading #OSUNDECIDES2018: IPC CONDEMNS HUMILIATION OF JOURNALISTS

EU, UK, US commend Osun election, call for violent free re-run

=By Funmi Falobi= The Missions of the European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States have commended the conduct of the Osun governorship election and called for violent free rerun exercise on Thursday, September 27. The missions while extolling the people of Osun State, Nigeria as well as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, … Continue reading EU, UK, US commend Osun election, call for violent free re-run

Oversea study: U.S embassy to open four new offices in Nigeria

=By Funmi Falobi=  The United States embassy said that it has plans to open four new American Centers in Nigeria in the coming year. Public Affairs Officer, Russell Brooks disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos at the 2018 Education USA College Fair. According to him, Education USA is a U.S. Department of State network of … Continue reading Oversea study: U.S embassy to open four new offices in Nigeria

MRA inducts NBC into its ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

-By Funmi Falobi-   Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on Monday named the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) this week’s inductee into the “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame,” saying that its overall performance in the implementation of the FOI Act over the last seven years falls far short of what is required of a public institution … Continue reading MRA inducts NBC into its ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

CISLAC prods stakeholders’ on primary healthcare funding

=By Funmi Falobi= There is no doubt that the primary healthcare systems are imperative toward achieving success in the health sector. The centres are the first point of contact to the people especially at the grassroots in accessing healthcare services in the country. They provide the necessary healthcare delivery for the survival of the rural … Continue reading CISLAC prods stakeholders’ on primary healthcare funding

2019: UK to spend £47.4m towards credible elections in Nigeria

=By Funmi Falobi= In order to attain credible elections in Nigeria, the United Kingdom shall be spending the sum of 47.4m pounds towards the success of the 2019 general elections. This was disclosed by Laure Beaufils, British Deputy High Commissioner, Lagos, while speaking at an interactive session with journalists to mark the 2018 International Day … Continue reading 2019: UK to spend £47.4m towards credible elections in Nigeria

When women journalists gathered towards saner society

=By Funmi Falobi= In order to have a sane society that works for the common good of the citizenry, the role of the family and entrenchment of family values in the society cannot be overemphasized as the family plays a major role in nurturing society members and ensuring peace in the society. However, over the … Continue reading When women journalists gathered towards saner society