Friday, February 23, 2024
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Assault and Detention of Female Journalist, Kasarahchi Aniagolu, a threat to Free Press

Press freedom and social responsibility go hand in hand. When journalists are assaulted, oppressed, and denied their constitutionally enshrined job by security agents, it constitutes a serious breach of both their private and public fundamental human rights, to which Nigeria is a signatory to international media treaties. Section 22 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) empowers the press to hold the government accountable to the people, thereby distinguishing journalists as those who perform an essential duty to the nation.

By admin , in Ignite Inside stories , at February 21, 2024

Empowering Voices: LightRay! African and Global Women in Media Leadership Project Meets Elizabeth Esan

In the realm of media leadership, voices often echo the sentiments of society, shaping narratives, and holding power to account. The LightRay! African and Global Women in Media Leadership Project seeks to illuminate the experiences and insights of women at the forefront of journalism, highlighting their challenges, triumphs, and aspirations.

By admin , in Ignite Super Conscious Woman Series , at February 21, 2024

LightRay! Books and Literary Society: Prof Soyinka @90 and Why CORAVille is the Rave for Young and Experienced Writers

In the age of AI and digital access to books, the reading culture and manner of book consumption continues to be a talking point. Audio books and video dramatisation or reading of books is now the rave. For eco-friendly champions, though, it would seem printed books is a clash on saving the trees and our planet.

What about mobile libraries? Will libraries survive this onslaught of digital natives and their consumers whose style of consumption of texts is different from hundreds of generations before them? That’s exactly what this edition on LightRay! Books and Literary Society focuses on.

By Ejiro Umukoro

By admin , in Books iThink! , at February 18, 2024

President Tinubu’s Directive to Governors: Crack Down on Incompetence, Empower Local Farmers, Invest in State Policing

Hoarders Grip Nigeria’s Economy: Echoes of ‘Atlas Shrugged’ Amid IMF Loan Fallout”

As hoarding infiltrates Nigeria’s trade and commerce, reminiscent of Ayn Rand’s dystopian depiction in “Atlas Shrugged,” the nation grapples with echoes of economic collapse. The shadow of IMF loan conditions looms large, exacerbating the devaluation of the Naira. Will Nigeria take decisive action to extricate itself from the economic quagmire it finds itself in?

By admin , in Inside stories , at February 16, 2024

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