Opinion

Engaging the Legal Limitations To Press Freedom, By Kemi Busari

Press freedom within the purview of the encumbrances posed by the three laws problematic. The return to democracy in 1999 had promised and indeed initally changed the narrative of the press positively. However, the repression of journalists gradually spiked between 2015 and 2019, deployed towards the seige on the For…
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Opinion

Clearing the Path For Good Journalism, By Godwin Onyeacholem

...journalism is the metaphor for fight. And it is aptly so in third world countries like Nigeria where corruption is rife and bad governance, perpetually emphasised through audacious fascist tendencies, holds sway. To that extent, practitioners should forever brace up for the combat operations that would necessarily follow. Time and…
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Opinion

For ‘A Man of the People,’ Dapo Olorunyomi, at 60, By Chido Onumah

A journalist and administrator per excellence, Dapo has been involved in setting up and managing several successful projects. He is part of the founding team of TheNews magazine that was launched in 1993. He served as deputy editor-in-chief of the magazine and groomed a generation of Nigerian journalists, many of…
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Opinion

BUDESHI – Linking Procurement and Budget Data to Public Services, By Seember Nyager

It is in the interest of government that citizens can verify its performance. There is no better way to mobilise citizens behind government programmes than to give them access to participate in Public Expenditure decision making and monitoring. - Chibuzo Ekwekwuo The number of public contracts executed each year is…
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