Opinion

Nigeria: Fight COVID-19 But Protect Journalists, By Esther Ikubaje

...the ongoing pandemic provides a rare opportunity to acknowledge the important work that journalists are doing to provide the society with vital information and to hold governments accountable to their commitments. On their part, the Nigerian authorities should ensure that critical voices of our journalists are not stifled by incessant…
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Opinion

Samuel Ogundipe and the Criminalisation of Journalism, By Austin Maho

It is good that many people and groups from across the world have spoken against the impunity and high handedness of the Nigeria Police, and it is only hoped that the Police would retrace its steps, withdraw its case against Samuel Ogundipe, apologise to PREMIUM TIMES and Ogundipe, so we…
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Columns

The Nine Kinds Of People Opposing Buhari’s Second-Term Bid, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

...more than half the opposition to his ambition has nothing to do with corruption but with his shortcomings. Like the previous piece, this list is not exhaustive. Buhari’s opponents who see no place for themselves here can create a tenth or eleventh or twelfth group. I have had an interesting…
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Columns

Why IGP Idris Is Mad About The Letter, By Azu Ishiekwene

Instead of chasing shadows and inventing false enemies, the Police hierarchy owe PREMIUM TIMES and indeed all media houses that published that leaked letter a debt of gratitude. And here, I’m not just talking about the grammatical errors starting from the “team of cracked operatives” in the first paragraph to…
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