July 16, 2018

Declare state of emergency on Media Industry, NUJ urges FG (Independent)

Declare state of emergency on Media Industry, NUJ urges FG (Independent)

Rafat Salami, the Secretary of  the FCT Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ),  has called on the Federal Government to declare  state of emergency on the media industry in order to check the  maltreatment  of journalists.

She  made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja.

Salami,  who participated in the recent convention of  the Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria,  described the non payment of salaries by most media owners as unfortunate.

”It is a threat to the survival of democracy.

“It is so sickening that there are journalists here in Abuja who have not been paid salaries for over 30 months. Read more

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