May 27, 2018

Presidency cautions media on security reporting (Nation)

Presidency cautions media on security reporting (Nation)

The Federal Government has warned the media to thread softlyin reporting security.

In spite of the right to freedom of expression, the Presidency urged the media to strike a balance between openness and national security.

Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu in a statement yesterday said:  “In the midst of the debate over the right to freedom of expression and the government’s efforts to ensure that the digital space and the mass media generally do not become a playground for terrorism and destabilization, security agencies in the country have given assurances that they would maintain a balance between openness and national security. Read more

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