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Lagos plans vaccine research, mental facility to combat COVID-19

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government is set to establish a world-class and best-in-Africa vaccine research centre to avoid depending on western nations for COVID-19 vaccines in addition to a mental health facility as part of critical measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Mr. Gbenga Omotosho, the Lagos State Commissioner for Information & ...

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Nigeria outlines measures for COVID-19 pandemic recovery, reconstruction

Boss Mustapha

The Federal Government of Nigeria has outlined some of the measures being implemented for COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery and Reconstruction in the country, after taking steps to contain the spread of infection, minimise casualties and ensure that clinical services could cope with the projected fatalities. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Secretary to the Government of the ...

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Sanwo-Olu, Mustapha set for GOCOP fifth annual conference

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, have confirmed their participation at the fifth annual conference of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP). Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State The two-day conference with the theme “COVID-19 Pandemic: Recovery and Reconstruction in Nigeria” will take place at the Sheraton Hotel, ...

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Twitter suspension strifling businesses, GOCOP tells Buhari

Dotun Oladipo

The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind his government’s decision to suspend Twitter in Nigeria. Dotun Oladipo, Presedent of GOCOP GOCOP made this call in a statement signed by its President, Mr Dotun Oladipo, and General Secretary, Mr Danlami Nmodu, on Monday, June 7, 2021. According to GOCOP, the suspension of Twitter ...

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NAN MD tasks Online Publishers on professionalism

Buki Ponle

The Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Buki Ponle, has urged the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) to ensure professionalism while discharging its duties in the society. Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Buki Ponle Ponle made the call on Thursday, March 4, 2021 in Abuja when a delegation from the Guild, led ...

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GOCOP AGM: CPJ raises concern over anti-press laws in Nigeria

Jonathan Rozen

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has enjoined online publishers in Nigeria to rise against the Cybercrime Act, noting that journalists publishing online are vulnerable to the various challenges confronting the entire Nigerian media community. Jonathan Rozen Senior Researcher, Africa Programme at the CPJ, Jonathan Rozen, who made the call, added that the challenges confronting journalists cut across borders. Rozen ...

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Nigeria’s Consul-General, CPJ address publishers as GOCOP holds virtual AGM

GOCOP AGM

Journalists, especially online publishers, have been urged to be citizen-centred as they continue to serve as watchdogs for the good of the country. Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, Ben Okoyen They were also advised to remain as independent monitors of those in power. This call was made on Thursday, October 15, 2020 by the Consul-General of Nigeria in New ...

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Sundiata Post unveiling: Femi Adesina urges online publishers on credibility

Femi-Adesina

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, on Tuesday in Abuja urged online publishers to ensure credibility in order to secure the future of online media in the country. Mr. Adesina gave the advice while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sideline of the official unveiling of `Sundiata Post’ online newspaper. ...

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