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NUJ holds colloquium on Dele Giwa



The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos State Council, is to mark the 30th anniversary of the assassination of renowned journalist, Mr. Dele Giwa, with a colloquium in Lagos on Wednesday, October 19.

The late Giwa, pioneer Editor-in-Chief of NewsWatch magazine, was killed via a parcel bomb at his Ikeja, Lagos residence on Sunday, October 19, 1986.

According to a statement issued yesterday by the Chairman and Assistant Secretary of Lagos NUJ, Deji Elumoye and Alfred Odifa, the late Giwa is being remembered 30 years after his murder for what he stood for as a through bred professional journalist.

The colloquium with the theme: Safety of Journalists and Culture of Impunity in Africa, will hold at Multipurpose Hall of Radio Lagos/Eko FM, in Ikeja by 10.00am with Social critic and rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana, as Guest Speaker.

The Nation, October 14

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