The Information Reporters: APC requested that the board transfer ThisDay Editor, Shaka Momodu, and The Morning Present co-host on Come up Information, Rufai Oseni, from their present positions “to cease the assaults or get a reprieve from a future Bola Tinubu presidency”.
What the board mentioned: In a joint assertion titled: “Tinubu and ThisDay/Come up Media Group and the Assault on Free Speech”, the media organisation mentioned they might not give in to strain from the ruling get together, APC.
“We additionally word that two senior APC marketing campaign officers had individually requested that we transfer THISDAY Editor and columnist, Shaka Momodu, and The Morning Present co-host on ARISE Information, Rufai Oseni, from their present positions to cease the assaults or get a reprieve from a future Tinubu presidency.
“The Boards of Editors of This Day Newspapers and the Come up Information Channel want to state with out equivocation that we don’t hearth journalists due to their views.
“Details are sacred and opinions free is the age-old dictum to which all free-thinking males subscribe.
“We permit our editors the liberty to air their opinions unfettered and have created The Workplace of the Ombudsman to take any complaints and self-discipline any abuse of workplace by any of our employees members,” Come up TV’s assertion reads partially.
What it is best to know: The editors identified that non-public assaults (on each reporters) intensified for the reason that publication within the ThisDay version of 18th November, 2022 of the demise of 1 Mueez Adegboyega Akande, a Tinubu affiliate talked about by US authorities as being concerned in a drug trafficking investigation of the APC candidate in 1993.
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