Lagos NUJ Holds Colloquium


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. Dele 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, Messrs. Deji Elumoye and Alfred Odifa, late Dele Giwa is being remembered 30 years after his gruesome 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’, the release said, is being put together in partnership with Dele Giwa Foundation, and will hold at Multipurpose Hall of Radio Lagos/Eko FM, Agidingbi road in Ikeja by 10.00am