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Essien Ndueso, SA to Gov Udom Emmanuel on Media [News] A Special Assistant to the Akwa Ibom state Governor, Mr Essien Ndueso has warned that despite the presence of the Freedom of Information law, professionals should always endeavour to be guided by the ethical codes of their profession, adding that it was a responsibility on the path of the journalists to maintain professional conduct at all times so as to escape litigation for abuses. In a paper at the 2016 celebration by the Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Ekpene Chapter of the Association of Mass Communication Students (AMASCOS), the governor's aide lamented that despite being empowered by the law, some journalists in the State fail to take the pains and cross check details of government transactions before bringing same to the public domain. Mr Ndueso who spoke on the theme, “Freedom of Information Law: Matters Arising,” told students that the law has granted journalist and everyone in general access to p


  The Budget Breakdown in one page The 2016 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari was received with keen interest; even more this time than with other times. Of course, too, this was the biggest a president has asked for in Nigeria's history - over 1trillion higher than the last administration requested for. A Nigerian civic tech organisation Budgit have released a breakdown of the Budget in graphics. And we have them here. Uduak Umo Read  also: WHAT PRESIDENT BUHARI SAID ABOUT THE 2016 BUDGET   The Actual Road Safety Offences & Fines Is Dangote Selling His Home? Why? Video of Amaechi's Financial Crimes   Oscar Debuts With The End - Of The World

Police, LASTMA and Gbagada Hospital Ambulance Abandon dying Man On 3rd Mainland Bridge-Witness (Photos)

Officers of the Nigerian police, soldiers, one LASTMA(Lagos State Traffic Management Agency) officer, and an ambulance belonging to the Gbagada General hospital on Tuesday evening refused to help a dying man found on the 3 rd mainland bridge in Lagos.  Although Nigerians are familiar with such unspeakable acts of nonchalance and disregard for life by members of the public service and security agencies, this particular incidence has given more publicity to the fate of helpless Nigerians in the care of heartless public officers - and drawn the ire of an increasing number of people on Social Media.  The testifier – who also supplied the photos – Ilsa Aida, a Lagos resident, on her way to church on Tuesday evening, stumbled on the motionless body of the unidentified man in the middle of the road – a highway. According to her, 4 Military men rode past on ‘Okada’ (motorcycle) and “Eeyaah”, they seemed to mutter in commiseration. Policemen drove past with blaring sirens, shaking