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As this year’s World Press Freedom Day is celebrated globally today, May 3, the National Assembly, has vowed that it would never pass any law that inhibits the freedom of the press in Nigeria.

The Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, who gave the assurance in a message of felicitation with Nigerian journalists as they joined their colleagues across the world to celebrate the event, however, urged the practitioners to purge themselves of bad eggs.

Lawan noted that May 3 is set aside every year to remind governments around the world of their obligation to facilitate and respect press freedom, and also to remind journalists the need to respect the ethics of their profession.

The Senate President, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Ola Awoniyi, stated that he was…



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