Information Blackout: Major Nigerian newspapers join protest for Press Freedom


Most major Nigerian newspapers have put out the same frontpage headline in protest against proposed controversial press and media Bills from the Federal Government of Nigeria meant to allegedly infringe on press rights and freedom.

This protest was carried out on Monday, June 12.

Papers like The Sun, Punch, Vanguard, The Guardian, Tribune used the same ”Information Blackout’ headline.

The coordinated move was sponsored by the National Union of Journalists (NUJ), National Guild of Editors (NGE) and Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN).

It was gathered that the ‘protest’ will run for two days.