Malami reiterates FG’s commitment to end impunity, crimes against journalists | The Guardian Nigeria News


The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN) says the Federal Government remains committed to ending impunity and crimes against journalists in the country.

Malami said this on Tuesday, in Abuja at a policy dialogue on protection of journalists to mark the 2021 International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.

The event was organised by the Ministry of Justice and Managing Conflict in Nigeria Programme in collaboration with the European Union.

The minister, in a keynote address, maintained that Nigeria operated a constitutional democracy that guaranteed freedom of expression.

According to him, this is a conducive atmosphere that enables Nigerians to express their inalienable fundamental rights to unhindered ventilation of opinions.

“I am convinced that journalism is not a crime, rather, there are apparent crimes committed by some people that claim to practice journalism.

“Journalists are not in any way targeted for…

Source: Guardian Newspaper

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