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Nigerian Press Council Act 🇳🇬


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Nigerian Press Council Act

  • Commenced on 10 December 1992
  • [Up to date as at 31 December 2002]
  • [Note: The original publication document is not available and this content could not be verified.]
An Act to provide for the repeal of the Nigerian Media Council Act 1988 and establish the Nigerian Press Council to promote high professional standards for the Nigerian press, and deal with complaints emanating from members of the public about the conduct of journalists in their professional capacity or complaints emanating from the press about the conduct of persons or organisations towards the press and for other matters connected therewith.

1. Establishment of the Nigerian Press Council

There is hereby established a body to be known as the Nigerian Press Council (in this Act referred to as "the Council") which shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue and be sued in its corporate name.

2. Composition of the Council

(1)The Council shall consist of a chairman and …

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