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Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.
Buhari Media Organisation (BMO)

BMO: Atiku Abubakar’s criticisms of federal government’s asset sales laughable

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has described recent criticism by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate Atiku Abubakar on the federal government’s plan to sell some public assets as laughable.
Novo Isioro

Independence Day: Presidential aide, others seek unity with pictures

The Special Assistant on Visual Communication and Personal Photographer to the Vice President, Miss Novo Isioro, on Wednesday said there was the need for Nigerians to put an end to agitations, hate speeches, division.

Why IGP Ibrahim Idris is mad about the letter

It might appear strange that of all the problems that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has on his table his biggest concern is how to squeeze a journalist to disclose the source of a leak.But there’s a reason for his obsession.

Pakistan interior minister shot, wounded in suspected assassination bid

Pakistan's interior minister Ahsan Iqbal has been shot in a suspected assassination attempt ahead of nationwide elections due this year, but will survive, officials said Sunday.

PDP holds emergency NEC meeting in Abuja today

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will today hold an emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Abuja.

Kabiru Yusuf: Future of newspapers lies on digital, electronic platforms

Chairman, board of Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust newspaper, Kabiru Yusuf, has said that electronics and digital platforms held the ace for the future of newspaper business in Nigeria.

Governor Ajimobi appoints new spokesperson

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has appointed Bolaji Tunji as his Special Adviser, Communication and Strategy.

AMCON takes over Daily Times

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on Tuesday took over the assets of Daily Times Nigeria Plc, a foremost media establishment in Nigeria, over huge outstanding loan.

Non-confirmation of 60 nominees hampering smooth running of government – HEDA tells Senator Saraki

The Human and Environmental Developmental Agenda (HEDA Resource Center) has urged the National Assembly to commence the confirmation process of nominees submitted by the executive to it, saying the delay is incapacitating many government agencies.

I can’t remember selling Daily Times to anyone – Fidelis Anosike

The publisher of Daily Times, Fidelis Anosike, says he cannot remember selling the newspaper to anyone.

Death toll from herdsmen attack rises to 25 in Nasarawa, more house burnt

Killings have continued to take place in some communities in Nasarawa State unabated following selective attacks on some villages in Awe, Keana and Doma local government areas of the state.

Fuel scarcity: Stop buying time, passing blame – Wole Soyinka tells federal govt

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called on the Federal Government to end the current fuel scarcity in the country rather than buying time and passing blame.

Adamawa queen Mildred Ehiguese emerges new Miss Nigeria

Adamawa state queen, Mildred Ehiguese, has emerged as the new Miss Nigeria at the beauty pageant concluded on early on Friday at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island in Lagos State.

Miss Nigeria beauty show defining Nigerian woman – Fidelis Anosike

As Nigerians await the crowing of the new Miss Nigeria, the pageant’s organiser and publisher of The Daily Times of Nigeria, Mr Fidelis Anosike, says he is using the show to define the Nigerian woman.

SERAP wants investigation of privatised enterprises

The organisation urged Mr. Buhari to “reform the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) to remove opportunities for corruption in privatisation process, and to instruct the EFCC and ICPC to ensure the recovery of proceeds of corruption.

2019: I am not PDP candidate – Dangote

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, has denied reports he will run for the Presidency on the platform of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), in 2019.

Tanzania orders fresh registration of newspapers

Newspapers and magazines in Tanzania have until October 15 to apply for new registration licences.

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