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VAR cannot work in Nigerian football competitions for now – stakeholders

Some sports stakeholders in Nasarawa state on Thursday observed that the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in local football fixtures in the country would fail due to certain obvious reasons.

No going back on enforcing ethical use of social media, airwaves – minister

The Federal Government says it is committed to ensuring a responsible and ethical use of the social media and air waves and no amount of opposition will stop it from sanitising the two media platforms.

Minister: Extremists pulling hard at nation’s unity

The Federal Government, has said that extremists are currently tugging at the very core of the nation’s unity.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari endorses stiffer penalties for violators of broadcasting codes

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the review of the National Broadcasting Code and extant broadcasting laws to reflect stiffer penalties for violators of broadcasting regulations.

BPP saves N26.86 billion from inflated federal government contracts in 2018

The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) says it saved more than N26.86 billion for the Federal Government in 2018 alone, by revising down inflated contract sums by government contractors.

Miyetti Allah hails proposed Fulani radio

The move by the Federal Government to establish a radio station to reach Fulani herdsmen has elicited some strong reactions.
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Ace broadcaster Sulaiman Aledeh joins Eko DisCo

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says it has added experienced journalist and ace broadcaster, Sulaiman Aledeh, to its communication management team.
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Comedian warns celebrities to desist from fake lifestyles

A comedian, Chidi Uzoma, popularly known as “Baba de Baba’’, on Tuesday warned celebrities that were fond of living fake lifestyles to deceive the public to desist from it.

FRCN chief counsels youths on use of internet, entrepreneurship

Ike Okere, Zonal Executive Director, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), has urged youths to learn more about everything in life using the internet facility.
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FEC approves N1.3 billion contracts to reposition NAN, NTA, FRCN

The Federal Government on Wednesday approved N1.3 billion contracts to strengthen and reposition its media outfits for effective information dissemination.

FEC approves N1.4 billion for design of new DPR office

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), has approved a memorandum from the Minister of State (Petroleum), Ibe Kachikwu, for the design of a new head office for the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR).

Governor el-Rufai decries manipulation of religion, ethnicity for political interests

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has decried the manipulation of religion and ethnicity for political interests, saying that it is holding back the progress of Nigeria.
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2019: Stakeholders harp on free, fair elections

Stakeholders in the election process have been charged to be alive to their various responsibilities in the discharge of their respective duties in the 2019 general elections.
Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, the Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), has urged media professionals to adhere to the ethics of journalism in their reportage.

LASU’s Olanrewaju Fagbohun tasks media on professionalism

Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, the Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), has urged media professionals to adhere to the ethics of journalism in their reportage.

Christmas: Enugu announces free ride for indigenes

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has announced free transportation for indigenes of the state living in other parts of the country, who intend to return home to celebrate the festive season with their loved ones.

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.

IPOB mocks federal government over Radio Biafra

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leadership has made mockery of Federal Government’s claim that it seized some its radio stations and handed them to the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Kaduna station.

APDA chieftain calls for responsive use of social media

The Chairman of the All Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), Alhaji Shitu Mohammed, has urged the Federal Government to intensify education of Nigerians on social media use.

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Oil prices rise on OPEC deficit forecast

Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session’s losses after OPEC forecast a supply deficit next year and the U.S. Federal Reserve said the economic outlook was favorable.
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Porsche gets 30,000 down payments for new electric car

Some 30,000 drivers have made down payments for Porsche’s first electric car, according to the high-end automaker’s chief executive.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua thanks Nigerian envoy for inspiring him

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.

Rinsola Babajide’s brace sends Liverpool to next round of English Super Cup

Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing the meeting with Kalabari Ethnic Nationality at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Rivers governor threatens to sack traditional ruler over ‘romance’ with Bayelsa governor

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.