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“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.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Bauchi Council, on Thursday decried the shabby treatment of local journalists covering the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Bauchi.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) would not relent in its quest to get the nation’s four refineries back to their optimal, nameplate capacities.
The Presidency on Friday raised concerns over the media reports of the recent killings in Benue State, describing them as unfortunate.
However, heeded or not, I strongly believe that Nigeria cannot continue with business as usual. So, I proffered a way out or a way forward.
The new Acting Director, Defence Information, Brig.-Gen. John Agim, has appealed to Citizens and Journalists in particular, to appreciate and celebrate the contributions of the Armed Forces to national development.
Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has urged media practitioners in the country to support the fight against corruption.
President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, has challenged Nigerian editors to not only report, but find the enterprise aspect of making a future from their service and high professionalism.
The Miners Association of Nigeria and China Miners Association have reached an agreement to strengthen the existing bilateral economic relationship between the two bodies.
The New Nigeria Peoples Party in Bauchi State has pledged to conduct Local Government Council election within six months, if elected into power.
The National Association of Nigerian Students has urged the Ogun Police Command to fast track prosecution of the alleged killer of Cpl. Gbenga Adeboyejo.
Comrade Ayuba Wabba, President, National Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the federal government to respect International Labour Organisation (ILO) principles and the rights of workers in order to have peaceful industrial relations.
More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a restaurant in northern Japan, police said.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, on Saturday lambasted the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, over his campaign centered around the economy.
Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.
Two supporters of a Democratic Republic of Congo opposition presidential candidate were killed in clashes with police at a rally on Tuesday, a local human rights organisation said, as tensions rise just 12 days before a crucial election.
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called for the establishment of state police to curb crime in the country.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday alleged intimation of its members in the University of Lagos by the institution’s Pro Chancellor, Dr Wale Babalakin.