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Lai Mohammed a ‘guest politician’ in Kwara – Senator Saraki’s aide

Yusuph Olaniyonu, special adviser to Senate President Bukola Saraki on media, says the popularity of Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, in Kwara state is “non-existent”.
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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.

Facebook post: Court grants FRCN reporter bail

A Kaduna State High Court on Wednesday, admitted Segun Onibiyo, a reporter with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) to bail in the sum of N2 million.

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.
A journalist with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) on Friday drowned having jumped into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge in Lagos.

Journalist drowns after jumping into Lagos lagoon

A journalist with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) on Friday drowned having jumped into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge in Lagos.
Omoyele Sowore

Official: FRCN never denied Omoyele Sowore airtime on Radio Nigeria

The Management of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) has said that it never denied the African Action Congress (ACC), Presidential Candidate, Mr Omoyele Sowore, airtime on Radio Nigeria on Oct. 18.

2019: Lai Mohammed wants media to play its gate-keeping role during political campaigns

Ahead of the 2019 General elections, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called on the media to play its gate keeping role to forestall hate speech during political campaigns.
Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central

Bauchi: Suleiman Gamawa, Isa Misau pick PDP senatorial tickets unopposed

Senators Suleiman Gamawa and Isa Misau who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party recently have picked the party’s senatorial tickets unopposed, Wilson Iorshe, the Chairman of the election panel, has said.

Relocation order pits Radio Nigeria against Delta government

The establishment of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigerians (FRCN) office in Asaba is generating controversy.

Federal government takes anti-fake news campaign to media houses

Mohammed added that it was not by accident that the government’s first port of call on the tour was Authority Newspaper, saying that the visit was designed to give him and his delegation, the opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to the newspaper having been the first and only newspaper to date to have written an editorial in support of the campaign.

Bauchi South most neglected district in Nigeria – PDP candidate

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Senatorial candidate for Bauchi South bye-election slated for August 11, Dr. Ladan Saliu, has described the zone as most marginalised in the country.

Bauchi South bye-election: Ladan Salihu wins PDP primaries

Immediate past Director-General of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) and owner of Bauchi-based Albarka Radio, Dr. Ladan Salihu, has won the People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) Bauchi South senatorial primary election.

Minister: Fake news threatening corporate existence of Nigeria

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Muhammed, on Tuesday said Fake News does not only threaten the peace of the nation, but its corporate existence.

Expert: Lack of corporate governance militating against businesses in Nigeria

A financial expert, Dr. Bala Mohammadu Abubakar, has identified lack of corporate governance and fiscal responsibility in both private and public sectors of Nigeria economy as the major factor militating against business activities in Nigeria.

FRCN workers protest poor working conditions in Ibadan, Akure

Workers at the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) in Ibadan and Akure on Monday held a peaceful protest within their premises to express their grievances at the organisation’s operations.
Mansur Liman

2019: FRCN chief urges media to support INEC for success

Mr Mansur Liman, the Director-General, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), has advised media professionals and media organisations to support the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the success of general elections in 2019.

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