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Governor Matawalle appoints former finance minister as adviser

Bashir Yuguda, the former Minister of Finance under President Goodluck Jonathan administration has been appointed Honorary Special Adviser to the new governor of Zamfara, Alhaji Bello Matawalle.
Sulaiman Aledeh

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.

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.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

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).

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.

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