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The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.
“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.
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.
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has entered into partnership with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), for the use of the latter’s studios and other equipment across Nigeria for practicals by NOUN’s mass communication students.
The House of Representatives Committee on Information, National Orientation, Ethics and Values has called on government agencies to refrain from selective implementation of their budgets.
The Chinese government has expressed its readiness to continue to support Nigeria to manage its own internal affairs without any interference.
The police commissioner in Adamawa State, Audu Madaki, has said his men will follow the dictates of the Electoral Act in handling election-related offences that may arise this weekend.
Mohamed Salah admits it is “a dream to win the Premier League” and has called on Liverpool to “win, win, win” as they enter a “very big week” in their 2018-19 campaign.
Oil prices fell on Friday after the United States reported its crude output hit a record 12 million barrels per day (bpd), undermining efforts by Middle East-dominated producer club OPEC to withhold supply and tighten global markets.
President Muhammadu Buhari has counselled Nigerians to ignore rumours of violence and unrest surrounding the conduct of the 2019 general elections as rescheduled.
The livestock dealers in Artisan Market, Enugu State, mainly people from the northern part of the country have travelled home a day to the general elections.
Ten people have lost their lives including two suicide bombers when insurgents attacked Maiduguri.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state has written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding the enlistment of its candidates for the 2019 general elections in view of the ruling of the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court ordering the stay of execution of the judgement of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt which disqualified the party from fielding candidates in the election.
The streets of the northern commercial city of Kano State are so far calm as residents seem to have come to terms with the news of the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the deployment of voting materials to the 774 Local Government Areas of the country will be completed on Thursday.