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Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Presidency has no justification barring media houses from Aso Villa

Leading opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the presidency has no justification whatsoever to shut media organisations out from covering activities of the presidency.
The Cleen Foundation

Vote-buying: Foundation recommends sanction against offending political parties

Cleen Foundation, a non-profit organisation, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to impose a significant sanction against any political parties involved in vote-buying in elections.
The Emir of Gwandu and the Chairman Kebbi Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, has attributed the current security challenges in the country to the way in which Nigerians have been ignoring God’s commands and adopting satanic behaviours.

Emir flays media on fake Buhari marriage

Emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, has urged media organisations to be more professional in their efforts to disseminate information to Nigerians.

NAWOJ decries gender inequality in media organisations

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ) has decried the high level of gender inequality in journalism profession, saying that more women should be at the top of managerial positions in media organisations.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Former Zamfara governor threatens legal action against media outfits

Former governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has threatened legal action against some media organisations for publishing what he described as fake news against him.

No order to deny #RevolutionNow protesters bail – Lagos judiciary

The Chief Registrar of the Lagos State Judiciary, Mrs Taiwo Olatokun, Wednesday denied a news report that she instructed Magistrates to deny bail to #RevolutionNow protesters.
Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP)

Online publishers opposes new National Assembly guidelines for journalists

The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) is opposing the new guidelines for accreditation of media organisations and journalists covering the National Assembly (NASS).
national assembly abuja

NGE, NUJ condemn new National Assembly guidelines for journalists

New guidelines for the accreditation of journalists at the National Assembly have been condemned by journalists and editors.

Lai Mohammed: International community hails President Buhari’s economic reforms agenda

The international community has expressed satisfaction with the economic reform programmes of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration especially for nurturing the nation’s economy from recession to sustainable growth.
Muhammadu Buhari

Election: Ex-Nigeria Airways workers to stage rally for President Buhari

Ex-workers of the defunct Nigerian Airways will stage a rally for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari by first week of February, Mr. Lookman Animashaun, President the union has disclosed.
Fifteen media organisations, including the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), have joined forces to combat fake news and misinformation ahead of the 2019 general elections.

2019: Media organisations collaborate against fake news

Fifteen media organisations, including the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), have joined forces to combat fake news and misinformation ahead of the 2019 general elections.

NAPTIP records 217 human trafficking cases in five years in Benue

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has recorded 217 cases of human trafficking in Benue State in the past five years.

Strike: Public offices, banks schools shut in Ondo

In compliant with the nationwide warning strike declared by the organised labour over the issue of minimum wage, public offices, hospitals, public schools and government media organisations were shut down Thursday in Ondo State.

NBC reviewing broadcasting code to check fake news, hate speech – official

The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says it is reviewing the broadcasting code to address emerging challenges like hate speech and fake news.
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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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria records 23 new cases of coronavirus

For the second time today, the total number of coronavirus cases have increased by 23, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control can confirm.
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO: Coronavirus cases will soon reach one million globally

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic will soon reach one million globally.
Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.

Warri residents comply with coronavirus lockdown

Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (in blue) on Saturday with Service Commanders monitoring compliance with the closure of markets across the state to check spread of coronavirus in Port Harcourt.

Coronavirus lockdown: Better to stay hungry to be alive than die eating – Rivers...

Governor Nyesom Wike Wednesday appealed for patience and support of tense Rivers state populace to defeat Coronavirus (COVID-19) as the impact of State Government preventive orders bites harder on the people.
Harry Kane is recovering well from an ankle injury

Harry Redknapp warns Harry Kane could leave Tottenham over lack of trophies

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has warned that Harry Kane would not be content to stay at the North London club unless they begin to challenge for silverware.