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February 14 declared National Media Peace Day

Nigerian media practitioners rose from a two-day meeting in Abuja on Saturday with the declaration of February 14 as the National Media Peace Day.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: Don’t break up Nigeria by urge to break news

The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has appealed to the Nigerian media not to break up the country by the urge to break news.
The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

Lagos-Ibadan rail project: Lawmakers applaud Amaechi over implementation

The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

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.

Seriake Dickson: Media key to sustaining democracy

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, has charged the Nigerian media not to abandon its pivotal responsibility in the sustenance of the country’s democracy by holding leaders accountable.
W. Stuart Symington, United States Ambassador to Nigeria

US envoy: Nigeria beacon of hope to Africa, World

United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, has said Nigeria is a beacon of hope not only to West Africa, but to Africa and the world, stressing that whatever affects the country affects the world.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 3

Muhammadu Buhari urged to reconsider stance on PIB

Nigerian journalists have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his stance on the Petroleum Industry Bills (PIB) in the interest of the nation’s oil and gas sector.
Udinese William Troost-Ekong

Udinese: William Troost-Ekong not injured

Udinese of Italy have confirmed that their Nigerian defender, William Troost-Ekong, is not injured, adding that he was only replaced in last weekend’s match due to tactical reasons.

Nigerian editors urge politicians, security agencies to avoid intimidating voters

Ahead of the 2019 general election, Nigerian editors have called on politicians and security agencies to avoid intimidating voters for democracy to thrive in the country.
Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo, Ifeanyi Okowa canvass credible media coverage of 2019 elections

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday urged the Nigerian media to retain its credibility as an unbiased umpire in the coverage of the ongoing 2019 elections processes.

Presidency attacks HSBC over prediction on President Buhari’s re-election bid

The Nigerian Presidency has reacted furiously after British multinational bank, HSBC, issued a confidential business intelligence predicting President Muhammad Buhari will lose 2019 election.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Minister: Nigerian media using fake news against President Buhari

Nigeria’s minister of information and culture Lai Mohammed on Thursday accused media houses of denigrating the country under president Muhammadu Buhari.

Killing small businesses softly

Some years ago, I was at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra state, for a public lecture. An obviously popular lecturer was invited to the podium to make his contributions. Students went gaga, screaming his nickname and giving him a standing ovation. In

Federal government raises 1,000-member military force to tackle bandits in Zamfara

The Federal Government on Sunday said it had assembled a strong military force comprising 1,000 personnel, to tackle the bandits terrorizing communities in Zamfara.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu

Official: INEC registers over 10 million new voters

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says over ten million names have been added to Nigeria’s voters register in the course of the continuous voter registration exercise being undertaken by the commission.

Pat Utomi urges journalists to take up a Nehemiah Project for Nigeria

Political economist and professor of entrepreneurship Prof Pat Utomi has urged the Nigerian media and individual journalists to take up the challenge of assisting Nigeria out of the current economic and social crises as a Nehemiah project.
Former presidential candidate of the Kowa Party in the 2015 election, Remi Sonaiya

Remi Sonaiya: Nigerian media promoting only APC, PDP

A former presidential candidate of the Kowa Party in the 2015 election, Remi Sonaiya, has passed a damning assessment of the Nigerian media, describing a section of the practitioners as “projectors” of only the top political parties.

Minister: No journalist is in detention in Nigeria

The Federal Government has debunked the report by the press freedom organisation, Committee To Protect Journalists (CPJ), that a certain Nigerian journalist has been in detention for the past two years.

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Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has disclosed that he still has the full glare of his scouting team on Efe Ambrose, Maduka Okoye and a few other Nigerians plying their trade abroad that have not been given chances under him.

Gernot Rohr: Efe Ambrose, others under our radar

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has disclosed that he still has the full glare of his scouting team on Efe Ambrose, Maduka Okoye and a few other Nigerians plying their trade abroad that have not been given chances under him.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed its disappointment and shock at the postponement of the Nigerian elections hours to the election.

CSOs urge INEC to stop supplementary elections in Nigeria

Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has urged Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to put an end to supplementary elections in the country.

Kano elections: Governor Ganduje thanks God, voters

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has thanked God and the people of the state for re-electing him for a second term.
Odion Ighalo

AFCONQ: Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo finishes as top scorer

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has finished the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series, as the top scorer.

PDP: How Jimi Agbaje hijacked money sent for campaigns

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State has accused Jimi Agbaje, its governorship candidate in the just-concluded general election, of allegedly hijacking funds meant for the prosecution of the elections in the state.