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“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Nigerian Presidency has reacted furiously after British multinational bank, HSBC, issued a confidential business intelligence predicting President Muhammad Buhari will lose 2019 election.
Nigeria’s minister of information and culture Lai Mohammed on Thursday accused media houses of denigrating the country under president Muhammadu Buhari.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Since 1993, June 12 has been more than just a date in the calendar for Nigerians. For many, it became a symbol of how the military government crushed long-held hopes of a return to civilian rule.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has accused some reporters covering his team of unethical behaviour and coming up with lies in the build-up to their participation in the World Cup in Russia.
Late former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Salihu Ibrahim, has been laid to rest on Sunday after funeral prayers at Yahaya Road Juma’at Mosque, Kaduna.
Senator Rufai Hanga, a former national chairman of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), has described the National chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, as a disaster, saying he once predicted it.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has convicted and sentenced two businessmen, Nnamdi Okoye and Ikechukwu Ezeogwum to a total of eight years and six months imprisonment for trademark theft.
Maurizio Sarri insists Eden Hazard can thrive in the ‘false nine’ role after the Belgium playmaker inspired Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Brighton on Sunday.
South Eastern Muslims Organisation of Nigeria (SEMON), a socio-cultural Igbo group, says it will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to express its grievances over the alleged marginalisation of Igbo Muslims.
Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Nigerians to show better appreciation of local abilities and talents to enable the country to be competitive globally.
The All Progressives Congress in Lagos State on Sunday inaugurated the Independent Campaign Group for Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the party’s governorship candidate in 2019 elections in Yaba.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) says the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon will not be barred from the upcoming African Cup of Nations tournament
Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah has become the fourth player to be named the BBC African Footballer of the Year a second time, making history for club and country in doing so.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) on Wednesday said it had disbursed N41.1 billion to fund 37 cluster development projects in Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers and Abia states in 13 years.