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NUJ: We supported unbundling of mass communication to catch up with advanced nations

The Nigeria Union Journalists (NUJ) has said that it fully supports the unbundling of Mass Communication course into several branches in Nigerian higher institutions.

Consumer protection commission meets stakeholders in Lagos

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) on Thursday held an engagement forum with stakeholders in Lagos on the implementation of the Federal Competition and Consumer Act.

Xenophobia: Measures set to commence evacuation – FG

Nigeria Consul General in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, says the mission in South Africa has put in place measures to ease evacuation of Nigerians from the country following attacks on them.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC: We’ve been dragged to court 1,600 times over 2019 polls

Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has disclosed that, the commission had been dragged to court more than 1,600 times in relation to the 2019 general elections.

NIPR: Nigeria losing reputation to insecurity

The President and Council of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Mallam Mukhtar Sirajo, on Thursday raised concern that Nigeria is fast losing its reputation as a result of the widespread insecurity and crisis fueled by divisive elements recorded across the country.

NIPR: No alternative to unity, peaceful co-existence in Nigeria

The President and Chairman of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and Chairman of Governing Council, Mallam Mukhtar Sirajo, has said that there is no alternative to peaceful co-existence in Nigeria despite the daunting challenges of insecurity.

Toyin Saraki: Lose or win, Nigeria bigger than anyone

Wife of Senate President Bukola Saraki, Mrs. Toyin Bukola Saraki, while reflecting on the just concluded general elections has said that there are lessons for all, both losers and winners.

Bishop Kukah worries over Nigeria’s division

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, Saturday expressed concern over the manner that Nigerians voted along regional and ethnic lines in the last general election.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NIPR commends NNPC for promotion of PR

The Abuja Chapter of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for effective deployment of Public Relations (PR) tools and professionals in managing its image and reputation.

Lagos Police command gets new spokesperson

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu, has appointed DSP Bala Elkana as the new Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO).

Bauchi elections: PDP candidate promises to improve teachers welfare

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Bauchi state, Sen. Bala Mohammed, has promised to improve the welfare of teachers and restore the lost glory of the profession in the state, if elected.

NIPR approves appointment of Colonel Sagir Musa as army spokesperson

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has approved the appointment of Colonel Sagir Musa as the spokesperson of the Nigerian Army.
Sagir Musa

New Army spokesman Sagir Musa assumes duty

The acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, assumed duty on Thursday at the Army Headquarters in Abuja.

NIPR: Why we cancelled Kaduna governorship debate

The Kaduna State chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations has shelved its plan to organise a debate for governorship candidates in the state, ahead of the forthcoming elections.

NIPR to commence prosecution of illegal spokespersons

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations has appointed retired General Chris Olukolade as its Chairman Compliance Committee to monitor and initiate prosecutions of uncertified spokespersons who fraudulently claim to be practicing public relations in the country.

NIPR: It’s criminal to practice public relations without certification

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations has threaten legal action against public and private organisations that fail to appoint public relations professionals as spokespersons.

Uche Anioke: Festus Keyamo not qualified to speak for Muhammadu Buhari

Hon. Uche Anioke, a former Commissioner of Youths and Sports in Enugu State and two-time Chairman of Awgu local government area, has faulted the role given to Festus Keyamo (SAN) as the spokesman of Buhari Campaign Organisation.

N10 trillion loot allegation shows opposition short of ideas – minister

The Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja berated the opposition for “throwing spurious allegation’’ that N10 trillion has been looted under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.