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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.
The Management of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) has said that it never denied the African Action Congress (ACC), Presidential Candidate, Mr Omoyele Sowore, airtime on Radio Nigeria on Oct. 18.
A former journalist with Radio Nigeria and Champion newspaper, Chief Chyna Iwuanyanwu, has died in Abuja after a brief illness.
Governor Samuel Ortom has threatened to institute a N10billion suit against the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, for alleged defamatory and libelous publication against his person.
About 200 beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme are currently undergoing training in Ondo State as the process of reintegration of ex-agitators in the Niger Delta gets a boost.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, said on Saturday the state lost property worth over N400 billion to renewed herdsmen attacks on communities.
The senator representing Ondo North, Ajayi Boroffice, has condemned the attack on journalists and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the factional state congress of the party in Akure on Saturday.
Veteran journalist, author and media manager, Mahmoon Baba-Ahmed, has passed on.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday dismissed the report of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on restructuring as “a ruse and fresh attempt to beguile Nigerians with another round of lies, empty proposals and hollow promises, ahead of 2019 elections, just as it did in 2015.”
President Muhammadu Buhari’s staunch supporter, Abdulmajid Danbilki Commanda, on Monday in Kano raised alarm that the authorities of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria have banned him from using their facilities to project Buhari’s 2019 re-election campaign.
The Federal Government is targeting to offer affordable healthcare to about eight million low and middle-income Nigerians, in the first quarter of 2018, under a new health policy to be known as ‘Buharicare’.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday make a national broadcast to commemorate the New Year.
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, has commiserated with the management and staff of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) on the death of Mr Mark Agbo, a sports presenter and commentator.
Activities in the Benin station of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Radio Nigeria Bronze FM, have remained grounded for two weeks after the radio station was shut by the Edo State Internal Revenue Service over an alleged indebtedness of N6.7m tax.
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.
Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan says President Muhammadu Buhari has been of great service to the country.
According to TMZ, Kroll’s body was discovered this morning after his girlfriend was unable to reach him. Sources tell the publication that they discovered “drug paraphernalia nearby” and suspect that he overdosed.
President General of Mdzough U Tiv, a socio-cultural association of Tiv people, Chief Edward Ujege, has declared that the military has chased away herdsmen from Benue land.
The Miners Association of Nigeria and China Miners Association have reached an agreement to strengthen the existing bilateral economic relationship between the two bodies.
One of the leading global rating agencies, Moody’s Investors Service, has said Nigeria’s credit profile, at ‘B2 stable’ is constrained by the country’s continued exposure to shocks because of government’s inability to expand non-oil revenue base sufficiently.
Four persons have been critically injured in a ghastly motor accident involving a tanker laden with petrol and two commercial tricycles known as ”Keke NAPEP.”
An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 16-year-old student, Kehinde Timilehin, who allegedly murdered his schoolmate.
The Adamawa State Governor, Mohammadu Bindow, on Tuesday presented a budget estimate of total of N230,989,412, 735.00 for 2019 Appropriation Bill to the Adamawa State House of Assembly.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) has warned against violent campaigns ahead the 2019 general elections in Bayelsa State.