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Umaru Pate Faculty of Communication, Bayero University, Kano

2019: Bayero University don charges media on reporting conflict sensitive issues

Prof. Umaru Pate of the Faculty of Communication, Bayero University, Kano, has warned the media to be wary of desperate politicians who may be inclined to using the media to plant ‘fake and malicious’ news in order to heat the polity ahead of the 2019 elections.

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.

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2019: Presidential Support Committee assures victory for Muhammadu Buhari in South-East

The Presidential Support Committee in South-East has assured President Muhammadu Buhari of victory in the region, in the 2019 presidential election.

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