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Press Freedom Violations: Nigeria Second Worst In West Africa

Press Freedom Violations: Nigeria Second Worst In West Africa

Aregional quarterly report on Freedom of Expression (FOE) by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), has shown that Nigeria recorded 5 cases of freedom of expression violations. This puts Nigeria in second place behind Ghana as the most repressive [...]

June 1, 2022 Media representation
Countering fake news and hate speech

Countering fake news and hate speech

Internet technologies have revolutionised communication and completely altered the media landscape. They have widened accessibility and transferred the power of discussion to the people. Social networking has become a major aspect of social life, interpersonal relations, political campaigns, and business [...]

April 13, 2022 Media representation
Mali to suspend France 24 TV station and RFI radio

Mali to suspend France 24 TV station and RFI radio

The Malian military government is moving to suspend broadcasts by French state-funded international RFI radio and France 24 television channel, accusing the news outlets of reporting “false allegations” that the army killed dozens of civilians. The allegations were made by [...]

March 18, 2022 Africa, Media representation
Nsirim wins Outstanding Commissioner Award

Nsirim wins Outstanding Commissioner Award

Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, has emerged the  Outstanding Commissioner of the Year,  organised by Garden City Advancement Award 2021. The Commissioner has dedicated the award to God and the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom  Wike,  describing the governor [...]

November 9, 2021 Media representation
Nigerian Press Council makes fresh bid to ‘regulate’ media

Nigerian Press Council makes fresh bid to ‘regulate’ media

The Nigerian Press Council (NPC) appears to be unrelenting in its quest to regulate the media in Nigeria, as the council has requested the House of Representatives to pass laws that will compel journalists and media houses to register with [...]

October 28, 2021 Media representation
Mohammed Fawehinmi to be buried August 27 in Ondo

Mohammed Fawehinmi to be buried August 27 in Ondo

Late Mohammed Fawehinmi, the eldest son of late Chief Gani Fawehinmi (SAN), will be laid to rest on Aug. 27, in Ondo State, a family source says. Mr Lanre Arogundade, former Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Lagos chapter and close [...]

August 18, 2021 Media representation
Obasanjo: How Will Buhari Die And We Won’t Know?

Obasanjo: How Will Buhari Die And We Won’t Know?

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has described as ridiculous, rumour that President Muhammadu Buhari had died and was cloned by somebody else from Sudan. Obasanjo said the rumour became popular through the abuse of the social media, expressing surprises that many [...]

June 28, 2021 Media representation
Things Every New Nigerian Blogger Must Avoid in 2021

Things Every New Nigerian Blogger Must Avoid in 2021

Do you intend to go into blogging, or you’re a newbie who just stumbled on some random post about how lucrative blogging can be and decided, “yeah, let’s own one” It wouldn’t be such a terrible idea, would it? Blogging [...]

June 24, 2021 Media representation
Nigeria insists on regulating social media

Nigeria insists on regulating social media

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has restated the need for the country to regulate the social media. He disclosed this at the House of Representatives during a public hearing organised by the Mr. Odebunmi Dokun-led committee on Information, [...]

June 17, 2021 Media representation
Twitter removes Nigerian president’s ‘abusive’ civil war post

Twitter removes Nigerian president’s ‘abusive’ civil war post

Twitter has removed a post by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari threatening punishment for regional secessionists blamed for attacks on government buildings. The move on Wednesday came as Buhari’s tweet, referring to a civil war in the southeastern Biafra region, violated [...]

June 3, 2021 Media representation
Trump moves to assert party control despite Facebook ban

Trump moves to assert party control despite Facebook ban

Social media has been his weapon of choice for battling Republican dissidents, but Donald Trump is seeking to tighten his iron grip on the party even after a ruling Wednesday extending his ban on Facebook. Despite losing the presidency to [...]

May 6, 2021 Government and politics, International, Media representation
Drop All Charges Against Journalists

Drop All Charges Against Journalists

A group, the Association of Cross River Online Journalists, has urged the Federal Government and the Cross River State Government to drop all charges against journalists standing trial for doing their job. The union of online journalists practising in Cross [...]

May 4, 2021 Media representation
117th Posthumous Birthday Of Joseph Ayo Babalola

117th Posthumous Birthday Of Joseph Ayo Babalola

The personality behind THE GREAT OKE OYE 1930 REVIVAL, THE FOUNDER AND THE FIRST GENERAL EVANGELIST OF C.A.C turns 117 today. Joseph Ayo Babalola (25 April 1904 – 26 July 1959) was the first General Evangelist of theChrist Apostolic Church [...]

April 26, 2021 Documentary

Africa’s Agric development lies in sustainable technology, innovation — AATF

Kindly Share This Story: By Gabriel Ewepu- Abuja The African Agricultural Technology Foundation, AATF, has emphasized that hope for Africa’s agricultural development lies deeply in sustainable technology and innovation. This was contained in the Foundation’s programme overview, where it stated [...]

January 22, 2020 What the papers say

Police rescue woman, 7 months old baby from Kidnappers in Katsina forest

Kindly Share This Story: By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja. The Police in Katsina state, working jointly with personnel of the Nigerian military on Tuesday rescued a 30-year-old woman, Fidausi Yusuf and her seven months old baby, from a kidnappers den [...]

January 22, 2020 What the papers say

Inter confident of sealing Christian Eriksen signing in January

Kindly Share This Story: Tottenham Hotspur’s Portuguese head coach Jose Mourinho (L) instructs Tottenham Hotspur’s Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen as he comes on the field during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at [...]

January 22, 2020 What the papers say

Jurgen Klopp urges FA to replace Cup replays with penalty shootouts

Kindly Share This Story: Jurgen Klopp Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has urged the FA to scrap cup replays altogether in a bid to reduce the numbers of games that players are forced to play in a given season, while also [...]

January 22, 2020 What the papers say

Effects of combat exposure, trauma experience on mental health

Kindly Share This Story: By Adedeji Oluwakorede In light of the recent celebration of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day, it is paramount that we celebrate the dead, especially these great martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the sovereignty of this [...]

January 22, 2020 What the papers say

BREAKING: Kano PDP chairman dumps party for APC

Kindly Share This Story: By Abdulmumin Murtala, Kano Rabiu Sulaiman Bichi, the caretaker committee Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano state has dumped the party and joined the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Bichi, a very close [...]

January 22, 2020 What the papers say

NAFDAC faults accusation of plot to derail port trade facilitation

Kindly Share This Story: By Eguono Odjegba NAFDAC to host meeting of healthcare regulators from 44 African countries NATIONAL Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has debunked claims that it was turning the agency into revenue generation arm [...]

January 22, 2020 What the papers say

Uzodinma vs Ihedioha: 9 PDP, APGA, AA lawmakers defect, boost APC in Imo

Kindly Share This Story: Deputy Speaker resigns As reactions continue on Supreme Court verdict Ihedioha-Uzodinma By Chinonso Alozie As reactions continued to trail the judgment of the Supreme Court on Imo gubernatorial election, nine lawmakers of Imo State House of [...]

January 22, 2020 What the papers say

75% of freight forwarders untrained – CRFFN boss

Kindly Share This Story: By Godwin Oritse CHAIRMAN of the  Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria, CRFFN, Col. Abubakar Tsani, (retd) has said that about 75 percent of freight forwarders currently practicing in Nigeria are untrained. Speaking [...]

January 22, 2020 What the papers say

Nigeria’s economic policies need data analytics — Awosokanre, Hitachi Regional MD, West Africa

Kindly Share This Story: By Juliet Umeh Akinwale Awosokanre is an Information Technology, IT, expert with over two decades of experience. His wealth of experience spans around Business Development and Sales in the Telecommunications, Manufacturing and IT industries. His excellent [...]

January 22, 2020 What the papers say

MMA Customs records 125 seizures, nets N56bn

Kindly Share This Story: By Eguono Odjegba THE Murtala Muhammed Airport, MMA, Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, decentralization of cargo clearing process may have aided its revenue collection system. The command generated N56.4 billion last year as against N50.1 [...]

January 22, 2020 What the papers say

Google boss Pichai advocates for artificial intelligence regulation

Kindly Share This Story: Google and new Alphabet CEO, Sundar Pichai Google and Alphabet CEO, Sundar Pichai called Monday for a balanced approach to regulating artificial intelligence, telling a European audience that the technology brings benefits but also “negative consequences.” [...]

January 22, 2020 What the papers say

Victor Moses nears Fenerbache exit with Conte’s Inter waiting

Kindly Share This Story: ​Inter have supposedly agreed personal terms with Victor Moses as Antonio Conte looks to further strengthen his defensive line. Moses who has struggled with injury all season has made just six starts in the Turkish Super [...]

January 22, 2020 What the papers say

STATS:Can Man United cope without Marcus Rashford

Kindly Share This Story: Manchester United’s English striker Marcus Rashford (R) puts the ball past Norwich City’s Dutch goalkeeper Tim Krul (L) to score the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Norwich City [...]

January 22, 2020 What the papers say

How Gov Emmanuel is ending decade arrears of gratuities, pensions in Akwa Ibom

Kindly Share This Story: By B. N. Etim Few weeks to Christmas, some retired primary school teachers in Akwa Ibom state and they’re next – of – kins protested the non – payment of their retirement benefits by the successive [...]

January 22, 2020 What the papers say

Buhari has reneged on his promise to Isoko Nation ⁠— Iduh

Kindly Share This Story: … Says FG Pushing Isoko Towards Restiveness President Buhari with Isoko elders President Muhammadu Buhari is facing an accusation of reneging on his promises of seeing to the development of Isoko Nation as well as appointment [...]

January 21, 2020 What the papers say

Tambuwal offers to work with opposition

Kindly Share This Story: … As Sultan Sues for Unity Left to right: Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Saad Abubakar, Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto, ex-Gov. Attahiru D. Bafarawa and the State Deputy Governor, Mannir Muhammad Daniya, when Gov. Tambuwal [...]

January 21, 2020 What the papers say