Tag: Media

Lai Mohammed Sets Task Force to Deliver a Successful Digital Switch Over (DSO) in Broadcasting

Henry Solomon- February 23, 2021

Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has inaugurated a Ministerial Task Force on Digital Switch Over (DSO) in broadcasting in Abuja on ... Read More

Ekiti State translates “Amotekun” law, others into Yoruba language

Abdul Jimoh- December 21, 2020

As part of efforts to make people of Ekiti State to understand state laws, the Ministry of Justice has translated six laws into Yoruba language. ... Read More

Lai Mohammed Challenges Broadcast Media to Lead in Telling The Nigerian Story

Henry Solomon- December 5, 2020

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has challenged the Nigerian broadcast media to take the lead in telling the Nigerian story in ... Read More

Minister Hails Media for COVID-19 Coverage

Tanimu- June 16, 2020

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has commended the Nigerian media for their support for the ongoing fight against the Covid-19 pandemic ... Read More

Commission Lauds Nigerian Media for Dedication to COVID-19 Fight

Tanimu- May 4, 2020

Mr Tony Ojukwu, Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday commended the Nigerian Media for its dedication to the fight against COVID-19. Ojukwu ... Read More

UNESCO Task Journalists on Reportage of GBV

Henry Solomon- December 10, 2019

The UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has urged journalists to focus more attention to reportage of issues bordering on harmful practices and Gender ... Read More

Tambuwal charges media to remain vibrant

Abdul Jimoh- November 28, 2019

The Sokoto State Governor, Mr Aminu Tambuwal, has urged the media to remain vibrant in spite of the huge financial challenges it was facing. Tambuwal ... Read More

Don Tasks Media Practitioners on Effective, Balanced Migration Reporting

Henry Solomon- October 22, 2019

Prof. Anthony Kanu of Tansian University, Umunya in Anambra State, has advised media practitioners to always apply a holistic approach that is data based and ... Read More

BMO hails Buhari’s neutrality in states’ elections

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 12, 2019

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), says President Muhammadu Buhari would bequeath a robust democratic space that Nigerians would be proud of before leaving office. In ... Read More

Elections: Refrain from fake news dissemination, Don urges media

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 5, 2019

Ahead of the Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections, a university teacher, Prof. Evans Osabuohien, has urged the media to guard against fake news ... Read More

Facebook To Go Hard on Fake News in Nigeria

Tanimu- October 10, 2018

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the National Campaign Against Fake News has received a boost from the Social Networking Platform, ... Read More

FG Join Force With VOA to Combat Fake News

Tanimu- August 1, 2018

Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged the Voice of America (VOA) to partner with the Nigerian government ... Read More

FG Warns Bloggers and Other Online Publishers Not to Lend Their Platforms for Fake News

Tanimu- July 25, 2018

Segun Adeyemi, Lagos: The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has appealed to Online Publishers not to lend their platforms to the spread ... Read More

NCS Urges FG to Imbibe ICT-Driven Culture in Elections

Henry Solomon- June 12, 2018

The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) on Tuesday advised the Federal Government to institutionalise an ICT-driven electoral culture to promote transparency and credibility of elections. The ... Read More

THE REAL PRICE OF “CHANGE THE CHANGE” CAMPAIGN (2)

Tanimu- May 27, 2018

By Garba Shehu On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the Buhari/Osinbajo led government will clock three years in office. With elections less than a year ahead, ... Read More

Media Must Rise to Check Dictatorial Tendencies, dDfend Democracy

Tanimu- May 7, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has urged journalists to ensure that they unreservedly monitor public office holders in ... Read More

Slavery comments: Media draw battle line with Kanye West

admin- May 4, 2018

Kanye West: In the news for the wrong reason As reactions continue to trail the controversial comments made earlier this week by U.S. rapper Kanye ... Read More

Warning to Media on Security from Presidency

Tanimu- March 30, 2018

Garba Shehu, Abuja: In the midst of the debate over the right to freedom of expression and the government's efforts to ensure that the digital ... Read More

NAPTIP Sheds Light on Media Publications on Recruitment

Henry Solomon- March 27, 2018

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has cautioned Nigerians to disregard the online publications purporting that it is currently recruiting ... Read More

Speaker Yakubu Dogara Frowns at Media Owners, Advice Them to Pay Workers Salary

Tanimu- January 20, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that the National Assembly is committed to protecting and enhancing ... Read More