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By Judith Eshemitan,  Lagos   The performance of an individual highly depends on the nature and quality of training he has. This is one principle that applies to every profession in the society and the media is no exception as it is a profession that requires discipline, integrity and strict adherence...

The drive to expand Nigerian and African Information Communication Technology (ICT) market has motivated a 31-year-old Nigerian, Emmanuel Gabriel, to develop two digital social media platforms: OpenBinacle and GleeOn, to market Nigeria and Africa to the world. Speaking with newsmen after launching the platforms in Abuja last week, Gabriel disclosed that he hoped his two...

By Judith Eshemitan,  Lagos   Notwithstanding the presence of several social media in the country, the majority of Nigerians still rely on radio as their source of information, despite a decline in the use of the medium in recent years. This is according to findings of a new snap poll, conducted by NOIPolls, a Nigerian survey and polling firm. The poll result was...

The National Broadcasting Commission, (NBC), has successfully jammed signals coming from the controversial Radio Biafra. This was revealed by the Federal Ministry of Information, through its Permanent Secretary, Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan. Yemi-Esan, after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, disclosed to State House correspondents in Abuja, that the President frowned...

By Judith Eshemitan,  Lagos   Hope of the resuscitation of the defunct Sketch Press Ltd, publishers of Daily Sketch, Weekend Sketch,Sunday Sketch,...

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has partnered The Journalism Clinic to host a four-city-four-week multimedia journalism training/road show for 100 Nigerian journalists. The exciting initiative, which is billed to start in Lagos on 27 July, will expose select journalists to tools and techniques to make their content more compelling to the vast...

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) lived up to its threat to shut down media houses owing their staff salaries to the 9th to 12th months. The union had in a statement last week disclosed that apart from throwing its weight behind the staff of the owing media houses, it will take further action which includes but not limited to the closure of the offices of the media...

Following last week’s publication on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC)’s failure to successfully switch over from analogue to Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT), the commission has apologised to Nigerians for its inability to meet the June 17 international deadline. NBC had last week attributed the failure of the switch over to lack funding; but in a statement...

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has urged the public to ignore Radio Biafra transmission. This is contained in a statement signed by Director, Public Affairs, of the commission, Awwalu Salihu,  in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja. The statement said the commission had become aware of a pirate radio station transmitting seditious and divisive contents...

By Judith Eshemitan,  Lagos   President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the re-issuance of Presidential Villa Press Pass to Deutsche Welle correspondent, Ubale Musa, who was expelled from the villa by the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. While presenting the reissued Villa Press Pass to Musa at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Mr. Femi Adesina, Special...