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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...

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...

By Judith Eshemitan,  Lagos   Following incessant attacks on journalists across the country, pressmen have reiterated the need for the provision of insurance policy by media houses for their staff. Based on the risky nature of the profession, there is the need for journalists to be insured, but the big question is how many media houses today make provision for this...

By Nkasiobi Oluikpe  / Lagos Odunfa Journalism, as far as Nigeria is concerned has come a long way. And coming a long way, it has passed through thick...