Nigerian govt moves to stifle digital media after Twitter ban

In a move aimed at further stifling the country's digital media space, the Nigerian government has requested the House of Representatives to amend an...
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Nigerian govt orders broadcast stations to go off Twitter

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has directed all broadcast stations in the country to suspend the patronage of Twitter with immediate effect. The NBC said...
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Nigeria’s Twitter ban a brazen abuse of fundamental human rights

Digital rights body, Paradigm Initiative, has described the decision of Nigeria's federal government to ban access to social media platform, Twitter, as a brazen...
Adebayo, Funmilayo, suspected drug dealers

NDLEA arrests 80-year-old woman, granddaughter for ‘selling cocaine, other illicit drugs’ in Ondo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) operatives have arrested 80-year-old Mary Adebayo and Funmilayo, her 19-year-old granddaughter, for allegedly selling cocaine and other...
Nwadiuto Iheakanwa presenting award to Gboyega Oyetola

Oyetola emerges Champion Newspaper Governor of the Year

By Sunday Oguntuyi, Osogbo The Management of Champion Newspapers has declared the Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, as its Governor of the Year and...
Claire Pierangelo, United States Consular general, Nigeria

World Press Freedom Day: US govt restates commitment to building media capacity in Nigeria

OBINNA EZUGWU The United States government, has assured of its commitment to building capacity in media practitioners in Nigeria through necessary training programmes and seminars. Principal...
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Channels TV has apologised for breach of broadcasting code – NBC

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says Channels Television has apologised over its breach of broadcasting code. NBC’s Director of Public Affairs, Mrs Franca Aiyetan who...
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NBC Suspends Channels TV For Interviewing IPOB spokesperson, Emma Powerful

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has suspended Channels Television and fined the station N5 million for "breaching the broadcast code." A letter to the Managing...

Osun NUJ to hold maiden interactive session on Wednesday

By Sunday Oguntuyi, Osogbo The maiden edition of Guest Platform, a quarterly programme of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Osun Council, will hold on...