Kwankwaso launches new radio station in Kano
Ahead of his 2023 political ambition, former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has inaugurated a new FM station, NASARA radio 98.5fm, in Kano.
Experts seek shift in information management value chain
Public relations experts have stressed the need for a paradigm shift in information management to cope with the new normal. Speaking at the Lagos State University (LASU) 14th virtual public lecture, which has as theme, ‘COVID-19
Stakeholders tell NBC to apply flexibility in its sanctions
Media stakeholders have continued to express concern over National Broadcasting Commission’s (NBC) N9 million fine on three television stations for what the commission described as ‘unprofessional #EndSARS Broadcast’, saying the action is an ‘outrageous violation of the constitution....
After #EndSARS attacks, stakeholders express concern over safety of media houses, journalists
• IPI condemns attack on National Pilot On October 21, 2020, arsonists invaded more than five media houses in Lagos, looting and setting buildings and cars ablaze. The affected media houses are Television Continental (TVC), Max FM, Lagos Television (LTV), The Nation Newspapers, Radio Lagos and Channels TV. Also affected is National Pilot, Ilorin. There were…
Rotimi Bankole awarded Marketing Media Personality of the Decade at Marketing Edge awards
The founder and Chief Executive of SBI Media, Rotimi Bankole has been named the Marketing Media Personality of the Decade by Marketing...
34 years after murder, Dele Giwa’s family seeks justice, colleague insists on govt investigation
On October 19, 1986, foremost journalist and one of the founding editors of Newswatch magazine, Dele Giwa, was gruesomely murdered via a parcel bomb in his Lagos home.
Abandoned broadcast facility to become media training centre
The management team of Aso Radio and Television Station is set to convert the station’s abandoned facilities at Abaji Area Council to a media training centre for better capacity building for journalists.
UNESCO, MAIN train social media users on dangers of hate speech, fake news
Speakers at a two-day workshop on Building Capacity of Nigerian Social Media Producers/Bloggers in Countering Hate Speech & Fake News have stressed the need for social media users, influencers and bloggers to be mindful of the contents they share on their various platforms in order to minimise hate speech and fake news.
NBC commends role of broadcast stations in Edo election, urges same for Ondo
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has commended the role of broadcasting stations in Nigeria for the professional and ethical broadcast, which no doubt, contributed to ensuring free, fair, and peaceful elections in Edo State. In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by the commission and signed by its Deputy Director, Public Affairs, Ekanem Antia,…
Practitioners x-ray media 60 years after independence, seek professionalism
The media, arguably, contributed greatly to the attainment of independence in 1960. Many believe that Nigeria’s ‘war’ of independence was fought on the pages of newspapers, unlike many other African countries. Daily Times, which was established in 1926, contributed to the actualisation of independence through the manner it deployed all weapons in its arsenal to…