Inventor charges youths against entitlement mentality, to seek self-development
The Managing Director of Valec Technologies Limited, Mr. Dili Ogbuenyi, has blamed the low productivity among young Nigerians on the growing culture of entitlement mentality from years
How poor communication, poverty, others fuel fake news on COVID-19
Since the first case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) was recorded in Nigeria on February 27,2020, the country has been awash with a lot of misinformation about the pandemic, which albeit, may have provoked fears among citizens.
‘How brands can survive COVID-19’
Nigeria maybe in for another round of recession, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to lock down the world’s economy. Factories are currently closed and oil price has dropped to a 30-year low, hovering around $20 per barrel.
Open-minded, unbiased reportage key to building peace, says Akpan
Covering disasters, pandemic, crime and mayhem can be scary for journalists, especially as they strive to return home safe to their loved ones. Recently, The Guardian caught up with Martins Akpan, a media literacy educator, certified by UNESCO on Media Information Literacy.
African microsite on coronavirus aims to counter fake news and inspire hope
As Coronavirus cases continue to grow in Africa, the Zikoko team of Big Cabal Media has partnered with X to put together a microsite — coronafacts.africa — that provides accurate information and resources for the general public to help understand and contextualise cases of Coronavirus in Africa. The novel coronavirus, COVID-19 was first identified on…
IPC, others seek protection of journalists, urge caution in reporting coronavirus
The International Press Centre (IPC) has called on media proprietors to provide journalists covering the Covid-19 pandemic in Nigeria with necessary protective gadgets and medications required.
Consumers in the throes of Discos
More Nigerians have continued to raise the alarm over plans by Eko and Ikeja Electric distribution companies (DISCOs) to increase tariff by 33 per cent, arguing that it will only inflict more pain on their injuries, as they were paying for services not rendered.
Media charged on data-driven reportage to boost confidence in government
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has tasked the media on the need to promote aggressive data-driven reporting and information dissemination in order to increase people’s confidence in government’s policies.
‘Why communication experts, others must tell Nigerian stories’
Professionals, governments workers and stakeholders in the marketing communication industry have been tasked to make conscious efforts at promoting positive stories about Nigeria as a way of boosting its reputation index globally.
Combating fake news, hate speech must be deliberate, say scholars
As hate speech and fake news continue to threaten the peace, unity and corporate existence of Nigerians, the Media Awareness and Information for All Network (MAIN), in collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation...