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Daily Trust

3 Dec 2021
The Daily Trust cartoon of November 28 went viral, as indeed it should. Because it packs humour and raises issues about the giddy mathematics of managing our national economy
19 Nov 2019
Technology is transforming the way journalists work, but it is also changing the way governments are able to censor the media, according to Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
4 Jul 2019
Sir: The image of a festering slum at Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, in a recent daily edition of the Daily Trust, where open defecation points almost coincide with a drinking-water well that is still in use will make anyone puke in disgust. Is this Nigeria of the 21st century where the richest black…
8 Jan 2019
The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has condemned the invasion of the Abuja, Lagos and Maiduguri offices of the Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust....
7 Jan 2019
Nigerian lawmaker, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, on Monday told Nigeria Army to stop invading media houses in the country, instead, it should concentrate on fighting Boko Haram insurgency group and other terrorists. Personnel of the army had on Saturday, January 5 invaded Daily Trust offices in Maiduguri, Abuja and Lagos. The troops arrested the regional editor,…
7 Jan 2019
Nigeria Army has clarified reasons behind its invasion of a Nigerian newspaper, Daily Trust offices and arrest of some members of staff. Personnel of the army had on Saturday invaded Daily Trust offices in Maiduguri, Abuja and Lagos. The troops arrested the regional editor, Uthman Abubakar and a reporter, Ibrahim Sawab and shut the gate…
7 Jan 2019
Armed soldiers yesterday invaded Daily Trust’s regional office in Maiduguri, Borno State, and arrested its editor, Uthman Abubakar, and a reporter, Ibrahim Sawab...
6 Jan 2019
The Nigerian government Sunday ordered the military to vacate the offices of Media Trust, the publishers of Daily Trust newspapers immediately. "The Federal Government has directed the military to vacate the premises of @daily_trust and the order has been complied with," presidential spokesman Garba Shehu tweeted late on Sunday. "Issues between the military and the…
31 Jul 2018
As Nigeria approaches its 20th year of uninterrupted democratic governance, which would also see a new political dispensation come to light, it is important to examine the key sector and regulatory bodies that help in shaping democracy. The media plays a vital role in any democratic society, but without proper regulatory body, it could mar…
1 Dec 2016
The Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) would next week honour some distinguished individuals and organisations for their contributions to the journalism profession.


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Five audacious women, Uzoamaka Izukanne Igweike, Tarebi Alebiosu, Adedotun Akande, Ndidi Nwuneli and Mimi Ade-Odiachi...
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President Bola Tinubu and the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, have urged labour unions to shelve the nationwide indefinite strike slated for October 3.
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Horace Greeley once said, “The darkest hour in any man’s life is when he sits down to plan how to get money without earning it.”
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Ahead of Nigeria's 63rd Independence Day celebration, the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to champion...
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Bovi Ugboma is a stand-up comedian, actor and writer. A native of Edo State, he holds a degree in Theatre Arts from Delta State University.
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Barely four days after he was sworn into office, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on June 2, this year, appointed former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, as his Chief of Staff.
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After 20 years as executive producer, Mosunmola Abudu, popularly known as Mo Abudu, has stepped into the director’s chair to craft two captivating short films, in which she took up the dual roles of writer and director. 
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After 10 days of intense competitions, the 7th National Youth Games comes to an end today, at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State.
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The Federal Government, yesterday, launched what it christened Skillnovation Programme, a scheme designed to support information technology revolution that would, in turn, extend the reach of economic and social interactions as well as enhance productivity growth in Nigeria.