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26 Jan 2022
Nigeria is looking to impose the same conditions given to Twitter on all other social media platforms accessible in the country. Nigeria's information minister Lai Mohammed said the decision was borne out of the recent development on suspension of Twitter operations in the country and the agreement reached before the suspension was lifted. "Whatever applies…
12 Nov 2021
Renowned communication scholar, Prof. Ralph Akinfeleye, has called for urgent review of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Code, describing the current edition, issued last year by the regulator, as inconsistent with democracy.
3 Nov 2021
Citing the recent favourable Federal High Court ruling to tackle those he described as “busy body” advocate, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has declared the Federal Government’s readiness to amend the National Broadcasting Commission...
31 Aug 2020
In July 2019 (2020), the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) ratified the 6th amendment to the Nigerian Broadcasting Code. The amendment makes provisions for the qualification of local content in broadcasting. It also makes provisions for the effective administration of advertising revenue for local broadcast stations and content producers. While certain sections of the amendments have…
11 Aug 2020
Last week, when the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, unveiled the sixth edition of Nigeria Broadcasting Code in Lagos, it was greeted with mixed reactions, as industry players felt bad that government still went ahead to publish...
16 Aug 2019
“Advertisement of products and services during prime foreign sports contents shall not be broadcast unless the advertiser equally sponsors...


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Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, are now highly unsettled following widespread insecurity around the city centre and some outskirts, characterized by frequent and indiscriminate robbing and abduction of motorists and commuters.
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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.