How drop in print circulation is forcing Nigerian newspapers to use misleading headlines to drive traffic online

With the gradual decline in print media subscription, Nigeria's mainstream media houses are now using misleading headlines, also known as click baits, in a bid to direct traffic to their websites. It is a strange development that portends danger for professionalism and ethical reporting. For a typical Nigerian the definition is clear and simple. The … Continue reading How drop in print circulation is forcing Nigerian newspapers to use misleading headlines to drive traffic online

Ndume identifies three locations Boko Haram currently holds

Ali Ndume, the Chairman Senate Committee on Army, has disclosed that Boko Haram insurgents are now restricted to three locations in the Northeast. Ndume revealed that the insurgents were restricted to the Lake Chad fringes, Mandara Mountains and the Sambisa Forest. Speaking during a one-day Northeast Security Summit convened by the Inspector General of Police, … Continue reading Ndume identifies three locations Boko Haram currently holds

Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Thursday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The House of Representatives was on Wednesday divided over the motion to stop the conduct of examinations of post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) in the country’s higher institutions. A motion moved by Rep. Ademorin Kuye (APC-Lagos), resulted to heated debate. … Continue reading Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Thursday morning

FG declares Monday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Mawlud which is in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press and Public Relations of the Ministry of Interior, announced this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, NAN reports. He said the Minister of … Continue reading FG declares Monday public holiday

Ohanaeze gives FG deadline to fix Enugu International Airport

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has called on the federal government to complete the Enugu International Airport before the end of December. This came following a recent statement by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, last week, that the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu would be completed … Continue reading Ohanaeze gives FG deadline to fix Enugu International Airport

Osun Reps member, Salam, tackles Fashola over comment on Nigerian roads

A lawmaker representing Ede North/Ede South/Egbedore/Ejigbo Federal Constituency of Osun State in the House of Representatives, Bamidele Salam, has berated the Honourable Minister for Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola over his recent comment on the state of Nigerian roads. Fashola, in a recent interview, was quoted as saying, “the roads are not as bad as … Continue reading Osun Reps member, Salam, tackles Fashola over comment on Nigerian roads

Adamawa Senator charges at contractors handling bridges destroyed by Boko Haram, threatens revocation

Senator Ishaku Abbo has called for the cancellation of the contract of the Kudzum, Dilichim and Shuwa bridges in Michika and Madagali local governments which were destroyed by Boko Haram five years ago. The lawmaker who represents Adamawa North Senatorial district asked the Federal government to revoke the contract as a result of the shoddy … Continue reading Adamawa Senator charges at contractors handling bridges destroyed by Boko Haram, threatens revocation