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Media Analysis as Peace Building, Tunde Akanni, PhD

Media Analysis as Peace Building, Tunde Akanni, PhD

 Introduction The idea of content analysis is well steeped in media studies and adjudged to be particularly rewarding when working with data from media and related sources. On account of the duality of its functionality manifesting in both quantitative and qualitative approaches as deployed here, it often avails researchers the benefit of depth and breadth of data concerned. The use ... Read More »

Mighty Media appoints Henry Oduah Qed.ng editor

Mighty Media appoints Henry Oduah Qed.ng editor

The management of Mighty Media Plus Network Limited has appointed Henry Oduah editor of its digital newspaper, Qed.ng. A statement by the company’s chief executive officer, Olumide Iyanda, disclosed that the appointment will take effect from January 1, 2020. “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Henry as editor. He has been extremely valuable since joining our company in ... Read More »

DSS invites Newsdiary Online Publisher over investigative story

DSS invites Newsdiary Online Publisher over investigative story

The heirarchy of the Department of State Services has invited the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Newsdiary online, Danlami Nmodu, to the headquarters of the Agency in Abuja for questioning. A DSS operative who called Danlami by telephone on Wednesday morning, said the invitation was with respect to a story recently published on the Kano Ecological Fund projects. He was asked to come ... Read More »

For the record- Buhari’s lawlessness: Our stand (The Punch Editorial of 11th December, 2019)

For the record- Buhari’s lawlessness: Our stand (The Punch Editorial of 11th December, 2019)

The entire country and a global audience are rightly scandalised by the unfolding saga over Omoyele Sowore and the unruliness of the SSS and the government; but it is only a pattern, a reflection of the serial disregard of the Buhari regime for human rights and its battering of other arms of government and our democratic institutions. PUNCH views this ... Read More »

Punch newspaper and its sinister motives against Buhari, By Garba Shehu

Punch newspaper and its sinister motives against Buhari, By Garba Shehu

The reported new editorial policy of the Punch Newspapers to address President Muhammadu Buhari as Major General in his official title and refer to his government as a regime instead of administration, comes to us as totally curious and utterly incredible. The paper claimed that it is changing President Buhari’s official title to General because of his government’s alleged disregard ... Read More »

BORNO NSHIP BEGINS TRAINING HEALTH WORKERS ON INTEGRATED SUPPORTIVE SUPERVISION

BORNO NSHIP BEGINS TRAINING HEALTH WORKERS ON INTEGRATED SUPPORTIVE SUPERVISION

\ BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The Borno State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BOSPHCDA) under the Leadership of the Executive Director, Dr. Sule Meleh, and the Nigeria  State Health Investment Project -Additional Financing (NSHIP-AF), a World Bank assisted Project under the Project Coordinator, Hajiya Habiba Saidu has commenced Training of Health Workers on Integrated Supportive Supervision (ISS). Facilitators and Participants ... Read More »

UBA awards grants to national essay winners

UBA awards grants to national essay winners

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc on Monday awarded millions of Naira as education grants to winners of its annual national essay competition. A 14 year-old student of Louisville Girls High School, Ogun State, Miss Oluwatoroti Jolaosho emerged the overall winner of the 2019 edition of the UBA Foundation National Essay Competition, winning the grand prize of an educational grant ... Read More »

13 journalists, Amnesty International, Smart-Cole honoured at Soyinka Award amid rising cases of media intimidation, human rights violation

13 journalists, Amnesty International, Smart-Cole honoured at Soyinka Award amid rising cases of media intimidation, human rights violation

By Motunrayo Alaka Amid rising cases of media intimidation and human rights violation in the country, thirteen journalists; Amnesty International Nigeria, a global movement promoting human rights in Nigeria; and Sunmi Smart-Cole, veteran photojournalist, were honoured at the fourteenth  Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting presentation event held at NECA House, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, on Monday, 9th December 2019, the ... Read More »

Babcock Varsity VC speaks:Why  we expelled sex tape student

Babcock Varsity VC speaks:Why we expelled sex tape student

Vice-Chancellor of Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Prof. Ademola Tayo, has said the institution expelled the female student in the sex video that went viral to protect what the institution stands for. However, he said the institution was still in contact with the girl’s family and may take her back if she was repentant.   Last month a video surfaced of two ... Read More »

Malami to Represent Buhari at Rwanda’s Anti-corruption Award

Malami to Represent Buhari at Rwanda’s Anti-corruption Award

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), will be representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the fourth edition of the Sheikh Tamim International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award ceremony holding on Monday, December 9 in Kigali, Rwanda. President Buhari is attending the award event in his capacity as the African Union (AU) Champion of the fight against ... Read More »

Sowore: NHRC calls for arrest, prosecution of DSS officials

Sowore: NHRC calls for arrest, prosecution of DSS officials

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) urged law enforcement officials on Saturday to respect the law. Its Executive Secretary, Mr Tony Ojukwu made the call in Abuja while reacting to the invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Dec. 6 by the operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) to rearrest Omoyele Sowore who was earlier released by ... Read More »

DSS vs Sowore: NBA urges Nigerians to defend the rule of law

DSS vs Sowore: NBA urges Nigerians to defend the rule of law

The Nigerian Bar Association is greatly dismayed at the exhibition of primitivity, thuggery, insane passion for lawlessness, contempt and disrespect for the rule of law by the agents of the Department of State Services (DSS) within the precints of the Federal High Court, Abuja while attempting to re-arrest Citizens Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare earlier today. Eventually Sowore and Bakare ... Read More »

Plot to clip Emir Sanusi’s wings enters another phase as Gov. Ganduje is set to announce new Chairman of Kano Council of Emirs

Plot to clip Emir Sanusi’s wings enters another phase as Gov. Ganduje is set to announce new Chairman of Kano Council of Emirs

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state after reiterating the wisdom behind the creation of 4 additional Emirates from the Kano Emirate has disclosed that the Chairman of the State Council of Emirs would soon be announced by him. He drops the hint at an exclusive live Channels Television programme, State of the Nation, Friday from 7:30pm to 8pm, assuring ... Read More »

Sowore: DSS invasion rape on sanctity of the court, says Atiku

Sowore: DSS invasion rape on sanctity of the court, says Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has said that Friday’s invasion of a courtroom at the Federal High Court, Abuja by operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS), was a rape on the sanctity of the court. Armed operatives of the DSS had invaded the court during sitting had had forcefully arrested the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore and his ... Read More »

Soyinka to Buhari:Rein in your wild dogs of disobedience

Soyinka to Buhari:Rein in your wild dogs of disobedience

wore being re-arrested Professor Wole Soyinka has taken a dig at the Department of State Services (DSS) over the re-rearrest of Omoyele Sowore. The Nobel Loreate likened the behaviour of the sleuths to African wild dogs! He warned: “May I remind this government that disobedience calls to disobedience, and that disobedience of the orders of the constitutional repository of the ... Read More »

Time to do something different, By Dare Babarinsa  

Time to do something different, By Dare Babarinsa  

It is almost normal now to take the television for granted. Yet when we were young, everyone appreciated the magic of the television. In recent months, old veterans have been drumming it to our ears that 2019 marked the 60th years of television in Nigeria and Africa. When Chief Obafemi Awolowo commissioned the Western Nigerian Television in 1959, it was ... Read More »

FCMB Rewards More Customers in Promo

FCMB Rewards More Customers in Promo

The season six of the First City Monument Bank (FCMB) bumper reward scheme tagged, “FCMB Millionaire Promo,” has come to an end with the grand finale draw held recently. At the end of the promo, which ran from March to October this year, another set of 16 lucky customers of the bank emerged as millionaires by winning cash ranging from ... Read More »

Don’t handcuff me in public, Orji Kalu begs prison warders

Don’t handcuff me in public, Orji Kalu begs prison warders

With tears dropping down his cheeks,former Abia State Governor, Orji Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years in prison for fraud, has suggested that he has a role to play in the national politics of 2023.   *Orji Uzor Kalu going inside the prison today Kalu, who is the Senate’s Chief Whip smiled at reporters and said, ‘2023, here we ... Read More »

Court Orders DSS to Release Sowore, Bakare Within 24hrs

Court Orders DSS to Release Sowore, Bakare Within 24hrs

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday expressed great reservation over the refusal of the Department of State Service (DSS) to release convener #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare. Consequently, the court ordered the DSS to release Sowore and Bakare within the next 24 hours and adjourned to Friday December 6 for ... Read More »

N7.65bn fraud: Orji Uzor Kalu to spend   next 12 years in jail

N7.65bn fraud: Orji Uzor Kalu to spend next 12 years in jail

The Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced a former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, to a maximum of 12 years imprisonment for N7.65bn fraud, among other multiple sentences ranging from 3 years to 5 years on 27 counts. Justice Mohammad Idris also convicted and sentenced his two other accomplices who were also found guilty of N7.65bn fraud. They ... Read More »