The unveiling of the short code is coming ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Elections.
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She had also claimed that despite being pregnant, the DSS personnel that broke into their house assaulted her and others on the said day
Hundeyin had authored an article titled: “Bola Ahmed Tinubu: From Drug Lord To Presidential Candidate” where he alleged that Abiola traded in hard drugs when he was alive.
PRNigeria disclosed this in a statement issued Friday and made available to media houses.
The Director General, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Alhaji Balarabe Shehu gave the task while speaking at the opening of the agency’s two-day workshop in Lagos towards promoting objective political reportage, especially as the country prepares for the next general elections.
The video, which was released on WhatsApp, is currently circulating on Facebook and Youtube as at press time.
Throughout history and across cultures, information has occupied a critical role in the functioning of any community. Today’s world, with its rapid technological breakthroughs, is characterized by easy access to the gathering, processing, and dissemination of information. In an ideal situation, the word “news” stands for reliable information in the public interest; hence, any information that does not match these aforementioned qualifications does not warrant the name “news.”
The book “101 Fake News on #EndSARS” which is edited by Dahiru M. Lawal, a staff of PRNigeria, identifies major fake news items that contributed to the massive destructions after the peaceful #EndSARS movement turned to violent protests nationwide in 2020.
A statement signed by Bisi Kazeem, Assistant Corps Marshal, Corps Public Education Officer, reads: “The Corps, by this medium, warns the public to shun all false alert of the screening exercise as the said exercise had already been conducted and concluded from 6th September to 12th September 2021.”
The reaction was contained in a statement by the Governor Makinde’s Media Office on Monday as the advertisement went public
It is really startling to see well-certificated Nigerians gobbling and vectoring fallacies because they suit their bias. These ones advertise ‘’certificated ignorance’’ with vanity titles on their bios. How can anyone who has gone through the tedious mill of pedagogy and who makes pretensions to high academic qualifications resolve without a scintilla of proof that the nation’s military is absorbing terrorists? Is it a case of ‘’certificated ignorance’’ or deliberate mischief?
Matawalle disclosed this in Gusau on Sunday at the inauguration of the newly-elected state executives of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists.
Prof. Nmandi Ekeanyanwu, National President of Nigerian chapter of the council, said this at the 22nd International Conference and Annual General Meeting of ACCE in Kano.
The governor commended the role of the media in the development of the society.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a group, which identified itself as a coalition of rights activists and scholars, on Tuesday made the allegation in a press statement.
The comments, less than 200 days before the postponed Games start in July, come with greater Tokyo under a state of emergency over a spike in coronavirus cases and with countries around the world battling outbreaks.
This was contained in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mallam Rafiu Ajakaye, on Friday in Ilorin.
Egbemode also said the existing fact-checking organisations must be more alert discharging their mandates of public protection.
Dubbed: “Lekki Massacre,” PRNigeria reports that the incident, which occurred on October 20, 2020, is fraught of a lot of misinformation, disinformation and fake news, to which a lot of reputable local and international media organisations were found culpable, including CNN itself and the British Broadcasting Corporation.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Taiwo made the disclosure on Saturday while being cross-examined at the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and Other Matters.