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Like in Africa, Chinese Are Buying Up America

Editors Note: There is growing concern in Africa of gradual but sustained encroachment of China into the socio-political and economic structures of the continent. In Nigeria, there was also apprehension over the controversial clause inserted into the Chinese loan that allegedly threatens the soeveringty of the country. It however, seems

The media needs a bailout now!

By Fredrick Nwabufo The primacy of the media in any society is indubitable. The media is the iron curtain between tyranny and democracy. It is the bastion of the ethos, truth and spirit of a people. And it serves no interest but the public’s. Cliched as the fourth estate of the realm,

Nigerian military seeks stronger media Collaboration to tackle insecurity

Tasks journalists on responsible security reportage Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Military have called for stronger, cordial relationship with the media to tackle insecurity across the country and advance new strategies in its Peacebuilding efforts. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin made this call at a one day seminar for

Herdsmen killings are act of terrorism, blame yourself not the media – HURIWA tells Buhari

A prominent pro-democracy and non-governmental organization , Human Rights Writers Association Nigeria, HURIWA has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to blame himself and not the Nigerian media over the escalating terrorism of armed Fulani herdsmen against mostly northern Christian farmers. According to the national chairman HURIWA, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko "the prevarication and

Aiteo chief Benedict Peters denies funding Obasanjo’s party

Benedict Peters, founder and vice-chairman of Aiteo Group, one of Nigeria’s leading energy companies, has denied being the financier of a nascent political movement being nurtured by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The movement is known in the Nigerian media as the “Third Force”, the identity of which emerged in the controversial

Programme to promote Buhari’s policies launched

The Presidency has launched a weekly television and radio programme which is aimed at promoting the policies and programmes of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s led administration. This is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by Abiola Olusola, Deputy Director (Media) in the office of the Vice President. The announcement