Media as major breeding for fake news in Nigeria

A new public opinion poll conducted by Nigeria’s leading survey and polling firm, NOIPolls says that the new media, comprising the social media, blogs are the major breeding ground for fake news in Nigeria.The result of the poll conducted by the NOIPolls, released on Tuesday in Abuja showed that by 67 percent of Nigerians believe […]

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Charter on Democracy and Governance will help Nigeria

Charter on Democracy and Governance will help Nigeria   Unarguably, democracy and good governance go hand in hand to achieve justice and equity for the citizens. In spite of this, observers note with concern that good governance seems to be eluding African countries, including Nigeria occasioned by endemic corruption, among other malpractices. In a bid […]

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How Buhari’s PFI programme boosts fertiliser supply for farming in Nigeria

How Buhari’s PFI programme boosts fertiliser supply for farming in Nigeria   Ogbonnaya Chukwu, the general manager, Ebonyi State Fertiliser and Chemical Company Limited (EFCCL) sat behind a busy desk in his scantily-furnished office as he spoke glowingly about the Presidential Fertiliser Initiative while a generator coughed outside. “Last year the company joined the Presidential […]

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The danger of a better-behaved Boko Haram

The danger of a better-behaved Boko Haram   Idayat Hassan, Director of the Centre for Democracy and Development, an Abuja-based policy advocacy and research organisation Boko Haram, the Nigerian jihadist group infamous for its bombings and abductions, is undergoing something of a makeover. A key faction that has the backing of so-called Islamic State has […]

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