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In an era of misinformation and disinformation there is a need for media professionals to embrace the fact-checking tool to ascertain the veracity of claims by newsmakers. The Provost Nigeria Institute of Journalism, NIJ, Lagos, Mr. Gbemiga Ogunleye made the point while making a presentation at the just concluded one week training on Fact-Checking and […]

The Eighth Lagos State Assembly would be remembered for holding two hundred and sixteen sittings, passage of forty-three bills and over two hundred resolutions geared to improve governance in the state. This came to the fore at the valedictory plenary to wind down the eighth Assembly which began in June 2015, held in Alausa-Ikeja. Each […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has pronounced the dissolution of the eighth session of the National Assembly and announced the proclamation of the ninth session of the Federal parliament billed to commence on Tuesday, June 11th. The Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani Omolori, confirmed this while addressing journalists in his office “He said,The proclamation of […]

Contractors handling the expansion of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway are to be mobilised back to site this month. So says Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu during an on the spot assessment of the level of work on the 10-lane- expressway. Addressing newsmen at the Abule Osun axis of the road, Governor Sanwo-Olu who said Government was aware of […]

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has received the UEFA Champions League Trophy alongside its Ambassador and former captain of Barcelona FC of Spain, Carles Puyol at the  Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja. Puyol, a three-time Champions League winner is in Nigeria on a three-day visit to lead the UEFA Champions League Tour connecting with consumers […]

The Nigeria’s U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets have qualified for the World Cup holding later in the year in Brazil. The team defeated Angola 1-0 in Tanzania at the ongoing Africa qualifiers. The only goal was scored in the first half through a penalty. The Golden Eaglets dominated the game but lost many goal-scoring opportunities in […]

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22, Public Holidays to mark the 2019 Easter celebration. The Minister of Interior, Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau(Rtd), who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, enjoined all Christians to emulate the exemplary attributes of Jesus Christ He urged all Nigerians home and […]

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets will this afternoon open their U-17 African Cup of Nations account as they take on hosts Tanzania in the tournament’s opening game this afternoon. The chief coach of the Golden Eaglets, Manu Garba who admitted that his side may face pressure associated with opening games, said his boys would hold their heads […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed his commitment to secure the release of Leah Sharibu and the remaining Chibok girls in Boko Haram’s enclave.  In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, the President promised the parents of the kidnapped girls that he would ensure their daughters are returned home. […]

The Nigerian Senate has passed the Nigerian Police Trust Fund bill. The lawmakers passed the bill during plenary today as well as three others. They are National Institute for Security Studies (NISS) Bill, Harmonised Retirement Age for Teachers in Nigeria Bill, as well as Animal Disease Control Act (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill. The four bills […]


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