Tag: BBC

Chinese Government bans BBC World News from airing in the country

BBC World News has been barred from airing in China, the National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA) announced, saying some BBC’s reports on China infringed the principles of truthfulness and impartiality in journalism. Suspending the broadcast of BBC World News means that BBC program cannot be received anywhere in the[Read More…]

“CNN, FOX, BBC, Al Jazeera, NBC, ABC etc Have Remained Silent” – IPOB Accuses Foreign Media of Ignoring Herdsmen Killings

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has accused the international media of being “conspiratorily silent” on the recent killings perpetrated by suspected Fulani herdsmen in parts of the country. In a statement on Wednesday, the group alleged that killing of innocent Nigerians has become “the norm” under the current administration.[Read More…]

President Buhari ‘Lacks Faith’ in Nigeria’s Health System, Says BBC

BBC has included President Muhammadu Buhari in the category of five African presidents who have “an apparent lack of faith in the health systems at home”. Presidents Abdelaziz Bouteflika (Algeria), Robert Mugabe (Zimbabwe), Jose Eduardo dos Santos (Angola) and Patrice Talon (Benin) were the other ones listed. But the Nigerian[Read More…]

Riyad Mahrez Is BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016

Riyad Mahrez was on Monday crowned the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016. Fans from across the world voted for the Algeria and Leicester midfielder ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre Ayew, Sadio Mane and Yaya Toure. Winger Mahrez, 25, after receiving the award said “It means a lot, it’s[Read More…]

“Nigerian Street Vendor Turns Top Model” – BBC Features Olajumoke The Agege Bread Seller

The inspiring story of Olajumoke gets the attention of not only Nigerian media but the international press is equally jumping on the frenzy, we had reported she will be featured on CNN.. A while ago, BBC is also reporting her story.. BBC Monitoring Janet Onyango is repoting that Twitter users in[Read More…]

BBC Apologises Over False Story In Anambra Where Human Flesh Is Served As Meat

The British Broadcasting Cooperation has apologised for wrongly publishing a story about a restaurant in Anambra State, Nigeria, where human flesh is served as meat. In the report, BBC had said suspicious residents in Anambra told police about rumours that the restaurant was cooking human meat for customers. It also[Read More…]

Vincent Enyeama Is A Nominee Of The 2014 BBC African Footballer Of The Year

From being regarded as one of the best goalkeepers on the African continent, Vincent Enyeama is now also considered one of European football’s finest, reports Oluwashina Okeleji of BBC Sport. He cemented his reputation with a string of fine performances for French side Lille last season and set some impressive records.[Read More…]

Femi Fani Kayode: Expanding Vistas of Nigerian Jihadism

”And I will feed them that oppress thee with their own flesh and they shall be drunken with their own blood as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I the Lord am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob”- Isaiah 49: 26.  Blessed be the[Read More…]

#SadNews: BBC World TV Presenter Komla Dumor Dies At 41

BBC TV presenter Komla Dumor has died suddenly at his home in London at the age of 41, it has been announced. Ghana-born Dumor was a presenter for BBC World News and its Focus on Africa programme. One of Ghana’s best-known journalists, he joined the BBC as a radio broadcaster[Read More…]