Buhari Fires Jim Obaze As Financial Reporting Council Boss, Appoints Sulaiman

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate removal and the replacement of the Executive Secretary of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRN), Mr Jim Obaze. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement on Monday. The presidential spokesman[Read More…]

Lai Mohammed Begs Al Jazeera To Train Workers At Nig. Gov’t. Owned Media Organisations

The Federal Government on Saturday in Doha sought the collaboration of Al Jazeera broadcast media organisation in the area of capacity building for journalists in the public media organisations. This is contained in a statement credited to the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, at a meeting with the[Read More…]

You “Threw Professionalism To The Winds” – Lai Mohammed Blasts NTA, FRCN, NAN

Information minister, Lai Mohammed Thursday blasted  the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Federal radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) and the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), saying they have lost the huge following they once commanded because the “threw professionalism to the winds”. He said government-owned media must begin their path to recovery by first solidifying[Read More…]

2015: Okorocha Bothered About Igbos Lack Of Interest

Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha is bothered that no Igbo seem to be interested in the Presidency in 2015. He expressed his concern about this apparent lack of interest. The Vanguard reports. Okorocha said this when the Enugu Zonal Director and Management team of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Enugu[Read More…]

Nigerian Government To Introduce Fees For Terrestrial Television, Radio

The Federal Government on Saturday said that it would introduce content access fees to replace radio licence fees ahead of Nigeria’s migration to digital terrestrial television broadcasting by 2015. The Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, made this known at the opening of the Extra Ordinary meeting of the National[Read More…]

Jonathan Appoints Special Advisers & Chief Executives For NTA, FRCN, NAN & SURE-P

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday approved the appointment of Mr Ima Niboro as the Managing Director of the New Agency of Nigeria (NAN). This is contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, in Abuja. Abati said the President also[Read More…]