Tag: NTA

NTA Bauchi calls for Police boycott over assault on staff

Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) in Bauchi State has called on media organisations to boycott all activities of the state command of the Nigeria Police Force. NTA’s general manager, Alhaji Sulaiman Ibrahim Ahmad on Tuesday, said the boycott is as a result of “senseless and bodily assault meted against its staff,[Read More…]

N200 billion revenue is not missing from our finances says NTA-STAR TV management

The management of NTA-Star TV Network Ltd. says no N200 billion revenue is missing from its finances in the course of its operations. The company disclosed this in a statement issued by Mr Lazarus Ibeabuchi, its Public Relations Manager, in Abuja on Thursday. NTA-Star TV Network Ltd. is a joint[Read More…]

Cameras, editing equipment and other gadgets destroyed in fire accident at NTA Ilorin

Three departments of the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, Ilorin in Kwara State have been completely razed by fire. According to the General Manager of the station, Waheed Popoola, while speaking with reporters, the fire outbreak occurred as a result of the electrical surge which started in the middle of the[Read More…]

Just In: Gunmen Storm NTA Office With Improvised Explosive Device, Burn Down Building

Suspected gunmen on Wednesday attacked the Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, office in Onitsha, Anambra State, torching some equipment and Star Times section in the premises. The Acting Manager of the station, Chris Nwigwe, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Onitsha that the incident occurred at about 1.40 a.m. “Some[Read More…]

Just In: Buhari Appoints Modibo, Liman, Yakubu (NOA NTA FRCN) Director Generals Others

FG APPOINTS CHIEF EXECUTIVES OF INFORMATION PARASTATALS The Federal Government has appointed the Chief Executives of six  information-related parastatals under the Ministry of Information and  Culture. The appointments were announced in Abuja on Wednesday by the Minister  of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. The new Chief Executives are: 1.[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…]

Lai Mohammed Explains Why NTA, Other Govt-owned Media Organisations Will Be Restructured

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that government-owned media organizations will be restructured and reinvented in order to position them to compete favourably with other broadcasters. The Minister gave the assurance when he received the National Executive Committee of the Radio, Television and Theatre Arts[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…]

NTA DG, Sola Omole Accused Of Diverting Network’s Equipments Including Two OB Van To Start His Own Private TV

The Director General of the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, Sola Omole  has been accused of diverting new NTA equipments including two new Outside Broadcast (OB) Vans to start his own private TV. Sources within Nigerian Television Authority tell Kayode Ogundamisi blog that the Director General has removed new equipments including two new OB[Read More…]

‘Buhari Should Be Reminded That He Cannot Return Nigeria To The Era Of Decree 4’ – Raymond Dokpsesi Blasts President-Elect

The proprietor of Daar Communications PLC, Raymond Dokpesi, has stated that Monday’s decision by the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to bar one of its subsidiaries, Africa Independent Television, from covering his activities was an attempt by the former military Head of State to bring back the era of Decree 4. Mr.[Read More…]