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World Suicide Prevention Day: Experts Urges Improved Portrayal, Reportage Of

Media portrayals and reportage of mental illness, especially suicide, need to improve in order to reduce shame, stigma and discrimination of affected persons and their families. This was the submission of Speakers at the one-day Online Training on Mental Health and Suicide reportage for Media Practitioners in commemoration of the World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) […]

“Akintola’s Attacks On Makinde Unfounded” -Media Aide

The comments credited to a former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Barrister Niyi Akintola, SAN, against the Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde is one largely informed by bad blood and undue politicking. Governor Makinde’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa, said this in a statement made available to Newsmen in Ibadan […]

ENEMIES OF THE STATE: Femi Adesina Reacts To Leaked Drafted

You have possibly watched the 1998 action-thriller film with the above title, starring Will Smith. It was the box office hit story about a group of people plotting to kill an American Congressman, and the tape of the plot was discovered. Well, an Enemy of the State struck in Nigeria on Monday, but this time, […]

SGF Apologises For Violating COVID-19 Protocols During Abba Kyari’s Burial

The Secretary General of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, has apologised over violations that took place during the burial of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Mr Abba Kyari. Mr Mustapha, who is also the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, says it is regrettable that social distancing was not observed […]

COVID-19: Media Chief Executive Queries F.G Relief Committee On Palliative

The Federal Government Relief Committee handling the distribution of Relief materials meant as palliatives for vulnerable Nigerians has been put to task over the method of carrying out its assignment. The Executive Chairman of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), Prince Dotun Oyelade, in a statement after meeting with the BCOS News Management Team […]

COVID-19: Ayade Extends Stay At Home Order

As the initial two weeks stay at home order issued to Civil Servants in Cross River State expires on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade, has extended it by one week. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Mr Christian Ita, announced the extension in a statement in […]

“Key To Contain Coronavirus Is Breaking The Chains Of Transmission”

The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, as said the key to containing Coronavirus is to break the chains of transmission. The WHO D.G also revealed that 24 cases of coronavirus have been exported from Italy to 14 Countries and about 97 cases exported from Iran to 11 Countries. In his […]

“Briton Guilty Of False Rape Claim”, Court Rules

A court in Cyprus found a British woman guilty of falsely claiming she was gang-raped by a group of Israeli tourists in the resort of Ayia Napa. The Court gave the ruling on Monday, December 30, 2019, adjourning sentencing till January 7, 2020. The woman, who was 19 at the time of the incident in […]