Buhari gets another term as president, Atiku kicks over polls results

-INEC presents Buhari, Osinbajo certificates of return  -By Funmi Falobi-  Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s incumbent president and candidate of the All Progressives Party, APC has won the 2019 presidential election, thereby re-elected for another term of four years. Buhari polled 15,191,847 votes to defeat his main opponent, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, along … Continue reading Buhari gets another term as president, Atiku kicks over polls results

Nigerians vote their choice candidates

-By Funmi Falobi- Nigerians across the country today cast their votes for candidates of their choice. Over 72 million Nigerians performed their civic rights to choose their leaders in the presidential and national assembly elections. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after initially cancelling it on February 16, had rescheduled February 23, 2019 for the presidential … Continue reading Nigerians vote their choice candidates

Nigeria Decides: IPC tasks journalists, relevant stakeholders on safety consciousness

International Press Centre (IPC) has tasked journalists and other relevant stakeholders on safety consciousness in the performance of key institutional roles as the re-scheduled presidential and national assembly elections holds on Saturday. IPC Director, Mr. Lanre Arogundade sounded this caution in the light of the emerging accusations and counter accusations by political actors and other … Continue reading Nigeria Decides: IPC tasks journalists, relevant stakeholders on safety consciousness

2019: Nigerian media need to do more in coverage of women, PLWD

-By Funmi Falobi- Nigerian media have been urged to do more in the coverage of women and people living with disability that are vying for political positions in the 2019 elections. The media is also tasked to report challenges that People Living with Disability (PLWD) face in their quest to exercise their civic rights before … Continue reading 2019: Nigerian media need to do more in coverage of women, PLWD

MRA Urges Nigerians to Use Radio as a Tool for Building Peace

+By our Correspondent+ The  Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has called on Nigerians to use radio as a tool for building peace across political, economic, religious and ethnic divides particularly at this period when Nigeria is holding general elections to elect a new set of leaders. MRA made the call in a statement issued in Lagos … Continue reading MRA Urges Nigerians to Use Radio as a Tool for Building Peace