M- NIGERIA’S FIRST ALL -ENTERTAINMENT BREAKFAST SHOW, WAKE UP NIGERIA DEBUTS ON TVC , WATCH VIDEO

M-Nigeria’s First All-entertainment Breakfast Show, Wake Up Nigeria, Debut On Tvc http://www.lindaikejisblog.com/2017/7/nigerias-first-all-entertainment-breakfast-show-wake-up-nigeria-debut-on-tvc.html As part of its multi-million dollar investment in programming and content, TVC Media has today announced the imminent debut of the country’s first all-round entertainment breakfast show, Wake Up Nigeria, on TVC. Set to air live starting from Monday, July 24th, 2017 on weekdays between 7am and 9am, the show’s lead anchors, Abayomi Fowope and Titilayo Oyinsan supported by three other presenters, will treat viewers of each episode to everything that makes for life and living in Nigeria.…

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BLOGGER RAISES ALARM OVER ATTEMPTS TO GET HIM ARRESTED BY GOV. OKOROCHA

Blogger raises alarm over alleged plot by Okorocha to arrest him for revealing Imo state’s secrets. Governor Rochas Okorocha has been accused by a Nigerian journalist of planning to take him out of circulation – The journalist, Kenneth Uwadi said the governor is against him because of his opposition to the state government’s policies – He accused the state government of making anti peoples’ policies Kenneth Uwadi, a Nigerian journalist has accused the Imo state government of planning to arrest and detain him for speaking out against the mismanagement and…

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POLICE DETAIN JOURNALIST OVER FACEBOOK POST

Police detain journalist over critical Facebook posts Punch Newspapers / Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim / 2 hours ago Olaide Oyelude, Katsina The police in Katsina State on Saturday night detained a journalist, Danjuma Katsina, over postings on Facebook alleged to be critical of a newly-elected member of the House of Representatives from the state, Mansur Mashi. Police sources said the lawmaker formally lodged a complaint about the Facebook postings to the police. Danjuma was, however, released on Sunday afternoon following the directives of the state police commissioner, Mr. Usman Abdullahi, and…

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SOCIAL MEDIA PROMOTES TRIBALISM IN NIGERIA SAYS BUHARI’S SIDE, GARBA SHEHU

The Senior Special Assistant to President Mohammed Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu has decried the rate at which social media promotes tribalism in Nigeria and calls for caution on the part of the users. Speaking at the Positive Voices Campaign Project showcase event in Abuja on Thursday, Mallam Shehu, who lamented the negative impact of violence caused by tribalism and hate speech in places like Rwanda, noted that Nigeria had dealt with the problem of tribalism in the 1960s but it is unfortunate that the social media…

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LUKA BINNIYAT, KADUNA BUREAI CHIEF OF VANGUARD SENT TO PRISON, IN CRUTCHES ON ORDERS OF NASCIST RUFAI

A High Court sitting in Kaduna, Wednesday, remanded a former bureau chief with Vanguard Newspapers, Kaduna, Mr. Luka Binniyat in prison over allegation of false publication brought against him by the Kaduna State government. Binniyat, who had been on medication, walked into the court room with the help of crutches, having sustained injuries from an accident. Justice Bashir Sukola ordered the remand of the journalist despite appeals from Barr. James Kanyip, his counsel. Justice Sukola said the journalist should be remanded in prison custody till 20th July, 2017 for ruling…

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YOBE TEACHER ARRESTED FOR CRITICISING RANDY SENATOR WHO WAS CAUGHT ON TAPE HAVING SEX WITH TWO YOUNG LADIES ON FACEBOOK

By Chijioke Jannah on July 10, 2017 A secondary school teacher in Yobe State, Muhammed Kime has been arrested by the police in Damaturu, for allegedly posting a message on Facebook that lampooned a former governor of the state, Senator Bukar Abba. He had said that the Senator had not sponsored a single bill at the National Assembly since he was elected as a senator. In the post, Kime also wrote what was considered critical of a former Minister of Police Affairs, Maina Waziri. Waziri was said to have lodged…

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TELL YOUR DAUGHTERS TO SPEND LESS TIME ON SOCIAL MEDIA SAYS SULTAN

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar III, is not happy that Nigerian youths are always on social media. According to him, Facebook, Instagram and other social apps are diverting the attention of students in the country. There is a disturbing development where the attention of students is being diverted from their studies. “This is through the use of various social media like Facebook, Twitter,Whatsapp, 2Go and Instagram, among others,’’ he said. “The rate at which girls are spending time on social network is worrisome and this poses imminent danger…

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DSS PLANS CLAMPDOWN ON SOCIAL MEDIA OVER BUHARI’S HEALTH

According to Sahara Reporters, the Department of State Service (DSS) is planning a massive Clampdown on social media users over President Muhammadu Buhari’s ill health. Sahara Reporters say, a delegation has been sent to Russia to learn how to shut down social media and target users over President Buhari’s Health. http://www.naijahelm.com.ng/2017/07/buhari-health-dss-plans-massive.html?m=1 https://twitter.com/SaharaReporters/status/882379856763379712

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LAGOS GOVT CLARIFIES MEDIA ORGANISATIONS REGISTRATION LAW

By CHIKA IZUORA, Lagos The Lagos state government has denied allegations that it plans to censor the media based on its directive that media organisations operating in the state should register with the government. Speaking at a one day training for the media, organised by the Journalists for Democratic Rights, (JODER) in partnership with Ford Foundation in Lagos, the state commissioner for information and strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde denied that the state government was thinking in that direction. Ayorinde, in his remarks through the Director of Press in the ministry,…

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