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Nigerians And The Fall For Fake News

Nigerians And The Fall For Fake News

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on Monday suggested reasons why Nigerians usually fall prey to fake news which is gaining grounds in African media circles. It said due to the fact that they are concerned about “not falling behind on the news” and being informed, they easily believe fake news. This was revealed in a […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Fake News

LOUD WHISPERS: Fake News

In June 2012, I was having a telephone conversation with my husband  JKF about fake stories in circulation about his administration. He had recently returned from an overseas trip, and while he was away, the news was all over the place that he had fallen ill and had been rushed out of the country. It […]

NAN Warns Bloggers Against Illegal Use Of NAN News

NAN Warns Bloggers Against Illegal Use Of NAN News

NAN Managing Director, Bayo Onanuga, has warned bloggers and other online publishers illegally using NAN news materials to stop forthwith or face sanctions. Onanuga, who gave the warning over the weekend in Abuja at a meeting with marketing staff of the agency, said that NAN has begun compilation of a list of culprit bloggers which […]