President Muhammadu Buhari has singled out Channels Television, as his ‘favourite’ news channel.

The sacked Senate leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume, has said that he was betrayed by his colleagues who secretly plotted to remove him by endorsing their signatures.

The Federal Government has set up a committee to recover unremitted operating surpluses to the tune of N450billion from Ministries Departments and Agencies, MDAs, the Federal Ministry of Finance announced Tuesday.

The federal government has approved the appointments of the heads of the six information-related parastatals under the ministry of information and culture with immediate effect.

The federal government over the weekend launched the pilot scheme of switch over from analogue to digital broadcasting in Jos, Plateau State.

Ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil, the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), on Tuesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with four broadcast and entertainment media in Nigeria.

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The new Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Thursday blamed Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, and other Federal Government-owned media organizations of throwing professionalism to the wind and showing total disregard for editorial independence.

As part of activities lined up to mark Nigeria’s 55th Independence Anniversary, President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday make a nationwide broadcast.

Ahead of the Chile 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup, the Nigerian television Authority (NTA) and StarTimes has assured soccer-loving Nigerians that there will be no dull moment as arrangements towards the live coverage of matches involving the Golden Eaglets have been concluded.

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