THE BIRTH OF NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS: ZIK AND THE WEST AFRICAN PILOT

1.0 INTRODUCTION One of the products of Western education was Nnamdi Azikiwe. He returned from overseas and was determined to fight colonalism through the muzzle of journalism. The West African Pilot was the medium he used to register his misgivings against colonialism as well as rediscover the lost consciousness of the African personality in the…

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THE DAILY TIMES

1.0 INTRODUCTION Most of the newspapers available during the colonial era were not published daily. There was a need to publish a newspaper that would inform the people of the daily events happening in the colonial era. The Daily Times was the answer to that challenge. 2.0 OBJECTIVES At the end of this unit, you…

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AWOLOWO AND THE TRIBUNE

1.0 INTRODUCTION Nigeria Independence was made possible by nationalism. One of the men who fought seriously for the liberation of Nigeria from colonial influence and domination was Obafemi Awolowo. Though a lawyer politician, he made extensive use of the media to reposition the Western Nigeria. 2.0 OBJECTIVES At the end of this unit, you should…

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AWOLOWO AND THE TRIBUNE

1.0 INTRODUCTION Nigeria Independence was made possible by nationalism. One of the men who fought seriously for the liberation of Nigeria from colonial influence and domination was Obafemi Awolowo. Though a lawyer politician, he made extensive use of the media to reposition the Western Nigeria. 2.0 OBJECTIVES At the end of this unit, you should…

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