Newspapers In Nigeria - Profile of Nigeria Newspapers
Newspapers in Nigeria. There are countless Nigeria newspapers begging for the reader's attention. Vendors practically shove them in your face as you drive on the streets of Lagos Nigeria and everywhere else in the major cities of Nigeria. Vendors are passionate about selling . . . and business-like too.
Besides the major newspapers, we have evening newspapers like P.M. News. There are also other news journals dedicated to specific news niche like . . .
. . . and a good number of other individually sponsored magazines.
Nigeria newspapers and, by extension Nigeria journalists, do a good job of reporting the news. Some journalists are daring. They dare to challenge government policies that are anti-people, anti-social, and anti-progress.
In situations where the military was in power and dictatorship reigned, many Nigeria journalist and newspapers in Nigeria rose to the challenge. Well written columns with well articulated ideas spoke up in support of good governance, equity and fairplay, respect for freedom of choice and freedom of association.
Granted, not all Nigeria newspapers and journalists have reported the news fairly and accurately. Some obviously have been swayed to serve the interests of big wigs in power because of promise of financial gain.
All in all, Nigeria journalists can hold their own anywhere in the world. They are outspoken and forthright. And thanks to them, we get to hear the news as it breaks.