A Nigeria newspaper covers local issues, politics, major events and celebrations, lifestyle of the Nigerian People and business news of Nigeria. Nigeria has one of the most pulsating media systems in Africa. Over Thousands of national and local newspapers and publications operate in Nigeria. Some of them are owned by the state government. The Nigerian newspapers include esteemed dailies, well-liked tabloids and periodicals that defend the welfare of ethnic groups in Nigeria.
History of Nigeria Newspaper
The Nigerian media enjoys considerable liberty. The active private press time and again criticizes the government of Nigeria on various issues. The Nigerian newspapers had played a very significant role in achieving a sincere and responsible government in the Fourth Republic, by being candidly vocal about the social and political issues in Nigeria. The Nigerian media has also been just in their coverage during a political crisis in Nigeria. Media freedom in Nigeria had perked up during the governance of President Obasanjo. However, restraining orders continue to oblige the media system in Nigeria to some extent.
The Guardian is a significant national daily of Nigeria under private ownership. The other most admired daily of Nigeria is the Vanguard based in Lagos. The Daily Sun is also a very popular newspaper of Nigeria, also based in Lagos. The two most important government-owned newspapers in Nigeria are the Daily Times and The New Nigerian. The other significant newspapers operating in Nigeria are The Champion, The Punch, The Daily Independent, The Daily Trust, and This Day. The two most popular weekly news magazines of Nigeria are The Newswatch and Tell.
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