PERCEPTION OF NIGERIANS TO MEDIA COVERAGE OF THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF BIAFRA AGITATION UNDER PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ADMINISTRATION

Abstract The research examines the perception of Nigerians to media coverage of the independent people of Biafra agitation under President Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration. The study was anchored on Uses and Gratification Theory. Survey research method as a quantitative research method was adopted. 150 questionnaires were distributed to the respondents and out of which 130 were returned. The data collected were analyzed using frequency and percentage method. Findings show that many media house were factual, accurate and objective in reporting The independent People of Biafra agitation under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. It is recommended that the media and other owners should …READ MORE …

NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER AND THE COVERAGE OF TERRORISM (A CASE STUDY OF DAILY TRUST)

CHAPTER ONE 1.0       Introduction 1.1       Background to the Study        Terrorism is the exercise of violence or the threat of violence against an unarmed and/or unsuspecting population to coerce it to meet the demands of the aggressor.             In this context, terrorists usually have as its target a civilian population not a military force, unless the latter has had little or no reason to anticipate hostile action against it. For example, suicide bombers exploding their bombs in a crowded market place would be terrorists, but small boys throwing stones or even gasoline bombs at tanks in a riot …READ MORE …