IMPLICATION OF BOKO-HARAM INSURGENCY IN NIGERIA

The paper examined the implication of Boko-Haram insurgency in Nigeria since 2009 till date. No doubt, Boko-haram is one of the most deadline sects in the world and particularly in Nigeria and West African- Chad, Cameroon, Niger etc. Since 2009 till date lots of lives, properties and socio-economy and political activities have been seriously affected. Boko Haram insurgency has killed almost 100,000 persons according to Shettima (2017), while 2,114,000) persons have become internally displaced as at December of 2016. The causes of Boko-haram in Nigeria has been attributed to lack of sensitive leaders, weak judicial system, injustice, nepotism and a …READ MORE …

 EFFECTIVENESS OF NEW MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES AS A TOOL OF POLITICAL COMMUNICATION IN NIGERIA

From colonial day’s election to post independence polls, to the enthronement of democracy in 1999, mass media have been a major platform for political communication, education and public mobilization for sustaining our democracy. The art of politicking has always relied upon the promotion of one party, candidate or point of view over another. The only thing that has changed is the method and techniques available to political communicators are media availability. In the early days of political advertising and campaign, communicators relied upon the dissemination of audacious handbills and word of mouth, newspaper, magazine, radio, television, billboard and posters. As …READ MORE …

APPRAISING THE USE OF DRUMS AS A MEDIUM OF COMMUNICATION IN IMESI-ILE COMMUNITY

The research is set out to appraise the use of drums as means of communication in Imesi-Ile community because traditional means of communication otherwise known as trado-media communication has been part and parcel of African society and Yoruba people during occasions such as coronation, funeral ceremony, traditional festival, naming ceremony among other community-based events. The study was anchored on Medium Theory and Theory of SMCR in Drumming. The study used survey research method and questionnaires to elicit responses from the 250 respondents within Imesi-Ile community who were purposively through non-probability technique out of which 226 copies were correctly filled and …READ MORE …

ASSESSING THE LEVEL OF DIGITIZATION OF BROADCAST MEDIA IN OSUN STATE

Digitization of broadcasting media is a special phase in the history of Mass Media in Nigeria and all over the world especially in this 21st century. The research, therefore, assesses the level of digitalization of broadcast media in Osun State especially among journalists in Osun State. The study was anchored on the Diffusion of Innovation Theory and Technological Determinism Theory. The survey research method was used coupled with questionnaires that were administered to the respondents among journalists in Osun State using purposive sampling technique out of which 90 copies were returned and analyzed using frequency and percentage. Findings have shown …READ MORE …

ANALYZING THE LEVEL OF MEDIA LITERACY AMONG FEMALE STUDENTS

The research assessed the level of media literacy among female students of Osun State Polytechnic. It is of note that the media plays a very crucial role in mass awareness and mobilization. The research was anchored Uses and Gratification Theory while  Survey research method was adopted with stratified sampling technique. 250 questionnaires were administered and 180 copies of the questionnaire were retrieved, indicating a response rate of 72%. The data were analyzed using frequency and percentage data method. Findings have shown that the media has not done enough in disseminating literacy and enlightenment programmes to the audience. It was however …READ MORE …

IMPORTANCE OF INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE IN BROADCASTING MEDIA

This research work is based on the importance of indigenous language in broadcast media. This project therefore clamored for the development of indigenous language in the electronic media. Moreover this project has been able to explain how indigenous language is of immense benefit to broadcast media. The researcher has also succeeded in analyzing critically the concept of indigenous language, indigenous communication, types of indigenous communication, history of indigenous communication, theories and mode of indigenous communication and many more. Through all these subject matters, it is hope that improvement would meet indigenous language in Broadcast media. Quantitative research design was used …READ MORE …

AUDIENCE PERCEPTION OF MEDIA REPORTAGE OF MONKEY POX OUTBREAK IN LAGOS

The research examines perception of people on media reportage of monkey pox outbreak in Lagos. It is established that radio, television and other mass media are essential tools for promoting awareness on various matters including the outbreak of Monkey pox. The study was anchored on Agenda Setting Theory and Perception Theory. Survey research method was used coupled with questionnaire that was used to elicit responses from the respondents that were drawn using sampling by convenience in which 150 respondents were picked within Alimosho local government. The data collected were analyzed using frequency and percentage. Majority of the respondents admitted that …READ MORE …

ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF NEWSPAPER AS AN INSTRUMENT FOR POLITICAL EDUCATION

The essence of this study is to appraise the relevance of the print media as a tool for political education in governorship election in Lagos state. The survey method was adopted to generate the needed data while 120 copies of questionnaires were printed and administered to 120 respondents who were selected using purposive sampling method within the three senatorial districts in Lagos state. The data analysis and interpretations of findings was based on simple statistics of frequency and percentage method coupled with table. The study revealed that print media played a unique role in governorship election in Lagos State on …READ MORE …

PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF MEDIA REPORT ON PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI’S HEALTH IN NIGERIA

The research is set out to examine Public Perception of Media Report on President Muhammadu Buhari’s Health in Nigeria. Television such as LTV play a crucial role in politics particularly when it comes into the reportage of the ill-health of the President Buhari. The study was anchored on Perception and Agenda Setting Theory. Survey research method was adopted and 100 copies of questionnaires administered to 100 respondents while 90 copies were retrieved. The data collected were analysed and interpreted using frequency and percentage tables. Findings show that substantial number of the respondents were exposed to the Presidenti Buhari ill-health matters …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF MOBILE PHONE ON AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION AMONG FARMERS

The study examined the impact of the mobile phone usage on agricultural information among Ojo farmers. A study of Agric information dissemination among Ojo farmer, Ojo Local Government Area. Using a survey of five villages in Ojo town, Ojo local government area of Benue State. This research also finds that the following problems are associated with the use of mobile phones – poor network services, high charges, network congestion, power failure and reduction interconnectivity. The study is anchored on the diffusion of innovation theory which excludes that mobile phone have generally improved farmers in the farming system. It recommends that …READ MORE …