IMPACT OF FACEBOOK, TWITTER AND YOUTUBE IN THE 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS

The study basically examined the impact of Facebook, Twitter and Youtube in the 2019 general elections in Nigeria. It offers platform for political debates, political campaign and political mobilization. Survey research method was adopted in which data were collected among Bingham University students using questionnaire. Four hundred (400) questionnaires were distributed, out of which, three hundred and sixty (360) copies were retrieved and analysed. Findings show that many of the respondents maintained that, they participated in the 2019 election while they also search and participated in political debate and discussions on social media before, during and after the election with …READ MORE …

INFLUENCE OF HATE CAMPAIGNS ON VOTERS IN 2019 ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA

The research examined general elections and hate campaigns phenomenon. Social Responsibility Theory, Source Credibility Theory, Perception Theory and Democratic Participant Media Theory were used to give the research a scholarly perspective and add depth to the research especially on the effect the media cause the electorates in the cause of watching the Real Buhari documentary. The research used survey research method coupled with 200 copies of questionnaires that were administered to respondents in Lagos from which 183 copies were correctly filled and analysed using frequency and percentage table method with SPSS version 20. Findings show that 2015 presidential campaign was …READ MORE …