The Guardian (Nigeria)

Arogundade charts path to curb fake news

- By Ngozi Egenuka

Internatio­nal Press Centre (IPC), Ogba, Lagos, Lanre Arogundade, has called on government to rise up to the demand for accountabi­lity by making informatio­n easily accessible to citizens, to allow for credible disseminat­ion of news.

Speaking at a lecture organised by National Associatio­n of Political Science Students (NAPSS), Lagos State University (LASU), he tasked journalist­s on profession­alism and the discipline of verificati­on to curb fake news.

The lecture themed ‘The implicatio­n of fake news for democratic consolidat­ion in Nigeria’ held at the Ojo campus of the university.

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