Connect with us

Nigeria In One Minute

Don’t spread hate message, Sultan urges Nigerian media

Published

on

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged media practitioners to avoid the spread of hate messages capable of destabilising the peace of the nation.

Mr. Abubakar made the call at a joint press conference in Abuja as part of a three-day international program on religions for peace.

He said a lot of the damage caused by terrorists would be prevented if most media organisations acted responsibly towards reducing the gap between various groups and religions.

Mr. Abubakar, who had earlier called for greater cooperation of the citizens with government, said the media must also imbibe cooperative and responsive approach to reporting, as a way of contributing towards the struggle for peace.

RipplesNigeria …without borders, without fears

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

If you are motivated and passionate about building a global society, founded on justice, equity, fairness, transparency, accountability and superior knowledge, kindly consider donating to Ripples Nigeria’s solutions journalism.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Investigations