Print Media, Governance and Anti-Corruption Programmes in Nigeria

Print Media, Governance and Anti-Corruption Programmes in Nigeria

Author by Dr. Chibuzor Ayodele Nwaodike

Journal/Publisher: Kiu Journal Of Social Humanities

Volume/Edition: 5

Language: English

Pages: 67 - 76

Abstract

Corruption is the bane of good governance
and as such prevents a country from providing basic
needs for its citizens. In Nigeria, despite the series of
anti-corruption programmes and the activities of the
print media, cases of corruption still persist. The
main objective of the study was to examine the role
of the print media in the prosecution of anticorruption
programmes in Nigeria. The study adopted
descriptive survey which combined both qualitative
and quantitative methods. 10 print media
organizations in Nigeria were purposively selected as
population. These include The Punch, The Nation,
The Guardian, The Sun, Nigerian Tribune, This Day,
Vanguard, Daily Trust, The News, and Tell. The


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