The Role of Television in the Development of Nigeria

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The purpose of this study is to show how television has affected the politics, education, economy, and religions of Nigeria. The background of each area is outlined to lay the groundwork for showing the influence of television on these aspects of the lives of Nigerians. A brief history of the development of radio and television in Nigeria is presented. Although government control of Nigerian television precludes unbiased political reporting, the medium has raised the consciousness and interest of Nigerians in political activities; education, however, is the area in which television proves its worth and potential. Under the direction of the ... continued below

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Onwumere, Emmanuel Chukwuma August 1983.

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The purpose of this study is to show how television has affected the politics, education, economy, and religions of Nigeria. The background of each area is outlined to lay the groundwork for showing the influence of television on these aspects of the lives of Nigerians. A brief history of the development of radio and television in Nigeria is presented. Although government control of Nigerian television precludes unbiased political reporting, the medium has raised the consciousness and interest of Nigerians in political activities; education, however, is the area in which television proves its worth and potential. Under the direction of the government's unification goals, Nigerian television has been an informative, moderating, and conciliatory influence on the divisive elements in Nigeria.

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Onwumere, Emmanuel Chukwuma. The Role of Television in the Development of Nigeria, thesis, August 1983; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504126/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .