Which newspaper was the first in Nigeria?

Iwe Irohin
The Founding of Iwe Irohin The paper first hit the streets of Abeokuta on December 3, 1859, and was published every 14 days. A single edition had about 8 pages in total and was sold for 120 cowries.

Who invented newspaper in Nigeria?

Henry Townsend
Iwe Irohin, Nigeria’s first newspaper, was established by a missionary, Henry Townsend in 1859. The first Nigerian Newspaper, known as Iwe Irohin, was on Friday resuscitated after 140 years of its demise in Abeokuta, the Ogun State Capital.

Who founded newspaper in Nigeria?


How many newspaper company do we have in Nigeria?

Nigeria currently has over 100 newspapers that inform the public about the daily events in the country.

Is daily Times a national newspaper?

The Daily Times is a newspaper with headquarters in Lagos….Daily Times (Nigeria)

Type Media publication
Headquarters Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Circulation Nationwide
Website dailytimesng.com

Who is the owner of Daily Nigeria?

Jaafar Jaafar
Daily Nigerian

Type Daily newspaper
Format Online
Owner(s) Jaafar Jaafar
Publisher Penlight Media Limited
Founded 6 March 2016

Who is the owner of Daily Times Nigeria?

Folio Communications Limited
Folio Communications Limited officially assumed the ownership of the Daily Times of Nigeria Plc on September 3, 2004, after a colorful handover ceremony that was televised….Daily Times (Nigeria)

Type Media publication
Publisher Folio Communications
Editor Omokioja Julius Eto
Founded 6 June 1925
Language English

Who founded Lagos Daily News?

Herbert Macaulay
The Lagos Daily News is a Nigerian newspaper founded in 1925 that was the first daily newspaper in British West Africa. It was bought by Herbert Macaulay and John Akinlade Caulcrick in 1927. The paper was politically aligned with Macaulay’s Nigerian National Democratic Party.

Which country reads the most newspapers?

India now has the world’s largest number of paid newspapers, and the number continues to grow, from 5,767 in 2013 to 7,871 in 2015.