The Nigerian Journal of Communication (TNJC) is a scholarly, academic, professional and interdisciplinary journal of the African Council for Communication Education (ACCE), Nigeria Chapter. It is devoted to research and professional practices in all functional areas of communication. It is published in the tradition of the well-known international journal of the ACCE, the African Media Review, a quarterly journal of communication based at the headquarters of the pan-African organisation, ACCE, in Nairobi, Kenya, which has been in publication since 1986  …more

Volume 18, Nos. 1 & 2, June/Oct. 2021

Representation of COVID-19 Pandemic by Select Nigerian Online Newspapers: OJEBUYI, Babatunde Raphael, OGUNKUNLE, Dickson Oluwasina & ODEBIYI, Stephen DamilolaAbstract : Full Paper

Security Implications of Violating Nigeria Broadcasting Code during the 2019 General Elections; JIBRIL, Umar Faruk, PhD & RABILU, AuwaluAbstract : Full Paper

Textual Analysis on Governor Godwin Obaseki’s 61st Independence Day Speech: OKUNBOR, Victor, AMAH, Faith Ozikor, PhD & AGBO, Susan NgoziAbstract : Full Paper

Arise News Coverage of Climate Change Issues in South West Nigeria: OLADELE, Victor Inioluwa, NKWAM-UWAOMA, Adeline, PhD & AKPABIO, Joseph, PhDAbstract : Full Paper

Military Social Media use and Conflict Communication in Nigeria: UWALAKA, Temple, & NWALA, Bigman, PhDAbstract : Full Paper

Assessing the Effectiveness of Community-Focused Information Dissemination in the Nigerian Health Sector during Disease Outbreak: WOGU, Joseph Oluchukwu, PhD & EGWU, PatrickAbstract : Full Paper

Discourse on the Impact of Hate Speech on Nigeria’s Democracy: INOBEMHE, Kelvin; SALISU, Yakubu Mohammad; SANTAS, Tsegyu, PhD; UDEH, Nick-Tansi Saint & ASEMAH, Ezekiel S., PhDAbstract : Full Paper

Newspaper Leadership Competence and Sustainability in Nigeria: OKERE, Samuel, PhD & AJASA, Ayoola Olalekan, PhDAbstract : Full Paper

Analysis of Online Newspaper Readers’ Comments on Amotekun`s Formation: GUANAH, Jammy Seigha, PhDAbstract : Full Paper

Radio Stations Framing of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Borno State: ABUBAKAR, Abdulmutallib A., PhD; JIBRIN, Rahila & UMAR, Mohammed AuwalAbstract : Full Paper

Newspaper Framing of the 2019 Nigerian Presidential Election: OGBODO, Jude Nwakpoke, PhD, UGBO, Gregory Obinna, PhD, DURU, Henry Chigozie, PhD & JIBRIN, StellaAbstract : Full Paper

Framing of Sexual Crimes by Select Nigerian Newspapers: EZEGWU, Daniel Toochukwu, PhDAbstract : Full Paper

Textual Analysis of Select Political Rhetorics on Edo 2020 Governorship Election: EKHAREAFO, Daniel O., PhD & ALONGE, IgbafeAbstract : Full Paper

Users’ Perception of Fake News Proliferation on New Media Platforms and Threats to National Security in South-South, Nigeria: OLISE, Festus Prosper, PhDAbstract : Full Paper

Online Newspaper Readers’ Comments on Senator Elisha Abbo’s Assault of a Female Sales Representative in Abuja, Nigeria: EKWE, Okwudiri, PhD, EZEGWU, Daniel T., PhD & ENIANG, Tatiana Etim, OGBEMI, Ogbiten Brickins, PhDAbstract : Full Paper

Contextualising “Change” Slogan in Nigerian Political Discourse: OGUNJOBI, Olumide Samuel, LIMAN, Alhaji Musa, PhD & ADEYEMO, Julius Abioye, PhDAbstract : Full Paper

New Media and National Security in Nigeria: DAHIRU, Jamila Mohammed & MOHAMMED, NafisatAbstract : Full Paper

Evaluation of News Photographs on Front-Pages of Select Nigerian Newspapers: OLA, Adeboye, PhDAbstract : Full Paper

Nigerian Newspaper Coverage of Terror Tactics of Militants in the wake of the Niger Delta Crisis: NWANKPA, Nduka N., PhDAbstract : Full Paper

Health Implication of Communicating Food Insecurity in Nigeria in the COVID 19 Era: Towards Reducing Malnutrition among Children in Wukari, Taraba State: JODA, Martha, THLIZA, Emmanuel Best, & OKAM, NmaAbstract : Full Paper