Posted on Fri 27 Nov 2020, 04:57 PM

The Cable News Network (CNN) has backtracked from its earlier position that at least 38 persons were killed by the Nigerian Army on Tuesday, October 20 during the EndSARS protests at Lekki Toll Gate.

The international Cable News Network disclosed this in a double retraction on its Twitter handle it titled: “Clarification.”

In the tweet, CNN said it did not attribute the death toll to Amnesty International and also failed to say in the report that the 38 persons killed were not just at the Lekki tollgate but across the country during the #EndSARS protest.

Posted on Mon 23 Nov 2020, 07:43 PM

The Federal Government on Monday petitioned the Cable News Network (CNN), demanding “immediate and exhaustive investigation into its report on the Lekki Toll Gate incident to determine its authenticity and conformity to basic standards of journalism.

In the petition addressed to Jonathan Hawkins VP, Communications, CNN Centre Atlanta, Georgia U.S, the government said if the international media organisation failed to carry out its demand, it will “take any action within its laws’’ to prevent CNN from aggravating the #EndSARS crisis.

Posted on Sat 31 Oct 2020, 10:57 AM

The management of media giant, TVC Communications says all jobs in the company are secure.

The clarification became necessary after it was widely reported that no fewer than 250 persons lost their jobs as a result of the destruction of the companies studio by arsonists in the wake of violent protests in Lagos.

The facility located in Ikosi area of Lagos was attacked and burnt down on Wednesday, October 21.

Chief Executive Officer of the company, Andrew Hanlon, in a statement said the media report of job loss was completely untrue.

Read he statement below:


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