CMS 201: History of Nigerian Mediam

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. highlight the origin and development of media in Nigeria;
  2. explain the factor that have influenced the development of the media; and
  3. outline the roles the media have played in Nigeria’s development
Course Contents

This course traces the major trends in the development of the communication and media in Nigeria and their contemporary situation; as well as their adaptation and contribution to the political, religious, economic and social development in Nigeria. It examines the factors that have influenced their development, their roles in the Nigerian society. The focus of the course should not be limited to the press and broadcasting but should include film, advertising, PR, new/social media.