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- Executive President of the African Business Roundtable, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has accused Nigerian media of giving preference to political stories more than business and sports related stories in the country. Alhaji Tukur, who made the remarks while receiving the Chairman, Abuja council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ),Timothy Elerewe, in Abuja, noted that hardly business or sports related stories make the front pages of the Nigerian newspapers. He argued that on a daily bases, stories that dominate the media are politics inclined, adding, "any day you pick up the Nigerian newspapers, all you see are political stories. The front pages are always dominated by stories about politicians and their political actions and inactions. They don't give such priority to either business or sports - related stories", he said. “The media should strive to give more coverage to business stories."

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