REVEALED: 9 Media Houses Owing Workers Salaries @ThisDayLive, @AIT_Online, @theNewsNigeria, Other

REVEALED: 9 Media Houses Owing Workers Salaries @ThisDayLive, @AIT_Online, @theNewsNigeria, Other

By Opinions | The Trent on July 8, 2015

by Lekan Otufodunrin

A number of media houses in Lagos are owing their staff salaries for many months. Here is a breakdown of the debt owed according to the Acting President of the State Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress Mr.Peter Adeyemi.

1. Thisday Newspapers – 9 months.
2. Africa Independent Television (AIT) – 17 months
3. Daily Independent – 9 months
4. Tell Magazine – 8 months
5. National Mirror and Newswatch Daily 7 months
6. The News/PM News, 9 months
7. Daily Champion – 18 months
8. Hallmark Newspapers – 8 months
9. Daily Times – 6 months.

Lekan Otufodunrin is a journalist and media career development specialist based in Lagos, Nigeria. He is Editor, Online and Special Publications of The Nation Newspapers and former Sunday Editor of the paper. He owns Media Career Diary.

The opinions expressed in this letter to our editor are solely those of the author.


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