News Agency of Nigeria

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News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) is a news reporting agency owned and run by the Federal Government of Nigeria just like Nigerian Television Authority.[1]

On 10 May 1976 the agency was founded and established by Onitsha noble Onuora Nzekwu who was its first official Managing Director and Chief Editor. On 2 October 1978 its operations began.[2][3] NAN provides General News Service to subscribers in three bulletins published daily. The agency’s website was launched on 8 August 2016, to offer news to the worldwide audience interested in news primarily about Nigeria, Africa’s most populated country. The current Managing Director of NAN is Bayo Onanuga.


  1. ^ NAN. "About Us - News Agency of Nigeria." NAN. 28 September 2012. Retrieved 29 September 2012.
  2. ^ "News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)" News Agency of Nigeria. Retrieved 29 September 2012.
  3. ^[permanent dead link] All Nigeria news internet broadcaster since 2006.

External links

  • Official website
  • Latest Nigeria News portal

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