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Nigeria’s media scene is one of the sparkling in Africa. State radio and TV operate at federal and regional levels.

There are more than 100 national and local press titles, some of them state-owned. They include well-respected dailies, tabloids and publications which champion ethnic interests.

By July 2019, there were 122.7 million active internet users, according to the Nigerian Communications Commission. Mobile phones are often used to access the web. Most internet users are young, educated and urban.

Around 24 million Nigerians were active on social media by January 2019, comprising 12% of the population (We Are Social/Hootsuite). WhatsApp is used by 85% of social media users, followed by Facebook (78%). Press –

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