Journal of Academic Research in Education and Review
International Journal of Academic Research in Education and Review
Vol. 2(5), pp. 106-117, June, 2014.
Full Length Research
Utilization of Nigerian Daily Newspapers as source of obtaining information among educated people in Ilorin Metropolis of Kwara State, Nigeria.
AKANDE, O. T.1, OYENIYI, J.O2 AND 3ADUBA, J, J,
1Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute Km 3 Asa Dam Road Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria.
2, 3National Centre For Agricultural Mechanization, P.M.B 1525 Ilorin, Nigeria.
Corresponding author’s E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted 19 June 2014
not only mere sources of information, but also an essential store
house of information. This paper examines the extent of the
utilization of newspapers as both sources of information and store
house of information among the literates in Ilorin metropolis,
Nigeria. The paper also discusses the sources where the newspapers
are being accessed as well as the means of accessing the
information. This paper spelt out different columns available in the
newspapers and explains the extent to which they attract readers.
The opinions of respondents were analyzed alongside gender
differences or sensitivity in the readership of Nigeria newspapers.
The study went further to determine the newspaper that has the
highest readership based on the various available sources. The data
for this study was collected through questionnaire. The paper
concludes by giving some suggestions aimed at improving Nigeria
daily news to further satisfy and meet the information needs of
readers at various levels.