Saving Nigeria’s history – through the news | The Listening Post

Newspapers that once delivered news big and small are invaluable windows into our past. They risk being lost forever if not properly preserved and archived. Meenakshi Ravi reports on a project in Nigeria started by journalist Fu’ad Lawal – to rescue old newspapers from dust and decay and digitise decades worth of the country’s front pages in a freely accessible online archive. Featuring:
Fu’ad Lawal – Founder,
Ruth Zakari – Editor-In-Chief, Zikoko
Toyin Falola – Professor, University of Texas, Austin Subscribe to our channel
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