Since the usage of the internet evolved, everyone became connected to one social media platform or the other which enables people to get news and information faster. This development has reduced the rate at which people read and buy newspapers in Nigeria.
“The newspaper is still selling but not like before,” says one newspaper seller
Battabox presenter BollyLomo speaks to some Nigerians on the streets of Lagos and asks them – Do Nigerians Still Read Newspaper?
“I don’t buy newspaper any longer,” says one man
“I use my phone to browse,” replies another
Although the rate at which people buy news papers in Nigeria has reduced, there are always men standing around newspaper stands reading and discussing the news everyday, these people are mostly called the free readers association.
When last did you buy a newspaper?