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By Kayode Komolafe

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0805 500 1974                    

Journalism scholars may find a useful material for  their reflection on the sociology of news  in the unfortunate incident involving two prominent ladies last Saturday  at the otherwise exemplary inauguration of Charles Chukwuma Soludo as the governor of Anambra state.

It should interest media theorists that the  negative news  of the incident has virtually eclipsed the  positive news of the significant thing  that happened in Awka,  the state capital. The trend of news  is so bad that if you ask some people feasting on the bad news   in the social media what the event was  in Awka last Saturday, they may not  even remember a word of what Soludo said at his inauguration.

However, the real thing that happened at the Government House in Awka…

Source: Thisday Newspaper