This Day is a Nigerian national newspaper. It is the flagship newspaper of Leaders & Company Ltd and was first published on 22 January 1995. It has its headquarters in Apapa, Lagos State. Founded by Nduka Obaigbena, the chairman and editor-in-chief of the This Day Media Group and Arise News.
|Publisher||Leaders & Company|
|Founded||22 January 1995|
This Day is a member of the Belt and Road News Network. Since 2014, it has maintained a close relationship with the Chinese embassy.
This Day publisher Nduka Obaigbena has previously been criticised for late and non-payment of the paper's staff and suppliers.
Attacks and challengesEdit
In 2001, several THIS DAY editors survived a plane crash at Maiduguri airport in North East Nigeria.
In 2012, THIS DAY's offices in the nation's capital Abuja, and in Kaduna were attacked in suicide car bombings thought to have been carried out by terrorist group Boko Haram.
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