Lagos Weekly Record

Lagos Weekly Record was a newspaper started in 1890 by John Payne Jackson, published in Lagos every Saturday with an annual subscription of eighteen shillings. The paper survived its early years…

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John Payne Jackson

John Payne Jackson was one of the most colourful personalities in the Nigerian press, a journalist and philosopher, born on 25 March 1848 in Cape Palmas. He started the commercially successful…

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Thomas Horatio Jackson

Thomas Horatio Jackson was the co-founder of the Nigerian National Democratic Party with Herbert Macaulay and one of the most colourful personalities in the history of the Nigerian press. Born in…

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