Update to NGA30372.E of 15 October 1998 on whether the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA2 Channel 5) ever ran a serial called "Mirror in the Sun;" if so, the actors who played the roles of students in 1987-1988; whether Lagos Television 8 (LTV8) ran a program called "Lagos This Weekend" between 1988 and January 1998; if so, the hosts; whether it ran a program called "Man with a Gun" in January 1998 and whether LTV8 has had any dealings with Mohogany Production Co. [NGA30958.E]

In a 18 January 1999 telephone interview, a producer at the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA Channel 10) in Lagos stated that a serial called "Mirror in the Sun" had played on all NTA stations a number of years ago, but he could not recall the exact years, nor any names of the actors who played in the serial. The producer was unaware of a Lagos Television program called "Lagos This Weekend."

Attempts to contact Lagos Television were unsuccessful.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.


Nigerian Television Authority (NTA Channel 10), Lagos. 18 January 1999. Telephone interview with a producer.

Additional Sources Consulted

Benn's Media. Vol. 3. 1996.

The Europa World Year Book 1998. 1998.

The World's News Media. 1991.

Electronic Sources: IRB Databases, REFWORLD, LEXIS/NEXIS, Internet and WNC.