We, the editorial team at tlm.ng deeply regret and offer our sincere apologies to Mr. Dauda Lawal for the defamatory article published on our website titled ‘Zamfara: Most Wanted Bandit Leader Dogo Gide Reportedly Pledges Loyalty to E-Banker’ on December 5th, 2021. We acknowledge that the article was published without adequate verification of facts and was in bad taste. We take full responsibility for the inaccuracies and harm caused by the publication.
Upon further investigation, it has come to our attention that the claims made in the article were baseless and lacked substantial evidence. The article should not have been published, and we deeply regret the negative impact it may have had on Mr. Dauda Lawal’s reputation and personal life.
As a responsible media platform, it is our duty to uphold journalistic integrity and adhere to ethical standards in reporting. Unfortunately, in this instance, we failed to meet those standards, and we are committed to learning from this mistake to avoid similar occurrences in the future.
We understand the gravity of the damage caused by the publication, and we wish to express our sincere apologies to Mr. Dauda Lawal for any distress, inconvenience, or harm he may have experienced as a result. Our intentions were never to defame or harm Mr. Lawal’s character, and we deeply regret the pain this article may have caused him.
Moving forward, we will implement stricter editorial processes to ensure that all published content is thoroughly fact-checked, credible, and respectful of individuals’ privacy and reputation. We will take necessary steps to prevent the recurrence of such incidents and uphold our responsibility to provide accurate and reliable information to our readers.
Once again, we extend our heartfelt apologies to Mr. Dauda Lawal for the harm caused by the article. We hope that this retraction and apology can help mitigate the damage and restore Mr. Lawal’s reputation to its rightful place.