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Egbemode Returns As NGE President 

Egbemode Returns As NGE President 

Funke Egbemode, Editor in chief of the New Telegraph has been returned unopposed for the office of president of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE. She will be leading the Guild for the next two years. Egbemode had occupied the position in acting capacity following the appointment of Femi Adesina and Mohammed Garba Deen as special adviser media and publicity to President Buhari and AGM at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC respectively. Elected along


Ambode Opens Editors’ Convention 

Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State has declared open the biennial convention of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE today at the Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja. The governor lauded the theme of the conference f the conference: A Nation in Recession: Wither The Nigerian Media? The governor said his government has made efforts to tackle the indicators of recession like unemployment.  He said his government has put in place portfolios that address the problem of


Recession In Nigeria: Whither The Media

BEING A PAPER BY EMMA AGU, PUBLISHER, ZEST TRAVELLER MAGAZINE AT THE BIENNIAL CONVENTION OF THE NIGERIAN GUILD OF EDITORS AT THE LAGOS AIRPORT HOTEL, IKEJA, LAGOS ON APRIL 29, 2017 Courtesies: His Excellency, Chairman, President…. When I was informed about my choice to give this talk, the first question that crossed by mind was: why me of all people? I felt that the Nigerian Guild Editors (NGE) could well have found an economist or

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Media Should Quit Blame Game- Lai Mohammed 

The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed believes that the theme of the biennial convention and conference of the Nigerian guild of Editor, NGE is not appropriate for the season. He said this in Lagos in his message to the convention, which was delivered by Bayo Onanuga, chief executive of News Agency of Nigeria, NAN. According to the minister, the theme A Nation in Recession: Wither The Nigerian Media? Is not in sync with

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Lagos Hosts Nigerian Editors

The Nigerian Guild of Editors holds its biennial convention in Lagos today. The event which is taking place at the Lagos Airport Hotel started with the registration of about 300 participants from across the country yesterday, Friday April 28. The theme of the conference is: A Nation in Recession: Whither The Nigerian Media? Mr Akinwumi Ambode, governor of Lagos State will declare the convention open. For governor Ambode, it is a special occasion , because

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Girl Child Education Takes Centre Stage As SAOS University Of London Marks 100 Years

As part of activities marking 100 years of providing research and teaching on Africa, a delegation from the School of Oriental and African Studies, SOAS, University of London is visiting Lagos and using their visit to highlight the pressing need to educate girls. Baroness Valerie Amos, Director of SOAS, University of London, leads the delegation to Lagos. The highlight of the visit was a gala event at the Civic Center, which was attended by dignitaries

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Coup Plot Foiled In South Africa

  , including government ministers, officials of state-owned firms and prominent citizens. The twenty three years old was arrested on Wednesday following undercover operations in the capital, Pretorial, and Johannesburg. He was a founding member of the Anti-State Capture Death Squad Alliance (ASCDSA), was arrested when he was trying  to explain to donours how the assassination of state capture beneficiaries was going to be carried out by the undercover coup plot snipers.

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NFF Signs New Sponsorship Deal

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has secured a five-year sponsorship deal with Aiteo Group, an energy company. The contract, which was signed Wednesday and worth 2.5 Billion, now makes Aiteo the Official Optimum  Partner of the NFF. The collaboration said to be the first of its kind for Aiteo in Nigeria, will commence May 1 this year and has a one-year extension clause. Reacting to the deal, Aiteo’s Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, Ndiana-Abasi Matthew, said

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Why I’m Involved In Otodo Gbame Disaster – Abah, Child Rights Activist

  Betty Abah, the Executive Director, Centre for Children’s Health, Education, Orientation, and Protection, otherwise called CEE-HOPE has been part of those sensitising support for the displaced residents of Otodo Gbame, a waterfront community in the Lekki area of Lagos State that recently had their settlement demolished by the State Government. On April 12, 2017 when the matter came up for hearing at the Igbosere Court, Lagos, Abah was there to witness proceedings. Although the

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Queen’s College To Resume Academic Activities

The government Lagos state has recommended the resumption of academic activities in Queen’s College, Yaba. The recommendation is a sequel to the analyses of water samples from all water delivery points in the school. Recently, diarrhoea outbreak in the school had led to the deaths of three students and hospitalisation of many. A release signed by Adeola Salako on behalf of the commissioner for health, Jide Idris, noted that the lapses which resulted in the