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We Will Continue to Reward Excellence in Journalism-NMMA

We Will Continue to Reward Excellence in Journalism-NMMA

The Nigeria Media Merit Award, NMMA has said that it would continue to strive to recognise and reward excellence in the practice of journalism in Nigeria. Yemi Akeju, chief administrator of the organisation gave the assurance in Ikeja, during an official visit to the office of TELL Communications Limited, publishers of TELL Magazine, Nigeria’s leading

Audit Reporting: Making Sense of the Figures

Sample opinions and the result you are sure to get is that the average Nigerian journalist is arithmophobic, (or numerophobic). Safe those in specialised areas of reporting like banking and finance, the economy, and the sciences, one can safely posit that majority of journalists have a morbid fear of figures or numbers. The reason they

Protesters Carry placard and banners during a June 12 democracy day rally in Abuja. Photo: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuter.

Alleged Marginalisation: Niger Delta Group Threatens Showdown With FG Over Appointments Into Amnesty Programme

The Niger Delta Volunteers for Good Governance (NDVFGG) has threatened a breach of public peace to register its protest over perceived marginalisation of Edo and Delta States in the appointment of principal officers into the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP). The NDVFGG vowed to mobilise for “a total lock down of economic activities” within the Niger

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Concerned Delta REC Seeks Journalists’ Support in Sensitising Registrants to Collect Over 300,000 Unclaimed PVCs As He Inaugurates INEC Press Corps

The partnership between Nigeria’s election umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and media practitioners in Delta State, was on recently taken a notch higher with the inauguration of INEC Press Corps, IPC, where the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Monday Udoh-Tom, a cleric, charged journalists in the state to help create awareness for registrants to

Ekiti: Fayemi Out, Oyebanji In

Ekiti: Fayemi Out, Oyebanji In

Biodun Oyebanji, the winner of the last governorship election in Ekiti State has taken over from Kayode Fayemi, until recently the chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, NGF, whose tenure ended Sunday October 16. Oyebanji won at a recent election, which is one of the off-season elections in Nigeria. He ran on the platform of

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Wike makes last minute 14,359 political appointments

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has appointed 14,000 advisers, 319 ward and 40 local government liaison officers. In a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri on Tuesday, the governor said the advisers will play a pivotal role in the administration. But he did not elaborate on the nature of work they

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