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New Telegraph journalist emerges best reporter at GoldenPen, as NB rewards journalists

Isioma Madike, a reporter with the New telegraph newspaper has won the reporter of the year award at this year Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Award. The reporterwon on his investigative report, “Shonga Farms: The dream of Zimbabwean Whites’’, which seek to reveal the happenings at the Shonga farm project believe to have been a dead dream,which he also also received N2million. The 2017 Nigerian Breweries Gold ...

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HWPL to establish news website concentrating on peace-related issues

The heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), an international NGO under the UN ECOSOC (United Nation Economic and Social Council) says it's planning to establish a news platform as a website concentrating on peace-related issues, and also will be taking account of solutions offered by professional journalists. Mr. Ian Seo, Chief Manager of International Press Department, HWPL from South K ...

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CALL FOR APPLICATION: 2017 WOLE SOYINKA AWARD FOR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism is calling for applications for the 12th edition of Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting. Nigerian journalists or team of journalists, full or part-time, with stories published between 4th October 2016 and 3rd October 2017, can apply for opportunity. This award seeks to honour journalism works from the print, online, photo, editorial cartoon, te ...

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Migration and Climate Fellowship for Nigerian journalists

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is accepting applications for its Reporting Fellowship on Migration and Climate Change. The Fellowship is open to journalists from Nigeria who will take part in two half-day virtual workshops on covering SDGs, with a focus on climate and migration. Based on the stories produced after the workshop, Fellows will be selected to participate in a hands-on three-day ...

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One journalist, too many awards, whose fault ?

By Lekan Otufodunrin Each time I get a mail from him, I can't but notice the  long list of some of the media awards he has won under his name. If it was one or two, one  could miss it,  but not when it is ten, in various categories over the years. Take a look at the list of the top rate awards I am referring to : Writer of the year,Nigerian Writers Award 2017 NMMA Arts and Culture Reporter 2016, Nigerian Wr ...

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Azzez of New Telegraph wins 2017 Most Outstanding ICT Editor award

Azzez Olakunle Yinus of New Telegraph has been adjudged as the Most Outstanding ICT Editor of the Year 2017 at this year's edition of the African Digital Awards (ADA) . ADA is a Pan-African awards that recognises outstanding contributions to the development of ICT industry. Azzez won the award based on a report of  an independent panel of jury after a thorough assessment of quality and depth of ICT reportag ...

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1,2,3,4,5 PUNCH wins Science Media award again

Tunde Ajaja of Saturday PUNCH has emerged winner of the prize for Print-Science Journalist of the Year 2016 in the¬† National Academy of Science (NAS) media awards. Ajaja's emergence,¬†at the¬†Annual Appreciation Luncheon for Science Journalists and award ceremony held on Thursday, is the fifth consecutive win by The PUNCH staff in the last five years. Ajala won the award with his two-part story entitled, ‚ÄėOne ...

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Print, online & broadcast journalists called to apply for award worth 1,000,000

Print, online and broadcast journalists have been called to apply to compete for a prize and win a whooping sum of CFA 1, 000,000 The Norbert Zongo National Press Centre, is a media organization based in Burkina Faso and is currently accepting applications for the competition. The Norbert Zongo Prize for Journalism honors excellence in investigation and research on subjects related to the political, economi ...

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Adebayo, Punch Correspondent, bags Chevening Scholarship

Multiple award-winning Senior Correspondent of Punch Newspaper, Folashade Adebayo has been named one of the British Chevening Scholars for 2017/18. The award is a full-funded post-graduate study in the United Kingdom She will study International Relations and Law at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. Reacting to selection for the scholarship, Folashade said “It is humbling. I celebrate Jehovah who has ...

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Journalists interested in feminism, social justice called to apply for BitchMedia Fellowship Award

Writers who are interested in feminism and social justice are called to apply for a remote, three-month fellowship as Bitch Media, a nonprofit feminist media organization, organizes the Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers. The program consists of intensive writing fellowships whose goal is to develop, support and amplify emerging, diverse voices in feminist, activist and pop-culture media. Possible subject ...

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