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Award-winning journalist Soyombo joins ICIR

The immediate past editor of TheCable Online newspaper, Fisayo Soyombo has joined the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) as Editor. He announced his new job on his facebook wall on Monday, June 5. joining ICIR means its ‘payback time’; it is in fact a 'homecoming' for me. And although the move wasn’t all that straightforward from scratch, it was inevitable, in the end, that this is wher ...

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ChannelsTV Aso Rock Correspondent is dead

By Kelechi Amakoh The State House Correspondent Of Channels Television, Chukwuma Onuekwusi is dead. The 55-year old journalist died in the early hours of Tuesday in an Abuja hospital after battling with an ailment for some weeks. He worked for Channels Television for 19 years. During this period, he covered several beats on Channels Television before he was seconded to cover the Presidential Villa as a Stat ...

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Somide named MD Raypower FM/Radio Services

The Board of Directors of DAAR Communications Plc had confirmed Dr Ambrose Olutayo Somide as the new Managing Director of the Radio Services – Strategic Business Unit (SBU) of DAAR Communications Plc conglomerate which includes both RayPower FM and FAAJI FM. Somide's appointment which was confirmed at the 73rd Board Meeting of the board held on Friday March 17, 2017 was sequel to the voluntary retirement by ...

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‘Government can empower local independent producers’

Rhoda Olorunfemi Isabella Akinseye, Founder and Managing Director of Yellow Tamarind Productions has said the government can do more to empower local independent producers. Akinseye said there is a market for local content and it is very big. “We need to produce quality content that can stand the test of time. I don’t mean copying and pasting everything we see the West doing. Originality is the key. The Wes ...

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New editor for TheCable

Taiwo Olushola George has been named as the new editor of TheCable. TheCable reports that George succeeds ‘Fisayo Soyombo, the pioneer editor and multiple award-winning journalist who left the services of the newspaper in January 2017. A member of the founding staff of the newspaper in April 2014, George rose from the position of sub-editor to news editor within one year, effectively serving as deputy edito ...

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Media Perspectives gets new COO

Media perspectives has announced Jude Odia as the new Chief Operating Officer, COO, barely two months after he was appointed the General Manager of the media agency. According to The Punch, Odia who has played key roles in the media agency through his wealth of experience in communications planning and brand strategy has helped create cogent campaigns for MTN, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Samsung, and Procter an ...

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Oparadike one of Nigeria’s brightest, best journalists – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has consoled with the Oparadike family, the government and people of Imo State on the death of Chief Innocent Oparadike, a former Commissioner for Information and Culture in the State. Osinbajo, in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity, Laolu Akande, also commiserated with the Nigerian Union of Journalists and the Nigerian Guild of Editors on the ...

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New MD/ EIC for Triumph

Editor of Abuja-based Peoples Daily (weekend) newspaper, Malam Lawan Sabo has been appointed as the Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief of the Triumph Publishing Company. His appointment by Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje was contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner of Information, Malam Mohammed Garba, and issued to newsmen on Tuesday in Kano. Triumph Publishing Company, the publishers o ...

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Poor reading culture blamed on technology intrusion- Abah

Betty Abah, a journalist and writer has reiterated that poor reading culture in Nigeria has more to do with the invasion of technology. In an interview with Vanguard newspaper, the reality is that people spend more time watching television, or lazing around the internet especially on social media, whiling away time rather than reading serious books which could be of benefit. “Also, government and relevant i ...

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‘Our portal is basically to help solve advertisers’ problems’- Abubakar

  The Managing Director, Advert Place Network Limited, Quadri Abubakar, takes pride in talking about the advertising portal created by his company which makes it convenient for advertisers to compare advert rates of newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations in the country. In this interview with Vanguard's Princwill Ekwujuru, he said that with a click of a button advertisers can go online to ...

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