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Godwin Dudu: Sports officionado

Veteran journalist, Gbenga Oni Olusola highlights sports journalism and development exploits of Godwin Dudu Orumen  Yeah, if you are a sports lover, this face must be familiar to you, if not even his name, Godwin Dudu Orumen. To lovers of football and everything about football , local and foreign, this Edo State, but highly cosmopolitan and urbane man brought sheer joy to their living rooms in the 90s with ...

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Editors like no other

A question by Lekan Otufodunrin, Media Career Specialist on Facebook  triggers off a wave of memorable recollections of the contribution of editors who have mentored many accomplished Nigerian journalists  After reading a line in the profile of a new Style editor appointed by New York Times which described him as an editor known for nurturing voices of writers, I was so impressed that I shared a question on ...

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Nezianya, ex-NAN director named SA Media

A veteran journalist, Mr Tony Obiora Nezianya, has been appointed as one of the special assistants on media to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra. Nezianya  retired from the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) after 34 years of service and later became the Group Editor-In Chief of Echonewsng.com, an online news medium. He retired as Director/Head of the Sports and the Lagos Metropolitan Desks. Nezianya had served a ...

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Econet-Airtel Nigeria: My 15 incredible years by Emeka Oparah

On the fifteenth anniversary of working with Nigeria's major telecommunication company, Airtel Nigeria, Emeka Oparah, Vice President, Corporate Communications & CSR  writes on his career fulfilling experience. I'm lacking in appropriate words, in English Language, that is, to describe the last 15 years, during which I have moved from working for Econet Wireless to Vodacom Nigeria to Vmobile to Celtel Ni ...

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CNN Correspondent lauds Nigerian hospital for saving her mother’s life

When many Nigerian are of the opinion that Nigerian hospitals are the worst places in the world to receive medical attention, some foreigners however are of different opinion. On Sunday, July 2, 2014, Isha Sesay, an anchor and Correspondent with CNN, who is of Sierra Leonean descent, drew the attention of Nigerians when she took to her social media and thanked “Nigerian doctors and nurses” for saving her mo ...

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How female journalist’s story influenced change in Kenya’s law

A story by a former winner of the Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award has brought about a change in the law in Kenya. As a result of her report, All Kenyan schoolgirls are now to get free sanitary pads, the government has said. Four years ago, Judy Kosgei won the Thomson Foundation Young Journalist award for her revelatory stories, which included a story about how up to two million young girls were un ...

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What I learnt as an intern during Back in the Newsroom Fellowship

In February, as I started my 10-week, International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)  Back in the Newsroom Fellowship, I looked forward to immersing myself in journalism and all aspects of what USA Today did. As a senior entering my last semester at Morgan State University, I was honored to be selected for what was essentially a paid internship with a strong mentoring component. Even more exciting was the chan ...

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My new job came without me looking for it – Akioye

Award-winning journalist, Seun Akioye recently resumed work as the Senior Media Officer of Abuja-based Centre for Communication Programs Nigeria (CCPN), which is focused on communication in social and behavioural change for development in Nigeria. In a chat with Kelechi Amakoh of www.mediacareerng.org ,the former Assistant Editor, Investigations of The Nation speaks on why he left the newspaper, his new rol ...

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Meet UNILAG’s first female Professor of Mass Communication

Kelechi Amakoh writes on the well-deserved appointment of Dr Abigail Ogwezzy-Ndisika as the first female Professor of Mass Communication in the University of Lagos. On Monday, June 5, an erudite scholar, Abigail Ogwezzy-Ndisika joined the league of professors at the University of Lagos as the university administration confirmed her as a Professor of Mass Communication. Her appointment makes her the first fe ...

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Why I resigned editor’s job for Masters in Sports Administration

Lolade Adewuyi, formerly of TELL Magazine and Goal.com last Friday, June 23 bagged a Masters degree in Sports Administration from the Russian International Olympic University. In this online interview, Adewuyi speaks on  his experience at the programme and what traditional journalists need to know and do to avoid becoming relic in the new media work environment.   Congratulations on your graduation for ...

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