NIJ MATRICULATES 267 FOR 2020/2021 SESSION

The Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) on Wednesday matriculated a total of 267 students to undergo courses in Mass Communication for its 2020/2021 academic session. Of the number, 68 are for the National Diploma (ND) programme, 96 for Higher National Diploma (HND), and 103 students for the Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) programme Speaking at the ceremony, the provost, Mr Gbenga Adefaye reiterated the commitment of the school to providing the best learning environment for its students, including constant upgrade and acquisition of the state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to meet the…

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OGUN DEPUTY GOV, 70 OBAS TO GRACE GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY OF OBA OLOFIN OF ADO-ODO’S RESIDENCE

Ogun State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Noimot Salako-Oyedele, is expected to be the Special Guest of Honour on Saturday, February 20, 2021, at the ground breaking ceremony of the private residence of Oba Abdul-Lateef Akanni, the Olofin of Ado-Ado. The ceremony, which will have over 70 Obas from Yorubaland, will hold at the Ogun State Housing Corporation, Ado-Odo, Ogun State. Oba Dr. Abdul-Lateef Adeniran Akanni, is the Olofin Adimula of Ado-Odo, Awori Kingdom.

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UZODINMA PICKS TOP BROADCAST JOURNALIST, IFY ONYEGBULE FOR IBC BOARD JOB

Imo State Governor, Sen. Hope Uzodimma, has appointed top Broadcast Journalist, Presentation Coach, Social critic, Publisher, Author and Activist on Women issues, Ms Ify Onyegbule into a six-member board for the Imo State Broadcasting Corporation (IBC). The Board which has Hon. Emma Dike as Chairman and Mr. James Egbuchulam, the IBC Director General (DG) as Secretary, has Engr. Onwuelingo K. Okechukwu, Ms. Ify Onyegbule, Sir John Uchechukwu Nnabuihe, and a representative of the State Ministry of Information and Strategy as members. The board which will be inaugurated soon is expected…

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DANGOTE GROUP INJECTS N10 BILLION INTO EDUCATION SECTOR

The Dangote Group of Companies says its intervention in education development in Nigeria through the philanthropic arm, Aliko Dangote Foundation so far, has hit N10 billion. The figure was contained in a statement issued by Mr Anthony Chiejina, Group Chief Branding and Corporate Communication, Dangote Group, in Lokoja on Wednesday. According to the statement, the conglomerate has provided infrastructural supports to the country’s tertiary institutions, one of which is the N1.2 billion student hostels in the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. It stated that the goup had earlier supported the Aliko…

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ABDULRASHEED BAWA: SETTING THE PACE IN FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION

By Wole Arisekola The appointment of 40 year old Abdulrasheed Bawa by President Muhammadu Buhari as the head of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), no doubt ushers in a new dawn at the anti graft agency that has over the years been riddled with leadership crisis since its establishment many years ago during the second term of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The nomination of the youthful and very thorough security operative to replace the embattled and suspended former chairman, Ibrahim…

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