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NIGERIAN JOURNALISM AT ITS BEST: The WORLD Celebrates NIGERIA MEDIA NITE OUT Award September 23 …Celebrities, foreign media chiefs, diplomatic communities identify with event *Theme: ‘Role of Media in Ensuring Credible Elections and Maintenance of Good Governance’ * “We will be re-writing Nigeria’s media history through this epoch-making event”-Sola Olugbenro, boss of Solkem Entertainment BY IFEOMA OBELU/MEDIA REPORTER, LAGOS

NIGERIAN JOURNALISM AT ITS BEST: The WORLD Celebrates NIGERIA MEDIA NITE OUT Award September 23 …Celebrities, foreign media chiefs, diplomatic communities identify with event *Theme: ‘Role of Media in Ensuring Credible Elections...

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NOW ON SALE IN AMAZON: #Best Seller Book end Hackers’ attempt into AMERICA’S Mid-term Election, stabilize National Security…Eliminates intrusion, fraud in Nigeria’s 2019 Election *lead Law Enforcement agencies on how...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born Media Expert, CHINEDU MOGHALU Appointed into UNITED NATIONS World Food Programme…Heads Communication & Advocacy for Africa *African Risk Capacity is a Specialised Agency of African Union that provides African sovereigns with capacity building services for early warning, contingency planning and risk finance *Task to lead efforts in ensuring that work of ARC in responding to challenges of climate change, natural disaster risk management is strategically communicated to the Member States *Earlier worked served as Regional Head of Nigerian Export-Import Bank for the Southeast, Delta states in Nigeria; Head of Corporate Communication Division at its headquarters in Abuja *Holds Masters degree in Communications for Development, other degrees in Political Science and Law from University of Nigeria, Nsukka and University of Lagos *HE’S an active member of the Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association, International Public Relations Association and sits on the Board of Chigari Foundation BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born Media Expert, CHINEDU MOGHALU Appointed into UNITED NATIONS World Food Programme…Heads Communication & Advocacy for Africa *African Risk Capacity is a Specialised Agency of African Union that provides African...

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Digital Publiseers, CHIDI AND CHIKA NWAOGU Becomes First African Publisher To Join International Publishing Distribution Association…Foreign body for companies in the field of Publishing Distribution *Attending 5th International Digital Distributors holding 6th, 7th June 2018 in Madrid, Spain *Meeting to discuss ‘New business models, worldwide growth of self-publishing, ‘Publishing and distribution of Hypermedia content’ * Mission is to promote the creativity of Nigerians to the rest of the world * Distributes 350+ books/200+ songs, works of Nigerian writers and musicians to 400+ stores in 100 countries, plus Amazon, Google Play store, and Apple store BY TEMINI IBADE/REPORTER, ABUJA

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Digital Publiseers, CHIDI AND CHIKA NWAOGU Becomes First African Publisher To Join International Publishing Distribution Association…Foreign body for companies in the field of Publishing Distribution *Attending 5th...

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: LOLA OGUNNAIKE Shines as a Leading AMERICAN Features & Entertainment Journalist…Earned Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from University of Virginia, Master’s in Fine Arts Degree in Journalism from New York University * Commences Entertainment News, Pop Culture coverage for New York Times * Lead entertainment coverage, focusing on celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Ozwald Boateng, Oprah Winfrey * Her work has been published in Rolling Stone, New York, Glamour, Details (magazine), Nylon, the New York Observer and Vibe Magazine * Earlier worked as Features reporter at the New York Daily News, where she covered breaking news on celebrities and entertainment for ‘NOW’ * Was Former Correspondent on Cables News Network’s ‘American Morning’ * Appeared on Television programs in NBC’s Today Show, MTV and VH1 * Listed in May 2007 as Ebony’s ‘150 Most Influential Blacks in America” *She Accompanied, Interviewed Michelle Obama on a tour to South Africa * Presently she is a HOST of ARISE Entertainment 360, Parents are Nigerians BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: LOLA OGUNNAIKE Shines as a Leading AMERICAN Features & Entertainment Journalist…Earned Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from University of Virginia, Master’s in Fine Arts Degree in Journalism...

BREAKING NEWS: Youngest Former Sunday PUNCH Newspaper Female Editor, OLUWATOYOSI OGUNSEYE Appointed Head of BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION WEST AFRICA…Resumes work January 2018, Edit news report in Hausa, Igbo, Pidgin English and Yoruba languages *Celebrated as FIRST FEMALE EDITOR in the 45 year history of Punch Newspaper Existence * WON over 30 Awards, Was first Nigerian to win the prestigious Knight International Journalism Award * She is a fellow of President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative * Currently sits on the board of the World Editors Forum *Received Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry at University of Lagos, Holds Masters degree in Media and Communications from Pan-Atlantic University * Studying for PhD in Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester *Media AWARDS: CNN MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year Awards 2011 and 2013, Nigerian Academy of Science Journalist of the Year 2013, The Future Awards Africa 2013, Child-Friendly Reporter of the Year by the Diamond Awards for Media Excellence * “It is a huge honour to be appointed Head of West of Africa for the BBC. I’m excited about this new role and I look forward to working with BBC’s amazing journalists in the region. I have no doubt that we will continue to produce the quality journalism that our audiences love us for”-TOYOSI BY IYANU OPEMIPO/REPORTER, ABUJA

BREAKING NEWS: Youngest Former Sunday PUNCH Newspaper Female Editor, OLUWATOYOSI OGUNSEYE Appointed Head of BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION WEST AFRICA…Resumes work January 2018, Edit news report in Hausa, Igbo, Pidgin English and Yoruba...

AFTER 7 YEARS OF MARRIAGE: NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA Deputy Editor-in-Chief, PETER EJIOFOR Celebrates, WIFE (Hannah) Delivers Quadruplets (4 BOYS) …Says: ‘I Have Always Hold unto the Omnipotence, Sovereignty and Miraculous Power of God over all situations’ * Several Medical Doctors report had said we were medically healthy, and that nothing was wrong with us’ * ‘When God says YES, No circumstance or anyone can say NO’ * Quadruplets delivered at 9.24am, being nursed in incubators at Crystal Specialist Hospital, Akonwonjo, Lagos BY RACHAEL AKARE/MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT, LAGOS

AFTER 7 YEARS OF MARRIAGE: NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA Deputy Editor-in-Chief, PETER EJIOFOR Celebrates, WIFE (Hannah) Delivers Quadruplets (4 BOYS) …Says: ‘I Have Always Hold unto the Omnipotence, Sovereignty and Miraculous Power of...

5TH YEAR MEDIA ANNIVERSARY: NIGERIA’S Foremost HUMAN RIGHTS AMAZON, DR JOE OKEI ODUMAKIN Wins NAIJA STANDARD Newspaper ‘Person of the YEAR 2017’…Receives International Women of Courage Award from the United States Department of State *ATIKU ABUBAKAR, Nigeria’s Former Vice President, BOLA AHMED TINUBU, National Leader of All Progressives Congress are ‘NAIJA STANDARD Most Iconic Politicians of the Year’ *Lagos State Governor, AKINWUNMI AMBODE is Naija Standard Newspaper Most Performing/Entrepreneurial Governor of the Year 2017 in Nigeria’ * NIGERIA’S Most Famous EDITORS of the Year 2017: SAM OMATSEYE, MARTINS OLOJA, SIMON KOLAWOLE *NIGERIA’S Genius, OYINLOLA OLUWATOBI Emerges ‘Most Creative Technology Expert in Diaspora’ *IKECHI UKO, DR RAPHAEL JAMES, WALE OJO-LANRE, AKILE OF DALLAS become ‘Nigeria’s Leading Cultural Ambassador of the Year in Diaspora’ #QUOTE: ‘A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots’-Marcus Garvey BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES & LOLA ENIFEMI/STAFF WRITER, ABUJA

5TH YEAR MEDIA ANNIVERSARY: NIGERIA’S Foremost HUMAN RIGHTS AMAZON, DR JOE OKEI ODUMAKIN Wins NAIJA STANDARD Newspaper ‘Person of the YEAR 2017’…Receives International Women of Courage Award from the United States Department...

SO INSPIRING: NIGERIAN-IRISH American Ace Broadcaster, ADAORA UDOJI Shines as ADJUNCT PROFESSOR at New York UNIVERSITY…Acclaimed by TIME Magazine as ‘Anchor of Future News on News Deeply’-famous media tech startup *Earlier worked for Cables News Network, ABC News *Reports international stories covering Africa, the Middle East and Europe *Co-host of ‘The Takeaway with John Hockenberry and Adaora Udoji in 2008’, a nationally syndicated co-production on WNYC, The New York Times, BBC, WGBH-Boston and PRI *Covered Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Vatican, World Economy, Sporting events as in British Open and the Tour De France *Contributes to Good Morning America, World News Weekend, ABC Radio *Writes extensively on topics of being a Nigerian woman, beating cancer and Hurricane Katrina *Served as Board-member of the Montclair Film Festival, Women’s Advisory Board at NBC Universal and still a Woodrow Wilson fellow *NAMED one of 25 Most Influential African Americans by Essence Magazine, Honoree for the World Diversity Leadership Conference at the United Nations *HER Father is Godfrey Udoji, former chief engineer for the city of Dearborn, Michigan and mother Mary, former director of Washtenaw County Library in Ann Arbor, Michigan BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

SO INSPIRING: NIGERIAN-IRISH American Ace Broadcaster, ADAORA UDOJI Shines as ADJUNCT PROFESSOR at New York UNIVERSITY…Acclaimed by TIME Magazine as ‘Anchor of Future News on News Deeply’-famous media tech startup *Earlier...

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD IN AMERICA: NIGERIAN Born United States based Journalist, GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU Elected PRESIDENT, Nigerian-American Press Association…Promises to create more fluidity for greater networking between Nigeria and American Press * 30 Media Professionals in USA, Africa elect new leaders for Four year tenure * Plans underway to help Nigerian journalists familiarize with latest digital media tools for Investigative Journalism * ‘This is a huge honor for Nigeria, Nigerian Press and Africa Media’-OTUMU * “It is a delight and noteworthy to state that this is the first time any Nigerian or African journalist will occupy this prestigious media position”-Steve Franklin, Pioneer President, NAPA, newly elected Life Patron *Media Membership: American Society of Newspaper Reporters, Foreign Press Association (USA), National Press Foundation(USA), Commonwealth Press Association (UK), World Reporters Association, World Editors’ Forum, Others *Media Awards: MBE Investigative Journalist/Blogger of the Year 2016 (UK), MNA Nigerian Investigative Journalist in the Diaspora 2017(Nigeria), Dee Dee Media Icon of the Year (USA), MNA Society Journalist of the Year 1996 (Nigeria), Future Awards Journalist of the Year in Nigeria and Many more… *QUOTE: ‘All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them’-Walt Disney BY SAMSON SHOAGA/MANAGING EDITOR, ABUJA

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD IN AMERICA: NIGERIAN Born United States based Journalist, GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU Elected PRESIDENT, Nigerian-American Press Association…Promises to create more fluidity for greater networking between Nigeria and American...