Versatile journalist, Joseph Saater Undu, conferred with VAAN I Tiv (The Arrow of Tiv), Chieftaincy title in Lagos

By Emmanuel Udom Joseph Saater Undu, an author, a versatile investigative journalist, and a  poet, was recently conferred with the chieftaincy title of “IVAAN I Tiv (The Arrow of Tiv), by Tiv community in Lagos, under the umbrella of Mdzough U Tiv (MUT), Lagos state chapter Chief Undu, who is also the national president, Benue Journalists Forum Nigeria (BJFN), was honoured for his courage, hard work and dedication in promoting Tiv culture, interest, peace, unity and progress in the media and community. He was dressed in Tiv traditional attire and…

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CLEEN Foundation holds capacity building workshop to address corruption issues in Port Harcourt

By Emmanuel Udom CLEEN Foundation, (formerly known as Centre for Law Enforcement Education), recently held a capacity building workshop in Port Harcourt, the River state capital, aimed at strengthening the capacity of agencies mandated to deal with issues of corruption in Nigeria. Dr Benson Olugbuo, the  executive director of the foundation in his opening remarks during the  workshop, held at Landmark Hotel in Port Harcourt, stated that the workshop  which is organised by the foundation with the generous support of Trust Africa is coming at no better time than now as…

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Day retiree NUJ members were celebrated in Lagos

  By Emeka Amaka Saturday the 8th of December saw the last day of the Nigeria union of journalist meeting for the year 2018, and also the retirement celebration of some members of the union. The celebration which was held at the NUJ Press Center Alausa Ikeja was attended by members of the press, and some of the retirees which includes Mrs. Kofoworola Omotayo Awobamise who is the Ps, Ministry of information and strategy, Mr. Abiodun Akinbusiyi the Deputy Director of Public Affairs, MIS Lagos, and Mrs. Yinka Kadiri Director…

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Youths are the major victims of migration-Experts

                      By Atukpa Grace Lagos The three days training on media and migration organized by the African media initiative through the national secretariat, which was held at the De Rembrandt hotel and suites,  Alausa, Ikeja came to an end with training / interaction with students and Nigerian artist on Thursday 6th of December, 2018. The facilitators of the training felt that the training won’t be successful if the youths are not included in the programmed. One of the reasons is…

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Germany, France officials train African journalists on immigration to Europe

By Grace Atukpa Lagos The training which started on Tuesday 4th of December kicked off with Journalists and media personnels attending, the second day was mainly for Lecturers, professors and people from the educational sector. The Training which was an interactive one is aimed at informing and educating members of the press, and those who have an affiliation for journalism of the importance of covering migration. The guest speakers who are respectively from Germany and France talked about the fact that a lot of people don’t know about migration around the world,…

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Ailing source magazine journalist, Chibuike Osuji seeks urgent financial help

     …Held hostage over unpaid bills Chibuike Osuji,a Crime journalist with the Source Magazine,who is at the verge of death and is being admitted at the Funto Private Hospital Ijesha, Lagos has appealed to Nigerians, philanthropists and NGOs for financial assistance to save his  life from complicated ailment. Osuji who has spent millions of naira through borrowing and support from friends and family members since he was admitted in the hospital cannot walk on his own but moving with clutches or aided by someone. What started as a mere malaria and…

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The dilemma of citizen Onileowo, political associate of ex-governor Mimiko

  By Mathew Aramunde   A political associate of the former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun  Mimiko, Chief  Emmanuel Onileowo  has berated the performances of security agencies who have failed to bring justice to  those whom he alleged destroyed his once thriving Oremeji Aluminum and Steel  industry In a one page affidavit No RNOO77183 deposed to at the High Court Registry sitting at Ondo, and made available to members of the press, the embattled Chief who lives on No. 21 Ojojo Street off Akinjagunla Street Ondo, informed that he is…

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Civil society group drags former Osun attorney-general before EFCC

  ……..Wants Aregbesola’s Government  probe  By Emmanuel Udom A Civil Societies Coalition for the Emancipation of Osun State (CSCEOS) has dragged the immediate past Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Ajibola Bashiru before Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over an alleged illegal acquiring of properties worth N2.2billion with public funds while serving as public officer, promising that more revelations about how Aregbesola’s aides defrauded the State during their eight years tenure of office would soon be revealed. The group also insisted that the just ended eight (8) years tenure…

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Federick Fasehun, OPC ‘warlord’ dies at 83

By Emmanuel Udom    Founder of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Federick Fasehun,  died at about 1 am today, Saturday, December 1. The senior special adviser on media to Mr Fasehun, Adeoye Jolaosho, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He said the OPC Chieftain died at  the intensive care unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital Ikeja. “Baba took ill on Wednesday and was rushed to the intensive care unit of LASUTH. “He died early hours of today. We are all devastated,” he said.…

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3 men sexually defile deaf and dump, run away kids in Lagos

…father also defiles daughter By Chike Oti The Lagos State Police Command’s unrelentless war against sex offenders yielded results with the arrest of two sex predators and an incestuous father. The first is a case involving one Mukaila Aliu, 40, of No.17 Peluola Street, Mafoluku, Oshodi, who took advantage of a 16-year-old physically challenged girl child (deaf and dumb), more than a year ago, precisely on November 10, 2017 and had been on the run ever since. The said Mukaila Aliu had on the aforementioned date, at Oshodi, allegedly lured…

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