Tag Archives: Journalism

Tiwa Savage And Her Fans Drag Journalist For Tagging Her Brand As ‘Struggling’

Nigeria Journalist, Motolani Alake over the weekend published an op-ed about pop star Tiwa Savage‘s music career, and might have made a mistake on his choice of words and approach in general. Alake who did a music review about her album, Celia, described the singer’s brand as “struggling”, hoping to start a harmless conversation with their music-savvy followers. The article…

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Lekki Shooting: Investigation By CNN Show Soldiers Directly Attacking #EndSARS Protesters

An independent CNN investigation has shed a new light on the violent military clampdown on #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate area of Lagos state. On October 20, Nigeria drew global attention when armed soldiers stormed the popular Lekki toll plaza where anti-police brutality protesters gathered peacefully and fired gunshots. Shortly after the incident, Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a press…

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Pelumi Onifade: Nigerians Demand Justice For 20-Year-Old Journalist Who Died In Police Custody

Justice for Pelumi, the mysterious death of 20-year-old journalist Pelumi Onifade while detained in police custody has sparked outrage across the country. It was reported on Tuesday by his family that the Lagos resident was arrested by a Task Force team while working with Gboah TV as a journalist covering the unrest that took place in the Oko…

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Nigerian Investigative Journalist Kiki Mordi To Receive MTV EMA Generation Change Award

Nigerian investigative journalist, Kiki Mordi is among five women who will be honored with the Generation Change Award at the upcoming 2020 MTV European Music Awards (EMA). Mordi will receive the award on November 8, alongside four others from across the globe, including photographer Catherhea Potjanaporn (Malaysia), British racial justice campaigner Temi Mwale (Britain), Black transgender activist…

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Nigeria’s Taiwo Adebulu Emerges Winner Of 2020 African Fact-Checking Awards

On Thursday, Award-winning Nigerian journalist, Taiwo Adebulu, added another feat to his impressive list of achievements after being named the winner of 2020 African fact-checking awards. Adebulu — a reporter with online newspaper TheCable — won based on his story “FACT CHECK: Nigeria told UN that 7 varsities run strictly on renewable energy, but is this true?”…

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Fani-Kayode Further Apologizes For Lashing Out At Journalist In Calabar: ‘I Disappointed Myself’

After withdrawing the word ‘stupid’ used during a viral outburst towards a journalist in Calabar, former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has apologized for the verbal harassment during a recent press conference. The ex-Minister also apologised to the Nigeria Union of Journalists, family members, friends, and colleagues of the Daily Trust reporter, Channels TV. Speaking on Friday during a…

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Wow! Kiki Mordi Scores Emmy Nomination For Her “BBC Africa Eye: Sex For Grades” Documentary

Nigerian investigative journalist, Kiki Mordi has just landed her first Emmy nomination. The 29-year-old facilitated the investigation which exposed the ills happening in many West African universities when she went undercover to a number of tertiary institutions in Nigeria and Ghana. The result, which was a documentary “BBC Africa Eye: Sex For Grades” started a cultural revolution,…

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Burna Boy, Teni, Sharon Ooja And More Lead The Future Awards Africa 2019 Nominations

The 14th edition of Africa’s biggest youth awards, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has unveiled its twenty-one category nominees list ahead of the prestigious event. Holding on 24 November, 2019 at the Balmoral Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, the list which was released by the Central Working Committee (CWC) has Burna Boy, Debo Ogundoyin, Teni, Falz The…

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