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MHNG OPINION PICK OF THE WEEK

The #Nottooyoungtorun bill recently passed by the National Assembly as part of the amendment to the constitution is a welcome development to the growth of democracy in Nigeria. As laudable as it might seem, there are however requirements like knowledge, competence, legal campaign funding amongst others needed for any young...

MHNG Editorial Pick of the Week

ALTHOUGH some religious cultures and state systems rooted in religion are still generally tolerant of practices that verge on slavery, the recent exposé by the CNN of thriving slave markets in Libya confirmed, to the shock of the civilised peoples of the world, the existence of this long abolished abominable...

Just a few days ago, I witnessed an “Instadrama.” A famous blogger with more than 500,000 followers lost access to her Instagram account, which was evidently hacked with malicious intention. Hundreds of personal videos – years of artistic work – were lost in a matter of hours. It was a...

MHNG OPINION PICK OF THE WEEK

As a young Nigerian who has lived to see politics in our country go from average to worse with regard to good governance, I felt it was necessary to look through the history of politics in Nigeria to track where its citizens and leaders got it wrong and also focus...

MHNG Editorial Pick of the week

The heated debate over the incompetence or otherwise of the Nigeria Police Force will not subside anytime soon. At the weekend, three global think tanks confirmed the worst fears of Nigerians yet again  with a report that rated the country’s police as “the worst globally.” In response, the police authorities...

A lot of work has gone into creating tools that make working with data much more accessible. Here are some to wet your feet with. There is no such thing as a data journalist. But you do get journalists who work with data, however. The fundamentals of journalism have not...

MHNG OPINION PICK OF THE WEEK

Terrorism has hijacked the center of discussion on the world stage recently. The manner in which it operates has coerced every concerned and sane mind to enrol in a virtual University of reasoning in proffering solutions to it. In doing this, one needs to digest some basic historical Happenings. THE CHRONICLES...

MHNG Editorial Pick of the Week

The discovery by the Italian authorities of the bodies of 26 Nigerian girls reportedly murdered on the Mediterranean Sea has triggered a public outpouring of anger, and illuminated the horror of irregular migration. Italian prosecutors were reportedly investigating the death of the victims, mostly teenagers, whose bodies were recovered at sea...

Looking to expand your journalism toolkit, take on a new beat or receive recognition for your work? Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in November. Each is open to journalists worldwide. Organized by the International Women’s Media Foundation, the fellowship is part of Adelante, a five-year program that...

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