John Momoh @60!: From A Small Town Soccer-Loving Boy To A Media Mogul

While many see him as a media mogul, to some he is a small town soccer loving boy who would have been a star footballer before media came calling. ALEDEH Team celebrate this icon of history, John Olatchy Momoh, one of Nigeria’ finest media moguls. Born July 1, 1957, into a humble background in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, John Momoh rose from the position of a newscaster with NTA to the Chief Executive Officer of Channels…

MHNG PRESS RELEASE

MEDIA SUPPORT INITIATIVE MHNG NETWORK PARTNERS PAN-ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS TO TRAIN 25 JOURNALISTS ON THE ART OF INTERVIEWING The art of interviewing is one of the most important skills that a journalist needs to expand on information, clarify facts and see things from different perspectives. This was made clear at a one-day workshop on “The Art of Interviewing,” which took place on Tuesday 23, May, 2017, at the Pan-Atlantic University. The...

Opinion Journal MHNG Opinion Picks of the Week

  Acting president or coordinating vice president? Nigeria is a peculiar country and she is not in any hurry to shed this unwholesome peculiarity. It is not out of place to describe any nation or entity as being peculiar, after all, individuality is entrenched in man as it is second nature to nationalities. The problem emerges when a particular peculiarity is becoming more of an albatross standing in the way of development and progress. In…

Opinion: Ikoyi loot is my money; Please return to me by Bayo Olupohunda

Editor’s note: The recent discovery of the mystery money in Ikoyi Lagos totaling N13billion by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has sparked outrage among Nigerians. A new twist was however added to the unfolding drama when Governor Wike and the Nigeria Intelligence Agency both lay claim to the money. NAIJ.com editor-in-chief, Bayo Olupohunda, in this sarcastic piece also claims the recovered loot belongs to him, asking the EFCC to return his money. Dear Nigerians,…

The basics of phishing attacks: What journalists need to know to stay safe

Unless they cover technology, most journalists probably could not explain exactly how a cyberattack happens. Yet it’s more important than ever, given recent global events, for journalists to understand how repressive governments or other groups are launching these attacks against them. In order to defend themselves appropriately, journalists need to know how they can defeat attempts to infect their computers and mobile devices. First, journalists need to have a basic understanding of what kind of…

Google is now highlighting fact checks in search

Google rolled out a new feature Friday morning that will help fact checks stand out in search results. Rendering courtesy Google – not an actual search result. If a search query returns a result that includes a fact check, it will be featured as a snippet on the result page (see right). The snippet will always include who said the claim and its accuracy rating. If a publication fact-checked more than one claim on the…

Social Media And The Coming Youth Revolt By ‘Tope Oriola

The last few days have been particularly brutal in Nigeria’s mediascape: Malfeasance in the Senate, Dino Melaye’s certificate scandal, theft of Paris Club refund in Zamfara state and elsewhere around the country, fraud in YouWin program, a protest against Amnesty International, and (as I write this), investigative reports on Sahara Reporters about Senator Andy Ubah’s certificate forgery. These are just a few examples of contemporary news about Nigerian leaders. My friend, Dr. Cyril Obi, a…

President Muhammadu Buhari And The Rule Of Law By Philips Sunday

On May 29, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari gave Nigerians hope with his inaugural speech especially the verse where he said ” I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody”. Indeed the President warmed his way into the hearts of many Nigerians with some describing his speech as the best inaugural speech ever made by any Nigerian President. During Buhari’s campaigns, there were fears that he would jail many people who are believed to be…

Audio Queens Glowreeyah, Aderonke & Onos Cover GemWoman Magazine’s March Issue as they talk Music, Media & Lifestyle

gemWOMAN Magazine has announced the release of its exciting March issue featuring gospel musicians and media powerhouses, Glowreeyah Braimah,Aderonke Adebanjo and Onos Ariyo. In this edition, these three phenomenal women with exceptional gifts share their unique stories on their journey to get where they are today. Glowreeyah has been on the gospel music scene for quite a while but she’s stepped up to a whole new level in the past two years. Her single, ‘Miracle…

MICROSOFT ENGAGES BLOGGERS ON DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

It was a fun and interactive session as big tech c​ompany,​ Microsoft hosted some of Nigeria’s finest bloggers to a session on Empowering Digital Transformation. The three-hour session which held at the Microsoft Office in Victoria Island showcased the various products, services and offerings offered by the Tech Company that aid the productivity of businesses and individuals. The bloggers were engaged ​in​ several interesting sessions that highlighted Microsoft’s core strategy for helping organizations to adopt…

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