Nigeria’s top Journalist, Juliana Francis, Wins Three NMMA Awards

    Nigeria’s seasoned Crime Editor and Media Merit Award (NMMA) Defense Reporter of the Year, Juliana Francis, has reacted to her victory at the 2020 edition of the prestigious award where she clinched three gongs. Francis was crowned the Defense Reporter, Power Reporter, and Human Rights Reporter of the Year at the event held at the Sheraton Hotel, Lagos, country’s commercial capital on Friday, December 18, 2020. Reacting to the award on her Facebook page, Francis said the year 2020 “has been an eventful and unforgettable year in all…

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How Information Disorder Affects Protests in Africa By PROF. AYO OJEBODE

How Information Disorder Affects Protests in Africa By Ayo Ojebode, a professor of Applied Communication, University of Ibadan   Full Title: How Information Disorder Affects Protests in Africa and What Stakeholders Must Do Protests are acknowledged globally as an important aspect of democracy. This cannot be otherwise: democracy, however we define it, is a collaborative venture among diverse and, sometimes, opposing forces. Often, some groups or viewpoints feel marginalised or unfairly treated, and when the other avenues for expressing this feeling fail, they resort to protests. Protests should be welcomed…

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EXPENSIVE SHIT! Nigeria’s Delta Education College Provost builds two Toilets with N36m – Report

The Nigeria’s Delta State based Warri College of Education has allegedly constructed two toilets with N36 million. Sahara Reporters, which reported this, claimed that the provost used N36m to build two toilets in the institution funded by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund. “Speaking under the condition of anonymity, a Senior Staff reported that the provost concluded everything with the contractors before going into the bidding process. Warri College of Education is synonymous with corruption and other fraudulent practices’the report by Sahara Reporters read. “But even if you raise the alarm,…

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How 1,800 students contracted COVID-19 in South Africa – Minister

Western Capetown Provincial education minister, Debbie Schafer, has given details of how 1800 students in South Africa contracted COVID-19. While proving that the reopening of schools has not spiked new cases, Schafer disclosed that 1,537 of the 1800 students had contracted the virus at their various homes when schools were close. The remaining few number, she said, were detected after the school reopened. In South Africa, where schools were reopened earlier this month, 98 teachers and 1,800 students have been infected by COVID-19. “Schools will be disinfected in the Western…

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