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From the Pen to the Throne! Ex-Journalist, Obalanlege Emerges as New Olota of Ota

Ex-Journalist and lecturer, Prince Adeyemi Obalanlege, has emerged the Olota-elect. His emergence was announced by the king-makers at the headquarters of Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State on Tuesday, Novenber 28. Obalanlege, 52, succeeds the late Olota, Oba Alani Oyede, who joined his ancestors May 25, 2016 after 19 years on the throne, reports […]

Communication Education in Nigeria! Ver a los Generales en Nuestra Profesión

Bienvenidos al pasillo de educación de comunicación de la fama en Nigeria. Every profession has names associated with its foundation and growth in any nation. In this new series, we present Professors whose names are remarkably visible in the communication education landscape in Nigeria. Modern graduates of communication and related departments may not have come […]

ACCE AGM/National Conference Kicks Off in Jos

The 2017 edition of Annual General Meeting/National Conference of the African Council on Communication Education (ACCE) began today at the Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, Plateau State. Theme of this year’s event is Communication Education, Research and Publishing in a Changing World. The AGM/National conference will be rounding off on Thursday, November […]

NAWOJ President, Omowole Denies Misappropriating Journalists’ Housing Fund

The National President of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Mrs Ifeyinwa Omowole has denied misappropriating journalists’ housing fund. Omowole in statement issued on Sunday, said the report, which alleged that $227,000 meant for housing units for members of the association had been embezzled were false. There were reports that Omowole had withdrawn almost […]

Jolly Good Fellow! Communication Scholars in Nigeria Storm Sierra Leone to Honour Prof. Cecil Blake

  Eminent Nigerian scholars in communication education stormed Free Town, capital of Sierra Leone, to honour one of the leading communication scholars in Africa, Professor Cecil Blake. Professor Blake, was honoured for his contributions to communications and media by the organizers of the Idowu Sobowale International conference. The conference was held on 18th and 19th […]

Wow! Foremost Professor of Mass Communication in Africa, Cecil Blake, Thrills his Audience by Showing Off Fantastic Skills with the Drums (WATCH VIDEO)

Professor Cecil Blake is a living legend in the field of Communication Education in the African Continent. The Sierra Leonian has taught in several Universities across countries in Africa including Nigeria and Sierra Leone. Blake was one-time the Minister of Communication and Broadcasting in Sierra Leone. He has consulted widely for several agencies in the […]

Iron Lady! Journalist Detained For “Defaming” Mugabe’s Wife

A Zimbabwean journalist has been detained for writing a news story deemed insulting to the country’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, a legal aid group said on Tuesday. Kenneth Nyangani of the privately-owned Newsday newspaper was detained late Monday, police spokeswoman, Charity Charamba, confirmed, adding that a full statement would later be issued on the case. […]

Trado-social Communication Channels! Use of August Meetings in Development Communication

One of the major and most effective communication strategies in Africa is Traditional communication. This consists of application of culture-based, people-oriented channels of communication in dissemination of information and sharing ideas. They are basically face-to-face participatory modes of communication often with immediate feedback. They are still very relevant in modern society basically because people value […]

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