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Writing For The Mass Media II! Outdoor Quiz

Recall that we discussed news writing techniques in class. You were all told to look for any striking story on campus or within the communities close to the University (Otoko, Ukwullu, Achalla, Junction, Umudioka etc.) and provide a straight news report on the incident.

Submit your own report here. Make sure you write your name, registration number and quiz number.

Deadline is Sunday night.

Please don’t provide any photograph such as the one below;

I have never seen this type of journalist before. He says he is standing in front of a Church.

The Author

Chinenye Nwabueze

He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, COOU, (formerly Anambra State University), Igbariam Campus.

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  1. Okoye chidimma Ann

    OKOYE CHIDIMMA ANN
    REG NO:2016304006
    QUIZ NO:6
    Question: Following the determinants of news write a straight news report on a recent story in the school.
    Answers: first story.
    STUDENTS TO MEET ON MONDAY.
    “Students of chukwuemeka odumegwu ojukwu university to meet on Monday at the football field.”-Comr.Godfrey said.
    It’s been announced that the students of COOU will meet at the field on Monday in commemoration of their deceased fellow student Mc xpanyol who passed away on the 18th April 2018.
    Comr.Godfrey has urged all the students especially those in the entertainment industries of COOU and all the final years students to come out on the 30th April being Monday to pay their last tribute to the deceased.
    He further said that the dressing of the day should be black and black and the time of the meeting would be 12pm prompt and also following the burial ceremony on the 5th of may.
    -end-

  2. Okoye chidimma Ann

    OKOYE CHIDIMMA ANN
    REG NO:2016304006
    QUIZ NO:6
    Answers: second story.
    C.B.N GIRLS CRIES FOR HELP.
    The c b.n. hostel, that was once a paradise in the eyes of the students of chukwuemeka odumegwu ojukwu university has turned to some else.
    In a chat with our correspondent,miss onuigbo, one of the hostel girls made known that the hostel was built in the year 2015 and then it was like a paradise,when your fellow student hears that you stay in the c.b.n hostel,they respects you and would like to associate with you but now the hostel is in a real mess.
    She said that earlier this year,that most necessary things that made the hostel conducive has been faulty and the school management have neglected this things and it’s making most of the students to move off campus.
    She further said that the toilets,bathrooms and the kitchens are faulty even the pipes are broken,then making the students to have their bath outside and also do what they call”back put throw” meaning to defecate inside a nylon and throwing it into the bush at the back of the hostel.
    “We need urgent intervention of the school management, we are tired of treating bacteria and yeast infections.”she finally said.
    -end-

  3. Martinezeiru Mmesoma Mirian

    Martinezeiru Mmesoma Mirian
    Reg no: 2016304014
    Quiz no: 1
    Question: following the determinants pf news write a straight news report on a recent story in the school.
    A Painful Exist
    With heart full of sorrows and pains the students of chukwuemeka Odemegwu Ojukwu University wishes to announce the painful exist of one of its own to the cold hand of death Odera Chuks A K A Kesh.
    It was gathered that the deceased who was a 300level political science student, who also occupied the seat of Director of Social DOS in his department was murdered in cold blood by unknown gunmen on wednesday 10 April 2018.
    His body was found lying helplessly very close to the Ukwulu Road.
    Further more he is from Iseke in Ihiala Local Government Area Anambra State -end-

  4. Martinezeiru Mmesoma Mirian

    Martinezeiru Mmesoma Mirian
    Reg no: 2016304013
    Quiz no: 1
    Second story.
    Ten days gone
    Master Eze Christian popularly known as”MC Xpanyor” was called to eternal rest.
    The deceased, according to a source was Chukwuemeka Odumegwu University (COOU) foremost comedian and entertainer who was also loved by many.
    He died at Chira Hospital, Awkuzu Anambra State on wednesday 18th April, 2018 and the cause of his death still remain unknown .
    Furthermore he is from Umuoji Idemili North L.G.A Anambra State and a 400level Business Administration Student. _end_

  5. okeke ifunanya favour

    Okeke ifunanya favour
    Reg no:2016304003
    Quiz no:9
    Question: following the determinants of news
    Write a straight news report on recent story in the school.
    STUDENTS TO MEET WEDNESDAY
    The vice Chancellor professor G.N.Nwakoby has said that he will hold an interactive section with the students of chukwuemeka odumegwu ojukwu university(coou).
    The vice Chancellor professor G.N.Nwakoby shall interact with the students of chukwuemeka odumegwu ojukwu university Igbariam and Seals campus on wednesday May2th,2018 at old site Igbariam campus by10Am.
    Attendance is mandatory._end_

  6. Uyanwa Paulinus Tochukwu

    Uyanwa Paulinus Tochukwu
    Reg no 2016304002
    Quiz no: 8
    Question: fellowing thedeterminants of news write a straight newsreport onarecent story in the

    THE DEATH OF (MC XPANYOR)
    The student of Chukwuemeke Odumegwu Ojukwu University Igbariam Campus.
    Mr Christian Tochukwu Eze known as MC XPANYOR.
    MC XPANYOR died on 18th April 2018 by the attack of the cult peoples when he is coming back from party on Wednesday 17th April, then dead next day.
    His burial will take place on 5th May 2018.
    May his gentle soul rest in parfect peace, Amen.
    -end.

  7. Okeke Anita Mmesoma

    Sexual Exploitation, Prostitution in CBN Hostel
    Female students of chukwuemeka odumegu ojukwu university (coou) Hostel, popularly called CBN hostel,has brought to our notice the lives some students in the hostel now live.
    In an interview with a 300 level English student, whose name wants to remain anonymous, it was gathered that varieties of men with different cars are always parked in front of the hostel in search of girls for the night.
    Prostitution which now appear more remarkable in their runs for men and money than their primary purpose of acquiring quality education.
    Reliable source said,some pushed into this nefarious profession out of poverty, some out of sheer greed and some, simply for the love of sex.
    “Some of these girls prostituting work based on contracts and people who normally patronise them are rich men. What these rich men do is to contact these girls through an agent. These agents are like normal students.” Source said to the reporter.

    Quiz no 004

  8. Onuorah Jacinta Nkiruka
    Reg no.2016304007
    Quiz no 2.
    Question :following the determinant of news.
    Write a straight news report on a recent story in school.
    Answer :first story.
    STUDENTS ARE VERY DIRTY
    The president of Phoebe lodge otoko, Mr.Collins Ohazuluike has said that the students are very dirty due to how they litter the environment.
    In a chat with our correspondent.
    Mr. Ohazuluike said that he has done many things to see that the lodge is always tidy.
    He said that he has called meeting several times for clean-up but all to no avail.
    Mr. Ohazuluike said that also the way students are not making use of their dustbin.
    The president said that the villagers leaving around the lodge are not happy the way students threw things inside their compound like robbers, empty cans and others.
    In his words :”I will make sure you don’t lack light and water. ”
    He further said that he will make sure nobody has problem.
    “the landlord will buy big waste bin for the lodge, “he said.
    -end-

  9. NAME-NWAJIAKU MAUREEN IJEOMA
    QUIZ NO-07
    REG-NO-2016304005
    THE FIRST MISS IGBO CULTURE IN COOU IGBARIAM/ULI.
    PRINCESS OF CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY(ADA-COOU),MISS HAPPINESS OKOLI HAS SAID THAT SHE WANTS TO CONDUCT FIRST MISS IGBO CULTURE 2018.
    IN A chart with our correspondent. Miss Okoli has said that the forms are avaliabe @G chumaco studio.
    Princess said that the first prize is Crown and other items/materials(#20,000),while second price is Face and other materials (10,000)
    She said that red carpet will start by 10:am
    Miss Okoli said that she will have many quest like also judges they are,Ada Ansu the 5th,Mr Nabans of Oko polytechnic-Mr Uzochukwu Ezeokeke,Also Ezenwanyi Nocen…,also her chief judge will be Ngozi Umunna..
    She said her aim of doing it is Enhancing and prompting Igbo culture.
    Miss Happiness said that this is powered by Nze na ozo prestigious society of Nigeria,Traditional Ruling council.
    In conclusion Princess Said that the date for it is 25th may 2018,venue-cultural ground opposite E-library COOU 12pm.
    -end-

  10. Onuorah Jacinta Nkiruka
    Reg no.2016304007
    Quiz no 2.
    Question :following the determinant of news.
    Write a straight news report on a recent story in school.
    Answer :second story.
    THE LAST OFALA
    The king of Education Faculty, Comer.Maurice Anajiofor to conduct his last ofala festival.
    In a chat with our correspondent. Comr.Anajiofor said that he will conduct his last ofala, cultural day and lunching of Almanac on 25th may, 2018.
    He said that it will hold by 11.00am prompt at cultural ground opposite E-library Coou.
    Comr. Anajiofor said that he will invite people like Gov. Obiano, prof. Ejiofor, FR. Ejide and others.
    The king said that he want the ofala to be very wonderful.
    According to king, he said that he will invite dancers from different places and masquerade.
    In his words :”I want to prepare it well because I don’t like disappointment. ”
    He further said that foods and drinks will be assorted for everyone that will come that day.
    “Please am inviting everyone that day, and I pray that God will see us tru, “he said.

  11. NAME-NWAJIAKU MAUREEN IJEOMA
    QUIZ-NO 07
    REG-NO 2016304005
    4th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE.
    THE DEAN OF STUDIES FACULTY OF ART,PROF.NGOZI CHUMA-UDEH Said that the conference they did went well.
    In a chart with our correspondent she said that all the people she invited were all present.
    She said that her faculty is one of the best in the school,that she is very proud of it.
    During the Conference, she said that The Igwe of Oraukwu kingdom was there alife,Including Prof.Alex Asigbo From Nnamdi Azikiwe university, also Hon.Labaran Maku,fotmere minister for information fed.Rep.of Nigeria,Prince Philip Ifeanyichukwu Orjiako,MD/CEO PLC.
    Prof Ngozi said that her said student is one of the best,especially Theatre Arts Student,because of there presentation (dance).
    In conclusion she said that The Almighty God will bless everybody for honouring her invitation.
    -end-

  12. Anowi Onyinyechi Jane

    Name:Anowi Onyinyechi Jane
    Reg no:2016304004
    Quiz no:5
    Question:Following the determinants of news, write a straight news report on a recent story in the school.
    Answers:First Story
    An unforgettable experience
    A student by name, Chiamaka miracle in philosophy department 100 level celebrated her birthday on 10th April in gift lodge near samax gas plant. Her birthday was one like no other. In fact, she brought out money for her birthday. She paid people that cooked fried rice, fried chin chin, doughnut and buns,and also baked cake. She also bought minerals, gala, sharwama from Emlek and so many other things. Then she went to Eagle studio at otoko to snap pictures.She snapped pictures of twenty copies which cost twenty eight thousand,two hundred naira.
    That was the first birthday I witnessed a student spending much money upon all the sufferings in Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University

  13. Plea For Investigations:coou students cries out.
    Two student of chukwuemeka odumegwu ojukwu university (coou)were murdered in cold blood about three week ago . students where asked to remain calm as the matter has been reported to the security unit of the university for further Investigations, but nothing was heard after that.
    The deceased whose name is Odera Chuks (kesh),a 300 level student of Political Science was said to have been murdered by dare devil cult members, while the second deceased whose name is Christian Tochukwu Eze (Mc Xpanyor), a 400 level student of Business Administration, was said to have been murdered by injuries sustained from beaten by unknown students for unknown reasons.
    It is important that a “cold case” more than 50 years old be investigated in other countries, compelling evidence surfaces proving the deceased did not die accidentally but was murdered. But a murder case in a tertiary institution is to be forgotten without investigation such case.
    In an interview with some students of COOU, it was gathered that the school anti cult is not putting efforts to protect the lives of students in and out of campus, and if care is not taken, more lives will be lost.”But we don’t pray for such a thing to happen “,the students said.
    ” As a man with a true passion for Justice, I plead with the school management, anti cult head and His team will make proper investigations so as to get those involved “, a source said.

    Second story
    Quiz no 4

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