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PREMIUM TIMES/CAMPUS REPORTER’s Journalists shortlisted for fact-checking awards

Posted: October 6, 2018 at 8:44 am   /   National

Africa-Check has shortlisted three journalists with PREMIUM TIMES and Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) for honours in the fifth edition of the African Fact-Checking Awards. Akintunde Babatunde, Adejumo Kabir and Alawode Ibrahim are among 13 others from different African countries in the shortlist. Africa-Check is an organisation promoting the accuracy of information. Its […]

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PREMIUM TIMES’ Journalists, Others Shortlisted For West Africa Media Excellence Awards

Posted: October 1, 2018 at 4:08 pm   /   National

Two Premium Times’ Journalists, Kemi Busari and Oladehinde Olawoyin have been shortlisted for West Africa Media Excellence Awards. Mr Busari, who covers the Senate, and Mr Olawoyin, a business correspondent, were listed among the 18 finalists that will be honoured by The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) at its awards ceremony scheduled to hold […]

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Osun 2018: What prospects await Nigeria in 2019?

Posted: September 30, 2018 at 3:24 pm   /   Opinion

If not all, almost all Nigerians are much aware that the political atmosphere of Nigeria has always come with a tense, fear-inducing experience. One does not need to say again that Nigeria’s democracy is a governance system of the swiftest, as against the fittest. Almost everyone is conversant with the scorching realities that define our […]

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Journalism or public relations?

Posted: August 16, 2018 at 7:26 pm   /   Opinion

What are we saying? What are we writing? If it avoids the critical topics of the society, it’s not journalism. If it is not willing to step on toes, it is public relations. George Orwell said it all by defining it as a profession which prints what others don’t want to be printed. All others […]

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Minister Dalung, PREMIUM TIMES’ Boss Olorunyomi Headline Journalism Awards

Posted: March 18, 2018 at 10:55 pm   /   National

Sports minister Solomon Dalung and the publisher of PREMIUM TIMES, Dapo Olorunyomi, will headline the Campus Journalism Awards ceremony holding next week in Abuja. According to the organisers of the ceremony, the Youths Digest magazine, Mr. Olorunyomi, veteran journalist and chief executive of the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, will be attending as the guest […]

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Professor Explains Nigeria’s Rice Production, Food Security Problems

Posted: November 28, 2017 at 10:26 pm   /   National, News

The illicit business of smuggling to Nigeria remains a challenge to the country’s efforts at attaining self-sufficiency in the production of rice, a professor of agriculture, Abba Gambo has said. Mr. Gambo, the lead consultant on agricultural matters to Nigerian Governors’ Forum, said this on Monday, while delivering a paper at the – Untangling the […]

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