Lagos February 2022 Fellowship Report

JOURNALISTS FOR CHRIST (JFC) FELLOWSHIP, FEBRUARY 2022 THEME:                     MAXIMISING MEDIA CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN 2022 VENUE:                     CEE-HOPE OFFICE GUEST SPEAKER:    WALE FATADE The meeting started at 11:20 am with the opening prayer led by Mr. Lekan Otufodunrin, followed by the praise and worship session by Mrs. Taiwo Omilani of UpShoot Media Mr. Otufodunrin also anchored the testimony session and four members came out to share their testimonies with the house. They are Mr. Lekan Otufodunrin, Tosin Gbemile, Taiwo Omilani and Esther Adeniyi. The guest speaker, Mr. Wale Fatade…

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How to be an excellent journalist

By Esther Olaifa Journalists and media professionals in Nigeria have been advised to strive for excellence in their practice. Media Specialist, Akin Olaniyan made the call at the November 2021 fellowship of Journalists for Christ held in Lagos on the theme “The pursuit of excellence in the media” Olaniyan a former Deputy Editor of The Punch and Corporate Communication specialist with Zenith Bank said excellence involves moving from ordinary to extraordinary. “We all must strive hard to excel in our profession because excellence does not come cheap. We must be…

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Living a life of Certainty in an Uncertain World

Jpeg Source: Internet The world we now live in gives us a lot of reasons to want to throw in the towel, due to the level of uncertainty around us. People go out with the fear of not returning in one piece. Parents leave their kids at home with afraid of the unknown. Everyone goes about their businesses unsure of new policies by the government which might affect their operations. However, there is a disclaimer! As believers, are we supposed to live in such panic with the countless promises in…

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Professional Excellence By The Word

When I was in the media school, a lecturer during lecture told us you can not be a journalist and not be involved in at least one of the vices in the profession.  According to him the vices are smoking, drinking and womanising. I forgot to ask him if the third option for the girls would be ‘manising’. If the boys would womanise, the girls should do what?This was a teacher parents were expecting to teach how to be excellent journalists. I was particular about tackling him that I can…

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Journalism as a sacred calling

Message by Vice President, Mrs Ugonma Cokey, Deputy Director, Training, Voice of Nigeria (VON) at February 2021 fellowship in Lagos What does Journalism do? -It makes people take stock of their lives, what they do, say etc.(they hold people into account, both leaders and the led) -Journalism prevents the public from being misled by statements, actions, organisations etc, through the information they give them. -It provides citizens with the information they need to make the best possible decision about their lives, community, society etc. Sacred: Set apart, made holy, consecrated,…

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‘Make your libraries accessible to people’

By Timilehin Ayomide and Temitayo Adeyemi President of Journalists For Christ (JFC), Mr. Lekan Otufodunrin has called on journalists with rich libraries to make their books accessible to interested persons. Otufodunrin made the call at the monthly fellowship of the organisation with the theme ‘Ministry of Writing’ held at the CEE-HOPE Conference Hall, Ogba, Lagos. According to him, many people have rich libraries locked away in their homes without people benefiting from the books. “We find that many people lock their books up in personal libraries away from those who…

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