Dossier of a Christian journalist

BOOK TITLE: MY DOSSIER AUTHOR:        Wole Olarinde PAGES  :        132 PUBLISHER: Benefits Media Ministry REVIEWER:     Gbenga Osinaike As simple as it may look, writing an autobiography usually does not always come easy. The author is usually caught in the dilemma of writing facts about himself and what he wants the public to read.  As much as the author would love to lay the facts bare, autobiographies are not usually 100 percent accurate presentation of a man’s life or trajectory. So, going through the length of the book: My Dossier by Wole…

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How to maximise God’s gifts

Pastor Tayo Ogunbiyi, Head of Features Unit, Lagos State Ministry of Information & Strategy who was the guest speaker at the July 2019 fellowship spoke on how to maximise God’s gifts. Blessing Olagundoye and Ronke Otufodunrin report Introduction God is the giver of every gift and He’s interested in how we maximize our gifts. Every gift and talent leads to a career path not only for you but for generations.  How can we maximize our gifts? FOCUS: You must know what you see about the gifts, don’t allow others to…

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The Battle is the Lord’s

For most believers, one of the most challenging things to contemplate is the thought of ceding control to God, which is hilarious, because come to think of it, we are never in control, God is. We say the Lord’s prayer all the time [Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven (Mat 6:10)] without meaning it. We often make our plans and then invite God into our established plans, plans that we have already written in stone. But have you ever thought that there is a need…

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‘I’m grateful journalism has helped me’

PEREIRA OLUWABIMPE MIRACLE I am thankful to God for my mum. She retired recently and I was able to write a book which was dedicated to her. It is my first book. I am just 20 years old and my mum is one who lives a simple lifestyle and I want everyone to see that it is good to live a simple lifestyle. It is not a must that we live an extravagant life, just be simple. In the book, I talked about living life centred on the gospel. There…

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Prayer for African Women Media Conference

Lord, we pray for the success of the African Women in the Media conference, AWiM19 holding in Nairobi, Kenya July 25-27, 2019. Thank you for the wisdom you have given the founder of the organisation, Dr Yemisi Akinbobola to champion the capacity development of women in the media in the continent. We pray for Akinbobola and the organising team for divine wisdom and strength needed in organising a major event like this. We pray for supernatural provision of all the resources and support needed for the programme.Grant every speaker and…

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Cokey promoted Deputy Director VON

We thank God for the promotion of Mrs Ugonma Cokey as a Deputy Director at the Voice of Nigeria (VON). We pray that God will grant her wisdom to excel in her work. WORK EXPERIENCE: ·         Voice of Nigeria, Ikoyi, Lagos                                            1994-Date Position: Assistant Director News                                                 2017 –Present ·         Head- Current Affairs Section  Position: Assistant Director News                                                 Sept-December 2017 ·         Head, Digital Media        Position: Assistant Director News                                                2015-Sept. 2017 ·         Head Editorial Section Position: Chief News Producer                                                       2012-2015 ·         Head-Editorial Section Position: Assistant Chief News Producer                                      2011-2012 ·         Head- Online  Section Position: Assistant Chief News Producer                                      2009 – 2011…

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