Easter: Develop personal relationship with God, Lagos NUJ urges journalists

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Lagos State Council felicitates with all Media professionals and Christian faithful, urging them to develop a personal relationship with God.  This was contained in a media message jointly signed by the union Chairman, Dr. Qasim Akinreti and the Secretary, Comrade Alfred Odifa.  The council leaders enjoined members to always emulate Christ’s virtues of steadfastness, patience, selflessness and good neighbourliness which were among the several lessons taught by Jesus Christ.  Dr. Akinreti said “The death and resurrection of Jesus Christ signifies the end of the fall of…

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Patience, meekness needed for nation-building

President of Journalists for Christ International Outreach, Mr. Lekan Otufodunrin has said that patience and meekness are relevant requirements for nation-building. He stated this at the first Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos State Chapter Easter get-together, held in Ikeja on Easter Monday, during which he urged journalists to be reference point of the peace they preach in terms of religion in the country. Speaking on the topic, ‘Essence of Easter and National Building,’ Otufodunrin, who is also the Executive Director of Media Career Development Network, said journalists often miss…

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‘Media, CSO should engage public sector more’

Media and civil society groups in Nigeria have been urged to continue to engage the private sector through more active advocacy in order to provide public enlightenment. The call was made at a two-day course organised by Integrity Organisation Limited with support from Action Aid and UKAid. . At the event attended by selected journalists and members of the civil society from across Nigeria featured sessions during which participants were trained on engaging the private sector.Lead facilitator, Mr. Soji Apampa told participants to be proactive on issues for the benefit…

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