‘Journalism is a call we must always trust God to fulfil’

Dayo Emmanuel Fact-Checking journalist with AFP and Business and Development Editor of The Cable, Oluwamayowa Tijani has said that journalism is a calling and journalists must trust God to fulfil the call. Tijani who spoke at the February fellowship of Journalists For Christ in Lagos tagged ‘Faith on the beat,’ relayed several experiences of God’s intervention in his job. “Personally as a journalist, I found that journalism is a calling. A lot of people say that I know how to do things but I know I can’t do anything because…

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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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‘How God helped save depressed youth via Facebook’

DAYO EMMANUEL I was going through the Facebook one night and I saw a post where a young guy in FUT Minna posted that he was depressed. I found out more about him and found that he was a gospel artiste, an instrumentalist in his Church in Minna. He had a case in school and he was going to be rusticated. No money from home, he was sick and with a background check, we found out that he was telling the truth. He felt he has got to the of…

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God has been faithful

First day of June, the Lord added another year to my years. Interestingly, on that day we were having a meeting and I was recounting seven years back when a particular scenario played out in my life in September/October. My phone was on silent mode, I went to check it afterwards. I discovered that somebody had called me. Later, in the day I tried to call the person back but the person wasn’t picking, so I got a text of an invitation for a meeting on the sixth of June….

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God’s grace delivers, not human efforts – VP Osibajo

REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT THE SPECIAL THANKSGIVING SERVICE AT THE BANQUET HALL, STATE HOUSE, ABUJA, ON MARCH 31, 2019. G  God is truly worthy of praise and thanksgiving. It is impossible to thank Him enough. I and my family, and so many of us here today have so many reasons to thank Him. Occasionally, my wife and I reflect on how unlikely our journey here is. She frequently reminds me that all she wanted was a quiet life as…

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Internship testimony : Very promising media career

David Lawal multimedia journalist and social media executive tells his tough internship story that has resulted in very promising media career. My six months internship journey started at TELL Communications Limited, publisher of TELL Magazine and BroadStreet Journals in 2011 October. It was seemingly tough managing classes as Deputy Class Rep and later as Class Rep in 2012, when I finished my six months and was told to continue to write for the Magazine. Interns usually run away from my Editor then Mr Salif Atojoko. We thought he was killing…

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Holding fast to the profession of faith

Report by DAYO EMMANUEL “Often times we seek God’s blessings without seeking to do His will. We look for addition without first seeking the kingdom”. These were the words of Lekan Otufodunrin, President of Journalists For Christ (JFC) at the August fellowship of the group in Lagos. Otufodunrin, a media trainer and On-line Editor of The Nation Newspapers added that “it is possible to have the desired breakthroughs but those things are not enough to take us to heaven”. He urged Christian journalists to identify with their faith even in…

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