‘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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JFC meets on Biblical Journalism

Esther Olaifa The June edition of the Journalists for Christ (JFC) fellowship will hold on Saturday, 15th June 2019. The theme of the programme is The Biblical Journalist, while the guest speaker is General Secretary of Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN), Rev. Dare Ajiboye. The programme will hold at the International Press Centre, Dideolu court, Ogba, Lagos by 11am. The fellowship aims at enlighten journalists on reporting various issues based on biblical principles and the activities of the BSN.

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Journalists urged to be their Sisters’ Keepers

By Rhoda Olorunfemi President of Journalists for Christ (JFC) Mr  Lekan Otufodunrin has urged journalists to be their sisters’ keepers while on duty. Otufodunrin who  made the call on Saturday at the monthly fellowship of the organisation  noted  that women are not well represented in the industry at various levels. He disclosed  that a  research by the JFC to mark the International Women’s Day revealed that very few women occupy top managerial positions. Using 2 Timothy 1: 1-5 as the text for the month, Otufodunrin stressed that journalists should check on one another…

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WACC calls for better balance in journalism, world

The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) has called for better gender balance in journalism and a better world The association which is an international organization that promotes communication as a basic human right, essential to people’s dignity and community made the call in a call to action to mark the International Women’s Day 2019 on March 8 Gender balance in journalism according to the organization requires a shift towards media practice that responds to the needs and interests of audiences, half of whom are women. WACC noted that it’s…

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AU lauded on prioritising travails of immigrants, IDPS

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commended the African Union (AU) for recognising the peculiar travails of immigrants, returnees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) across the continent. He said in a statement that there was a need to give priority to the issues. The governor was reacting to the declaration of 2019 as the Year of Immigrants, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) by the AU, in recognition of the difficulty faced by many fleeing conflicts, disease and harsh socio-economic realities prevalent in a number of African countries. He…

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