‘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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‘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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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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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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Divine favour in finding suitable flat to rent

For sometime now I have been planning to get a suitable and affordable flat to rent in the Abule Egba and Ogba area. It has been difficult to get one either due to not being able to afford the rent or the available flat not good enough for me. However recently I prayerfully renewed my search an agent took me to a supposed two-bedroom flat in Oko-Oba area of Agege. To God be the glory, I was able to afford the rent of the flat which met my requirements. When…

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Divine healing and perfection of health

I want to thank God healing me. About two years ago I was hospitalised at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) for kidney related ailment. After being discharged I have been going for check up and was recently asked to do a scan of my abdomen to know if my Liver or Kidney has been affected in anyway. I want to thank God that the result of the scan showed that all my organs are normal and there is sign of any abnormal growth. Praise the Lord   Lekan Otufodunrin

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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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Awards winners: We return all the glory to God

Journalist for Christ, a Christian media fellowship in Nigeria recently held a reception for media award winner and nominees. Lekan Otufodunrin and David Lawal reports Seun Akioye, Senior Correspondent of The Nation Newspapers in Lagos, Nigeria has every reason to be grateful to God as profusely as he did at the November Fellowship of Journalists for Christ (JFC) on Saturday, November 15. This year, he has won two international media awards and three local ones which include the International WASH Media Award. The others are the prestigious Nigeria Media Merit…

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