OSUN 2022: Basiru Confident of Victory, Calls for Decency as APC Kicks-off State-wide Campaign

Senator Ajibola Basiru, the Director-General of Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola’s Campaign Council, believes that the APC candidate for the July 16th Governorship Election will defeat his opponents because of the significant accomplishments he (Oyetola) had recorded in more than three years as the state’s Chief Executive Officer. Senator Basiru, representing Osun Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, showed this optimism during the launch of the governorship campaign council.

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Osun NUJ, NAWOJ Seek Training Collaborations on Solutions Journalism

The executive council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists and National Association of Women Journalists, Osun State chapters have accepted to get their members trained on Solutions Journalism reportage. The executive councils of the two associations made this known during a-one day advocacy visit by Rasheed Adebiyi, a 2022 Fellow of Solutions Journalism whose project focus was to mainstream solutions journalism reportage in the media education and practice ecosystem in the state.

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OSUN 2022: PAN Sets to Enhance Peaceful Campaign Environment Through Monitoring of Stakeholders

Positive Agenda Nigeria (PAN) has announced its readiness to begin monitoring and evaluation of political actors and their supporters in Osun State using robust research and dissemination strategies, as political parties and candidates begin their campaigns across towns and cities in the state for the 2022 governorship election.

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Fountain University Don begins Solutions Journalism Advocacy Visits in Osun

Fountain University lecturer, Rasheed Adebiyi, has begun advocacy visits to media education and practice stakeholders in Osun State on adopting Solutions Journalism approach in both the classroom and on the field. Adebiyi, who is a 2022 Fellow of the African Solutions Journalism Fellowship, began the visits with his department of affiliation at the Fountain University, Osogbo, Nigeria.

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FUO Students’ Entrepreneurship Group Launches Knowledge Preservation System.

As part of the practical in understanding software flow and real-life programming experience, the web programming entrepreneurship group at Fountain University, Osogbo, led by Messrs Akinlabi Abdulkabeer and Ganiyu Mubarak of the university ICT unit, has launched its knowledge preservation system for the university. The idea, which had the approval of the University Librarian, Dr. Wasiu Lawal, was developed to archive past and subsequent academic projects carried out in different departments of the university.

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Fountain University Don, Rasheed Adebiyi, Wins Solutions Journalism Africa Fellowship

A lecturer with the Department of Mass Communication, Fountain University, Osogbo, Rasheed Adebiyi has been announced as one of the winners of the 2022 Solutions Journalism Africa Fellowship. This announcement was made on Tuesday to unveil the second cohort of the fellows of the Solutions Journalism Africa Initiative by the Nigeria Health Watch.

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Academic Excellence Initiative (AEI) Gives Scholarship Awards to Nigerian Youths

Academic Excellence Initiative (AEI), a non-governmental organization committed to promoting educational and career development of youths in Nigeria has provided financial supports to 56 secondary school students to register for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and National Examination Council (NECO) examination. The awards including 50 UTME and six NECO free forms were presented to the awardees on February 25, 2022 during the 3rd Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony of the organization held at the Alumni Centre, University of Ibadan.

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Kigali’s University Don leads AECRA’s inaugural training series on pursuing a PhD in Africa

The inaugural training of the African Early-Career Researchers’ Academy will be led by Professor Nnamdi Madichie of Nnamdi Azikiwe University. Professor Nnamdi will lead members of the Academy and other interested members of the public through the process of completing a PhD in Africa, according to the Steering Committee. Professor Nnamdi will talk about his time as a PhD student and as a supervisor of numerous doctoral candidates in Africa.

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AECRA Seminar Series: Khadijat Adedeji, LASU Doctoral Candidate, Delivers Maiden Edition on Mediated Violence against Women

A doctoral candidate at the School of Communication, Lagos State University, Ojo, Mrs Khadijat Adedeji, has presented her seminar paper at the first edition of the African Early-Career Researchers’ Academy (AECRA) for 2022. She presented a topic on “Methodological Approaches to the Study of Mediated-Violence against Women”.

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AECRA Holds First 2022 Monthly Seminar Series

AECRA is one of the interdisciplinary research academies in Africa where early-career and experienced researchers come together to discuss research, research opportunities, knowledge and skills development within the contexts of academic and applied researches in Africa and beyond. Recently, two doctoral candidates of the academy won small research grants sponsored by the academy. As part of her activities to regularly hold monthly seminars, the second seminar for January holds before the month’s end.

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