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Thursday, 24 August 2017

Ambode, Abdulfatah Ahmed, Ganduje, Emir of Borgu, DR. Sule Lamido, Ooni of Ife, Oluwo Of Iwo Land, Dr. Bello Muhammed, all for 11th Nigeria Media Nite Out Award 2017

Ex Commissioner of Police, Frank A. Odita is set to unravel the upsurge of kidnapping in Nigeria in recent years and also break down ways of combating security lapses at the forthcoming Nigeria Media Nite Out Award, slated for September 17, 2017 in Lagos. In a press statement issued by the secretariat of the award in Lagos, the event which will take place at Airport hotel will provide a forum to address the societal menace, as well as reward talented journalists who had excelled in the past one year.

The all embracing media practitioners event which debuted eleven years ago, to recognize excellence and achievement of media practitioners in print, electronic and the social media, was created to specifically celebrate media Excellence in Nigeria.

According to the Founder, Shola Olugbemiro, “Nigeria Media Nite Out Award was conceived 11 years ago, with a view to carrying media practitioners along as an appreciation of their hitherto unrecognized contribution to the development and emancipation of the Nigerian nation.”

Now in it’s 11th year of successful outing, this edition promises to be a grander outing than the previous ones as nominations and nominees have already been made public by the planning committee composed of seasoned journalists.

The event will also see the conferment of awards on illustrious Nigerians who have succeedded in various aspects of public and private sector service to the nation. These includes top politicians, captains of industry, top government functionaries, socialites and media owners.

Also, according to the organizing committee, this year’s event would be another opportunity for media practitioners to come under one umbrella to celebrate their own colleagues in an atmosphere of conviviality, where entertainment and intellectual bantering will be at the best.

“The award platform remains a peculiar opportunity to reward the talent of the gentlemen of the press, and at the same time, give them a sense of achievement in their beloved country. The Royal Fathers of the day would be His Royal Highness Barrister Alh. Mohammed Sani Haliru Dantoro Kitoro, The Emir of Borgu Kingdom, His Imperial Majesty Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, The Ooni of Ife and His Royal Majesty Adewale Abdulrasheed, The Oluwo of Iwoland. Chief Host will be Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state while Governors Ganduje and Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kano and Kwara respectively, will also be honoured. ” added Shola Olugbemiro.

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