All Articles Tagged: Journalism

Going To America

Going to the American Embassy Abuja was fun indeed. I was just tired of all the noise around me and the craze and clutter for things that don’t matter that consume most of our time—things that I consider as fineries and fripperies. And so, I decided to dock at the embassy for a change, May 14. Full article

My Trip to Katsina

a picture showing the location of Katsina State in the map of Nigeria

When information came to me that we were going to hold our annual conference of the Nigerian Guild of Editors in Katsina, Katsina State, many thoughts raced through my mind. Why Katsina of all places? I asked myself. Why fix this year’s conference in a far place like Katsina at this time? Upon the assurances from the State Governor, Barrister Ibrahim Shehu Shema that Katsina is safe, I took it with a pinch of salt and swallowed my phlegm. Full article

A Moment with the King

As a journalist, how would you react when you are handed an open invitation to dine with the king? I mean an unexpected and unsolicited invitation to be the king’s guest? You will say that we journalists are used to it, dining and wining and carousing with those at the corridors and pavements of power. You are right, but this is of a different nature and from unexpected quarters. Full article