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Solomon Adewunmi

Solomon Adewunmi

Solomon Adewunmi attended Local Authority Primary School, 1A, Osho-Drive, Olodi-Apapa, Lagos(October 1976-June,1982), and Sinclair Grammar School(October 1982-July1985 and Ibadan Grammar School(September, 1985-June, 1987. He is a graduate of the University of Lagos, where he studied Sociology. He graduated in October, 1992. He was a reporter, Senior Reporter(News) and Assistant News Editor of The Nigerian Tribune between August 1999 and June 2002. After voluntarily resigning his position as Assistant News Editor of the Nigerian Tribune, he was hired as a Correspondent by Insider weekly magazine, a Lagos based general interest magazine. He was there from June 2002 to December, 2007. He was again hired by Scroll Nigeria, also a Lagos based weekly news magazine as a Correspondent. A position he held from December, 2007 to December, 2009. Still on the move, he was engaged by the Pulse magazine in December, 2009 as a Senior Correspondent. And in January, 2010 he was promoted Assistant Editor. He is a member Economist Intelligence Unit, Global Executive Forum, The Economist, London. Solomon is also a member of the International Association of Religion Journalists(IARJ) Solomon also possesses the following : * BBC/EC CERTIFICATE IN NEWS JOURNALISM (FEB. 2001) * CERTIFICATE IN ARTS AND CULTURE CRITICISM (NANTAP MAY 2001) * CERITIFICATE IN PEACE JOURNALISM (JUSTICE,DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE COMMISSION) *CERTIFICATE IN CONFLICT ANALYSIS[UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE ONLINE TRAINING PROGRAMME, OCT.2004] *CERTIFICATE IN INTERFAITH CONFLICT RESOLUTION( UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE, JAN. 2009). In addition he has the following professional awards : 1. NIGERIA UNION OF JOURNALISTS (NUJ), OYO STATE COUNCIL, REPORTER OF THE YEAR AWARD (PRINT) FOR YEAR 2000. 2. NUJ, OYO STATE COUNCIL, COURT./CRIME REPORTER OF THE YEAR, 2000. 3. COMMENDATION LETTER FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE NIGERIAN MEDIA MERIT AWARD (NMMA) IN THE CATEGORY OF ERNEST SESEIIKOLI’S PRIZE FOR NEWSPAPER REPORTER OF THE YEAR 1999/2000 4. COMMENDATION LETTER FROM THE MANAGEMENT OF AFRICAN NEWSPAPER OF NIGERIA PLC. FOR EXCLUSIVE STORIES JUNE, 2000. 5. NUJ, OYO STATE COUNCIL, REPORTER OF THE YEAR 2001 6. NUJ, OYO STATE COUNCIL, INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER OF THE YEAR 2001.

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Leaders Ought to Develop the Right Mindset for Good Governance-Rwanda President

Leaders Ought to Develop the Right Mindset for Good Governance-Rwanda President

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda has called on leaders in the country's public and private sector to develop the right attitude and mindset to ensure good governance. President Kagame made this call on Tuesday at the end of the 16th National Leadership Retreat, Umwiherero, which was attended by more than 350 leaders from the public and private secto
Has INEC Conducted a Credible and Acceptable Presidential Election ? Nigerians Ask

Has INEC Conducted a Credible and Acceptable Presidential Election ? Nigerians Ask

Nigeria possesses the human and material resources to become a prosperous liberal Democracy, but political appointees working at cross purposes have made this a mirage so far. Indeed, the struggle for power among political parties in a democratic setting ought to be confined to the ballot box. But the Presidential and National Assembly elections ha
Speak Out When Sexually Harassed-Liberian Minister to Women

Speak Out When Sexually Harassed-Liberian Minister to Women

Women have been called upon to speak out when they are sexually harassed at the work place. This call was made recently, by Liberia's Assistant Labour Minister for Labour Standards, Atty. Welma Baye Sampson, at the Installation of Officers of the Ministry of Labour Women Association (MOLWA), held at the Ministry of Labour in Monrovia. “Our workpl
We Formed Alliance to Free Oyo from External Influence-ADC,PDP,ZLP AND SDP

We Formed Alliance to Free Oyo from External Influence-ADC,PDP,ZLP AND SDP

The four political parties that formed an alliance in Oyo state have attributed their decision to the urgent need to liberate the state from overbearing external influence. The position of the political parties is contained in a statement titled ''An Alliance for the Freedom of Oyo state'', signed by Chief Senator Oulfemi Lanlehin of the African De
Nigerian Workers are Faced with Uncertainty-AWC

Nigerian Workers are Faced with Uncertainty-AWC

The All Workers Convergence(AWC) has declared that the lives of Nigerian workers now revolve on uncertainty. The AWC made this declaration through its National Coordinator, Comrade Andrew Emelieze in a chat with Federationews2day. ''It is quite unfortunate that hopelessness has become the lot of Nigerian workers, who now live in the face of uncerta
Stop Attacks on Water Infrastructure and Personnel-UNICEF

Stop Attacks on Water Infrastructure and Personnel-UNICEF

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has called for the stop to the attacks on water infrastructure and personnel t o improve children’s access to clean drinking water, and to save lives in conflicts and crises. The UNICEF made this call in a report titled ''Water Under Fire''. ''Stop attacks on water and sanitation infrastructure and person
Labour Should Pressure President to Assent to New Minimum Wage Bill-AWC

Labour Should Pressure President to Assent to New Minimum Wage Bill-AWC

Labor movements in Nigeria have been called upon to pressurize President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the new national minimum wage bill once passed by the National Assembly. The call is coming on the heels of the disclosure by the Federal Government that funds for the payment of the new national minimum wage in the 2019 budget are inadequate. Thi