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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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Nigerian Workers Should Pass  Vote of No Confidence on Labour Leaders  If........-AWC

Nigerian Workers Should Pass Vote of No Confidence on Labour Leaders If........-AWC

The All Workers Convergence(AWC) has advised Nigerian workers to pass a vote of no confidence on labour leaders and the labour movements if a new national minimum wage is not in place by 31 January. The AWC gave this advice through its National Coordinator, Comrade Andrew Emelieze. ''The position of the All Workers Convergence is that we are advisi
I will Liberate 33 Oyo LGs from ''Prison''-Otunba Alao-Akala

I will Liberate 33 Oyo LGs from ''Prison''-Otunba Alao-Akala

A former Oyo state Governor, Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, who is also the governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party(ADP) has promised to liberate the 33 Local Governments in the state. '' I am a product of Local Government administration, the reason our government(2007-2011) gave freehand to the council areas in Oyo state to o
State Governors Cannot Pay N30,000 Because Labour leaders are Cheap-AWC

State Governors Cannot Pay N30,000 Because Labour leaders are Cheap-AWC

The All Workers Convergence(AWC) has attributed the inability of most of the 36 state Governors to pay the N30,000 new national minimum wage to the compromised state of the Labour leaders. This position of the AWC was made known by its National Coordinator, Comrade Andrew Emelieze. '' Th state Governors were able to tell the Labour leaders that the
Igbo Muslims Should vote for Candidates Who will Carry them Along-SEMON

Igbo Muslims Should vote for Candidates Who will Carry them Along-SEMON

The South Eastern Muslims Organization of Nigeria(SEMON) has advised Igbo Muslims to vote for candidates who will carry them along in the general elections next month. SEMON gave this advice in a communique issue at the end of its national summit in Enugu. “We reaffirmed our position to participate fully in the 2019 general election and vote for
Oyo Govt Lacks Goodwill to Build On Our Achievements-Otunba Alao-Akala

Oyo Govt Lacks Goodwill to Build On Our Achievements-Otunba Alao-Akala

The immediate past Governor of Oyo state who is also the governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party(ADP), Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala has berated the state Government for not taking advantage of his administration's solid foundation to ensure good governance. Otunba Alao-Akala made this disclosure in a document titled ''Program
Nigerians Losing Confidence in the Police-Rivers Gov

Nigerians Losing Confidence in the Police-Rivers Gov

Rivers state Governor, Mr. Nyesome Wike has declared that Nigerians have began to lose confidence in public officers and public institutions. Mr. Wike who made this declaration when the new Commissioner of Police in the State,Mr Usman Belel, paid him a courtesy call, appealed to the police to improve on their performance . “People are beginning t
SON Destroys N8 million worth of Sub-Standard Products in Kano

SON Destroys N8 million worth of Sub-Standard Products in Kano

The Standards Organization of Nigeria(SON) has destroyed sub-standard products worth N8 million at Yankatsari Yangongon in Kano state. According to the Kano/Jigawa States Coordinator of the organization , Alhaji Yunusa Muhammed , who supervised the destruction, the sub-standard products include 83 bags of 25kg expired foreign rice, 257 bags of subs