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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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Pump Price of Petrol- Govt. Wants to Strangulate Nigerian Workers-AWC

Pump Price of Petrol- Govt. Wants to Strangulate Nigerian Workers-AWC

The controversy surrounding the actual pump price of the Petrol Motor Spirit(PMS) has been described as a kite flown by government to deny Nigerian workers a new national minimum wage. This position of the All Workers Convergence(AWC) was made through tis National Coordinator, Comrade Andrew Emelieze. ''The AWC concludes that government has a sinis
We Hope Oyo Govt will Pay New National Minimum Wage-Oyo Workers

We Hope Oyo Govt will Pay New National Minimum Wage-Oyo Workers

Workers in Oyo state have expressed the hope that the state Government will pay the N30,000 new national minimum wage. The position of the workers was made known through the Secretary of the state council of the Trade Union Congress(TUC), Comrade Mayowa Falegbe. ''We have hope in Oyo state that Government will pay the new national minimum wage. And
Nigerians No Longer Trust Their Leaders-Prof Olagoke

Nigerians No Longer Trust Their Leaders-Prof Olagoke

Banditry, killings, kidnapping, armed robbery and violence now characterize daily living in different parts of Nigeria. The feeble response by government has further aggravated the almost helpless situation. The impression Nigerians have, is that the present administration does not have the know how to restore normalcy. In this interview, the Found
1.7 Million to Experience Food Shortage in Somalia-UN

1.7 Million to Experience Food Shortage in Somalia-UN

No fewer than 1.7 million Somalians will experience c risis and emergency levels of food insecurity. This disclosure was made by the spokesman for United Nations Secretary-General, Stephane Dujarri at a Press Briefing. Dujarri who said that the said that situation may linger till June, stressed that it was as a result of a second consecutive failed
Govt. does not want to pay the New National Minimum wage-AWC

Govt. does not want to pay the New National Minimum wage-AWC

The All Workers Convergence(AWC) has described the delay in assenting to the new national minimum wage by President Muhammadu Buhari as another stage in the game of deceit. The AWC is made this postion known through its National Coordinator, Comrade Andrew Emelieze. ‘’The drama has been from one ugly occurrence to the other. The totality of it
APC should Appoint Women into Key Positions-Women Aspirants Forum

APC should Appoint Women into Key Positions-Women Aspirants Forum

The All Progressive Congress(APC) Women Aspirants Forum has called for the appointment of women as deputies in all APC controlled states. The women aspirants made this call on Friday at a news conference addressed by its coordinator, Adedoyin Eshanumi in Abuja. “What we are looking for is appointments. In the policy of APC, there should be a spac
 Corruption as a Way of Life In Nigeria

Corruption as a Way of Life In Nigeria

At a point in Nigeria's history, former President, Chief(Dr.)Olusegun Obasanjo stated ''it is a matter for regret that most public servants tend to subdue their political discipline in the face of personal aggrandizement''. When Chief(Dr.)Obasanjo was in the saddle as President, he set up the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) to rein i
People of Sudan Continue Protests Demanding President's Resignation

People of Sudan Continue Protests Demanding President's Resignation

Protesters in Sudan have continued their protests outside the Army headquarters in Khartoum demanding the resignation of President Omar al-Bashir. Alleged attempts by government security forces to break the ranks of the protesters were resisted by soldiers who protected the protesters. Attacks by students militias, anti-riot policemen and governmen
We Have All It Takes to Perform But......-Oyo Fire Service

We Have All It Takes to Perform But......-Oyo Fire Service

The Oyo State Fire Service has insisted that even though it has all the requirements to perform its primary functions, it is looking up to the incoming administration for more assistance. The position of the the Service was made know by its Deputy Director, Mr. Moshood Adewuyi in a chat with People. ''We are always ready in terms of safety. Everyon
Zone Deputy Senate President to South East-Group to APC

Zone Deputy Senate President to South East-Group to APC

Any attempt made by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress(APC) not zone the position of the Senate President to the South East geo-political zone will amount to injustice. This position was made known recently, by a Non Governmental Organization(NGO) Justice for Peace Advocacy of Nigeria(JUPAN). According to the National President of JUPA