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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 Reject Anything Below N66,500-AWC

Nigerian Workers Should Reject Anything Below N66,500-AWC

The All Workers Convergence(AWC) has called on workers in Nigeria to reject the outcome of the tripartite committee on the new minimum wage and the decision of the Federal Government if it does not meet their expectations. The AWC made this call through its National Coordinator, Comrade Andrew Emelieze, in a chat with Federationews2day. ''It is imp
There is Hope for Middle Class Economy-Zimbabwe Industry and Commerce Minister

There is Hope for Middle Class Economy-Zimbabwe Industry and Commerce Minister

The Minister of Industry and Commerce, in Zimbabwe, Mangalsio Ndlovu has expressed optimism that the middle class economy remerge will by 2030. Ndlovu made this disclosure while on tour of business concerns in Norton. "What we have seen here in Norton has left me with no doubt that indeed 2030, a middle class economy is possible. From what I have s
Nigerians Are Still in The Firm Grip of Poverty-Prof Olagoke

Nigerians Are Still in The Firm Grip of Poverty-Prof Olagoke

Millions of Nigerians insist that poverty and hunger are the chorus in every community in the country. The President Muhammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress(APC) government, however, argues that it has rescued 10 million Nigerians from the suicidal clutches of poverty. In this interview with Federationews2day, the Founder, Spiritual Head and
Govt Should Pay More Attention To Education-Nigerian Teachers

Govt Should Pay More Attention To Education-Nigerian Teachers

Teachers in Nigeria have called on the Federal Government to pay more attention to the challenges impeding the delivery of qualitative education in the country. The Teachers made this call through the Secretary of the Oyo state wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers(NUT), Comrade Waheed Olojede in an event to commemorate the World Teachers Day, at t
Govt Must Not Only Feed School Children But Also Pay Teachers-Oyo PPN Gov Candidate

Govt Must Not Only Feed School Children But Also Pay Teachers-Oyo PPN Gov Candidate

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Party of Nigeria(PPN) in Oyo state, alhaji Bashiru Gbadamosi has condemned the policy of feeding school children at all levels of government at the expesne of Teachers' salaries. Alhaji Gbadamosi made this position known in a chat with People. ''Government at all levels decided to feed school children, even
Nigerians  Lack Potable Water

Nigerians Lack Potable Water

Residents of several communities in Nigeria have lamented their inability to access potable water. Indeed, government at all levels have for several years failed to make provision for water in the various programmes targeted at ameliorating the hardships of the people as regards accessing potable and drinkable water. Sadly, sub-standard mechanized
Oyo AD Remains United- Chief Akinropo

Oyo AD Remains United- Chief Akinropo

The Chairman of the Alliance for Democracy(AD) in Oyo state, Chief Michael Akinropo has said that despite the persistence of dissenting voices the party remains united. Chief Akinropo made this disclosure on Monday, in a chat with Federationews2day. ''In a family there may be disputes, in this instance two or more people are fighting for a post, at