Conclusion Of The 2019 PositiveNaija Newscast Contest

No winner or finalist has emerged in the 2019 PositiveNaija Newscast Contest, themed: Nigeria, Nigerians and Excellence!

The 2019 PositiveNaija Newscast Contest (March 1 – 25, 2019) is purposed towards informing the world about the positive excellence associated with Nigeria and Nigerians globally for the year 2019.

The 2019 PositiveNaija Newscast Contest aims to promote media professionalism in Nigeria, advance original Nigerian storytelling, encourage Nigerian patriotism as well as serve as a platform for excellence!

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Peter Nkanga Wins 2019 Jamal Khashoggi Award For Courageous Journalism [Nigeria]

Peter Nkanga has been selected for the 2019 Jamal Khashoggi Award for Courageous Journalism in Nigeria by Inti Raymi Fund.

In a letter signed by Anas Talalqa, Human Rights Advisor at Inti Raymi Fund, congratulating Mr. Peter Nkanga:

“The Award honors the brave journalists who expose abuse of power and corruption, share difficult truths, discuss taboo topics, and work in hostile environments. For true democracy to work, there must be a free press.”

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Abdul-Qudus Ibrahim Wins 2018 Beeta Playwright Competition

Abdul-Qudus Ibrahim has emerged the overall winner of the 2018 Beeta Playwright Competition with his winning play titled: “Jagagba”.

Out of 348 entries and 10 finalists, Abdul-Qudus Ibrahim was selected and receives a reward of 1 million cash prize.

The grand finale of the second edition of Beeta Playwright Competition held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos.

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