Summit on Functional Social Networking for Nigerian Journalists: The Capital Edition

Date: 25 June, 2014

Venue: Chams City, Garki Area 11, Near GTBank, Opposite Sahad Stores Junction on Ahmadu Bello Way, Abuja.

Time: 9:00am-5.00pm

Hashtag: #NGJournalists


Topics and Speakers:

Welcome Taiwo Obe, Commonwealth Professional Fellow, 2014. Founder/Director, The Journalism Clinic and Founder/Manager, EverythingJournalism Group on

Why we are involved Phillips Oduoza, Group Managing Director/CEO UBA Group

I am a Social Media Alien Olusegun Adeniyi, Chairman, Editorial Board, THISDAY

Social Media 101 Pelu Awofeso, Travel writer, author and blogger

What’s your apptitude? Emeka Azuka Okoye, Software Developer, CEO Vikanti Nigeria Limited

It’s on the Internet, so… Shina Badaru, Founder/Editor, Technology Times

Online Editing: Tips, tools and take-aways Lekan Otufodurin, Managing Editor, Online, The Nation

Crowdsourcing: What an investigative journalist can do with itYemi Adamolekun, Executive Director, EnoughisEnough

Facebook is good for me – Lara Wise, TV anchor & author of Lessons of Life

Multimedia journalist at work Abdulwasiu Hassan, Deputy online editor, Media Trust

Ethical traps and how to avoid them Dapo Olorunyomi, Managing Director/E-in-C Premium Times

Social Media for Government Ms Rosemary A Ajayi, Technical Assistant (Strategic Communications) to Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Governor of Ekiti State. Social Media Strategist and Content Producer.

Conflicts. Emails. Fact-checking Azubuike Ishiekwene, Group Managing Director, LEADERSHIP

Banking on the Internet – the UBA story – Dr Adeyinka Adedeji, Divisional Head e-banking, UBA plc

Social Media: 10 Questions the Travel Industry must answer – Dr Anderson Uvie-Emegbo, Leading African digital and social economy specialist, thought leader, multimedia content producer, etc.

Chairman of the Occasion: Mr Richard O Ikiebe, Director, Centre for Leadership in Journalism, School of Media and Communication, Pan Atlantic University, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Sponsor: UBA Group

Official Air Carrier: ArikAir

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