Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Tag "Taiwo Obe"

    BBC gets a ‘history lesson’ — after goof on top tennis tournaments in Africa

BBC gets a ‘history lesson’ — after goof on top tennis tournaments in Africa

Russell Fuller of BBC Sport Africa inferred in an interview with Serena Williams that Africa has never hosted a "top tennis tournament".But Taiwo Obe, respected journalist and teacher, has faulted the claim -- with facts.Fuller had asked Williams about her thoughts regarding a major tennis championship being held in Africa "one day", and she said: "You know it's something I thought [...]

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    Taiwo Obe: Nigerian politicians never exact on figures — journalists must dig deeper

Taiwo Obe: Nigerian politicians never exact on figures — journalists must dig deeper

Taiwo Obe, founder and director of the Journalism Clinic, says Nigerian politicians are never exact in the use of figures and it is the job of journalists to dig deeper.Obe spoke on Friday while facilitating a workshop on data journalism organised by the Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNJF), a not-for-profit organisation and partner of TheCable newspaper.CNJF is one of the [...]

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    Hotels blossoming in recession… Journalism Clinic to show you how to ‘boom in bust’

Hotels blossoming in recession… Journalism Clinic to show you how to ‘boom in bust’

Mark Essien, founder of hotelsng.com, the biggest hotel booking site in Nigeria, suggests he is not feeling a pinch of the current economic recession facing Africa's most populous nation.At 7:33pm, on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, he tweeted: "Honestly can't tell what is happening but in the midst of this recession, people are booking hotels much more than before!"https://twitter.com/markessien/status/771053355670073344A minute later, [...]

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