Thursday, September 20, 2018

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    TheCable is hiring

TheCable is hiring

TheCable, Nigeria’s independent online newspaper, is looking for a creative Lagos-based young person who has an in-depth knowledge of the social media space and can communicate effectively.Position: Social Media handlerResponsibilities: The social media handler will be responsible for managing the social media accounts of TheCable Lifestyle, engaging readers and followers, while adhering strictly to the house style.Requirements: The candidate must [...]

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    Sahara Group partners Financial Times for Nigeria summit

Sahara Group partners Financial Times for Nigeria summit

Sahara Group, an African energy conglomerate, has partnered with Financial Times, world’s leading business publication, for the maiden edition of the FT Nigeria Summit taking place on May 31 in Lagos.The summit which has the theme, “Dispelling uncertainty and building resilience," is aimed at “exploring Nigeria’s huge investment potential” which is especially challenging as the country is said to have a [...]

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    TheCable live at London 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

TheCable live at London 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria on Monday -- after declaring his interest to run for office come 2019 -- to attend the Commonwealth Head of Government Meeting  (CHOGM 2018) in London and Windsor, United Kingdom.At the meetings, the president is expected to discuss power, politics, business, youth and women development, and the future of the Commonwealth.The President and his team [...]

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    FT Nigeria Summit: One more day to enjoy 20% discount — through TheCable

FT Nigeria Summit: One more day to enjoy 20% discount — through TheCable

It is approximately hours to the deadline for the registration of the Financial Times Nigeria summit.The summit with the theme “Dispelling uncertainty and building resilience”, is scheduled for May 31 in Lagos.Financial Times, world’s leading international business newspaper, and TheCable, Nigeria’s top-notch online newspaper, are in a media partnership for the prestigious event.Those who register using the code “Cable20” will get a [...]

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    Soyombo, former editor of TheCable, wins Wole Soyinka award

Soyombo, former editor of TheCable, wins Wole Soyinka award

Fisayo Soyombo, former editor of TheCable, has emerged winner of the online category of Wole Soyinka Awards for Investigative Reporting.His story, UNDERCOVER: In Borno,children are dying at IDP camps, foodstuffs are 'disappearing' at SEMA store published on TheCable in December 2016, won him the award.The awards ceremony held at NECA House, Ikeja.In 2016, Soyombo was named the Investigative Journalist of the [...]

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    Follow TheCable for updates on World Bank/IMF meetings

Follow TheCable for updates on World Bank/IMF meetings

The world has to remain strong amidst threats posed by climate change, terrorism and commodity prices.Nigeria and other countries of the world are looking towards agriculture, financial technology, manufacturing, gender equality and increasing tax revenues to combat these threats.The business and finance world — led by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) — will be converging on [...]

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    TheCable’s Tijani Mayowa wins Chevening scholarship

TheCable’s Tijani Mayowa wins Chevening scholarship

Oluwamayowa Tijani, staff writer and columnist at TheCable, has been awarded the Chevening scholarship to study for a master's degree in the UK.The scholarship, which is awarded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), is valued at over £30,000 for the academic year.Tijani, who was named alongside over 40 other Nigerians, joins a community of over 1,000 Nigerians who [...]

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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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    Follow TheCable for updates on World Bank/IMF meetings in Washington

Follow TheCable for updates on World Bank/IMF meetings in Washington

Like Nigeria, the global economy is on a path to growth, riding on the wings of rising commodity prices and trade policies. This growth may be stunted by the protectionism in the US, Brexit realities in the UK, and geopolitical shocks emanating from Syria, Russia, and North Korea.The business and finance world -- as led by the World Bank and [...]

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    TheCable’s Soyombo wins grand prize at Wole Soyinka Awards for Investigative Reporting

TheCable’s Soyombo wins grand prize at Wole Soyinka Awards for Investigative Reporting

'Fisayo Soyombo, editor of TheCable, was on Friday night named the Nigerian Investigative Journalist of the Year after winning two of the three prizes available in the Online category of the 2016 Wole Soyinka Awards for Investigative Reporting.At the awards ceremony, which held at NECA House, Ikeja, Soyombo was first named second runner-up in the Online category, for his story, UNDERCOVER [...]

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    Soyombo, TheCable editor, claims top prize at PwC awards

Soyombo, TheCable editor, claims top prize at PwC awards

TheCable was the cynosure of all eyes at the PricewaterhouseCoopers Media Excellence Awards on Friday night, as it accounted for three of the 11 finalists recognised at the inaugural edition of the award.The business and economy reporting, which the judges described as the "most competitive" because it attracted 29 entries, was won by 'Fisayo Soyombo, editor of TheCable, for his story: ‘Undercover Investigation: [...]

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    UI Arts students visit TheCable, say ‘we want to be better campus journalists’

UI Arts students visit TheCable, say ‘we want to be better campus journalists’

Members of the Association of Faculty of Arts Students (AFAS) Press, University of Ibadan, on Wednesday made a "self-sponsored field trip" to TheCable head office at Alausa, Lagos.Led by Babawale Oke, their editor-in-chief, the students exhibited vibrancy and keen interest in journalism throughout their two-hour stay, during which they interacted with the newsroom, as well as 'Fisayo Soyombo, an alumnus of the [...]

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    Nigerian army classifies TheCable as ‘subversive’ over Forgotten Soldiers reports

Nigerian army classifies TheCable as ‘subversive’ over Forgotten Soldiers reports

The Nigerian army has accused TheCable, Nigeria's independent online newspaper, of enhancing terrorism by publishing "subversive reports".Reacting to the newspaper's five-part series on the travails of forgotten soldiers in the war against Boko Haram, Sani Usman, spokesman of the army, alleged that the stories contained lies meant to distract soldiers on the battlefront. READ: ‘Maggots in my leg’… an amputee-soldier’s cry for prosthesis Though the investigation [...]

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    Follow World Bank/IMF meeting on TheCable

Follow World Bank/IMF meeting on TheCable

From depressing crude oil prices in the last 18 months, to devaluation of the Chinese Yuan, to the challenges of global warming, climate change and rebating migrant crisis, the world is definitely  in need of economic salvation.The World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), institutions defining global economic policies, will be meeting in Washington DC to decide [...]

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    OAU, UI, UNILAG, CU battle for NiRA award

OAU, UI, UNILAG, CU battle for NiRA award

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), University of Ibadan (UI), University of Lagos (UNILAG) and eight other universities are in contest for the .NG domain awards slated for April 2, 2016.The awards, which is to be hosted by Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), are in celebration of the organisation’s 10th year anniversary and for promoting the .ng brand.NiRA, founded on March 28, [...]

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    TheCable’s Soyombo named among 3 finalists for Thomson Foundation journalist award 2015

TheCable’s Soyombo named among 3 finalists for Thomson Foundation journalist award 2015

'Fisayo Soyombo, the editor TheCable, has been selected as one of the three finalists for the 2015 edition of the Thomson Foundation Young Journalist from the Developing World FPA Award.Soyombo, a graduate of Animal Science from the University of Ibadan, will now compete for the first prize with Ugandan journalist, Caroline Ariba, and Indian journalist, Kumar Sambhav Shrivastava.All three were part of [...]

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