Media Opportunities Concept
Media Opportunities Concept
Media Opportunities Concept
The Media Opportunities Concept (MOC) is the official website of the OLAOMA MEDIA DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE (OMEDI) a nonprofit organization that provides interactive platform for journalists to access information on trainings, scholarships, grants opportunities that are relevant to their work, to be able to carry out their day to day activities more effectively and efficiently for the good of the society.
OMEDI is registered under the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) of Nigeria
The website offers regular updates on scholarships, fellowships, exchange programmes, grants, and webinars for journalists locally and abroad
Vehicular movement and business activities were temporarily halted in Jalingo, yesterday, as Taraba State retirees protested against the non-payment of their pensions and gratuities. The retirees, who came out in their numbers with placards, alleged that the state government abandoned the state and local council pensioners. Alleging the failure of Governor Darius Ishaku’s administration to […]
As the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, Parliament deliberates on issues affecting its member states, both members of the Parliament and major stakeholders have identified lack of uniformity in the International Public Sector Accounting Standard, IPSAS, as one of the major problems confronting the bloc. The challenge is evident in the lack of […]
The Commissioner for Finance, Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, Commission, Abuja, Mrs Halima Ahmed, says the Financial Committee of the Commission, has updated its accounts using the International Accounting Standard. Mrs stated this while presenting the ECOWAS Commission’s 2020 Consolidated Annual Report of Community Institutions, before the Joint Committee on Public Accounts, Administration, […]
The expressway opening in Kenya’s capital is part of a shift by China’s Belt and Road Initiative away from debt financing towards public-private partnerships Chinese lenders have become more cautious in financing infrastructure projects on the continent, concerned about borrowers’ ability to repay loans The Nairobi expressway was commissioned to the public on a trial […]
The Commissioner for Finance at the Ecowas Commission, Mrs Halima Ahmed has the revealed that the he revenue accrued to the Community from all sources decreased by about 13 million UA (Unit of Account), representing 5 percent, from 257 million UA in 2019 to 244 million UA in 2020. She said this on Monday in Lome, Togo, where […]
The leadership of the Taraba State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again reiterated its readiness to provide a level playing ground for all aspirants. The Party Chairman, Agbu Kefas who gave the assurance to all the aspirants jostling for positions on the platform of the party, also debunked the rumours making the […]
European Union defence ministers are set to approve another 500 million euros ($527m) in military aid for Ukraine, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said. “We have to continue to support the Ukrainians with arms, that’s why we will pull 500 million euros more” from the European Peace Facility, Borrell told reporters on Tuesday […]
Stakeholders in the media industry and Civil Society Organisations (CSO’s) have demanded an end to brutality against Nigerian journalists while calling on the three tiers of government to respect the rights’ and dignity of the media professionals These formed the crux of discuss in Abuja yesterday at the public presentation of documentaries on attacks on […]
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday, in Jalingo, the capital of Taraba State, said any government that cannot protect the lives and property of its citizens does not deserve to be in power. Wike, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stated this while in the state to canvass […]
Activities of terrorists in Kambari village of Karim-Lamido local government council and its environs in Taraba State, are no doubt, gradually being reduced to the barest minimum following ongoing airstrikes embarked on by the Nigerian Air Force. The airstrikes, which started a day after the Iware bomb explosion, were said to have led to the […]
Producers and program makers who self-identify as part of a minority group can apply for this remote program. The Association of Independents in Radio (AIR) is accepting candidates for the New Voices Scholarships. The program seeks to identify and support minority...
Secondary Education Minister, Professor Nalova Lyonga's radical new move to correct the scripts of decades of Government's authoritarianism in systematically dismissing pregnant students from colleges in Cameroon may at first sight seem controversial.Yet, a deeper...
Early-career and experienced journalists from selected Asia Pacific countries can apply for a reporting grant. Internews' Earth Journalism Network, with support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), is providing story grants and...
Journalists with experience reporting on social policy and politics for online media can apply for this role in Melbourne or Canberra. The Conversation is seeking a deputy editor with good research skills and a passion for politics, public policy and current affairs....
Experienced science journalists can compete for an award that grants US$20,000 to undertake a significant reporting project. The Council for the Advancement of Science Reporting is accepting applications for the Sharon Begley Science Reporting Award. The award will...
As the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, Parliament deliberates on issues affecting its member states, both members of the Parliament and major stakeholders have identified lack of uniformity in the International Public Sector Accounting Standard,...
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Secondary Education Minister, Professor Nalova Lyonga’s radical new move to correct the scripts of decades of Government’s authoritarianism in systematically dismissing pregnant students from colleges in Cameroon may at first sight seem controversial.Yet, a deeper reading reveals a tsaunami of equally systematic injustices to generations of female students who have been deprived of their education, […]
The six-year-prolonged deadly conflict in Cameroon has seen Cameroonians who inherited language and culture from their former colonial master, Britain, fighting to liberate themselves from the domination of other Cameroonians who inherited different culture and language from their own former colonial master, France. This therefore means activists fighting to create the so-called Anglo-Saxon nation are […]
Producers and program makers who self-identify as part of a minority group can apply for this remote program. The Association of Independents in Radio (AIR) is accepting candidates for the New Voices Scholarships. The program seeks to identify and support minority media makers at the beginning of their public media careers. This year’s program will […]
Journalists from European countries who have fled war and crisis zones can apply for assistance. Reporters without Borders (RSF), in partnership with the Rudolf Augstein Foundation and the Schöpflin Foundation, launches the JX Fund, a European fund for journalism in exile. The JX Fund will enable journalists to continue their editorial work after they had […]
Journalists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and Russia can apply for a seven-month fellowship. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic are accepting applications for the 2023 Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship. The fellowship provides reporters from across Eastern Europe the opportunity to work six weeks […]
Early-career and experienced journalists from selected Asia Pacific countries can apply for a reporting grant. Internews’ Earth Journalism Network, with support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), is providing story grants and one-on-one mentorship to journalists, with the aim of increasing the quality and quantity of environmental stories from the Asia Pacific region. […]
When it comes to running an inbound marketing campaign, things can quickly become overwhelming. Marketing a mobile app requires a keen understanding of your audience – what do they need, what do they like and dislike, where do they spend their time? These are just a few questions that mobile app marketers must answer in order to create a […]
Documentarians and independent filmmakers can apply for funding. The Sundance Institute is accepting applications for the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund. The fund supports work that has expressed the world in creative, complex, beautiful, and provocative ways, and it has created real cultural and social impact around some of the most pressing issues of our time. […]
Frida Nain,(not her real names), 30, had escaped from Belo, one of the epicenters of the deadly Anglophone conflict in the restive North West Region in early 2018, after clashes between government forces and separatist fighters saw her home go up in flames. Scampering for safety, she decided to relocate to Bamenda, the Region’s capital […]
This reflection is inspired by the fact that far from being a boring and remorseful assemblage of dots and dashes, (just like the five-year prolonged Anglophone conflict), punctuation is so rich a field for the study of human nature that many readers could be so barren to realize. Historically, punctuation marks and/or their absence thereof; […]