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
By Ajibola Osungbohun Claim: The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Mr. Peter Obi claims Nigeria has over 84 million hectares of arable land and barely 40% of our arable land is cultivated today. Verdict: Misleading! It is 34 million hectares or 84 million acres Full Story In a series of tweets, the Labour […]
By Raji Rasaki Claim: ‘’In 2019, only about 29 percent of the registered voters in Lagos voted, while other states like Kano and Katsina had 56-60 percent of voters” –Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu Verdict: Exaggerated. INEC data and Situation Report indicate that 2019 votes cast in Lagos was 18.3%, 36.4% in Kano and […]
By Ajibola Osungbohun Claim: The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Mr. Peter Obi claimed Nigeria now has 13.8 percent drug prevalence against the global average of 5 per cent. Verdict Mr. Peter Obi’s claim that “Nigeria now has 13.8 per cent drug prevalence against the global average of 5 per cent.’’ is incorrect. […]
By Raji Rasaki A viral message on Whatsapp had asked members of the public to apply for Australia Visa Sponsorship and Jobs for 2022/2023 consideration. The message provides a link via this website https://lyupz.com/Australia-Visa-Sponsorship,through which applicants are expected to apply. When you click on it, it takes you to a main host website:https://weplay.com.ng/Australia/. This latter […]
By Raji Rasaki Tinubu’s claim that ‘’we cannot point to more than one percent of GDP contribution from solid minerals’’ is TRUE Claim: The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming 2023 general election, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu claimed that solid minerals sector contributed less than 1 percent to Nigeria’s GDP” […]
Two people have been confirmed dead while six are still trapped under the debris of a collapsed seven-storey building at Oba Idowu Oniru Street, Lekki Lagos. The building, which was under construction caved-in in the early hours of Sunday, requiring a heavy-duty equipment excavator to rescue the trapped victims. Zonal Coordinator of South West, National […]
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Members of the fourth estate are consistently harassed and brutalised, leading to injuries and loss of lives. In this report, CHIKA OKEKE examines the need to protect Nigerian journalists against occupational hazards as exemplified by the United Nations. On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, an Abuja-based journalist, Mr Tordue Henry Salem was declared missing at about 8 pm […]
The Malaysian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Gloria Tiwet has revealed that about 13,000 Nigerians study annually in Malaysia, an indication of a robust bilateral relations between the two countries. She disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja yesterday at the 2022 Malaysian Technical Cooperation Programme (MTCP) Alumni Programme. Tiwet said that the numbers […]
Nigerian Army has dismissed two soldiers over the murder of an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Goni Aisami Gashua in Yobe State. The dismissed soldiers are Lance Corporal John Gabriel and Lance Corporal Adamu Gideon. Acting commanding officer in charge of 241 Reece battalion, Nguru, Yobe State, Lt Col. Ibrahim Osabo informed newsmen that a joint board […]
Journalists with experience working in the Central Asian media sector, fluent in Russian and English, are invited to apply for this position. Internews in Kazakhstan seeks a regional coordinator for a project aimed at supporting independent media and media literacy in Central Asia. The organization is looking to fill a position for 18 months. The […]
Nigeria’s Gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo on Saturday sealed marital vow with hubby, Pastor Blessed Uzocchikwa in a church ceremony. This is even as the couple celebrated their traditional marriage ceremony in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital on Friday. Famous singer and politician, Bankole Wellington aka Banky W, shared a photo of himself and the groom […]
Deputy President, William Ruto has been declared the winner of Kenya’s presidential election amid dramatic scenes. He narrowly beat his rival, Raila Odinga, taking 50.5% of the vote, according to the official results. The announcement was delayed amid scuffles and allegations of vote-rigging by Mr Odinga’s campaign. Four of the seven members of the electoral […]
Newly Commissioned Nasarawa State Solid Waste Management Facility The residents in Nasarawa State have heaved a sigh of relief given the mounting waste dotting its landscape as President Muhammadu unveiled waste management facility. Commissioning and handing over the Integrated Solid Waste Management System in Lafia, the state capital on Thursday, the President informed that the […]
Latino journalism graduates in the U.S. and Puerto Rico can apply for a yearlong fellowship in Philadelphia, PA. The AL DÍA Foundation is accepting applications for the Félix Varela Fellowship. The program empowers Latino journalists to tell their own stories....
African photographers can submit photos for review and receive feedback from industry professionals. The Uganda Press Photo Award is accepting submissions for its 2022 Portfolio Review. The review gives photographers a chance to talk to industry professionals and get...
French-speaking science journalists ages 18 to 34 can apply for this grant. The Fernand-Séguin grant, hosted by the association of science communications in Québec (ACS) and Radio-Canada, seeks to reveal and train the next generation of French-speaking science...
Experienced journalists in Thailand can apply for this role. AFP is seeking a fact-check journalist with strong digital investigation and precise writing skills to join its Bangkok bureau to report on disinformation in Thailand. The journalist will write fact-check...
By Raji Rasaki Claim: ‘’In 2019, only about 29 percent of the registered voters in Lagos voted, while other states like Kano and Katsina had 56-60 percent of voters" --Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu Verdict: Exaggerated. INEC data and Situation Report...
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Latino journalism graduates in the U.S. and Puerto Rico can apply for a yearlong fellowship in Philadelphia, PA. The AL DÍA Foundation is accepting applications for the Félix Varela Fellowship. The program empowers Latino journalists to tell their own stories. Selected fellows will receive comprehensive training and experience in AL DÍA News Media, and gain […]
Early-career nonfiction writers who want to focus on a story that uncovers truths about the human condition can apply for funding. The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University invites applications for the Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award, in honor of the late journalist who reported empathetically on the human condition and died […]
Midcareer journalists can apply for a fellowship at Oxford University, United Kingdom. The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism seeks applicants for its Journalist Fellowship Program, which will begin October 2023, January 2024 and April 2024, and last three or six months. The program gives visiting journalists from around the world an opportunity to […]
French-speaking science journalists ages 18 to 34 can apply for this grant. The Fernand-Séguin grant, hosted by the association of science communications in Québec (ACS) and Radio-Canada, seeks to reveal and train the next generation of French-speaking science journalists in Canada. French-speaking science journalists and students can submit a journalistic report covering science. The deadline […]
Media, production companies, public and commercial organizations, and independent experts with experience in the field of education can apply. The Internews in Central Asia, under the Central Asian Media Program (MediaCAMP), with support from USAID, is looking for partners in Kazakhstan to organize and conduct trainings. Training topics include: basic journalism skills for newcomers and […]
Media organizations, journalism networks, civil society organizations and academic institutions focusing on environmental reporting in the Asia Pacific region can compete for a grant. With support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is accepting proposals for the Asia-Pacific Media Grants 2023. The initiative aims to boost the quantity […]
Journalists, writers and academics can apply for this grant. Mophradat is offering grants to support writers from the Arab world working in the genres of contemporary fiction, nonfiction and poetry. The grant ranges from US$600 to US$1,300 per month, for up to three months in 2023. Applicants must have a publisher interested in their upcoming […]
Journalists based in the New York City metro area can apply for a remote fellowship. The Center for Community Media at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism is accepting applications for its Small Business Reporting Fellowship. During the program, 15 fellows will cover small businesses in their communities and produce and publish/post, in an […]
Journalists who write in Spanish or English and have at least one book or article published can apply for this grant. The Gabo Foundation and the Cartagena Hay Festival are accepting candidates for the Michael Jacobs Grants. The program seeks to benefit journalists and writers who are working on articles or travel books on Latin […]