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
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Biodun Oyebanji, the winner of the Ekiti State governorship election. The Returning Officer for the election, Prof Kayode Adebowale, who is the Vice Chancellor, the University of Ibadan, announced the results.” Adebowale said, “Oyebanji, having scored the highest number […]
A 37 years old bomb expert is currently cooling off in detention following his arrest by the Taraba State Police Command The alleged terrorist, whose name was given as Bala Umar, was yesterday paraded before newsmen by the state Commissioner of Police, Abimbola A. Shokoya. The suspect who was arrested in Tella town of Gassol […]
Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku of Taraba State has cautioned judges that justice should not be for the highest bidder, urging them to be fair in their practice. The governor, who made the call today, while swearing in some new judges in Jalingo, the state capital, stressed the need for them to eschew such unprofessional practice […]
Taraba, a North East Nigerian state, has never been so indebted to organisations and contractors since its creation out of former Gongola State in 1991. According to reports, despite the monthly allocation from the Federal Government, the financial profile of the state under the Governor Darius Ishaku administration has continued to go south. The deteriorating […]
Business activities were on Monday temporarily brought to a standstill in Wukari local government council of Taraba State by the women of the council. They are protesting the incessant disappearance of children from the various communities that make up the council. At the time of filing this report, no fewer than eight children are said […]
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has lamented the alleged refusal of Taraba, Zamfara, Cross River and Abia states to implement the approved national minimum wage of N30,000. This was lucidly demonstrated today at the ongoing 110 Session of the International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, when the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, called on the Federal […]
The Taraba State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned the attack on worshippers of St. Francis Catholic Church in Ondo State. The CAN in a statement, made available to media practitioners in Jalingo on Monday, by its chairman, Rev. Isaiah Magaji Jirapye, said it’s quite unfortunate that Nigeria is going down […]
The dreams of four local government council chairmen to become members of the state House of Assembly in Taraba State was on Sunday dashed over their alleged refusal to carry the constituents along. Adi Grace Daniel of Wukari, Shiban Tikari of Takum, Hassan Karma of Ussa and Markus Hammidu of Karim-Lamido failed to secure the […]
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 […]
Budding to midcareer young professionals working on foreign policy related issues can apply for this program. The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is selecting fellows for the Penn Kemble Forum on Democracy. The fellowship promotes bipartisan conversation among...
Bilingual French-English environmental journalists based in Africa can apply. Mongabay seeks a full-time staff writer in order to expand its news coverage in Africa in both English and French. The staff writer is responsible for producing news stories about...
Journalists can apply for this program. The University of Southern California's Center for Health Journalism is accepting applications for the 2022 Data Journalism Fellowship. The data fellows participate in online training and receive US$2,000 grants to work on their...
Journalists worldwide can enroll in an online course. The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, with support from The Carter Center and in collaboration with The Self-Investigation, is offering the online course “Mental health and journalism: How journalists...
Journalists who are citizens of the United States can apply for this position based in Washington, DC. The United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM) is hiring an international broadcaster for its Central News Division. USAGM is a multimedia, multicultural, global...
A 37 years old bomb expert is currently cooling off in detention following his arrest by the Taraba State Police Command The alleged terrorist, whose name was given as Bala Umar, was yesterday paraded before newsmen by the state Commissioner of Police, Abimbola A....
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Budding to midcareer young professionals working on foreign policy related issues can apply for this program. The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is selecting fellows for the Penn Kemble Forum on Democracy. The fellowship promotes bipartisan conversation among young foreign policy leaders in Washington. The program is unpaid and nonresidential. Applicants must be based in […]
Journalists based in Southern African countries are eligible for investigative reporting grants. Oxpeckers is accepting applications from journalists to produce data-driven investigations on green energy initiatives in the Southern African region. Investigations must focus on an issue/s related to the climate crisis in Southern Africa; include data; and track information on green energy projects, their […]
Journalists, activists and students are invited to attend this hybrid event. The Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) will host its 15th Annual Forum, Dec. 2 to 4. This year’s theme is “Independent Media.” Participants will be able to attend keynote sessions and workshops in person and/or virtually to discuss the latest trends and challenges […]
Photographers under age 24 and those enrolled as full-time photography students can apply for the scholarship. The Ian Parry Scholarship aims to help young documentary photographers undertake a chosen project and raise their international profile. This year’s contest features two prizes: the Tom Stoddart Award for Excellence and the Canon Award for Potential. Each winner […]
Aspiring journalists and youth residing in Bujumbura, Burundi can apply for a storytelling fellowship. Inside Burundi is accepting applications for the Introduction to Journalistic Storytelling Fellowship. The 12-week fellowship aims at equipping aspiring journalists with journalism skills. The fellowship will be held both in-person and online, and participants must have access to a computer or […]
Journalists can apply for this program. The University of Southern California’s Center for Health Journalism is accepting applications for the 2022 Data Journalism Fellowship. The data fellows participate in online training and receive US$2,000 grants to work on their projects. Applicants must have at least three years of experience and basic Excel knowledge. The online […]
Media entrepreneurs, human rights activists and photographers can apply for a TED fellowship. The TED Fellows program is designed to bring together young trailblazers from a variety of fields who have shown unusual accomplishment and courage. Fellows will receive professional development through virtual workshops and webinars, as well as attend the TED2023 conference scheduled for […]
Journalists who are citizens of the United States can apply for this position based in Washington, DC. The United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM) is hiring an international broadcaster for its Central News Division. USAGM is a multimedia, multicultural, global media agency that carries out all United States civilian international broadcasting. The international broadcaster […]
Early-career journalists around the world are eligible for an investigative journalism fellowship. Reuters and Durham University are accepting applications for the Sir Harry Evans Global Fellowship in Investigative Journalism. The fellowship honors celebrated British-born journalist, editor and author Sir Harry Evans, one of the pioneers of modern investigative journalism. The annual fellowship will provide the […]
Local newsrooms in Northern and Central Western Brazil can apply for this program. The journalism lab Énois is offering grants and training for local newsrooms to foster diversity in Brazilian journalism. Ten news organizations will be granted BRL6,000 – business and strategic training, and an additional BRL8,000 for hiring reporters to cover the elections later […]