The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) is set to host the June edition of its Journalism & Society Twitter Spaces with the theme, ‘Media and Democracy: How has Nigeria fared?’
This will happen on Monday 12th June, 2023 by 11 am. Panellists will evaluate how the media has progressed or regressed under democracy in Nigeria since 1999.
The panellists will include Dapo Olorunyomi, publisher of Premium Times; Stella Din-Jacob, Director of News, TVC Communications; and Hafsat Abiola-Costello, founder of the Kudirat Initiative for Democracy (KIND).
Others are Tolu Ogunlesi, former Special Assistant on Digital/New Media to former Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari; Mercy Abang, CEO of Hostwriter; and Patrick Allam, Legal Compliance officer at Spaces for Change (S4C). Chioma Ezenwafor, News editor at Nigeria Info, Cool FM and Wazobia FM, Port Harcourt, will moderate the event.
June 12 is to commemorate the ‘annulled’ democratic election of the late Moshood Kashimawo Abiola (MKO) on 12 June 1993.