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NIJ Passes Out 1,341 Students, As Korede Bello Graduates With Distinction



Some of the graduating students at the Institute on Friday

Not more than 1,341 graduands have been produced from.the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos over the last five academic sessions, 2013-2017.

The Institute celebrated its 5th Convocation ceremony on Friday, 20 April with Ray Ekpu as the Chairman.

The award of National Diploma (ND) certificate was presented to 501 students, Higher National Diploma (HND) certificate presented to 407 students, Post-Graduate Diploma (PGD) certificate presented to 352 students, Proficiency Certificate Journalism presented to 64 students and Proficiency Certificate in Writing and Communication presented to 17 students.


Korede Bello

However, the “mega superstar” Korede Bello, was among the seven students that graduated with distinction in the 2017 set of the Institute, also he was awarded with the “best student in Editorial Writing”

The students that graduated with distinctions are: Usman Azeez, Ososanya Oluwafunmilayo A., Babatunde Adebayo O., Ako Blessing Nchong, Atukpa Grace, Bello Korede and Emmanuel Tochukwu Edward who also won the “overall best student” in that set.

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