Category: 2020 Stories

The Birth Of NewsVerifier.Africa

The Birth Of NewsVerifier.Africa

I have always been bothered by how quick people are to share unverified news. It reflects even in the journalism being practiced today. On Wednesday, news of the rape and murder of an 18-year-old student in Ibadan filtered on social media. Before any one could say jack, notable news platforms had picked the story. What …

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Zainab Sanni on An24.net- Story 4

Zainab Sanni on An24.net- Story 4

Well, this isn’t exactly a story. In the month of March, I returned to full time online journalism with more focus on writing. I am not sure for how long this is going to be a core focus but at the root of my desire to work in the media is an awareness of how …

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Gender Equality And What-Nots- Story 3

Gender Equality And What-Nots- Story 3

Occupied with thoughts of the world thrown into a rat race to save itself, putting pen to paper has been difficult this month. Coronavirus caught the entire world unprepared for its implication despite having been around since 2019. It all happened so fast that no one even noticed March was Women’s month anymore and any …

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Aluta on the Road and 3 Lessons- Story 2

Aluta on the Road and 3 Lessons- Story 2

I boarded this vehicle going to Lagos from Ibadan by 11am and by 12, we were really close to the Redeemed Camp already. The fact that the driver had been a jolly good fellow made it even more pleasant. I started thanking God for the gift of this driver who was making good on time …

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