By Adejumo Kabir
The National Association of Nigerian Campus Editors (NANCE), is set to hold her 2017 convention at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Secretariat Hall, Oke Ilewo Ile-iweiroyin Abeokuta Ogun State. According to the release signed by the incumbent President, Mr. Lukmon Fasasi, the convention is expected to hold on the 6th and 7th of October 2017.
The conference will have attendance about 300 campus editors across the country.
Ogun State Commissioner for Information and strategy, Chief Dayo Adeneye is expected to declare the 2017 convention open.
Editor-in-Chief of Naij.com media Mr. Bayo Olupohunda, would deliver keynote on topic “Open Source Journalism and New Media”, he said.
The convention will also usher in the new leadership as the the tenure Mr. Lukmon Fasasi, from Obafemi Awolowo University, comes will come to an end.
NANCE is an umbrella body of campus editors across Nigeria Tertiary Institutions borne out of the need to bring together all pen pushers from various citadels of learning, with the aim of improving campus journalism.
The association, with the motto – veritas omnia vincit (truth conquers all) – has its tentacle spread over 20 higher institutions in the nation and has continued to extend its reach and widen its horizons.
He buttressed that NANCE is open to Campus Editors-in-Chief, Editors, Chairmen of Editorial Board of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly magazines and online publications.
The association is also open to intending editors that are willing to set up their own news agencies in any campus across Nigeria.”