Young and vibrant reporter with the leading Africa-focused media group, Platforms Africa, Miss Abibat Babalola, has secured a scholarship from Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) for a special course at the prestigious Pan Atlantic University.

Known as Advanced Writing and Reporting skills (AWARES), the course is designed by the university to boost writing and reporting ability for top media men and women across Africa.

Confirming the scholarship offer, Chevron Nigeria Limited, in a letter sent to Babalola, congratulated the reporter for winning the Nomination of our organization to participate in the Chevron sponsored Programme.

The letter sent by Coordinator, External Communications, Policy, Government and Public Affairs (PGPA), Chevron Nigeria Limited, Olayiwola (Lai) Adeniji, reads; “Dear colleagues, Congratulations on your nomination by your respective organizations to participate in the Chevron-sponsored Advanced Writing and Reporting Skills (AWARES) program of the School of Media and Communication (SMC), Pan Atlantic University, Lagos.”

An admission letter signed by Director, Professional Education Isaac-Ogugua Ezechukwu, reads; “Following your nomination by Chevron Nigeria Limited, we are pleased to confirm your provisional admission to participate in the Advanced Writing and Reporting Skills Course, which is organised by the School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University details of which are given below: Course Title: Advanced Writing and Reporting Skills (AWARES) Course; Date: 25th of July to 4th of November, 2022. (20 days spread across 4 months).

“Venue: School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University Km 52, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos; Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm daily.

All fees would be covered by Chevron Nigeria Limited including accommodation, dinner and graduation so; it is a fully sponsored programme. Please note that you must achieve at least 80% attendance score to qualify for graduation.

Team lead, Platforms Africa, Adeola Yusuf, who said he received the news with excitement congratulated Babalola for the achievement.

The Reporter, according to Adeola Yusuf was nominated based on her diligence and commitment to the dictates and ethics of journalism.

He applauded Chevron Nigeria Limited for its corporate social responsibility, which he said is adding value to journalism practice in the country.

Platforms Africa has recorded many feats and won awards since inception. The media group, with focus on news, business and leadership, seeks to create and sustain circles of informed Africans.

It’s team lead, Adeola Yusuf, is the founder and admin of Platforms Africa forum, an e-community of intellectuals, policy moulders and opinion leaders across the continent.