Free! Tolu’s bloggers’ training

Tolu Ogunlesi, author, journalist (CNN Multichoice African Journalism award winner) + many more “hats”, is putting together a training for bloggers in Lagos this coming May. The Media Junkie had an interview with him in early 2011 (DMJ don dey old o). 

Tolu Ogunlesi

Tolu Ogunlesi

Tolu is working on building a network of Nigerian bloggers who blog on issues, trends and ideas in the following areas:

  • Economy/Economics
  • Banking/ Finance
  • Energy, Oil & Gas
  • Environment & Climate Change
  • Agriculture
  • Gender
  • Africa
  • Politics
  • Technology
  • Media & Journalism
In our present day society where only blogs on fashion and entertainment thrives, I endorse this effort to broaden the discourse and level the beam light on more pressing issues that affect our lives more directly. 
Topics to be covered include: 
  1. Reporting, Sourcing & Follow-Up
  2. Video blogging & citizen journalism
  3. Social Media, Analytics & Web Tools for Bloggers
  4. Opportunities & Resources for Bloggers 
Attendance is FREE, but by registration only. 25 spaces Available. Deadline for application, April 29, 2013. 
Interested attendees, please send an email to with the following details:
  • Short biota
  • Brief summary (not more than 250) of your blogging experience, ambitions or aspirations
  • Themes/topics that interest you
  • Blog addy
  • Twitter handle (if you have one)
For further details or queries, visit Tolu Ogunlesi’s blog 
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