The Editorial Board of Maritime Media Ltd, Publishers of Nigeria’s flagship maritime journal, Shipping World magazine have lined up a series of activities to mark its 25 years anniversary.
Highlight of the event Scheduled for The Podium Event Centre Ikeja, Lagos is a Celebration of some Iconic Media Personalities and official launch of a Seaferers development program targetted at the girl child .Tagged from the CREEKS TO THE OCEAN, a catch them young program, it would focus on Nigeria’s Coastal states of Lagos, Ondo, Delta , Bayelsa, Rivers, Edo, Akwa Ibom and Cross Rivers. A statement by Elder Asu Beks, CEO of Maritime Media Ltd and Publisher of Shipping World named the Media Icons and Organizations as follows;
1. POSTHUMOUS Iconic Media Award : Late Prince Tony Momoh
2. Lifetime Media Achievers AWARD: Chief Segun Osoba:
3.Media Veterans Award: Nsikak Essien
4. PR Personality of the DECADE: Ohi ALEGBE
5. Best Investigative Newspaper: Daily Trust.
6 Iconic Media Advocacy Award: Lanre Arogundade.
7 Rotimi Amaechi Prize for Most Media Friendly Maritime CEO: Hassan Bello .
8 Dr Bashir Jamoh,s Prize for Best Maritime Reporter: Dapo Olawuni
9. Best Breakfast TV Show: Arise News
10.Best Political Program on TV: Politics Today on Channels TV.
11 Late Sam Ndah Isaiah : Most INNOVATIVE Newspaper Publisher
12.All Fmr Editors of Shipping World Magazine would be honored . They include
(ii) Obiajulu Agu
(iv) Julius Ogunro
(v) Sylvanus Ekpo
(vi) Nonso Udeh