Dele Cole to chair Promasidor Quill Awards panel


PROMASIDOR Nigeria Limited, the organisers of Promasidor Quill Awards, last week announced the return of Ambassador Patrick Dele Cole, as Chairman, panel of judges for the 2015 edition of the coveted journalism awards.

  A former Ambassador of Nigeria to Brazil, Amb. Cole was a former Managing Director of Daily Times Nigeria Limited. In a statement made available to the media, the company’s Head of Legal and Public Relations, Mr. Andrew Enahoro, said other members of the panel that will work with Cole are Kadaria Ahmed, a veteran journalist and television personality; Joseph Okonmah, Chairman, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Lagos Chapter; Reze Bonna, a trained Architect and celebrated photographer; and Ray Echebiri, a British Chevening Scholar/seasoned financial journalist.

  Enahoro said their selection was based on their high profile bothering on wealth of experience and integrity. He is optimistic that with the calibre of judges put in place, Promasidor is confident that the ultimate goal of rewarding excellence in journalism profession in Nigeria will be achieved again this year.

  His words: “Promasidor Quill Awards is committed to setting the pace on rewarding journalists based on merit for their work and not a self-seeking approach to get accolades, but a professional platform of assessment, recognition and reward for outstanding journalistic work”. 

There are seven categories available for potential contestants to apply for. The categories are: Brand Advocate of the Year, CSR Report of the Year, Best Photo Story of the Year, Best Report on Nutrition, Best Report on Children, Education Reporter of the Year, and Future Writer of the Year.

  For this year, Enahoro said though entries opened January 29, 2015, competitors could submit any of their works published between May 1, 2014 and April 30, 2015 via:


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