Basics of News Gathering and Writing

5,000 3,000 + 7.5% VAT

Course Benefits

Participants of this course will, at the end of it, be able to:

  1. Gather information and write it for publication.
  2. Know how to write news articles.
  3. Start own online or print publication.
  4. Run a group or organisation publication.


– Mentorship after the training (all students are to be added into our Telegram Group for the purpose of mentorship and Business Opportunities).

– Certificate of Participation (graded) to be offered after training, in PDF:

  • 100-80 (Excellent).
  • 79-60 (V. Good).
  • 59-45 (Good).
  • 44-39 (Fair).
  • 38 below (Poor).


Course Contents:

  • Introduction
  • What is news?
  • Who is a journalist
  • Where to get news stories
  • Writing a clean news story
  • Formats of writing a copy for submission
  • Classification of news
  • Features or characteristics of news
  • Elements of news
  • How to cover predictable and unpredictable news events
  • Channels of news dissemination
  • Nature of news organisation
  • What could make a bad news copy
  • Using relevant story leads to keep readers on a story
  • Gathering political news
  • Increasing profits form news publications
  • References

Wants to pay into our account?

You may pay directly into our bank account, following the instructions below.

  • Pay N3,000 N225 (7.5% VAT) directly into our account via Deposit Money BankMobile Banking, USSD CodeInternet BankingATM Transfer or Money Agents.
    Account: 0122436873.
    Bank: WEMA.
  • After payment, then contact with: payees’ name, course(s) paid for, amount paid, date of payment and your contact information.

Once we confirm your payment we will activate your registration. If you were attending more than a course please pay (at the same time) for all the courses of your choice to avoid disjointed data collation.

Thank you.


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