Not less than five governors, media gurus and prominent Nigerians are expected at the 13th edition of Nigeria Media Nite-Out Award (NMNA). Those expected include the Governor of Zamfara, Matawalle, Governor Sanwoolu(Lagos), Tambuwa(Sokoto), Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom), Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), Vanguard publisher, Sam Amuka, Chairman, Board of Telegraph Newspaper, Mrs. Funke Egbemode Others are vice chairman and governing body of NMNA, Omooba Segun Adewale, chairman of Lagos State Nigeria Union of Journalist, Chief Akinreti. The theme of this year award is Nigerian Economy and Political Development: Finding The Missing Piece… and will be delivered by the former presidential aspirant, John Onche Shaibu, who is the Keynote Speaker. The event will come up on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Lagos Airport Hotel, B Event Hall, Ikeja, Lagos. 17 journalists are going to be awarded in different categories at the 13th edition of Nigeria Media Night-Out Award. Meanwhile, the chairman of Lagos state chapter of Nigeria Union of Journalist, Dr. Qasim Olalere Akinreti, has endorsed NMNA.
The Nigeria Media Nite-Out Governing Board, has approved the hosting of this year's award edition in Lagos, Nigeria. Popularly known as the Nigeria Media Nite-Out Award, NMNA, this year's award ceremony, will be the 17th edition, since inception in 2006. With the approval received from the Chairman of the Governing Board, the Convener of the award, Mr Sola Olugbemiro, said that, all hands will be on deck beginning next week, to ensure that the hosting of this year's award in October, supercedes the grandeur of year's that has passed by. "Nigeria Media Nite Out Award, NMNA, has always remained special in our hearts because, it is the only worthy prize and recognition that journalists in Nigeria pride as a reward for their various contribution to the development of our great country Nigeria. "NMNA has over the years, remained, an all embracing event for media practitioners, which debuted almost about two decades ago, to recognize excellence and achievements