Arise Africa Founder, Ik Anyanwu, IgbereTV Boss, Anyalekwa, Channels TV’s Egbe, Others to Speak at i-Media Conference

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Ikechukwu Anyanwu

Nneota Egbe

 
Founder of Arise Africa Network, Ikechukwu Anyanwu,Executive Director of Igbere TV, Emeh James Anyalekwa, Channels TV presenter, Nneota Egbe are among special guests billed to speak at the i-Media Virtual Conference holding on tomorrow Sunday the 31st May, 2020 at 4pm.

Ify Onyegbule

The conference, which is being organized by the Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria (OMPAN), Imo State Chapter, aims to tackle surrounding issues on hate speech and fake news.

Speakers expected at the conference include Mrs Nneamaka Okafor, Special Adviser to Imo Governor on Electronic & New Media; Ikechukwu Anyanwu, Chairman, Imo OMPAN/Publisher Arise Africa Magazine and Emeh James Anyalekwa, National President, OMPAN/Executive Director Igbere TV.

Others are Mike Ikem Umealo, CEO Seven Eleven Easy Life, USA; Ify Onyegbule, Host Daily Report; Nneota Egbe, Presenter Channels Television, Amb. Prince Ukwu CEO New Media Galaxy/OMPAN Sec., and ThankGod Emeh, CEO News Corner Media, PRO OMPAN.

 
In a statement, the Convener and Chairman of Imo OMPAN, Ikechukwu Anyanwu said the conference which ought be a physical meeting now holds online via Zoom App “in respect to government and experts safety directives of physical and social distancing and ban on large gathering”, in the wake of coronavirus.

Anyanwu expressed worry over the high rate of fake news and the immediate dangers it poses on the society, saying, ”it is high time new media users learnt the rules hence the conference.”

The statement partly reads, “In a fierce fight to conquer fake news and hate speeches that has characterized the Nigerian society and world at large especially the blogosphere or new media space, the Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria, OMPAN, Imo State Chapter has taken the bull by the horn to hold a nationwide Webinar on Sunday May 31, 2020 to squarely treat New Media Journalism and the way forward in Nigeria.

“The i-Media Virtual Conference which features sound speakers and media personnel will look at the issues, menace and dangers as well as the expected roles of actors of online media practice.”

“Theme: NEW MEDIA JOURNALISM; THE WAY FORWARD IN NIGERIA.”

The statement advised those interested in participating at the conference, which holds 4pm Sunday, to contact 08178497715, 08110708268, 08037512288.

Alternatively, the public can click link on the below to Join the Conference: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/71514171003?pwd=VmFNRFpVcCtLbVliQUFuc1ozQ2Q1dz09

Meeting ID: 715 1417 1003
Password: IMOOMPAN

“The conference hosts stakeholders in the media industry and all state chapters of the Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria, OMPAN,” the statement added.

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PROFILE OF IKECHUKWU ANYANWU Ikechukwu Anyanwu is an Imo State born Nigerian. An Author, Public Speaker, Humanitarian, Blogger, Media Guru and Start-up Coach. He has inspired millions through Arise Africa Network Platform He Is Into Education, Media, Entertainment, Showbiz and Hospitality Industry. Having calved a nitche for himself as a leadership expert, human capital development and management consultant. He is currently the Chairman, Online Media practitioners Association of Nigeria, Imo State Chapter. Ceo Arise Africa Magazine, Founder Arise Africa Network – a non-profit organization. Face of Arise Africa, Managing Consultant GCFN Consult. Member, Imo State Bloggers Association. Ag National President, Association of Pageant CEO’s of Nigeria Human Resource Specialist and Leadership Coach with astute impact on many seeking to maximize their skills, intellectuals and innate potentials He has a track record of reproducing leaders and helping them to gain dominance within their nitch. Mr Anyanwu after a rich career that spanned for 18 years having worked as Human Resources Manger, Outlet Manager Rennys Foods Limited from 2004 – 2019, Management Consultant for various Quick Service Restaurants in Abuja, Enugu, Rivers State, Abia, Ebonyi, Kogi and Imo State is now focusing on helping young people to discover, develop their talents. He has built lots of platforms for young people of Africa to express their talents. He is passionate about writing, consulting, coaching and training. He blogs regularly via www.ariseafrika.com and has a thriving social media followership. He is a graduate of Sociology/Anthropology, Imo State University whose passion is to impart knowledge by educating, equipping and empowering young minds for the future. He is an alumni of Living Word Training Center He is also the West African Representative of All African Media Networks He is married to Mrs Carol Anyanwu and blessed with 3 sons.

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