Hate Speech: Imo Online Media Practitioners Kicks, Holds Webinar 31 May To Tackle Surrounding Issues, Fake News


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.

Disclosing the form the media conference takes,  the Convener and Chairman of Imo OMPAN,   Ikechukwu Anyanwu said the conference which ought be a physical meeting was decided to hold online via Zoom App in respect to government
 and experts safety directives of physical and social distances and ban of large gathering in order to curb COVID-19 Pandemic.

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


Meet Our Resource Persons & Speakers:
1.  Mrs Nneamaka Okafor
Special Adviser to Imo Governor on Electronic & New Media

2. Ikechukwu Anyanwu (Chairman, Imo OMPAN /Publisher Arise Africa Magazine)

3. Emeh James Anyalekwa (National President,  OMPAN/Executive Director Igbere TV)

4. Mike Ikem Umealo  ( Ceo Seven Eleven Easy Life .USA)

5. Ify Onyegbule (Host Daily Report)

6. Nneota Egbe (Presenter Channels Television)

7. Amb. Prince Ukwu ( Ceo New Media Galaxy/OMPAN Sec)

8. ThankGod Emeh  (Ceo News Corner Media, PRO OMPAN)

Date: Sunday May 31, 2020.


Time: 4PM

For Participation, Contact: 08178497715, 08110708268, 08037512288.

OR  Click Link below to Join the Conference:

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.


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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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