The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has partnered with one of Nigeria’s foremost private institution, Caleb University on media and information education.
The pilot program is designed to create opportunities for students to obtain practical skills in international standards of news gathering as well as news breaking.
According to the Head of Department of Mass Communication Department in the institution, Kayode Okunade, he believes it is a great opportunity for the institution as well as its students.
“The United Nations special agency’s program will improve the curriculum of media and information literacy in Nigerian universities”, he stated.
The program is expected to equip the students with tools of proper information dissemination especially in this era of fake news.