The Nation came out on top at this year’s edition of the Nigerian Media Merit Awards (NMMA). Its reporters clinched 10 of the 29 prizes up for grabs in the print media category. The remaining 19 were shared among seven other newspapers. WALE AJETUNMOBI, who was at the MUSON Centre venue of the awards, reports
With 10 coveted prizes at the prestigious Nigerian Media Merit Awards (NMMA), The Nation leadership in quality reportage has been reaffirmed. This newspaper won the highest number of awards at the 27th NMMA on Wednesday night at the Muson Centre in Onikan, Lagos.
The prizes were from the 29 in the print media category. The Nation had 28 nominations, winning in 10 categories – the highest by any newspaper. The rest were shared among The Punch, New Telegraph, Nigerian Tribune, Business Day, The Sun, The Source and Vanguard.
Of the 29 awards in the print media category, New Telegraph won eight, The Punch won four, Nigerian Tribune (three), Business Day (one), The Sun (one) and Vanguard (one). The Source magazine also won a prize.
Herald Nigeria (HN) says congrats to all the winners.
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