Welcome to NIJ… Africa’s premier institution in journalism, media and communication studies The Nigerian Institute of Journalism, NIJ, is one of the foremost training Institutions for Journalism, media and communication studies in Nigeria and Africa, established in 1963 by the International Press Institute, IPI, with Headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. The Institution is a not for profit Institution, owned and operated by Professional Association(s) in the media industry: Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria, Nigerian Guild of Editors, Nigerian Union of Journalists, News Agency of Nigeria, Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, Advertising Practitioner Council of Nigeria, and the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations. Nigerian Institute of Journalism is the foremost professional and academic Institution for the training and retraining of contemporary Journalists and media and Communication professionals that can meet the challenges of the 21st Century and beyond , with the vision of ‘raising a new crop of journalists and communication experts, who will uphold the ethics and professional values of media and communications practice’. The Institution is committed to academic and professional excellence in media practice and the development of the Nigeria media industry.
NIJ… Centre of Communication excellence
Mr. Gbemiga Ogunleye Provost
The Governing Council is the highest authority and organ of the Institution. Its membership comprises renowned practitioners from the following professional organisations in the media industry:
Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ (2) and representatives from the Advertising Practitioners Councilof Nigeria, APCON, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations NIPR, Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, BON respectively and the Provost of the InstitutionRead More
The Institution runs a semester course work load using the course credit system, with two semesters forming an academic session. The semester is a period of 15 – 17 weeks.
The attention of the Management of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, has been drawn to the activities of a quartet offering admission into the Nigerian Institute of Journalism under false pretense.
Members of the quartet claim to be :
These unscrupulous elements have been sending admission forms to gullible admission seekers from an e-mail address: email@example.com after they (admission seekers) might have parted with various sums of money paid into bank accounts.
For the avoidance of doubt, the Nigerian Institute of Journalism does not have admission agents and does not intend to appoint any.
For information on admission into the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, please visit: www. nij.edu.ng OR portal.nij.edu.ng and fill your form online whenever it is out.
The reader is advised to be on the lookout for these scammers under any pseudo names they might wish to operate and report to the nearest police station for appropriate action.
...Updated Date: 07/02/2019