By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) North West Zone has appointed Online Editor of New Nigerian Newspapers, Jacob Onjewu Dickson as a member of the Zonal League Management Committee.
The letter of appointment dated February 21, 2018 was made available to newsmen by Mr. Onjewu Dickson on Tuesday March 13, 2018.
According to the letter which was signed by Engineer Musa Nimrod who is the North West Zonal Representative as well as the NVBF President, the appointment was ahead of the forthcoming zonal league.
“The North West Zone of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation has chosen Katsina State to host the North West Zonal Volleyball League from 6th – 15th April, 2018.
” Sequel to this, you have been appointed to serve in the Zonal League Management Committee as a Member.
“Please accept my congratulations on this great appointment,” it stated.
Onjewu Dickson has garnered 13 years experience in the field of journalism.
He cut his teeth as an intern at the famous New Nigerian Newspapers in 2005.
In 2006, prior to the end of his intern, he was employed as a staff of the company and posted to the sports desk.
In 2012, New Nigerian management as a result of his hard work and dedication, promoted him to the position of News Editor Sunday New Nigerian.
In 2017, he was appointed as Online Editor, New Nigerian, a position he holds till date.
He has served in various capacities in other media establishments.
He was Managing Editor, Kadascope Weekly, Consulting Editor See Magazine, acting Sports Editor, LEADERSHIP Newspapers, Consulting Editor, AUTHENTIC News Daily and he is the current Assistant Secretary of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN).