With a strong desire to reclaim its top position, the management of the rejuvenated New Nigerian Newspapers has confirmed the appointment of Jacob Onjewu Dickson as the Online Editor.
In a letter addressed to him, titled: ‘Confirmation of Appointment’ and signed by Assistant Personnel Manager, Amina Saidu, stated that ” the decision was imbued by the dedication, competence and hard work you brought to bear in the performance of your duties when you were acting in that position”
Reacting to the Confirmation, the Chairman NUJ-NNN Chapel Mr. Benedict Sunday lauded the efforts of the New Nigerian Management in boosting the morale of the Editor for effectiveness, stressing that New Nigeria’s decision was timely and purposeful.
“We are seeing a lot of changes and all Editorial Staff of the company are now proud to be working there.
“We are beginning to set the pace in Northern Nigeria, just like we did in the past and reclaiming our number one spot as the darling of the North and the voice of truth for Nigerians,” he added.
When contacted for comments, the Online Editor refused to speak, but in one phrase, said “We must keep working hard”.
Dickson’s confirmation took effect from 17th July, 2017 after serving as Acting Online Editor from 23rd of March to 16th July, 2017.
He takes over from Abdulazeez Kadir who is ona two-year leave to serve as Head News, Liberty TV and Radio.