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  • Posted on: 12 January, 2017 Deadline: 31 January, 2017
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  • Daily Post Nigeria (, a premium leading newspaper, is looking to employ an experienced political writer.

    Senior Political Writer


    The ideal applicant should have cognate experience covering national news, with bias for politics.


    He/she should have impressive and current database of contacts within political and national circles.



    Candidate must:


    • Have at least five years’ experience in the traditional media.
    • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Mass Communications
    • Have minimum of one year of online journalism experience.
    • Be knowledgeable in libel laws and ethical foundations of journalism.
    • Be proficient in current and emerging news-gathering method.
    • Possess interest in local, national and world news with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
    • Be comfortable speaking with politicians, government workers, business owners and citizens.
    • Must be able to take direction from the editor and creatively find unique angle to stories.
    • Possess the ability to work in a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.


    Successful applicant is expected to work from our Abuja head office.

    Method of Application

    To apply for this role, please send a cover letter, resume and 3-5 samples of your work to:

    Application deadline: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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