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Development Journalism: Media Trust partners Solacebase Communications

Media Trust publishing company has expressed readiness to partner with Solacebase Communications so as to deepen journalism practice and development of the media industry.

Solacebase reports that Media Trust is the publisher of Daily Trust, Weekly Trust, Sunday Trust and Aminiya newspapers.

Media Trust Editor-in-Chief, Malam Naziru Mikail Abubakar stated this during a courtesy visit to Solacebase Communications in Kano, on Thursday.

Naziru Abubakar said the organization is not concerned mainly about expanding even with the launch of a television station that is underway but rather moving towards how to develop the industry and strengthen young media organizations through collaboration and partnership.

‘’Our visit to Kano is to assess how we can partner and support media organizations in order to develop the industry so as to serve the people the better and improve on reportage,’’ said Naziru Mikail Abubakar.

‘’I have been following Solacebase online newspaper and impress with your style of reportage. Hence we decided to visit you , look at how  we can partner and support the organization so as to develop the media industry, particularly in this region.’’

Also speaking during the visit, General Manager, Media Trust television, Malam Ibrahim Shehu said already the television station would soon be launch as work is ongoing, however,’’ we intend to start with a digital channel using the Media Trust platform .’’

‘’Hopefully, we intend to go live by May/June this year and at that time, our TV App would be ready for people to view us online as we are already working on content development,’’ Shehu said.

In a remark, Solacebase online newspaper publisher, Malam Abdullateef Abubakar Jos appreciated the visit to the organization and welcoming collaboration with the Media Trust company.

Abdullateef Jos said the online newspaper, established in 2017 already with an online television is committed to the use of quality and investigative reportage to advance the socio-economic wellbeing of the people and good governance, transparency, and human rights in line with best practices.

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