The Managing Director of the Agency, Mr Buki Ponle, opened the three-day programme for all categories of editorial staff in the Southwest zone of the country.
They were allegedly recruited illegally in Sanga Local Government Area of the state.
He replaces Peter Idonijie Obakhedo, who retired from the agency on November 22, 2020.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, conveyed the approval in a letter dated November 26.
In the advert widely circulated on social media, applications, who must not be more than 35 years, were asked to visit the NAN portal: www.nan.ng, to access the recruitment form and how to apply.
At a meeting with editorial staff of the agency in Lagos, Ponle pledged commitment to the realisation of the vision of the agency and take it to greater heights.
In a condolence message to the NAN family, Alhaji Abdur-Rahman Balogun, MMPN National President, said the death of Maida on Monday night would create a wide gap in the media industry.
Ajayi, who was at the temporary secretariat of the union in Agidingbi, Ikeja in company of some NAN staff, said he had a genuine passion to serve and transform the union.
Lawal said this on Friday in Abuja when Olamilekan Adegbite, Minister of Mines and Steel Development, featured on the agency’s news programme: The NANForum.
The News Agency of Nigeria of extracted the information from a report of a panel that looked into the activities of Magu and the EFCC.
A team of doctors, anaesthetists and nurses at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba delivered another woman, 37, with Coronavirus of a baby boy weighing 2.6kg.
The News Agency of Nigeria has established a Special Situation Room to coordinate coverage, monitor developments and document activities on the dreaded Coronavirus
Odeh was selected to replace Yetunde Bada, who is on study leave.
The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that Ortom had on Nov. 12, 2019, presented the same N189.4 billion 2020 budget estimates to the state House of Assembly for approval.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Wednesday in Ibadan signed the state Anti-Corruption Bill 2019 into law.
Zubairu Galadima-Soba, the Director, National Orientation Agency in Kaduna State, on Friday cautioned Nigerians against open display of affluence, so as not to attract kidnappers and other criminals.
The Chairman, Board of News Agency of Nigeria, Malam Wada Maida, has been elected on the Executive Board of the International Press Institute, a global network of Editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom.
The write-up by the News Agency of Nigeria union leaders on our outgoing Managing Director, Mr. Bayo Onanuga, is very bad, most unfair on his person and made one feel like crying for a good man being maligned so recklessly.
The President of Nigerian Society of Engineers, Kunle Mokuolu, has extolled the selfless service of late Mathias Ajudua, who was an NSE fellow and Director with the News Agency of Nigeria.
The Nigerian equities market on Wednesday extended its negative outlook for the third consecutive day, declining by 0.45 per cent, amid profit taking.