The pilot program is designed to create opportunities for students to obtain practical skills in international standards of news gathering as well as news breaking.
According to the Head of Department of Mass Communication Department in the institution, Kayode Okunade, he believes it is a great opportunity for the institution as well as its students.
“The United Nations special agency’s program will improve the curriculum of media and information literacy in Nigerian universities”, he stated.
The program is expected to equip the students with tools of proper information dissemination especially in this era of fake news.
Caleb University was established in January 2008, but its history dates back to 1986 when Adebogun, a Prince of Imota Community in Ikorodu Area of Lagos State, planted the initial seed for a nursery and primary school in the heart of Lagos Mainland.
The seed eventually resulted in Caleb International Schools (Nursery/Primary), Magodo; Caleb International School, Lekki; Caleb British International School, Abijo GRA, and Caleb Business School, Magodo and then Caleb University