By Aliyu Dangida
Hotpen Magazine has celebrated its tenth year Anniversary and award presentation on Saturday, in Kano.
Hotpen is an online news platform with its headquarters in Kano state, northwest Nigeria with a mission to achieve free and fair coverage of both national and international issues.
Daily News 24 reports that imminent personalities graced the event including Senator Ibrahim Shekarau who was represented by His special Adviser, Dr. Sule Ya’u Sule, Prof. Mainasara Yakubu Kurfi, Head of Mass Communication Department, BUK, Mal. Lamara Garba Azare, Ado Ahmad Gidan Dabino, Alh. Ibrahim Mandawari and others.
Aliyu Garba Dangida, The Chairman/CEO of Dangida Multi-Media Ltd, and also the Publisher/Editor-In-Chief Hotpen while addressing the gathering stated that Hotpen Newspaper, over the past ten years has embarked on a remarkable odyssey, navigating through the ever-changing landscape of journalism with unwavering commitment.
“In an era where the media landscape undergoes constant transformation, Hotpen has stood tall, adapting to nuances of an evolving industry.
The challenges of advertising, a cornerstone of sustaining any newspaper, have been formidable. Yet, it is in facing these challenges that we’ve discovered the depth of our resilience and the strength of our collective will,” He explained.
“In a world where the media is sometimes met with skepticism and scrutiny, Hotpen has remained steadfast in delivering unbiased, truthful, and impactful stories.
Our commitment to quality journalism has been the guiding force that propels us forward, even when faced with the headwinds of economic uncertainties and advertising constraints,”
“The tenacity exhibited by our team, the support of our readers, and the dedication of our advertisers have been the cornerstone of our success,”
“As we raise our glasses to Hotpen’s ten years of unwavering dedication to the truth, let us also toast to the future. May the next decade be filled with continued growth impactful storytelling, a steadfast commitment to the principles that have guided us thus far.”
“So, raise your glasses, my friends, not just to ten years of HotPen, but to the ten thousand stories yet to be told, the ten million lives yet to be touched, and the tenfold impact we will make in the years to come,”
”Here’s to overcoming challenges, here’s to HotPen Newspaper. Thank you for being part of this remarkable journey,”
”Cheers to ten years, and to a thousand more!” He said.