Chinelo Ozoalor Phil-Opara is a winner of many awards including:
13th edition of Wole Soyinka Center for Investigative Journalism as best Investigative Reporter of the year, Broadcast( RADIO) Category, 2018 and
27th Edition, Nigeria Media Merit Awards, (NMMA,) Radio Reporter of the year, 2019.
She is a skilled Journalist, diligent and self determined
Documentary on her achievements so far
15/7/21 COVID JAB ENUGU (FOLLOW-UP)
USED 16/7/21: 3PM ZONAL NETWORK NEWS, 6PM NEWSFILE AND 6AM LOCAL NEWS. 17/7/21
Two weeks ago we brought you the first part of the report on the acceptance of Covid 19 vaccine in the three Senatorial zones of Enugu State. In this concluding part Correspondent Chinelo Phil-Opara reports that despite the conspiracy theories about the vaccine: which include Covid 19 virus being nonexistent, the vaccine causing death and denaturing the human system, some communities have become more coordinated in their approach in fighting the pandemic, even as the first phase is rounded off .
28/6/2021 COVID-19 JAB ENUGU
USED 30/6/21: 3PM ZONAL NEWS, 6PM NEWS FILE
Since the outbreak of the Corona Virus in 2019, misinformation and disinformation have posed a major battle that is equal to fighting the virus, this has led to more casualties.
In this special report, Correspondent Chinelo Phil-Opara who monitored the acceptance of Covid 19 Vaccine in the three Senatorial zones of Enugu State reports that conspiracy theories of the vaccine which include, not being in existence, leading to death and denaturing the human system; are still rife in rural areas, where most residents are yet to be convinced to go for the jab.
15/5/20 ALMAJIRI BAN
USED: RADIO NIGERIA ENUGU NATIONAL STATION LOCAL NEWS 6AM 18/5/20, ZONAL NEWS 3PM AND NEWSFILE 6PM 18/5/20.
The Northern Governors forum recently approved a ban on Almajiri system in all the nineteen states in the region a decision previously in the pipeline but fast-tracked by the outbreak of Covid19.
Correspondent Chinelo Phil-Opara in this investigative report examines the challenges posed by the ban and efforts to integrate the victims into the larger society amidst Covid 19 pandemic.
25/08/20 COVID 19 PATIENTS ENUGU (FOLLOW UP)
USED WEDNESDAY 26/8/20; 6AM LOCAL NEWS, 3PM ZONAL NEWS, 6PM NEWS FILE AND ON 27/8/20 7AM NETWORK NEWS.
Recently we brought you a report on the call by COVID 19 patients at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku Ozalla, Enugu state for free treatment amidst claimed support to the isolation and treatment facility.
Correspondent Chinelo Phil-Opara in this report takes a look at areas the support received was channeled and what is required to make patients enjoy free treatment in the facility.
09/08/20 COVID 19 PATIENTS ENUGU
USED 10\8\20: LOCAL NEWS 6AM, ZONAL NEWS 3PM, NEWSFILE 6PM.
As claims and counter claims range over the provisions made to the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Isolation and Treatment Centre Ituku Ozalla, Enugu State, Patients at the centre have called for the quick resolution of the matter to enable them to enjoy free treatment as being provided in the other three centers in the state.
They made their feelings known to Correspondent Chinelo Phil-Opara who visited the centre to find out the extent the support received had translated to care and support for the patients.
HEALTH SECTOR FUNDING ENUGU
29/4/20- USED IN ENUGU: 6AM LOCAL NEWS, 3PM ZONAL NEWS AND 6PM NEWSFILE.
The outbreak of Covid 19 has once again drawn the attention of stakeholders in the Health Sector to the need to give more priority to the sector. Correspondent Chinelo Phil –Opara in this Investigative report examines funding of the sector and how to make it better and more responsive to the healthcare needs of the citizens.
16/6/20 . FIGHTING RAPE ENUGU
17/6/20: USED IN ENUGU, 6AM LOCAL NEWS, 3PM ZONAL NEWS, 6PM NEWSFILE AND 7AM NETWORK NEWS.
Experts in fighting Gender based violence have called on rape Survivors to pursue prosecution to a logical conclusion to serve as a deterrent to others.
They made their views known to Correspondent Chinelo Phil-Opara while examining the continuous rise in the incidence of rape and defilement in the country.
17/6/18 NECO EXAM PAPER LEAK- FOLLOW –UP.
USED IN ENUGU- 18/6/18 -20/6/18- REPEATEDLY, 6AM LOCAL NEWS, 3PM ZONAL NEWS AND 6PM NEWSFILE AND NETWORK NEWS-7AM 20/6/18
Barely a week after radio nigeria broke the news of alleged gross malpractice in the ongoing National Examination Council, NECO 2018 Examinations , more revelations have emerged even as little or nothing seem to have been done to block the sites. Correspondent Chinelo Ozoalor has a follow up on the matter….Audio Report
4/6/18 NECO EXAM PAPER LEAK ENUGU
USED IN ENUGU: 5/6/18 – LOCAL NEWS, 3PM ZONAL NEWS AND 6PM NEWSFILE. 8/6/2018 – USED 7AM NETWORKNEWS
The National Examinations Council, NECO 2018 exams may have been made nonsense of by gross malpractice, including paper leak. It has been confirmed that there exist some websites where interested candidates access genuine question papers and answers ahead of any paper. Our Correspondent Chinelo Ozoalor and Christian Nwangene who investigated the matter report that interested candidates pay a token ranging from four hundred naira to one thousand five hundred naira of GSM recharge cards voucher to access the question papers and answers, Audio Report
08/08/2016 MARKET POLLUTION ENUGU
USED: 09/08/16. 6AM LOCAL NEWS, 3PM ZONAL NEWS AND 6PM NEWSFILE AND 7AM NETWORK NEWS.
Chapters two and eleven of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, guarantees the right of citizens to descent environment. But recent development in Ogbete Main Market Enugu where waste believed to be flowing out from a septic tank around the area into the market seems to negate this provision. In this right report, correspondent Chinelo Ozoalor examines the cause of the problem.
22/08/2016 MARKET POLLUTION ENUGU
USED: 23/08/2016: 6AM LOCAL NEWS, 3PM ZONAL NEWS AND 6PM NEWSFILE AND 7AM NETWORK NEWS.
Two weeks ago, we brought you a report on the spillage in Ogbete Main Market, in which waste from the septic tank of the Nigerian Prisons Enugu State Command, flowed into the market. In this follow up report, Correspondent, Chinelo Ozoalor brings update on the situation.
18/01/2017 MARKET POLLUTION ENUGU
USED: 19/01/2017 : 6AM LOCAL NEWS, 3PM ZONAL NEWS AND 6PM NEWSFILE AND 7AM NETWORK NEWS.
The waste flowing from the septic tank of the Nigeria Prisons Enugu into Ogbete Main Market has persisted, despite promises by the State Government to nip the problem in the board. Human Rights Correspondent, Chinelo Ozoalor reports that the market which accommodates tens of thousands of people, is now faced with another round of pollution from the septic tank.
COAL ENUGU- REVIVING THE MORIBUND INDUSTRY
USED 21/02/17: 6AM LOCAL NEWS, 3PM ZONAL NEWS, 6PM NEWSFILE AND 7AM NETWORK NEWS 20/6/18. REPEATED 24/9/18.
Coal, a very popular solid mineral under the Nigerian Coal Corporation Enugu was one of the country’s major revenue earner and employer of labour in the Nineteen sixteen and Nineteen seventy’s. Correspondent Chinelo Ozoalor in this report examines why this solid mineral has been abandoned and the need to revive the moribund industry in line with the current economic diversification agenda of the Federal Government.