SBMEN Announces Its Virtual Copyediting Course for April 2024/ How to Register

The Board of Trustees and Management of the Society of Book and Magazine Editors of Nigeria (SBMEN) is proud to announce that the Elementary Copyediting workshop has been rescheduled. Mark your calendars for 5 – 6 April, 2024 and get ready to embark on a journey of learning and discovery.


The training will teach participants the elements of copyediting to produce a good publication or content. This includes:

  • writing,
  • spelling and punctuation errors,
  • grammar problems,
  • inconsistent style format,
  • editing with precision,
  • managing relationships,
  • editing for the web
  • and marking up a manuscript.

Discussions and exercises will be based on non-fiction excerpts.

According to the Executive Director, Anwuli Ojogwu. “A good editor needs to have the skills of precision and accuracy, and with more demand for people with these skills in media and technology, it is important to equip them with the skills to have a successful career.”

The workshop will benefit early and emerging editors, writers and content developers. It will be facilitated by accomplished professional editors and delivered through lectures, reading assignments, interactive sessions and class exercises to ensure a practical experience.


How to Register for the SBMEN Copyediting Course


Training: N80,000 (Eighty Thousand Naira Only).

The discounted training fee is: 

  • Non-Members: N50,000
  • Members: N40,000

If you have not registered yet, there is still time to secure your spot.

Simply visit: to complete your registration.

For more information and inquiries, email: [email protected]

Phone:  +234 908 599 9928/+234 901 741 3248

Additionally, you can visit their X (FKA Twitter) Page.



The Society for Book and Magazine Editors of Nigeria (SBMEN) is an educational and professional association that represents and supports editorial professionals to develop editorial skills that meet global best practices through training and resources. It is also extended to other professionals who work within publications, broadcasting, digital media, legal services, communications, public relations and academia. The organisation also provides guidance on editorial standards. 

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