#Media100: Toolz, Fisayo Soyombo, Luvvie Ajayi Jones, Abdulbaki Jari | See the 100 most influential culture curators

Journalists 

Kadaria Ahmed

Kadaria is a Nigerian journalist, media entrepreneur, and television host. She has worked in print, radio, television, online and social media platforms. In the buildup to the February 2019 general elections, Kadaria moderated the town hall meetings for presidential candidates and their deputies, including the famous interview of President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. She is currently a member of the judging panel of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism and sits on the Board of Trustees of Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism as well as the Promasidor Quill awards. She is also a member of the Nigerian Guild of Editors and the Nigerian Institute of Directors. 

 

Olusegun Adeniyi

Olusegun is a journalist and current chair of the editorial board of ThisDay newspapersHe is the author of the books, The Last 100 Days of Abacha, Abiola’s Travails, POLITRICKS: National Assembly under Military DictatorshipPower, Politics and Death: A front-row account of Nigeria under the late President Yar’AduaAgainst the Run of Play: How an incumbent president was defeated in Nigeriathat are a curation of years of journalistic experience.  

 

Ken Nwogbo

Ken is a Nigerian business journalist, ICT Journalist, editor of The Guardian and founder of Communication Week Media Limited, the publisher of Nigeria CommunicationsWeek. Since he began his career, he has written over 2,000 stories and articles in national dailies. Ken has received numerous awards including the Science and Development Network award for Science Communication Writing in Uganda. He also received the Securities and Exchange Commission award of excellence in financial journalism. He also bagged the Information Technology Association of Nigeria’s award in recognition of his immense contributions to the development of ICT in Nigeria. He is the organiser of the Beacon of ICT Awards.  

 

Emmanuel Onwubiko

Emmanuel leads the Human Rights Writers’ Association of Nigeria (HURIWA). He is publisher and editor-in-chief of Icons of Human Rights monthly newsletter and executive director of ParadiseFound media company limited. He is on the board of trustees of the Association of African Writers on Human and People’s Rights. He is a journalist with eighteen years experience and has worked for seven years as a sole senior Court/judicial reporter in the nation’s capital for The Guardian. He has maintained consistent weekly column ” Rightswatch” in Leadership, a national newspaper based in Abuja. 

Sam Omatseye

Sam is Nigeria’s most decorated columnist, 2019 recipient of the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM), From 2006 to the present, he has been Chairman, Editorial Board of The Nation Newspapers He hosts The Platform, a tense political programme that airs every Saturday on TVCoversees the Opinion Section of The Nation Newspapers and runs a weekly column, ‘In Touch. Sam has published two collections of his columns, ‘In Touch, Journalism as National Narrative‘ and ‘A Chronicle Foretold‘. 

 

Babajide Otitoju

Babajide is the Group Controller, Current and Public Affairs at TVC News, where he is responsible for the day-to-day current affairs programming and live telecasts of the television channel. He is a regular on ‘Journalists Hangouts’ where he gives first-hand analysis and reportage of current affairs. In 2019, he was given the Security Analyst of the Year Award, by the Institute of Security and Strategic Studies. 

 

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