IKIEBE, Richard O.

Born January 21, 1955



Mr Ikiebe is a Teacher, Media Coach/Consultant and Pastor.
Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Joy Ikiebe
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Profession Journalist , Writer , Teacher , Peace Activist , Media and Management Consultant , Pastor
Working Experience

Director & Senior Fellow, Centre for Leadership in Journalism, School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos, Nigeria, Mar 2009 – Present; Chairman, Board of BusinessDay Newspaper; Chairman, Techpoint.ng.

Previous Appointments:

– Prolific Senior Staff Writer, Daily Times of Nigeria;

– Prolific Senior Staff Writer, Newswatch;

-Host of acclaimed talk shows for the FRCN and the NTA;

-Editor, Pan African News Agency, Dakar Senegal, 1984-1986;

-Special Assistant to the Minister of Information, 1986-90;

– Communication Consultant to the Organisation of African Union (OAU), 1989-1990;

-Executive Director,Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce, 1990-1992;

-Special Adviser to the Chief of General Staff (Nigeria’s Military Vice President), 1998-1999;

-Managing Director, Range Network Company Ltd;

– Member, Council of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC);

-World Bank Consultant to the Federal Ministry of Information;

– World Bank Consultant to the Bureau for Public Enterprises (BPE);

– Communication Consultant to Vision 2010 (until 1997);

– National Coordinator for a non-denominational, faith-based coalition of pastors – Church for Change;

– Vice-Chairman, Board of Cornerstone Insurance Plc (until 2016);

Member, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ);
Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM);
Director/ Fellow of the Institute of National Transformation (INT);
Member, Global Communication Certification Council of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

Diploma Journalism, Nigerian Institute of Journalism, 1976-1978; B.A. Journalism, University of Wisconsin, 1982-1984; M.A. International Relations, Ohio University, USA, 1985-1986; PhD, University of Westminster, London (in view).

O-Y-0 Mass Communication Award;
Daily Times Best Reporter award, Nigerian Institute of Journalism, 1978.

A Major project handled by Mr Ikiebe was the writing of the blueprint for Re-organisation of Organisation of African Unity for the Department of Information & Public Affairs, Organisation of African Unity.

• Kolade’s Canons 1: People Leadership Management. 2012, BarnHouse Publication.

• Kolade’s Canons 2: Business & Economy. Nation-Building. Ethics. 2012, BarnHouse Publication.

• Kolade’s Canons 3: Broadcasting. 2012, BarnHouse Publication.

• The Travails of Next and Nigerian Journalism in Digital Age. 2012, Editor (with Taiwo Obe);

• Nigerian Media Leaders: Voices Beyond the Newsroom: Volume One, 2015;

• Nigerian Media Leaders: Voices Beyond the Newsroom: Volume Two, 2015;

• Beyond the Classroom: Reflections of Nigerian Media Scholars.


Official Address:
School of Media & Communication (SMC) of the Pan-Atlantic University,
Km 52 Lekki-Epe,
Expressway, Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria.
P.O Box 73688.




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