ABU, Mrs. Eugnenia Jummai

Born October 19, 1962




Eugenia Abu is one of Nigeria’s frontline Broadcast journalists and one of Nigeria’s most recognizable faces, Eugenia anchored the National Television News for all of 17 years. A Multimedia Strategist, Columnist, Media trainer and Consultant. She is also a prize winning writer. Author of two published books, In the Blink of an Eye, a collection of essays which won her the Association of Nigerian Authors/ Niger Delta Development Commission (ANA/NDDC) Flora Nwapa prize in 2008 for best women’s writing and the critically acclaimed Don’t look at me like that, a collection of poems. Eugenia maintains weekly columns in two national dailies, Tales from the main road, in Business day on Fridays and Five favourite books with Eugenia Abu in The Sunday Trust. Eugenia rose to the top of her career at the Nigerian Television Authority becoming Executive Director programs,disengaging from the Nigerian Television Authority after thirty-four years of meritorious service.
Gender: Female
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Mr. Thompson
State of Origin: Kogi State
Father's Name Mr. Alfred; , Yenisa; , Amodu
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name Mrs. Josephine , Amodu
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 1
Number of Female Children 1

Sophia and Joseph

Profession Broadcaster , Motivational Speaker , Life coach , Multimedia strategist , Poet , Writer , Researcher , Columnist
Working Experience

Founder, The Treasured Writers(TTW)

Previous Appointments:

– Executive Director, Programmes of Nigerian Telivision Authority;
– Head of Nigerian Television Authority(NTA)News International;
– Head of Presentation with the Network of the Nigerian Television Authority(NTA);
– Head Customer Service and Service Delivery (SERVICOM) of the Nigerian Television Authority.

– National Association Of Women Journalist(NAWOJ),
– Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ),
– Creative Arts Association (matron),
– National Council of Women Societies (NCWS).

Abu Staff School, Zaria; Queen Amina College, Kaduna; Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria; City University, London; Keele University, Staffordshire, England.

– Fellow, United States In formation Service;

– Winner, “Best Newscaster of the year”,1995;
– Winner, “Best female writing Prize” 2008.

– In the blink of an Eye,Collection of Essays;
– Don’t look at me like that, Poetry Collection.

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