AWOYINFA, Micheal Ajibola Tiamiyu

Born July 23, 1952


Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Mrs Olubukola Awoyinfa
State of Origin: Osun State
Father's Name
Mother's Name

Babajide, Taiwo, Kehinde and Ayo Awoyinfa

Profession Creative and Celebrated Journalist , Biographer , Media Entrepreneur
Working Experience


Previous Appointments:

– Reporter, News Agency of Nigeria;

– Chief Correspondent, Concord, North Central, Kaduna, 1980-1983;

– House Editor, Concord, Lagos, 1984-1985;

– Assistant Editor, 1987-1988;

– Features Editor, Concord, 1988-1989;

– Pioneer Editor, Weekend Concord, 1987-1999;

– Managing Director and Founding Editor-in-Chief, The Sun Newspaper, 2003-2010

– Member, International Press Institute, 1993;
– Member, Commonwealth Press Union, 1985;
– Fellow, Harry Britain, 1985.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED WITH DATES: Anglican Primary School, Tarkwa; Methodist School, Aboso; Anglican Middle School, Prestea; Sekondi College; Axim Secondary School; Ijebu-jesha Grammar School; University of Lagos, Lagos State.

– Mike Awoyinfa and Dimgba Igwe: The Art of Feature Writing For Newspapers and Magazines published by MCDEE Books, 1991;
– Mike Awoyinfa and Dimgba Igwe: 50 Nigeria’s Corporate Strategists published by MCDEE Books, 1999;
– Mike Awoyinfa and Dimgba Igwe: Orji Kalu: Leadership Lessons From Master Strategists (Biography) published by MCDEE Books 2001;
– Mike Awoyinfa and Dimgba Igwe: Marketing Memoirs: 50 Case Studies published by MCDEE Books, 2005;
– Mike Awoyinfa and Dimgba Igwe: Segun Osoba: The Newspaper Years was released (Biography), 2012;
– Mike Awoyinfa and Dimgba Igwe: 50 World Editors: Conversation With Journalism Masters on Trends And Best Practices, September 15, 2015;
– Mike Awoyinfa and Dimgba Igwe: Mike Adenuga: Africa’s Business Guru (Biography);
– Ebenezer Obey: The Legend’s Own Story (Biography) in collaboration with Mike Awoyinfa published by Egret Books, Ibadan.

– Writing;
– Playing Guitar (Acoustic)

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