Born December 25, 1952



He is a journalist who fought against the regime of late 'dictator', General Sani Abacha
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Harit Igiebor married in 1992
State of Origin: Edo
Father's Name
Mother's Name
Profession Journalist
Working Experience Chief Correspondent Concord Newspapers, 1980 – 82; , Deputy General Editor, Newswatch Communications Limited 1990

Igiebor is now the president of TELL Communications alongside Dele Omotunde and Osifo Whiskey.

Previous Appointments:

Igiebor began his career at the Nigerian Television Authority in Edo State, where his last position was as senior news editor. His next employer was the National Concord Group, where he was news editor. He left there to become deputy editor-in-chief for the Nigerian news magazine Newswatch

Holy Cross Primary School, 1958 – 63, Edo Boy’s School, 1964n- 68; Ghana Institute of Journalism, Accra 1973 - 76, World of Press Institute, Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A, 1984

Press Freedom Award, 1993

Reading, traveling, writing

In 1993, the Committee to Protect Journalists presented Igiebor their International Press Freedom Award,”an annual recognition of courageous journalism”. Bill Orme, an editor of CPJ, commented: “What distinguished Nosa is that he is still producing and his organisation (Tell) is still reporting the news in a very lively and combative way”.
In 1998, Nosa Igiebor and the staff of Tell magazine as a whole were awarded the Special Award for Human Rights Journalism Under Threat at the Amnesty International UK Media Awards. The award’s notice stated; “Tell has continued to publish throughout the period of Nigerian dictatorship despite intimidation, harassment and the detention without charge or trial of Mr Igiebor and other senior members of the Tell staff.”

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