ISHIEKWENE, Mr Azubuike

Born February 19, 1965
in

Port Harcourt, Rivers State

Mr

ISHIEKWENE,

Azubuike

Gender: Male
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State of Origin: Delta State
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Father's Status N/A
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Profession Author , Columnist
Working Experience

Managing Director/Editor-In-Chief, Banc & All; Editorial Board Member, World Policy Journal; Board Member, Global Editors Network, 2011-.

Previous Appointments:

– Editor, Unilag Sun;

– Intern, Punch Newspaper, 1986;

– Staff Reporter, Punch Newspaper, 1989;

– Investigative Reporter, Punch Newspaper;

– Features Writer, Punch Newspaper;

– Senior Features Writer, Punch Newspaper;

– Deputy Features Editor, Punch Newspaper;

– Features Editor and Deputy Editor, Toplife Magazine (a Punch publication);

– Editor, Saturday Punch Newspaper, 1996 – 2001;

– Executive Director, Publications, Punch Newspaper, 2002-2006;

– Chairman, judging panel for the CNN/MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year Award.

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIESː

– Fellow, Nigerian Guild of Editors;
– Member, Nigerian Union of Journalists;
– Associate Member, World Association of Newspapers.

SCHOOLS ATTENDEDː Christ The King Primary School, Ajegunle, Lagos (1972–1978); Gaskiya College, Cardoso, Ojora, Badiya, Lagos (1978/79 - 1983); Jibril Martins Memorial Grammar School, Iponri, Lagos (1983–1985); University of Lagos (1985 - 1988); University of Lagos (2003-2005).
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AWARDSː

– Babatunde Jose Prize for journalism (1988);
– The Diamond Awards for Media Excellence (DAME) Award for Informed Commentary (1993, 2001, 2004, 2006);
– Editor of the Year, Nigerian Media Merit Award (NMMA) (2006);
– Columnist of the Year by the Nigerian Media Merit Award (NMMA);
– Outstanding Alumnus Award, Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos, (2008).

PUBLICATIONSː

The Trial of Nuhu Ribadu: A riveting story of Nigeria’s anti-corruption war.

TWITTERː

@AzuIshiekwene

WEBSITEː
www.theinterview.com.ng

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