IZEZE, Chukwuemeka Eluemuno

Born September 11, 1957
Mr Izeze, a fellow of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, is the immediate past managing director/editor-in-chief of Guardian Newspapers Limited in Lagos, Nigeria. He studied mass communication at the University of Lagos, and also holds a Master of Arts degree in the same discipline from the University of Leicester, England. He studied business management at the prestigious Lagos Business School, and obtained a certificate in strategic leadership at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, in England. He also undertook a course in leadership and development at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, United States.
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Stella Bosede lyekowa, 1986
State of Origin: Ibusa, Delta State
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Profession Veteran Journalist , Administrator
Working Experience

Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States; Member, Gusau Institute Steering Committee

Previous Appointments:

– News Editor, Sunday Graphic, Benin City, 1982-84;

– Assistant News Editor, The Guardian, 1984-85;

– Associate Editor, New African Magazine, London, 1985;

– News Editor, Sunday Edition of The Guardian, 1985-88;

– Editor, Sunday Edition of The Guardian, 1988-92;

– Editor, The Guardian. 1992-99;

– Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief, The Guardian Newspapers Limited, 1999-2016;

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:

– Former Member, Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism.
– Former Board Member, Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria.
– Member, Nigeria Union of Journalists.
– Fellow, Nigeria Guild of Editors, (also Former Secretary General).
– Member, Vision 2010, Committee, 1997-98.
– Board Member, West African Institute (WAI), Cape Verde.
– Fellow, 21st Century Trust, England.
– Member, NEPAD Business Group Nigeria.
– Member, Business Support Group (CHOGM 2003)
– Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: Local Authority School, Ibusa, Delta State, 1964-71; Institute of Continuing Education, Benin City, 1975-80; University of Lagos, 1981-82; University of Leicester, UK, 2001-2003; Lagos Business School, Lagos; Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK; Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA.
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AWARDS AND HONOURS:

– Justice of Peace (JP), 1994.

PUBLICATIONS:

– Co-author, The Crisis of Press Freedom in Nigeria, published by the Constitutional Rights Project, Lagos.

HOBBIES:

– reading, travelling, sports.

E-MAIL:
sazzyth@aol.com

TWITTER:
@sazzyth7

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