OBI, Comfort




State of Origin: Imo Local Government Area: Owerri North Milage/Town: Ezcogba Emekuku Dame Comfort Obi is a woman of substance, clam, amiable and unassuming. I ler exploit, in the club of pen pushers speaks Volume of Ordined writer from her Mothers Womb. History has it that her articles starting featuring in Nigerian Statesman, at such a tender age. when her peers are trying to organize A, B. C. D into a word. This eloquent testimony can be attested in the number of awards, she has garnered, the most outstanding one. that remains evergreen in Nigeria circle of Journalism is the Nigerian Media Merit Award in investigative Journalism 1991, till date she remains the only recipient of such award among her women folk. This seasoned journalist, a poet, and prolific writer, is at present the Publisher/Chief Executive of well-circulated Magazine "THE SOURCE". She completed her Primary and Post-Primary Education at a record time, with a brilliant outcome. Work Experience She came into journalism by sheer happenstance started early in Life as a Secondary Student to write for Nigerian Statesman. • A woman Editor TH E NATION Newspapers • Features Writer. THE STATESMAN, and later Business and Consumer Affairs Editor before moving to the Editorial Board. • At TSM where she moved to. 1990 as a Senior Staff Writer. • She rose to the position of Deputy Editor and Editor in 1993. and was in the same position till 1996 presently the Publisher/Chief Executive of the Source Magazine. Awards and Honours The reporter of the year for Nigerian Statesman 1987 and 1988. The reporter of the year. The Sunday Magazine (TSM) Recipient of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ). Award for "Outstanding Courage discipline and professionalism. Recipient. Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ), Imo State Chapter Award for Mass Communication development Recipient of the Bullions Award for Professionalism by Economics Department. Obafemi Awolowo University OAU He Ife. Media Woman of the year (1999) by Women in Business Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) Media Woman of the year 1999/2000. For her contribution to the development of Journalism, she was conferred with MEE Mole Damijo Award for the most outstanding Female Journalist of the year 2000. Hallmark Millennium Award for distinguished contribution to the development of'Imo State 2001 Ada. Saint Stephen's Anglican Church. Ezeogba Emekuku Knight of the Anglican Diocese of Egbu (Knight of Saint Mary Magdalene (KSMM) 1991 Nigerian Media Merit Award in Investigative Journalism. Dame Comfort Obi the imo Slate born distinguished Journalist, is a worthy Ambassador of our lime, an ICON par excellence is a role model to our upcoming youths.
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