OJO, Edetaen




BA; journalist human rights activist; b:January 27,1963; ht: Ekpoma; so: Edo; m:Oluwatoyin Gloria Aisinamen, 1994; nc: one son,one daughter; EDUCATION: Edo College, Benin City, Edo State, 1973-78; University of Ife, (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, 1979-83. CAREER: Editorial Asst. Heinemann Educational Books Nigeria Limited, Ibadan, Oyo State, 1983-84; Senior Teacher, Ezomo College, Benin City, Edo State, 1985-86; Judicial Corespondent, The Guardian Newspaper, Isolo, Lagos; 1986-97; Editor, Penal Reform Network, since October 1997; c-director. Media Rights Agenda; coordinator, Research; mm. Civil Liberties Organisation, since October 1987; Management Committee, Constitutional Rights Project, 1990-93; Editorial Committee, Constitutional Rights Journal, 1990-93; International Observer Group, Monitored the Legislative and Presidential Elections, Republic of Benin, 1991. Executive Board, African Journalists Network, since July 1995; Human Rights and Press Freedom Committee, Nigeria Union of Journalists, 1995-97; Co-ordinating Committee, Human Rights Information Network, since February 1997; National Co-ordinating Committee, National Non- Govemmental Organisations Coalition on Penal Reform, since August 1997; Member Research and Publicity Committee, United Action for Democracy, since December 1997; Editorial Board, Law Enforcement Review, since January 1998; Nigeria Union of Journalists; Publication: The Nigerian Press: Walking A Legal Minefield, Democracy Review, Civil Liberties Organisation, 1997; Hobbies: reading, travelling, movies; off: 44, Alhaja Kofoworola Crescent off Obafemi Awolowo Road, Ikeja, Lagos; tel: 234-1-49360334; fax: 234-01- 4930831; e-m: [email protected] website: www.internews.org/ mra; res: 5,Ajiboye StreetoffAdeniyiJones Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos.
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Profession Journalist , Human right activist
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