OSENI, Tunji (Late)




BA, MA, journalist, born January 5, 1943, Abeokuta, Ogun State; mar ried Olufunmilayo Oyinkan Onabajo 1985, one daughter; Education: Saje Baptist Day School, Abeokuta, 1949-55, Baptist Boys' High School, Abeokuta, 1955-60, University ofNigeria, Nsukka, 1964-66, University of Lagos, 1966-67, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo. University), Ile-Ife, 1972-73, University of Minnesota, USA, 1974-75; Career: Appointed Editorial As sistant, Features editor, Night editor and later Deputy editor, Daily Sketch, Ibadan, 1967-73; Editor, Sunday Times ofNigeria, 1976- 80; appointed Editor (International Fora), OPEC News Agency, 1981-84; Editor-in- Chief, OPEC News Agency, Austria; 1984- 89;Director ofNews, Voice ofNigeria; Man aging Director, Daily Times ofNigeria, 1993- 95; Managing Director, TOSEN Consult Limited; member, International Press Insti tute; member, Society of Professional Jour nalists; member, National Advisory Com mitteeon Information; member, Radio-Tele vision Directors Association; member, So ciety of Professional Journalists; member, Sigma Delta Chi; member, International Studies Association; member, Austrian For eign Press Club; member, Nigerian Guild of Editors; member, Nigeria Union of Jour nalists; Protem Secretary, Nigeria Press Organisation, 1980; chairman, Steering Com mittee, Nigerian Media Foundation; member, DAME Trust Fund. Hobbies: table tennis, nature and human study. Official Address: TOSEN Consult Limited, PO Box 7425, Victoria Island, Lagos State. Telephone: 01- 684830. Home: 21, Adeyemi Lawson Street, Ikoyi, Lagos State.
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