YOUGH, Simon Gboko

MA, MALD; diplomat; b: August I, 1936; p: Gboko; so: Benue; m: two s, one d; ed: Government College! formerly Provincial Secondary School and Middle School, Katsina- Ala, Benue State; Ecole De Chambre De Commerce, Brussels, Belgium; The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford Massachusetts, USA; cr: Nigerian Foreign Service, 1961; Attached Nigerian High Commission, Accra, Ghana, 1962-63; Vice-Consul, Nigerian Embassy, Conakry, Guinea, 1963-66; Second Sec, Nigerian Embassy and Nigerian Mission to the European Economic Commuficer Ministry of Information, Kano, 1976-78; Producer, Programmes Division, Radio Kano, 1978-79; Deputy asst. Editor, Foreign Desk Triumph Publishing, Kano, 1981; sec, Land Use and Allocation Committee, Kano State, 1982-83; Editor, Sunday Triumph, 1983-87; Editor, New Nigerian Newspapers, Kaduna, 1987-90; Editor, Citizen Magazine, since 1990; representative, Kano State, Women inNigeria, 1982-87; Public Relations Officer, Federation of Muslim Women's Association of Nigeria, since 1985; mm. Kano State Amateur Basketball Association, since 1985; National Committee on Women and Development, since 1986; Kano Seminar Bureau, College of Education, Kano, 1986; GoverningCouncil, Federal RoadSafety Corps, 1988. Consultant, Mac Arthur Foundation, 1994; nh. Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic, 1987; award. Award of Excellence, Nigerian Association of Women Journalists, 1992; f. Nigerian Guild of Editors, 1998; pubL Inconsistency in Nigeria Foreign Policy, Towards a Progressive Nigeria, Triumph Publishing Company, Kano, 1983; Women in Politics Women in Nigeria Today, Zed Press, London, 1985; Mass Media in Politics, Politics of the Second Republic, NIPSS, Kuru, 1987; 77ie Political Future of Nigeria, Ahmadu Bello University Press, Zaria, 1988; 77ie Muslim Woman, MSO, 1988. hob. reading, travelling, debates, off. Citizen Magazine, P.M.B. 2334, Kaduna. tel. 062-230165.
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