At the moment, I am an Assistant Editor with The Nation Newspaper Coordinating The FLAIR Pullout. My duties include conducting interviews, writing Features stories, editing stories, coordinating a pullout and writing a Column called PILLOWTALK.
SOME POSITIONs held in the past include:
Secretary: Health Watch Project, Nigeria
Financial Secretary: Nigerian Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ)
Editorial Board Member: Lagos NAWOJ News
Treasurer: Lagos NAWOJ
Member: National Equality Vanguard (NADEV)
President: Young Business and Professional Women (YBPW), NIGERIA
Editorial Board Member: Project Alert on Violence Against Women
Alumnae: Women Leadership Institute (AWLI), an initiative of the First Lady of Ekiti Erelu Bisi Fayemi.
Member: Journalism and Development Seminars (JADES)
Member: Africa Woman, Nigeria (A Web based Newspaper for and about Women in Africa initiated by the British Council)
Member: Africa Women Media Foundation
Media Coordinator: Business and Professional Women (BPW), Lagos club
Executive Secretary: Yoruba Women Initiative (YWI)
Awards and Recognitions
- British Council Nigeria ( 2004)
- Peak Golden Pen Competition Award (2005)
- Gender and Development (GADA) (2006)
- Chrisland Schools CAREER Day Award March 2015
- Bellafricana Award April 2016
- BPW Nigeria Award for Commitment November 2017
- New Nigeria Leadership Forum (NNLF) Integrity Award 22nd August, 2020
- ANWBN Merit Award 1st October 2020
Conducted interviews and field research on selected female role models in Nigeria for a book titled, “ The hands that build Nigeria”, published by Fredrich Ebert Stiftung, a German Foundation working in Nigeria.
Nigerian Female role models published by Women’s Leadership Group (WLG) and supported by the African Women Development Fund. I have other publications in the works. These include compilations of the different Columns I have written over the years.
I am married with Four children. Three girls and a boy.