Akpandem James – Chairman of the Board
Former Editor of Daily Independent and later CEO of Independent Newspapers

Jahman Anikulapo
Ex-Editor, The Guardian on Sunday; Executive Programme Director, Culture
Advocates Caucus, CAC

Toki Mabogunje (Mrs)
Lawyer/Business Development Consultant. Principal Consultant Toki Mabogunje
& Co; President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry, LCCI

Ibrahim B. Kano
(PhD) Professor of English &Modern Languages, Bayero University, Kano (BUK)

Aisha Falode (Ms)
Broadcaster (Sports),

Darren Kew (PhD)
Assoc. Prof. Dept of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global
Governance; McCormack Graduate School, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Baba Halilu Ibrahim Dantiye
Ex-President, Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE); founder Dantiye Centre for Good
Leadership and Journalism; alumnus of the National Institute of Policy and
Strategic Studies (NIPSS).

Uche Onyebadi (PhD)
Associate Professor and Chair of the Journalism Department, Texas Christian
University, USA; Director of the School of Journalism, Southern Illinois
University, Carbondale, IL, USA (2014-2016)

Dul Johnson (PhD)
Prof of Literature & Film Studies, Bingham University, Nassarawa

Ogbole Amedu-Ode (Amb)
Ex-Nigeria Envoy to Singapore; also served at missions in Cameroon, China &
Mexico

Ikenna Nwosu (PhD)
Lawyer, Natural Resources Economist, CEO of Mooregate Limited – an
Investment Advisory Firm

Dare Adeyeri
Ex-Banker, CEO New Usual Ltd, an IT Company

Muhammed Taofeeq Abdulrazaq,
Professor of Taxation at the Faculty of Law, Lagos State University and Tax
Partner at Nolands Nigeria Professional Services

Nduka Otiono, PhD.
Associate Professor & Graduate Program SupervisorInstitute of African
Studies Affiliated Faculty: Department of English|School of Journalism and
Communication
Carleton University, Canada

Yomi Badejo-Okusanya
Public Relations Strategist, Group Managing Director/CEO, CMC Connect

Kadilo Brown
Journalist/Media Manager

Armsfree Ajanaku
Leader Writer/Researcher

Ehi Braimah
Publisher/Editor-in-Chief