Our People

The Board of Trustees

Ismail A. Ibraheem, PhD

He is a graduate of the prestigious University of Leicester, United Kingdom where he obtained Master’s and PhD qualifications in mass communication specializing in journalism, media, politics and public policy analysis.


Simon Kolawole

He is the executive director of Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNJF) and the founder/CEO of Cable Newspaper Ltd, Lagos, publishers of TheCable online newspaper (www.thecable.ng).

Secretary & Executive Director

Yunusa Tanko Abdullahi

Yunusa Tanko Abdullahi (ANIPR, MCIPR) is a broadcast journalist who started with the Nigerian Television Authority NTA in Lagos in 1994. He is a graduate of English Literature from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and a Master of Arts degree from University of Lagos .


Abimbola Kolawole

Mrs Kolawole, an educationist, is the Director of Kiddies Kottage Nursery, UK, a school she co-founded with her husband to pursue her interest in child development.


Emeka Ezeobi

Emeka Ezeobi is Partner at Locus Barristers & Solicitors, Lagos, and previously practised as Pupil Counsel at Ben Onuora & Company, Barristers, Solicitors & Notaries Public, Legal Assistant.



Abiose Adelaja Adams

Abiose Adelaja Adams is primarily committed to development journalism for social justice and equity. This drives her to telling the untold stories of the disadvantaged, the unreached and the voiceless. Though she has a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Ibadan, she has since trained as a career journalist by the  Thompson […]

Programme Officer

Ogechi Ekeanyanwu

Ekeanyanwu is a journalist who is passionate child and women’s rights advocate and has worked a consultant with MIND, an non-governmental organisation that focuses on urban poor women.


Mulikat Funmilayo Jimoh

Mulikat Funmilayo Jimoh is the Manager, Admin & Accounts. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from University of Ilorin in 2002. She also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Education.


Basirat Mohammed

Administrative assistant officer/client service officer with a background of Electrical Engineering. She is currently in the line of administration and management but aspires to be a media personality.


Femi Owolabi

A voracious reader, ardent researcher, and extensive networker, Owolabi has received journalism training within and outside Nigeria, and has remained open to new learning opportunities, underscoring his commitment to the pursuit of knowledge and excellence.

Head, Investigations

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