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      The News Desk

      Deputy Director, News and Current Affairs and Head of the News Sub-directorate

      Fred Shaka-Braimah

      Fred Shaka-Braimah is a Radio Journalist, with over two decades of working experience.

      He is currently the Deputy Director, News and Current Affairs and Head of the News Sub-directorate of FRCN Lagos Operations, comprising Metro FM 97.7, Radio One 103.5 FM and Bond FM 92.9 as well as the zonal office.

      Mr Braimah was at different times, Head of Editorial, Reportorial and the Current Affairs units of the news department.

      He also covered the Education and Energy beats, the latter for more than fifteen years, during which he travelled to different parts of the world for official assignments.

      Prior to his current position, he was the Head, Lagos Network News Bureau for headquarters in Abuja.

      Apart from being a member of his professional body, the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Singapore Broadcasters Alumni Association, SINGBAA, National Association of Energy Correspondents, NAEC, he is also a member of the prestigious Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, the highest journalism body in the country.

      Assistant Director News and Current Affairs

      Kikelomo Ifekoya

      Kikelomo Ifekoya is an Assistant Director News and Current Affairs. She Covers the Education Beat for Radio Nigeria.
      Kikelomo has been covering the education beat for the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN otherwise known as Radio Nigeria for more than Sixteen years. She has covered education related events within and outside Nigeria . Her reports are usually broadcast on the network service of Radio Nigeria, Metro fm 97.7, Radio One 103.5 and Bond fm 92.9. She also packages Special reports on topical issues for use on the Network Service of Radio Nigeria.
      Kikelomo Ifekoya was the producer of NERDC IN FOCUS, an audience participatory education programme on the network service of Radio Nigeria between 2009 and 2015.
      Kikelomo’s excellent performance in the education beat has won her national and international
      Professional Awards which include Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting (2015), The Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, BON, Most Valuable Reporter of the year, 2015, NUJ Education

      Assistant Director / Head Current Affairs

      Gbenga Fatile FFPS, JP

      Born into the family of Mr and Mrs James Babatunde Fatile in Ilupeju-Ekiti,Ekiti State over Five decades ago.

      He is an alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife,following which he acquired local and foreign Journalism/ professional qualifications.

      Gbenga Fatile,FFPS is a trained Teacher, writer,author,media consultant Editor, and a versed Professional Journalist .
      He has served as media consultant to top-rated politicians and government institutions and agencies. Besides,he attended local and interna Gbenga Fatile,FFPS is a trained Teacher, writer,author,media consultant Editor, and a versed Professional Journalist . ional media seminars and workshop to enhance his professional delivery and competence.

      Earlier,Gbenga Fatile worked in the private sector for almost five years, including being a lecturer before venturing into the public sector i.e gaining employment in the Federal civil service in 1996.

      He currently serve in the employ of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria,F.R.C.N., as Assistant Director (News) &Head-Current Affairs Lagos .

      He is …
      1.A member of Nigeria Union of Journalists,NUJ,
      2.The Chairman,Media Investment,NUJ, Lagos council,
      3.A Life member of Nigeria-Soviet Union Friendship and Cultural Association.
      4.Gbenga Fatile with FELLOW status-FFPS, is a proud member of Fourth Estate Professional Society of Nigeria.
      5.The Chairman, Lagos branch/chapter,Fourth Estate Professional Society,FPS.

      He also has awards of recognition and distinctions to his credit in professional calling.

      Gbenga Fatile,FFPS is happily married with children.

      Assistant Director News and Current Affairs

      Julie Ekong

      Julie Ekong
      Assistant Director News and Current Affairs of Radio Nigeria.
      Julie Ekong is a broadcast journalist with over 24 years in the industry.
      She has covered different beats such as politics, Education and currently the Editor/Head, Health Desk FRCN Network News service, Radio One 103.5, BOND 92.9 and Metro 97.7 FM stations.
      An Award winner with Commendation letters. A B.sc degree holder in Radio and TV broadcasting and M.cs degree holder in Communication Studies.
      A Mentor, Activist and an Advocate of Women, Children and Reproductive Health issues, and belongs to a number of health groups and a member of Health Writers Association of Nigeria, HEWAN, among others.
      An active member of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ and a member of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE.
      Loves : Writing, Twitting, Travelling and Reading.

      Email:juliafrcn@gmail.com

      Phone:08033266918

      Manager News and Current Affairs/Aviation Correspondent

      Igbinosa Osula-Aituamen

      My name is Igbinosa Osula-Aituamen.
      Manager News and Current Affairs/Aviation Correspondent, Radio Nigeria.
      Multi-media journalist
      Producer/Presenter Aviation Runway Metro fm 97.7.

      Igbinosa known as NOSA on Radio is a journalist and broadcaster with over 20 years experience in the broadcast industry, has covered different beats and currently the Aviation correspondent/ editor, FRCN network news service and in extension Metro FM 97.7, Radio One 103.5 and Bond FM 92.9.

      A Multi-Award winner and an M.sc degree holder in Mass Communication.

      Loves reading, writing, blogging and travelling.

      Phone:08035700754

      Email:nosula18@gmail.com

      Senior Editor

      Onoh, Innocent Okoro

      Onoh, Innocent Okoro heads the Environment Desk of the Reportorial Unit, Lagos Operations of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN.

      A Fellow of the Earths Journalism Network with headquarter in California, Innocent holds a BSC in Geology and post graduate degree in broadcast journalism among several trainings both in Nigeria and abroad. He is a very vassetile reporter , diligent , resourceful and always available for any assignment, no matter the time of the day.
      Among his many awards and recognitions include Fellowships to Hawaii,Vietnam and Morocco for major UN summits on the Environment.
      His report on Yellow Cassava was also rewarded by both the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture and World Bank, leading to the distribution of the cassava stem to thousands of farmers in his home town Arochukwu, Abia State.

      News Editor

      Oluyemisi Adeniran

      Oluyemisi Adeniran is a creative and tenacious journalist with over twenty years of reportorial and editorial experience.

      Currently a News Editor with the Lagos Operations of Radio Nigeria, Oluyemisi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.

      A seasoned journalist who treats news, features and other events with equal passion, while operating within the deadline rule of the newsroom environment, Oluyemisi has covered, reported and edited a variety of beats such as Politics, Religion, Health and Family as they affect Women, Children, Youths and the Community.

      A team leader with a nose for news, Oluyemisi has developed story ideas for trending topics and news stories that have been broadcast on all the three FM stations in the stable of Radio Nigeria, Lagos Operations, Metro 97.7 FM, Radio One 103.5 FM and Bond 92.9 FM.

      Principal Reporter/Editor

      Ngozi Kanebi

      Ngozi Kanebi is a Principal Reporter/Editor with FRCN, Lagos Operations.

      She holds a degree in English Literature and Masters in Public Administration and has over the years developed herself to becoming a Journalist to reckon with.

      Ms. Kanebi joined the service of FRCN in 2013 and was posted to Metro FM, where she worked as a Producer and Event planner and won the best staff for her hard work and deligence.

      She was later redeployed to the News department where she is again proving her worth.

      Kanebi excels in anything that she does. At the FRCN Broadcast Academy, she emerged Best graduating student in Basic Journalism, and Best graduating student for three consecutive sets at the Academy.

      She has also attended the Intermediate course in Journalism and Creative Writing.

      Ms.Kanebi has written many special reports for Network and is currently a Desk Editor and Entertainment Reporter.

      Ngozi Kanebi loves listening to good music

      Senior Editor/Reporter

      Olusegun S. Haastrup

      Olusegun S. Haastrup
      is a Senior Editor/Reporter with FRCN, Lagos Operations, with over ten years experience. Olusegun who is now one of the promising prospects in the industry has had experience on the Aviation, Business and Health beats, as well as the Editorial desk.

      The Intelligent writer has also at some pointed worked as Lagos State Governor’s Office Correspondent for FRCN. He holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Lagos, and be contacted on the following social media platforms;

      Email:segstrups@gmail.com

      Reporter

      Barnabas Hunjo

      Barnabas Hunjo is a seasoned broadcast journalist, lawyer, poet, and freelance writer. He joined the News Department of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (Lagos Operations) in 2005. Since then, he has worked in the Editorial Unit, Current Affairs Unit, and Reporters’ Corps. Currently, Barnabas covers the Lagos State House of Assembly, where he serves as the Assistant Secretary of the Correspondent Association. Before then, he was on the diplomatic beat.

      He studied Radio News Writing and Editing at the National Broadcast Academy (2005) and also in 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from the Lagos State University (2012) and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2014. He completed a Master of Laws (LL.M) at the University of Lagos (2019). Barnabas has also participated in many local and international workshops, and online training.

      Barnabas is a member of the Nigeria Union of Journalists and is one-time Assistant Secretary of the FRCN Lagos Chapel. He is a also member of the Nigerian Bar Association.

      Phone:08038091329

      Judiciary Correspondent

      Akinlade I Wahab

      Akinlade I Wahab is a journalist with vast knowledge in human rights reporting, promotion of justice and rule of law, especially against victims of rights abuse, political violence and freedom of expression.

      His journalistic role has contributed in no small measure to the fight against human rights; breaking stories of human rights violations, investigating and exposing violations of human rights.

      Wahab started his journalism career in 2003 before joining Radio Nigeria as an Editor and Reporter, in 2012. Presently, he’s the Judiciary Correspondent to the organization, where he reports for the Network Service and the Lagos Operation FM’s (Metro 97.7FM, Radio One 103.5FM and Bond 92.9FM).

      Akinlade I Wahab who is the owner of I-WAHAB Media holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Broadcasting Journalism and Higher National Diploma in Mass Communication.

      Email:

      Editor and Reporter

      Victor Oscar Okiche

      Victor Okiche is a Creative and driven Editor and Reporter with over 12 years experience at Radio Nigeria, Lagos Operations.
      Victor covers an array of topics on social and environment issues and currently the Reporter onTransportation with emphasis on Rail and Land Transport.
      With great story telling skills, Victor has nose for the truck, seeing to leverage skills and experience to contribute to high standard journalism. Pitch story ideas for trending issues and create news series where applicable.
      Victor holds a Bill in Sociology and Psychology and a diploma in journalism.

      Reporter

      Ruth Akinwunmi-King

      Ruth Akinwunmi-King is a Nigerian multimedia journalist with about a decade experience working with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria.

      Ruth has a great passion of reporting issues about women, the fishery sector in Nigeria and other countries in Africa with a team of Journalists Reporting Responsible Fishing in Africa, Rejopra.
      She has undergone training with the Thomas Reuters Foundation, Training on Fact-Checking, Workshop on the fishing sector in Africa by COAPA in Gambia, Dakar Senegal and Media Tour with OCP group Morocco.

      She holds a certificate in Mass Communication from the Lagos State Polytechnic and a Diploma in Basic Journalism from the National Broadcast Academy.

      Editor/ Reporter

      Chioma Ezike

      Chioma Ezike is a vasatile journalist with over 15 years experience in broadcast journalism. Her reports are aired on the Radio Nigeria network news belts and the three FM stations in Lagos on the staple of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, including, Radio one 103.5 FM, Metro 97.7 FM and Bond 92.9 FM.

      She has covered the Information Communication Technology and Tourism Arts/ Culture beats for over fifteen years.

      Her passion for journalism has
      given her many opportunities to cover both local and international conferences.

      An exquisite Editor/ Reporter, Chioma Ezike is a multiple award winner and currently Manager Editorial and Head ICT, Tourism, Arts and Culture desk. She has also proven herself to be an excellent reporter on the Entertainment beat.

      substantive Energy and Political Correspondent

      Christopher Ekuma

      Christopher Ekuma is a broadcast journalist whose reports are aired on the Radio Nigeria Network channels as well as the three FM stations under the FRCN, Lagos Operations, including, Radio One 103.5, Metro 97.7 and Bond 92.9.

      Chris as he is fondly called by Colleagues, doubles as the substantive Energy and Political Correspondent under the Zonal News Subdirectorate of FRCN.

      He is a resourceful reporter with multiple talents to deliver on assigments. Christopher Ekuma was awarded the best graduating student 2018/2019 Basic Journlism Course at the National Broadcast Academy, NBA, among other achievements.

      He is a passionate Editor/Reporter who functions on the Editorial desk contributing immsnsely to the daily production of Newsreel and other duties in the Newsroom.

      News Editor

      YESIRAT ABIOLA

      Yesirat Abiola is a dedicated reporter and News Editor at Radio Nigeria, Lagos operations.

      With over seven years experience, Yesirat Abiola is the health Correspondent for Radio Nigeria Network service and her reports are also broadcast on all the three FM stations of Radio Nigeria, Lagos operations; namely: Radio One 103.5, Metro 97.7fm, and Bond 92.9fm.

      Apart from covering the health beat, Yesirat also covers religion, politics etc.

      Yesirat holds a degree in Mass Communication

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