Im a journalist,media strategist,advocacy and communication specialist.I currently work as Creative Director, Health Communication and Development Initiative(HCDI)- an organization that maximizes the power of strategic communication for health promotion and advocacy.Im also the Publisher/ Editor-In-Chief,MANHOOD Magazine-a niched magazine that addresses issues of sexism,masculinity and gender based violence.
Before founding HCDI,I was for over five years, Head of Research and Communication at Journalists Against AIDS (JAAIDS)Nigeria where I provided leadership in the design of a research-based communication strategy needed to keep HIV/AIDS and TB issues in the news.
Part of my achievements in JAAIDS includes providing inspiration and motivation for a strong and growing network of journalists and media advocates covering HIV/AIDS and TB in Nigeria. In the last eight years,I've led successful media advocacy campaigns that have engendered robust media participation, sustained the tempo and quality of HIV/AIDS, TB and Microbicides reporting and addressed shortcomings in HIV/AIDS response within sub-Saharan Africa.
I've presented papers, reported and written extensively on development/social and public health challenges especially, poverty, gender based violence, sexual exploitation of women and girls, child abuse, HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria.
In May 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland,I was admitted as a member of the World Health Editors Network(WHEN) and an associate of the World Health Communications Associates(WHCA).Earlier in 2006,I was honoured with the Ambassador for Peace Award by the Inter-religious and International Federation for World Peace and the Universal Peace Federation. Im passionate about children,women-family as well as redemptive and responsible fatherhood.Im emotional about any issue that affect this trio domestic and sexual violence,HIV/AIDS,TB and Finding square pegs in round holes and not being able to reshape the holes or the pegs Im a writer,media,brand and communication specialist.I help individuals and organisation engage and communicate with their most vital audience profitable
My Vision for the Future
To use my writings as an instrument for social(and spiritual)re-engineering especially in Nigeria