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Lekan Otufodunrin

Lekan Otufodunrin

Managing Editor, The Nation Newspaper

Lekan Otufodunrin, journalist and media career development specialist is Managing Editor, Online and Special Publications of The Nation Newspapers.
With about 30 years’ experience in the profession, Otufodunrin, former Sunday Editor of The Nation has also worked for various media organizations, including Punch Newspapers where he was Group News Editor, City Editor and Group Political Editor.

Otufodunrin holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos and a Certificate in Advance Digital Writing from the School of Communication, Pan Atlantic University, Lagos.

A member of the Nigerian Union of Journalists and Nigeria Guild of Editors, Otufodunrin is the founder of Media Career Development Service, a training and research organisation committed to the development of the media in Nigeria.

Otufodunrin is a fellow of some international media fellowships, including, Thomson Foundation, Cardiff, UK, Poynter Institute (School for Journalists), Florida, USA and Bloomberg Africa Leadership Initiative.