Mr Abraham Ogbodo

Mr Abraham Ogbodo, is a renowned Journalist with about 30 years’ experience, and an Entrepreneur. He was the former Executive Editor of The Guardian Newspapers in charge of all titles – the daily and weekends from 2013 to 2019, and before then the Editor, The Guardian On Sunday. He had also worked briefly as Media Adviser to the then MD/CEO of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr, Chibuzor Ugwoha (2009 – 2011).  A Bachelor’s degree holder, Mr Ogbodo was also trained in Nonviolence at King Luthuli Transformation Centre, and participated in the International Conference on the Niger Delta at Monash University, both in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was at the Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, in 2010 for training in Conflict Resolution. In July 2011, he was at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, California, USA for an executive programme on leadership. He was the keynote speaker at the UPU North America (UPUA) Conference in Detroit, Michigan USA, in 2018.

Mr Ogbodo is widely travelled, and won several awards, including the winner of the Dele Giwa Prize for The Editor of The Year 2018, and Rotary District 9110 Governor’s Award for Excellence, and had served in various public committees.