Chief Oyebode Oyewole
Oyewole the chairman of Spark Communications Nigeria Limited and a former chairman of NUJ, Oyo State is a distinguished forerunner in development journalism in Nigeria. He has 45 years experience in the industry, 21 years of which was at Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria before retiring voluntarily as Manager, News and Current Affairs.
Outside the media industry, Bode is a stakeholder in the Nigeria football industry. He is a founding Board Member Nigeria Premier League Board, and has served as The Chairman Oyo State Football Association and Shooting Stars Sports Club (two times). Currently, he is a Premier League Match Commissioner. He is a fellow of NUJ; he is also on the Board of Recycling World International, Canada, as CEO for Africa. He shall be serving as the Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of the new Sketch Titles.
Prof. Oduola Olakunte Abiola
Abiola is a Medical Scientist and a prolific conference speaker of international repute who has worked for decades in Europe, America and the Asia Pacific Region.
He has several scientific and pedagogy publications in leading international journals to his credit. As a Professor of Chemical Pathology and Neuroscience, he is currently working with Bowen University in a joint appointment between the Departments of Biochemistry and Chemical Pathology.
Adetiba started his career as a journalist over 40 years ago and rose through the ranks to become a columnist, Star Writer, Assistant Editor and Editor. He was a former editor of Sunday Punch and Vanguard Newspapers.
As an entrepreneur, he is the publisher of Prime People Magazine, which is the largest selling so far in Nigeria. He runs a successful commercial printing press in Lagos. He is very vast in set-up operations, having participated in many in new ventures in the course of his career.
Oyewole Bose Patricia (Mrs.)
Mrs Oyewole, the Pioneer Chairman of Women Journalist, Oyo State started her career in Journalism in Accra, Ghana where she was trained at the Ghana Institute of Journalism.
In Nigeria, she worked briefly with the defunct Sketch Press before she moved to Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Ibadan where she rose to the position of Principal Editor before she voluntarily retired. While at FRCN, she covered both National and International assignments as well as Presidential assignment.
He will be the Managing Director of the company. He is a seasoned marketer and business manager with almost 4 decades post-graduation experience spanning the media, government, logistics and marketing as well as the telecommunications industries in Nigeria which shall be used to nurture the new papers into a competitive position in the media market.