Centrepiece Media & Communications Limited, publishers of The State Online and The State Newsmagazine was founded by the team comprising Femi Ige, Demola Abimboye, Mikail Mumuni and Ajumobi Onyeka Onochie.
The founders are very experienced editors.
NEWSROOM OPERATIONS/ ADMINISTRATION:
DEMOLA ABIMBOYE: Formerly the Managing Director/Editor of Newswatch Times, the premier weekly newsmagazine in Nigeria. He has won several awards. He is Editor-in-Chief of The State Online and The State Newsmagazine
• AJUMOBI ONYEKA ONOCHIE: Former Head, Defence/Military Matters Bureau, AM News/TheNEWS (I996-I997); Associate Editor, Deputy Editor, respectively, Financial Telegraph (Nigeria’s pioneer business daily, I997-I999); Special Report Consultant, TheNEWS Magazine (2002-2008); Daily Trust (2009) is Managing Editor/Chief Operating Officer of The State Online and The State Newsmagazine.
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• FEMI IGE:Former M.D/Editor-in-chief, National Mail Newspapers, Former General Editor, National Mirror, former Chief Operating Officer, Newswatch Magazine and former Executive Director, Editorial, Daily Newswatch Newspapers. He was formerly the MD/CEO of The State Online and The State Newsmagazine and is presently an SA to Gov Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State.
• MIKAIL MUMUNI: Formerly of The Democrat, The Punch, TELL and The Westerner Magazines, Mumuni was until recently the Editor, Nation’s Capital, Daily Newswatch Newspaper. He was formerly the Managing Editor/Deputy Editor-in-chief of The State Online and The State Newsmagazine and presently the Group General Manager, Public Affairs, Bicourtney Int’l Ltd.