Aliu Akoshile appointed Daily Times MD/ Editor-in- Chief

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The immediate past Associate Director of Daily Trust, Aliu Moyosore Akoshile has been appointed as Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Times, one of Nigeria’s biggest and oldest newspapers.

His appointment, which takes effect from today, May 1, 2019 was announced in a statement released on Tuesday by Folio Communications Limited, publishers of The Daily Times titles.

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The Folio Board said Mr. Akoshile is an accomplished media executive with hands-on experience in turn-around management and competitive strategy.

He will lead a team of dedicated journalists and creative thinkers to reposition The Daily Times titles by deploying disruptive innovations and digital solutions to deliver great value to readers, advertisers and other clients.

He will also provide the overall thought leadership to Folio Communications Limited, publisher of the Daily Times and its associated business units to derive optimal value from the positive image of the flagship brand.

A versatile journalist and media business strategist, Mr. Akoshile is bringing to his new role a wealth of experience spanning over three decades and cutting across key segments of integrated marketing communication.

He started his journalism career with the Daily Times group in 1986 and, since then, he has traversed the media landscape as a reporter, senior correspondent, bureau chief, associate editor and editor-in-chief.

He has worked at different times for Jos-based Nigerian Newsweek, Citizen magazine, Weekly Trust and Kilimanjaro. He was until recently Associate Director of Daily Trust where, for nearly eleven years, he supervised the entire revenue departments and crack-teams that were responsible for the company’s sustained performance and growth.

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