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Dele Olojede

Publisher & CEO,  Timbuktu Media Plc.

Dele Olojede

Dele Olojede is the publisher of NEXT, NextOnSunday and 234NEXT.com, which provide news and informed opinion primarily for a Nigerian audience to further the common good. A winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a former foreign editor at New York Newsday, he is chairman of the Global Network Initiative International Advisory Council and a member of the governing board of The Aspen Institute’s Africa Leadership Initiative. In 2010 the Global Forum for Ethics in Business honored him as an exemplar of ethical business leadership, and Fast Company named him the same year as one of the 100 Most Creative People. A frequent public speaker on the good society, Dele earlier in his journalism career reported from more than 50 countries, as bureau chief for New York Newsday in Johannesburg, in Beijing, and at the United Nations. He was educated at the University of Lagos and Columbia University in New York, though all he ever needed to know he learned at Modakeke High. He persists at golf despite very little hope of ever getting very good at it. He is a Fellow of the second class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-South Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Dele is the 2011 winner of the John P. McNulty Prize.

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