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Each and every one of our employees represent the spirit of our company: driven, committed, and acutely aware of how limitless Media Range's potential is to grow.

 



We go to great lengths to identify individuals with skill sets to produce not just an effective workforce, but a well-rounded, talented and complementary team.

CEO

Hassan Abdul’s experience in communications cuts across print and digital journalism, integrated marketing communications and bespoke communications strategy development and execution.

He is an associate member of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), a Certified Management Consultant and a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants.

An army veteran, he holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Mass Communications from Bayero University, Kano and a Certificate in Creative Design and Digital Communications from the School of Media and Communications (SMC), Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos.

He began his career in communications in 2006 as a reporter with Media Trust Ltd, publishers of the Trust newspaper titles. He became the company’s pioneer Online Editor, a position he held for 5 (five) years, playing an instrumental role in setting up all of the company’s current digital assets. He was also, until his departure, a member of the company’s Innovations Committee, a team tasked with ensuring the company and all its titles are constantly poised to cope with present and future editorial, production and business challenges.

He joined Unity Bank Plc in 2013 as Head of CSR and Digital Marketing. He later became the Bank’s Head of Media and External Relations and doubled as its Head of Digital/Marketing Communications and Publications. In both capacities, he was tasked with managing the Bank’s relationship with the media and the public by extension as well as developing communication strategies for marketing its range of products.

He is also a public speaker and gives talks on Brand Management, Integrated Marketing Communications and Public Relations for in-house audiences and public business development events. You can book him to speak at your event here.

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Senior Partner

Chris, a former Special Assistant to the Honourable Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, is the Managing Partner at BohoMedia Limited, a through-the-line brand communications management firm, in Abuja.

Chris, a dynamic teacher, has groomed a generation of reporters at the International Institute of Journalism where he teaches Communication Skills as a Resource Person. He is the publisher of benuepage.net, a Benuecentric online newspaper and a co-founder of www.heartofyourbusinessng.com.ng.

He is a member of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ). He has a degree in English and Literary Studies, a P.G.D. in Education and is a Media Arts graduate student at the University of Abuja. He has attended several professional trainings in online journalism and social media management.

Lead, Media Relations

Julius Ogar is an associate member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) with over a decade of prior experience in journalism.

He was Pioneer News Editor, Blueprint newspaper from March to July, 2011 from where he moved to become Group News Editor, Peoples Daily and Peoples Daily Weekend from October 2011 to February 2013. He joined Diametrics Limited as Asst. Manager, Client Service in April 2013. He started journalism practice as a Researcher with Cavalet Publications, publishers of The Market magazine (now rested) in February 2004. He was appointed pioneer Editor of Kaduna Chronicle, a community newspaper (now defunct) in April 2006. In August 2007, he was appointed Deputy (acting) Editor, The Market magazine and later re-designated Associate Editor.

He holds a Diploma in Mass Communications from the Polytechnic, Calabar (now Cross River State University of Science and Technology); Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communications from Bayero University, Kano; and Masters in Information Management from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

Ogar's keen understanding of the Nigerian media landscape as well as regional and national audiences, brings an unmatched level of perceptiveness into Media Range's Public Relations solutions.

Director, Business Development

Simi is an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, with almost a decade experience in Banking. She has expertise in core areas of Communication ranging from Brand management, Business Communication, Integrated Marketing Communications and Events Planning/Management.

She has engaged in Organizational Rebranding, Internal and External Communications and Trainings and is multilingual with an edge in a second official language, adding value with it where required.

She is skilled in implementing communications solutions that improve organizations' market position and aid them achieve financial growth; developing and delivering consultation and communications strategies as well as shaping client's narrative and key messages and engaging with client's stakeholders.

She is a graduate of University of Jos with a BA in French Major, and an Alumni of the School of Media and Communication (SMC), Pan Atlantic University from where she obtained a Certificate in Corporate Communications. She has attended several courses in Communications and Brand Management.