Tola Adeniyi becomes columnist with Penpushing media

The renowned veteran journalist, Akogun Tola Adeniyi has become a columnist with Penpushing, an online media organization which hit newsstand five years ago and has become a household name globally.

Penpushing reports that, Adeniyi has commenced regular column in the online newspapers which readership cut across the world, where he writes on various issues and subject matters of interest and proffer solutions

The emergence of the prolific writer and caustic columnist, has continued to attract readership globally, who are always eager for the write ups, due to his known respected journalism skills and experience which spanned over number of decades

Penpushing further reports that, Adeniyi an actor, dancer and dramatist, was  former  Chairman Managing Director Daily Times of Nigeria, Director, Times Journalism Institute, 1974-75; Deputy Managing Director, Sketch, 1976-77; Editor-in-Chief, Nigerian Tribune, 1978-80;Chairman/CEO, Gemini (W.A.) Ltd

The globally known columnist is a member of Writers Union of Canada, founder Canada Africa Chamber of Commerce, member Association of Nigerian Authors, member Nigerian Institute of Management 1976, member Nigeria Union of Journalists and member International Press Institute

Penpushing also reports that, he is member Association of Commonwealth Journalists, Western State Arts Festival Committee, member Research Committee national Arts Council 1970-75, Founder/Editor National Cultural Revolution Movement 1971, Founder/Leader, Black Nationalists Movement 1971

The veteran journalist was member National Committee on National Cultural Policy 1976-77, Association of Retired Federal Permanent Secretaries 2005,member Oyo State Governing Council for Arts and Culture 1980-83, Chairman, Nigeria Institute of Public Relations Oyo State 1988-1991,member, National Executive, Nigeria Institute of Public Relations

Penpushing reports that, Adeniyi  is founder Canada Nigeria Chamber of Commerce Toronto 1997, founder Canada Africa Chamber of Commerce Toronto 1997, President League of Nigerian Columnists 2019 and Communication Secretary Yoruba World Congress 2019-

The mentor of many journalists worldwide is Editor-in-Chief of The Scientia, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Toronto-based Canada College and Canada University Press, former Federal Commissioner National Population Commission and Chairman/Chief Executive Officer Gemini West Africa Limited, Ibadan

Penpushing further reports that, he is Editorial Staff Atlanta Enquirer United States of America (USA) Editorial Staff Lancashire Evening, Regional Editor/ Ombudsman/ Investigations Editor, and was English Teacher St Monica’s Girls Ondo, Ondo State

The Jagun Odua Yoruba has won number of awards which include: Bursary Award Fellow, Ago Iwoye City Council 1959-63, 2nd Prize John Kennedy Essay Competition Award 1965, Western Region Government Scholar University of Ibadan 1966-69, United Newspapers UK Award 1975/76, Afro-American International Journalists Award 1979

Penpushing also reports that, Adeniyi is an author of number of many books which include; Teenagers Must Repent [1964], Aye Ode Oni [1964], Soul Fire [1974], The Lunatic [1976], Nigerian Professionals [1985], The Jewel, a biography of Chief Mrs. HID Awolowo, Theatre On Wheels [1997],Deaths in the Thighs [2001) and In the belly of Vultures 2018 among others

The veteran journalist has equally produced papers and speeches which include: Indiscipline: the Bane of our Civilization 1974, Corruption The Way Out 1976,The Untapped Potentials of the Nigerian Women 1991, The Writer as a Journalist 1992, The Politics of Language 1997,Beyond the Politics of Language 2002 and Mankind on the Precipice 2004

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