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About Us

Independent Newspapers Limited, registered on July 17, 2001 (RC No: 419927), commenced publication on October 1, 2001. With registered office at Block 5, Plot 7D, WEMPCO Road, Ogba, Ikeja, it publishes the INDEPENDENT from Monday to Friday, the Independent SATURDAY and the Independent SUNDAY.

VISION:
To be Nigeria’s First Truly Independent National Quality Newspaper.

MISSION:
To produce a quality, vibrant and viable newspaper that will inform and form the nation’s present and aspiring political, business, economic and cultural leadership; challenge and inspire the nation’s journalists to advance and defend the public good; and deliver superior value to all stakeholders.

EDITORIAL POLICY
Our Editorial Policy, as set out by the Board of Directors, was founded on the following principle:

We shall be independent on all matters, but shall never be neutral on any matter, especially those concerning the well being of the Nigerian people.

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The Team

TED IWERE

Executive Editor

OLISA EGBUNIKE

Managing Editor

STEVE OMANUFEME

Editor

Email: steve.omanufeme@independentnig.com, manufe1@yahoo.co.uk Tel:08025013059, 08116759818

DON OKERE

Deputy Editor, Lagos

MUKA POPOOLA

Deputy Editor, Abuja

AUSTIN OBOH

Deputy Editor, Asaba

KIRK LEIGH

News Editor

TONY EZIMAKOR

Bureau Chief, North

CHARLES OKOGENE

Bureau Chief, South

CHUKWUDI NWEJE

Metro Editor

PETER EDEMA

Sport Editor

YEMI ADEBISI

Life Editor

SYLVESTER ENOGHASE

Business Editor

TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI

Politics Editor

DONATUS DURU

Chairman, Editorial Board

KUNLE AJAYI

Photo Editor

MICHAEL JACOB

Head, Graphics

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BUNMI ONI

Head, Human Resources

KINGSLEY IGHOMWENGHIAN

Head, Business Intelligence

HENRY EDUWAYE

GM, Printing Services

ONCHE ODEH

GM, Northern Operations

ABIODUN ENAYON

Chief Marketing Officer

EMMANUEL UGAH

Chief Technology Officer

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Alhaji Gambo Lawan (Chairman), Otunba Olusola Adekanola, Ted Iwere (Managing), Adaobi Nwakuche