A former sports presenter with Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji has been appointed as Managing Editor of an online news tabloid, News Flagship newspaper.
The Chairman/CEO, Sally Gallant Communications Limited, Publisher of Newsflagship newspaper, Chief Layi Labode said Ogunsiji appointment became necessary to further engage more capable hands in the production of the newspaper.
Chief Labode who is the Baaroyin of Egbaland noted that, Ogunsiji’s journalism experience which span over a decade, political exposure and influence in sports writing was considered in the appointment.
The new Managing Editor until his appointment was the South West Bureau Chief of Saharaweekly magazine, freelance Sports presenter on NTA 12, Abeokuta and Sports editor of First Awareness newspaper.
He also had a brief stint with New Nigerian Newspaper, Kaduna in 2006 before joining First Awareness newspaper. He had previously worked with Society Treasure magazine, Society Post, Ijebu News Extra and others.
He is a sports pundit and currently the Assistant Secretary Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Ogun State chapter.
He is currently the Ogun State Secretary, Association of Online Media Practitioners of Nigeria, OMPAN.