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Abdulrahaman Aliagan

Director of Communication
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Abdulrahaman Aliagan, a seasoned Journalist, Public Relation expert and Development Practitioner who holds Bachelor Degree of Arts in History from University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Diploma in Common Law, CAILS, an affiliated school of Bayero University Kano and Advanced Certificate in Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising from International Institute of Journalism, (IIJ) Abuja.

He is an Associate member of Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) as well as member of Board of Trustee of Nigerian Guild of Investigative Journalists (NGIJ). Aliagan currently doubles as the National Secretary of The Guild, NGIJ.  Member of Board of Trustee of Association of Bloggers and Journalists Against Fake News (ABJAFN), member of Board of Trustee of AL-BUSHRA Islamic Education Development and Awareness Foundation (AIEDAF) and Co-Executive Producer of Islam 101 TV Programme.

He is currently Managing Editor of Time Nigeria Magazine, Group Managing Editor, The PrimeTimes Nigeria (Online) and the Publishers of ArtsDaily Nigeria, a History, Culture and Tourism focused Online Newspaper. He was Director of Communications, Ibrahim Mohammed Ajia Campaign Organisation (ACO), the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate for Asa/Ilorin-West Federal Constituency in the 2023 General elections.

Aliagan started his career as a Copy Boy at The Herald Newspaper in Ilorin, later moved to join the defunct Newspeg Newspaper in Abuja where he was made the pioneer Editor of the Magazine version of the Newspaper. He was the Pioneer Politics Editor of the defunct Mercury Newspaper, Abuja. A Consultant Coach to European Union Agent for Citizen-Driven Transformation (EU-ACT) on Organizational Development Strategy (ODS) a capacity strengthening Programme of British Council for selected Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Nigeria. Aliagan has under the EU-ACT Project trained top Managements of about Twenty (20) NGOs, CBOs, FBOs, Networks and Coalitions and develops Strategy Document for the assigned CSOs on Development Strategy, Media-CSO Relations in Sokoto State in 2021 and in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in 2022.

He served as a Research Assistant with Actionaid Nigeria (AAN) on The Breaking Barriers and Tax Justice & Gender Responsive Public Services Project in December 1st, 2021 to July 31st, 2022 in Sokoto, Sokoto State. Also served a Rapporteur for Global Rights on Spotlighting Insecurity in Northern Nigeria Within Economy and Gender Context, a hybrid event – comprising a virtual (online) and in-person (physical) audience, Thursday, 15th, December, 2022, Abuja.

A Media Consultant to Live and Let Live Nigeria Peace Initiative, Abuja where he led in the galvanisation of Youth consciences at National Peace Programme being powered by Cultural Innovation Precision, aan Abuja-based Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO.

He has attended series of trainings in Journalism among which are:

·        US Embassy Monthly Journalism Training, a programme being organised by Public Affairs Unit of the Embassy.

·        Investigative and Solution Journalism in Digital Age, Nigerian Guild of Investigative Journalists, NGIJ in Collaboration with Journalism.NG  November, 2021.

·        Why Good Journalism Matters: Quality Media for Strong Societies, The International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress, Abuja.  June 2018 .

·        Effective Reporting on Islamic Financing, Nigerian Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance August, 2017.

·        Health Reporting in 21st Century: Food, Drug, Administration and Control powered by NAFDAC, Abuja.

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