Sulaiman A. Osho
SULAIMAN A. OSHO, Scholar and Researcher at the Al-Maktoum College, University of Dundee, United Kingdom; M.Litt. Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, Aberdeen Business School, (ABS), Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom; Certificate in Cultural Diplomacy, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy, Berlin, Germany; Master in Communication Arts (MCA), University of Ibadan; Master in Public Administration (MPA), University of Ado-Ekiti; is formerly Senior Lecturer and Co-ordinator, International Institute of Journalism, University of Maiduguri, Ogun State; and Senior Lecturer and Head of Advertising and Public Relations in the Department of Mass Communication, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta. In journalism practice, he served as Niger State Correspondent for Punch newspapers and Ogun State Correspondent for Sketch Press Limited in Nigeria (1985 – 1990). And in public relations career, he was the Head of Public Affairs at the National Electoral Commission (NEC) in Ogun State, Nigeria from 1990 to 1996 before moving to academics; HOD, Communications and Media, International Online University from 2015 to 2017. A Member of several professional bodies such as International Association for Media and Communications Research (IAMCR), United States of America; The Royal African Society, London, United Kingdom; Association of African Studies United Kingdom (ASAUK); International Society for Cultural History, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom; American Historical Association (AHA), North America; Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ); Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR); Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON); and Nigerian Institute of Management. A weekly Columnist with the Nigerian Tribune and Vanguard newspapers, Osho is Columnist with African Outlook Online in Minnesota, United States of America; On-Islam Online.Com in Cairo, Egypt; and PM News, Lagos, Nigeria. As a Broadcaster, he is Programme Presenter and Script Writer with the Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation (OGBC) 90.5 FM Stereo, Abeokuta from January 1995 to June 2011. He is the author of the books, Graphics Communication for Beginners (1996); Political Public Relations and National Stability (1999); Advertising and Public Relations Laws (2001 and 2010); Public Relations and Development (2003); Public Relations Policy, Planning and Strategy (2008 and London 2014); Public Relations Copy and Media (2008; 2018); African Communications System (2010, London 2014, Berlin 2020); Professional Development of Teachers in the 21st Century – Teachers in Digital Age (Latvia, Europe 2018); Journalism Practice – Taming the Monster of Fake News (LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Mauritius, 2021); and Militarization of Religions in Digital Age (Sulaiman Osho, 2019) In RELIGION ONLINE – How Digital Technology Is Changing the Way We Worship and Pray Edited by August Grant, Amanda Sturgill, Chiung Chen and Daniel Stout (PRAEGER, ABC-CLIO, California, USA, 2019 – 2 Volumes). He has published works in national and international journals apart from delivering scholarly papers at world conferences.