A scholar, lecturer, researcher and consultant, Dr. Akeem Adeyanju’s main focus is on strategic communication programme development, public policy analysis, research, capacity building, monitoring and evaluation, advocacy and networking, and gender mainstreaming. His experience spreads over 15 years with many local, national and international organisations on programmes and projects concerning media research, development of strategic communication documents, research on girl-child education, women and youth development and child rights. He has worked both as researcher, evaluator, editor and consultant to organisations such as UNDP, UNICEF, BBC World Service, Action Aid Nigeria etc. This experience was built atop a wide range of educational accomplishments. After successful completion of secondary education in 1982, he proceeded to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he obtained a first class honours degree in Mass Communication in 1998. Thereafter he pursued a postgraduate qualification in the same university, earning a Master’s degree in Political Science in 2001. He crowned that achievement with a PhD in Mass Communication from the University of Ibadan in 2010. Dr. Adeyanju is a man of wide exposure, with over 16 publications in local and international journals. He is currently a Senior Lecturer at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a Visiting Fellow at the NIPSS, Kuru.