Gbenga Shaba, Editor-in-Chief and founder of multiple award winning Online Newspaper, Omonaijablog.com.ng, has emerged winner at the 17th edition of the Nigeria Media Night-Out Awards, NMNA, 2023 in the Publisher of the Year award category.
Nigeria Media Night-Out Awards, NMNA is the leading award dedicated to the celebration of outstanding journalists and media practitioners in Nigeria and this year’s edition was a stand-out.
The greatly valued awards which most media practitioners always look forward to was held at the prestigious B-Event hall of the Lagos Airport Hotel and had other media heavyweights, top politicians, and society bigwigs in attendance.
Gbenga Shaba, a multiple award-winning journalist with decades of experience in journalism and public relations was declared winner in the category where he was nominated alongside other experienced newspaper and online platform Publishers.
Speaking on the nomination process for each award category, Sola Olugbenro the Convener of the NMNA noted that “as usual the nomination process is usually the toughest for the Award Committee, but in the end after proper analysis and vetting of the votes, a winner eventually emerges”.
A graduate of Mass Communication, Gbenga Shaba joined Encomium Magazine in 2011 as a reporter, where he grew to become one of the finest young reporter being courted by several other organizations including notable online media platforms.
He later joined Yes! Magazine, another award winning tabloid in Lagos as an entertaining Editor and a Columnist.
This accomplished Public Relations Practitioner, Online Media Strategist, Social Media influencer and a dedicated journalist, later established Omonaijablog in 2016 to meet the needs of large percentage of people who craves for credible news online.
Winner of Yomafa Global Awards 2021 as the Best Social Media Blogger the young and energetic writer cum actor is a member of several Media Professional Associations.
He is also an associate member of Institute of Strategic Management, Nigeria.
He is married to a beautiful wife, Folake and blessed with two girls, Ireayo and Iremide, and a boy, Jesukorede.
He loves sporting, cooking, traveling and investigating.