The Board of Directors of Vintage Press Limited, publishers of one of Nigeria’s leading daily newspaper, The Nation, has approved changes to its editorial management team.
This follows the appointment of its former editor, Gbenga Onotosho, as a commissioner in Lagos. It also comes after its former News Editor, Adeniyi Adesina, resigned as Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Osun State governor, to make a return to the newspaper.
According to the appointment, Adesina replaces Omotosho as Editor (Daily) while Emmanuel Oladesu, former Group Political Editor, becomes the Deputy Editor desk while still overseeing the Political Desk.
Former Deputy Editor Lawal Ogienagbon was pushed up to Managing Editor (Editorial Services). Bunmi Ogunmodede was confirmed as News Editor. All the appointments took effect from August 11, 2019.
The new Editor, Adesina, has over 28 years journalism experience in various newspapers including Concord and National Life. He held the position of News Editor before Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola, apponted him as CPS late last year. He resigned recently and made a retirn to the newspaper. He is now resuming as Editor.
When Adesina left for Osun State last year, Ogunmodede, who was Deputy News Editor, became Acting News Editor. He has now been confirmed as substantive News Editor.