Mrs Angela Olufunmilayo Emuwa
Mrs Angela Olufunmilayo Emuwa is a seasoned veteran in the Nigerian
Journalism industry serving as the current Chairman of Nigeria’s leading
newspaper publishers, Punch Nigeria Limited, a post she took on in 2018.
Before taking on the role of chairman, she was a member of the Board of
Directors at Punch. In 2000, Mrs Emuwa was the Head of Operations, Nigeria
at News Africa, A London based company set up to serve the news and
information needs of Africa and Africans in the Diaspora. In 1995, she was the
Advertising Sales Director at Africa Today, a London based company that
publishes peer-reviewed, scholarly articles and book reviews in a broad range
of academic disciplines on topics related to contemporary Africa.
In her early career years, she also worked at Newswatch Communications
Limited for 9 years and occupied the positions of Advert Executive, Senior
Advert Executive, Advert Manager, and Corporate Affairs Manager. She holds a
Post graduate diploma in Business Administration and an MBA in Public
Relations & Advertising.
Mrs Emuwa’s passion for supporting Parents of Autistic children led her to
become the President of The Autism Parents Association International, an NGO
for Nigerian parents of autistic children. In like manner, she is the immediate
past Chairperson of Golden Hearts Touching Lives Initiative, an NGO that caters
for persons with special needs and the indigent.