Baba Dantiye appointed Editorial Board Chairman of Daily News 24
Ayrah Media Concept Limited has appointed Halilu Baba Dantiye, mni as Chairman, Editorial Board of its online news platform, Daily News 24.
The appointment is in recognition of his outstanding reputation and contribution to the media industry.
Baba Halilu Dantiye, mni is the former president of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE).
With more than four decades in the media industry, Dantiye has practiced journalism in several beats including as a crime and judiciary correspondent.
He rose to become editor of Kano-based Triumph Newspapers.
Now a full-time media consultant, Dantiye served the NGE in different capacities.
He was elected General Secretary in 2001 and later served two terms as President, from 2003 to 2008. It was during his tenure that the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference, ANEC, was first held. The forum was later included in the Guild’s Constitution as a mandatory annual event.
Malam Baba Dantiye represented the media at the National Political Conference, organised by former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
He also served on the National Steering Committee of Vision 2020-20.
This astute media personality served as spokesman to two governors in Kano State with distinction; first as Director of Press to former Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and later as Director-General-Media, to the current Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje.
He was later appointed as Permanent Secretary, before his retirement from the state’s civil service.
Ayrah Media Concept is poised to unveil other members of the editorial board of its news platform, Daily News 24 subsequently.
Daily News 24 is a brand of Ayrah Media Concept Limited, a platform for online global communication.
Established in 2019, Daily News 24 is an independent multimedia platform that provides breaking news, in-depth analysis of top stories, interviews, videos, photos, and special reports.