Ijeoma Nwogwugwu, former Thisday Newspaper editor has resigned from her current position as the Managing Director of Arise TV, after serving in that capacity for four years.
She announced her resignation on Wednesday without providing any further information.
However, the seasoned journalist was chosen to lead the Nduka Obaigbena-owned ARISE News Channel in 2018 gave a month’s notice.
Nwogwugwu who joined Thisday Newspaper in 1995 after her marriage collapsed, is among top women in Nigerian journalism’s history to be appointed editor of a national newspaper, the first being Doyin Abiola of defunct Concord Newspaper; she also ranked the first among twenty-five most powerful women in Journalism according to WijAfrican (Women in Journalism Africa).
Ijeoma Nwogwugwu is a Nigerian journalist. She is the pioneer managing director of Arise TV, a Nigerian news outlet. She was one of the directors of Thisday Newspaper. She was also an editor at THISDAY newspaper prior to joining Arise TV.