INMA Appoints’s Editor-in-Chief Rahaman Abiola to Join its Africa Advisory Council Board

INMA Appoints’s Editor-in-Chief Rahaman Abiola to Join its Africa Advisory Council Board, Nigeria's leading digital news platform, continues to solidify its position as an influential player in the media landscape. The International News Media Association (INMA) has welcomed Rahaman Abiola, Editor-in-Chief of, to its African Council Advisory Board., INMA, Africa Advisory Council Board, Board Member's Rahaman Abiola Joins INMA Africa Advisory Council Board
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INMA is a global association for top news publishers in the world like The New York Times, Bloomberg and The Washington Post. This appointment marks a significant step forward for and underscores its commitment to fostering collaboration and innovation within the African media industry.

The decision was announced following a review process where the Editor-in-Chief’s profile was examined for role fit. Not only does Rahaman’s appointment reflect the competence of’s newsroom head, it also reinforces’s dedication to innovation, impactful journalism, and excellence.

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Sharing his excitement and resolve to support the board in every way possible, especially as it concerns African newsrooms, Rahaman said:

"Joining INMA in 2023 was a huge milestone for Taking this relationship further by making the African Advisory Council board shows how committed we are in changing the face of media in Africa. After staying at the forefront of the industry in Nigeria, I am confident that this position is very deserving, and I will do my best to work with other African media leaders to meet the association’s goals for the continent.”

Rahaman expressed his gratitude to INMA for his appointment and thanked the team for their unending support.

As a board member, Rahaman will support the INMA’s intelligence gathering and editorial strategy for Africa. He will also lead masterclass sessions and webinars, alongside influential media figures across the globe.

Reaffirming the International News Media Association’s excitement to have Nigeria as a strong media landscape, represented by on the board, Sandy Naude, Chair, INMA Africa Advisory Board and Executive, INMA International Board, said:

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“We commence a new and exciting chapter as INMA Africa Advisory Board and we are delighted to have’s Editor-in-Chief, Rahaman Abiola, an award-winning journalist, as part of our team. We look forward to the insights and expertise that he would bring on board.”

The objectives of the INMA board members include: growing the INMA corporate membership in Africa; sharing and inspiring; networking together to ensure the development of partnerships that celebrate Africa’s unique creativity; showcasing Africa’s best lessons for the media industry; walking with global friends through the challenges faced by current media owners; among others.

Rahaman Abiola joins the other board members including Monicah Ndung’u, Chief Operating Officer, Nation Media Group, Kenya; Katharina Link, Chief Executive Officer, Pulse Africa, Ghana; Mapula Nkosi, Managing Editor, City Press, Media 24, South Africa; Denise Laila, Head of Strategy, Standard Group, Kenya; Sandy Naude, CEO, Africa Community Media, South Africa; and Doreen Mbaya, INMA Africa Manager.

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INMA is known for reinventing how news media publishers connect with audiences, emphasising innovation and leadership. With over 18,000 active members and expertise spanning nine decades, INMA is a leading force shaping the future of the media industry.

Being a member of INMA allows publishers to participate in conferences, webinars, and exclusive events to gather insights and cutting-edge strategies on how to succeed in the digital media landscape. became a member of the International News Media Association (INMA) along with other news websites of the parenting company, Legit Media Group. from Kenya, Briefly News from South Africa, from Ghana, and global also joined INMA in June 2023.

About is Nigeria’s no. 1 online and entertainment news publisher by audience, and also the world’s largest news publisher on Facebook, meeting the news needs of over 10 million unique readers monthly via its website.’s newsroom publishes various news and editorial content, including entertainment, business, politics, current affairs, and human interest stories.

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Founded in 2012, has grown into a widely read news and entertainment website with over 50 million monthly views. is a proud member of Legit Media Group, along with Kenyan, South African Briefly News, Ghanaian and global

About INMA

The International News Media Association (INMA) is a global community of market-leading news media companies reinventing how they engage audiences and grow revenue. The INMA community consists of nearly 20,000 members at 900+ news media companies in 81 countries. INMA is the news media industry’s foremost ideas-sharing network with members connected via conferences, reports, webinars, virtual meetings, an unparalleled archive of best practices and strategic initiatives focused on digital subscriptions, smart data, product, advertising, newsrooms and publisher relationships with Big Tech.


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