Premium Times Owner, Chief Editor, CEO, Founder

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Dapo Olorunyomi is a co-founder, CEO, and publisher of Premium Times, a major Nigerian newspaper celebrated for its top-notch and investigative journalism.

He is recognized for championing integrity, transparency, and accountability in governance through the newspaper’s well-organized training programs.

Notably, Olorunyomi played a pivotal role in establishing the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism and the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism.

These entities are dedicated to fostering independent media, good governance, and accountability in West Africa. A recent development involves Premium Times forming a strategic partnership with Business Day Newspaper, aiming to deliver impactful and comprehensive content to their readership.

Premium Times Owner, Chief Editor, CEO, Founder
Publisher:Dapo Olorunyomi
Editor-in-chief:Musikilu Mojeed
Managing editor:Idris Akinbajo
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When Was Premium Times Founded

The Nigerian online newspaper Premium Times is based in Abuja, which is in the Federal Capital Territory. It came out in 2011. Investigative journalism and Reports are two fields that are known for being on the Internet.

Editor in Chief

Musikilu Mojeed, is the Editor-in-Chief and Chief Operating Officer of PREMIUM TIMES Nigeria, he has been elected as the President of Nigeria chapter of the International Press Institute (IPI).

The Founder

Olorunyomi is the co-founder, CEO, and publisher of the Nigerian newspaper Premium Times, which is now one of the most trusted in the country and a model for African investigative journalism.


At the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award in 2013, the popular news media was nominated for the “Website/Blog of the Year” award.

In 2017, reporters from Premium Times shared the Pulitzer Prize for their work with an international group that looked into the Panama Papers and found evidence of corruption and offshore tax havens used by powerful people.

In November 2017, the Global Investigative Journalism Network said that the news media had won the Global Shining Light Award for its reporting on the extrajudicial killings in Nigeria’s South-East and how the Onitsha Massacre of Pro-Biafra supporters was planned.

Premium Times Owner, Chief Editor, CEO, Founder

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