TERFA TILLEY-GYADO

Director, Communications

Terfa is a reputable and visionary leader in the field of communications, newspaper publishing, editing, investigative reporting and New Media dissemination.


This former Bureau Chief and Editor of cutting edge print and online paper, 234Next.com, has also made his mark as a political analyst for CNN and Al-Jazeera, in political consulting for newspapers, the British High Commission and the National House of Representatives in Abuja, and in writing and producing National radio dramas.


He also writes research notes which are used to assess country-level political, economic and security trends for a worldwide subscription audience. He worked as Managing Editor of Daily Times Nigeria before embarking on a 3-year stint as Head of Speechwriting to the Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN.


He holds a BA in English and European Literature from University of Essex and an MSc in Management from Loughbourough University.


Terfa was awarded a place at the Future Nigerian Leaders Forum for his iconic articles, his visionary management style and his rigorous editorial approach to both print and online news at 234Next and Daily Times.


Terfa has an innate passion for the entertainment industry in Nigeria which he believes is potentially the country's biggest export. He has worked extensively with several recording artists to build their brands. His focus is in contributing to building Nigeria by adhering to the highest quality and moral standards of both traditional and digital communications.


He lives in Lagos with his wife, two children and their dogs.