Dapo Olorunyomi: Toasts to courage, vision, selflessness


Dapo Olorunyomi

For Dapo Olorunyomi, ace journalist, publisher and writer, Thursday, 9 November, 2017 was a day that will linger in his memory. That was the day friends, well wishers, journalists, publishers, academics and a host of others gathered at the Freedom Park on Lagos Island to felicitate with him as he clocked 60. Though, he clocked 60 a day earlier, a special panel at the Lagos Book and Arts Festival was dedicated to celebrate his exploit in journalism and his contribution in the upliftment of the noble profession.

Olorunyomi, one of the founding editors of TheNews, PM News and Tempo Magazine was celebrated that day when the Committee for Relevant Art (CORA), organisers of the Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF) chose to honour him.

At a well attended panel by friends, associates and mentees,  Olorunyomi, founder of investigative online newspaper, Premium Times, was…

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