Professor Ralph Akinfeleye is of the University of Lagos (UNILAG). He serves as the chair and head of mass communication department in that university. He is one of the longest serving lecturers in the department.
Prof. Akinfeleye is a recipient of numerous awards in recognition of his contributions to media education in Nigeria. He is one of the famous mass communication professors noted for making contributions in the development of communication education in Nigeria. And because of his hard work he has received indefinite promotions and awards.
Prof. Akinfeleye has beat about 149 mass communication lecturers and researchers across the country to clinch the media achievers award 2009. This award was given to him in honour of his service towards promoting media practice and communication education in Nigeria. The award was given to him by Writers Association of Nigeria (WAN). Prof. Akinfeleye is a name that rings bell in Nigeria’s communication education landscape.