Top 10 Most Powerful Football Journalists In Nigeria!

Sports journalism is a very popular branch of the pen profession in Nigeria. This is basically because of the love for sports in the country especially the game of football. So you find famous sports journalists in Nigeria having so much to do with coverage of football. Here is a list of Nigeria’s finest and famous football journalists most of whom are household names in the country.

Most Powerful Football Journalists In Nigeria

  1. Paul Basseyis a veteran Sports journalist that grew through the ranks. Today, he is perhaps the most powerful Football journalist in Nigeria.

Bassey presently serves as a member of NFF technical committee and a FIFA Match Commissioner. Connect with him now

  1. Mitchell Obiis veteran journalist also, who cut his career teeth with Vanguard Newspapers and became so popular with his TV program MasterSports.

Obi is the executive Vice Chairman of MasterSports and CEO of AIPS.

Connect with him now:


Emeka Anyadike

  1. EmekaAnyadike is a TV Football Analyst, Sports Pundit, Football Commentator, Writer & Publisher, Online pioneer, Sports marketing, Sports management & Sponsorship intelligence. Major Stakeholder in
  2. Mumini Alao:is the Group Managing Director of Complete Communications Ltd. Connect

Muminu Alao

  1. Godwin Dudu Orumenis the President of MultiSports. Connect

Godwin Dudu Orumen


  1. Larry Izamoje:Chairman/ CEO Brila FM, First Sports Radio in Nigeria. Connect him:



  1. Ben Alaya:GM/Editor-in-Chief, SportsDay Newspapers, Africa’s fastest growing sports daily. Media Officer of Nigeria’s senior national football team; the Super Eagles. Connect
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Ben Alaya


  1. Toyin Ibitoyeis theExecutive Producer,Sunrise Sports & Presenter,Sports Tonight on Channels Television.#SoarSuperEagles campaigner. Connect him:

Toyin Ibitoye


  1. Godwin Enakhenais theCE0 @ Global Media, a marketing and production outfit with bias for sport. Sport journalist and biznesman. He is the Sole Administrator of MFM FC and aMan U fan. Connect

Godwin Enakhena


  1. Emeka Nwaniis populaly known as Apostle of Nigerian League.He love and write about Nigerian Football especially the various Leagues in the country. Connect him:



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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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