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CAJ Holds Maiden Conference in October



A Pan African Journalists Organisation registered in Nigeria (RC:153753), Congress of African Journalists (CAJ) will hold its first annual conference in Nigeria in October this year.

According to the Acting President of CAJ who is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Michael Adeboboye “The three-day conference with the theme – Africa and Security Challenges; The Role of Journalists in Finding Lasting Solutions will serve as an interface between stakeholders in the Africa’s development project, security gurus and information gatekeepers with the aim to map a path of progress for the continent”

The conference will hold in Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria, starting from October 6 and ends in October 8.

The conference will feature investiture of patrons, conferment of awards and film shows about CAJ and its objectives. The film shows will project Africa richness and versatility in culture, tourism and languages.

“Considering the various challenges of African countries recently, particularly in the areas of fake news and security with their adverse consequences in the genuine African leadership roadmap to the continent’s growth and development, CAJ believes that telling the true and positive Africa narratives and opportunities abound in the continent. Hence its resolve for the 2021 conference to bridge the gap between the information gateway and leadership in the continent,”  said Ashraf Aboul Yazid Dali, President, Asian Journalists Association, AJA and Vice President, CAJ North Africa. Dali an award winning journalist is an Egyptian poet, Editor-in-Chief, The Silk Road Literature Series, Chairman, CAJ Conference 2021 and also a Keynote Speaker at the conference.

Other speakers at the conference include; Retired Brigadier-Gen. Sani Kukasheka Usman (MNI), Hon. Gospel Kazako and Mohammed Ibrahim Moalimuu.

Usman is the Consultant Director, Corporate Affairs and Information at the Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Abuja, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Mahangi Communication Services and Mahangi Farms. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of African Leadership Magazine and member of the Board of Trustees of Security Watch Africa Initiative. 

Hon. Gospel Kazako is a foremost journalist and Malawian entrepreneur who founded the Zodiak Broadcasting Station; a national broadcasting station in Malawi. Kazako is also a poet and current serving Minister of Information, Malawi. While Mohammed Ibrahim Moalimuu is a senior Somali international journalist and unionist, formerly with BBC and Reuters. Moalimuu is the current Spokesperson of Federal Government of Somalia and Senior Media Adviser to the Prime Minister.

According to CAJ Acting Vice President, West Africa, Joseph Adika who is the CEO of Jubilee Broadcasting Network, Ghana, CAJ African Leadership Award 2021 will recognise outstanding performance and leadership qualities of the recipients in a bid to encourage dedication to service to humanity and fine governance in Africa.

The African great men nominated for CAJ Leadership Award are; His Excellency, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Executive Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria, Hon. Thandi Modise, Speaker, South Africa National Assembly and Chief Justice of Malawi, Hon. Justice Andrew Nyirenda.

According to CAJ Secretary General, Moise Manoel, “Some members of CAJ will also be recognised for their various contributions to the organisation”

The CAJ Conference Planning Committee are; Ashraf Aboul-Yazid Dali (Egypt), Chairman, Moise Manoel (Paris), Secretary – General, Joseph Adika(Ghana), Member, Admire Mackenzie Kudita (Zimbabwe), Member, Ajong M. Laurean (USA), Member, Blessing Kenache (Malawi), Member.

Ashraf Aboul Yazid dali

Others are; Habibat Mobolaji Salami, CAJ Vice President Diaspora (USA), Member, Emmanuella Maikem Manzie (Cameroon), Olusiji Balogun (Nigeria), Ibrahim Olayiwola (Nigeria), Edache Ochola (Nigeria), Abimbola Owoseni (Germany), Amina Anebi (Nigeria), Amina Mussa (United Kingdom) and Ngozi Amadi (Nigeria)

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HRH Oba Aderemi Ilesanmi Ogidan, (Ogidan I), IV Alase of Ase-Akoko



History was made on the 18th of May, 2021, when Ase-Akoko community in Akoko North-West Local Government Area in Ondo State of Nigeria produced a successor to the throne of Alase of Ase-Akoko in the person of Aderemi Ilesanmi Ogidan, in a keenly contested election.

Aderemi Ogidan became the fourth Alase of Ase-Akoko after the kingmakers “Afobaje” voted four against one in his favour, defeating two other interested candidates at Community Primary School, Ase-Akoko, Akoko North West LGA, Ondo State.

The election which was conducted by the local government officials, witnessed and captured by the media and observers from the state government, was a crowd pulling event.

True to his name “Aderemilekun” meaning “Crown Ogidan Aderemi Ilesanmi is no doubt an enigmatic, influential and easy going personality, committed to the course of development of the community. In 2002, he voluntarily relinquished his job in Lagos to answer the call of duty in his community he so loved.

According to him, “How can the Kabiyesi sent to Ikaram for a writer before he can write ordinary letter?

For his education, he attended Moslem Primary School, Ikaram-Akoko and was later admitted to Otolomi High School, also in Ikaram-Akoko. When Otolomi High School was closed down due to state government policy then, he joined Community Comprehensive High School, Ikaram-Akoko and finally wrote his West African Examination at Akunnu Comprehensive High School, Akunnu-Akoko where he bagged his West African School Certificate (WASC).

In his quest for academic excellence, he attended the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University (AAUA) at Akungba-Akoko to obtain a Diploma in Business Administration.

Before becoming the king elect, Aderemi has his hands in so many things including politics. His desirous for the development of his community brought about the construction of the road from ikaram to Ae through his unparallel activities I  the political scene.  He has been a pillar of note to many indigenes.

HRH, Oba Aderemi Ilesanmi, (Ogidan 1), is a man of policy, principle and integrity. He’s loved and cherished by his people.the His coronation ceremony will immediately take place after receiving the Staff of Office from the Stae Government.

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G-Brain, A Fast Rising Star



G-Brain, born Abiodun Bamisile, a fast rising music star. Was born in 1988 from Omuo-Ekiti in Ekiti State, He attended his primary at Benin and secondary school at Community Comprehensive High School. . Ikaram-Akoko.

He proceeded to University of Benin (UNIBEN). Where he studied International Studies at Diploma level,

A Lagos based hip-hop artiste. His first hot “Obente” was a crowd pulling hit followed by many others,

He took his music to international scene. When he travelled to Ghana for an international musical and festival event. Where he was the toast of the fans,

He later travelled to Canada for shows and was invited for another show in the United states of America (USA)by his teeming fans,

G-Brain is planning big for year 2021, According to him. He intends to tour thirteen (13) states before the year runs out. With what he knows how to do best – Music,

G-Brain is a proud husband to his charming and elegant wife-Tolani. With valued and well cherished children,

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Profile of Prof. Felix Oladele Obajafa



Th.D, Ph.D, B.L, D.Sc, SEIPN, SIEFPN, FNSIS, SFLLFS, SFSIFS, CCFE, (Fellow 1, 2, 3)

Prof. Felix Oladele Obajafa

Professor Felix Oladele Obajafa was born on the 11th January. 1966 at Ojo-Oke, Ojo Ajowa Akoko in Akoko North East Local Government Area in Ondo State, Nigeria, West-Africa.

He started his Primary Education at Anglican Primary School, Ajowa Akoko from 1971 to 1976 and later St. John Mary’s Demonstration Primary School, Owo in Ondo State from 1977 to 1979, where he obtained his Primary School Leaving Certificate. He proceeded to Methodist High School, Owo where he obtained his West African School Certificate in 1984.

As a keen young promising footballer, in January 1986 he went to Lagos to pursue his football career. In October, 1986 he was employed at National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) and also as a Footballer. He received many awards as the Highest Goals Scorer, the Most Consistent footballer of the year awards every year since 1986 until 1995 among many other awards.

He proceeded to University of Lagos to obtain Diploma in Computer Science (1993). He resigned from NEPA in 1995 to further pursue his football career which took him to many countries in Africa. And when he was in Morroco, he received God’s call and he returned to Nigeria in October, 1997. Thereafter, he attended Galilee Bible College and Seminary, Lagos where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Theology.  Professor Felix proceeded to Go Ye Christian University, Chapel Hills, North Carolina, USA for his Master in Christian Education (2002); Doctor of Christian Ministry (2003); Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Education (2004) and Doctor of Science. D.Sc (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow); Doctor of Science in Missions and Evangelism. He obtained a Doctoral Fellow in Security and Intelligence Studies from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida, US in 2018.

Felix is a Professor of Christian Education and also a Professor of Security and Forensic Studies. He is an ordained and seasoned preacher and teacher of God’s Word. He is a prolific writer and erudite scholar. He has taught in seminars and conferences across Nigeria, Africa, Asia, and United Kingdom among others. He is the first to teach on Biblical Theology in Security Intelligence and Forensic Studies all over the world and he is called the Father of Biblical Theology in Security Intelligence and Forensic Studies.

He is a regular speaker at Christian and secular gatherings and he is sought after in churches and higher institutions of learning. He also operates in the prophetic and apostolic ministries.

National and International Membership

Professor Felix is a licensed ordained minister with Kingsway Fellowship International, Des Moines, Iowa, USA; a member of National Executive Councils of Kingsway Fellowship International USA, Nigeria Chapter. He is the North Regional Superintendent of Kingsway Fellowship International Des Moines Iowa, USA, Nigeria Chapter (19 States and Abuja).

Professor Felix is a Security Expert and Intelligence Practitioner of Nigeria(SEIPN); a Fellow of National Security and Intelligence Studies (FNSIS); a Senior Fellow of Legal/Litigation Forensic Studies (SFLLFS); a Security Intelligence Expert and Forensic Practitioner of Nigeria (SIEFPN);  a Senior Fellow of Security Intelligence and Forensic Studies (SFSIFS); a member of Pioneers’ Fellow of Institute of Security and Intelligence Studies Nigeria, a Honorary Doctoral Fellow in Security and Intelligence from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach, Florida, USA.

Professor Felix is a member of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and also Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN). He is the President/Chancellor and Chairman Board of Directors Pathfinder Theological Seminary Inc. He is the Founder/Chancellor and Chairman Board of Directors, Pathfinder University Jos an affiliate of American Heritage University of Southern California, USA. He is the Founder/Chancellor and Chairman Board of Directors, Felix Obajafa Aeronautical University, Ajowa Akoko in Ondo State. He is the Director General of Pathfinder International School of Pastoral Education and Chaplaincy Jos. He is an Advanced Board Certified Chaplain with PISPEC. He is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pathfinder Global Missions.

Felix is a member of Ellel International Ministries United Kingdom and Africa; a member of International Ministers Fellowship USA; a member of Alpha International United Kingdom and the first Member of Alpha Nigeria to officially represent Nigeria in United Kingdom in 2006; a Certified Chaplain Member of the United Nations International Circle of Faith and Chaplaincy Corps Plateau State Directorate.

Felix is the Director General of Forensic Science Research and Development International; the Chief Executive Officer of Forensic Science Education Accreditation Commission; and a Lecturer at the Institute of National Security and Intelligence Studies Jos Center, Plateau State, now Security and Forensic Studies Nigeria Inc.

Felix Obajafa won the Most Outstanding Chancellor of Integrity of Africa Award 2019. He also won the Most Outstanding Scholar of Integrity of Africa Award 2019.  He was awarded the Akoni Odua by the AWA ODUDUWA INCORPORATED in 2020

Felix is a Certified Chartered Forensic Expert and a Member of Chartered Forensic Consultants Association of Nigeria.

Community Service

To his credit Felix Oladele Obajafa has given many called Ministers and Workers, scholarships to enable them study in his Christian University since 2002. He also gave scholarships to 25 Ministers and commissioned the first Bible Depot in Mallapally, Kerala State South India during his visit to India in 2004.


Among others, Professor Felix Oladele Obajafa has published 8 Books, 5 unpublished books and has written 54 Researched Journal Articles in both International and Local Journals. He has served as an Advisor in different Seminaries and Universities and has supervised over 500 Theses and Dissertations. He has produced many handouts and curricula for different Bible Schools and Theological Seminary across the globe to his credit.

He is married with four children, Samuel Olamide Obajafa, Faith Dasola Obajafa, Victoria Kanyinsola Obajafa and Victor Olajuwon Obajafa.

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