SMC People


Ikechukwu Obiaya has a background in English having studied it at both the undergraduate and the masters levels. His Ph.D. thesis is a study of the impact of state intervention, through the NFVCB, on the Nigerian film industry. He has also carried out some studies on the audience of the… Read more 


Dr Mike Okolo joined Pan-Atlantic University in 2004 as the Corporate Affairs Manager of the university. In 2006, he assisted in the establishment of the CMC (now SMC) that has developed into a school of repute, running academic as well as professional education. He is also a senior lecturer at… Read more 

Pioneer Dean

Emevwo Anselm Biakolo was born in 1957 in Urhiephron, near Warri, in the Delta State of Nigeria. He attended primary and secondary schools in the area, finishing in 1973 before proceeding to the University of Ibadan in 1974, to study literature, philosophy and classics as a Federal scholar. He also… Read more 


James Tar Tsaaior is a Professor in the School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos, Nigeria where he teaches cultural communication, media studies, creative writing and postcolonial studies. He is also the Director, Academic Planning of the University and editor, Journal of Cultural and Media Studies. Between 2010 –… Read more 

Director, Academic Programmes

Añuli Agina holds a degree in Adult Education/English from the University of Lagos and a Master of Science in Media and Communication from the Pan-African University. She taught language and literary studies at the secondary level before a brief period in advertising and educational consultancy. She teaches Business Communication modules… Read more 

Director ISA, PAU

Dr. Pius Onobhayedo is an experienced Information Technology and New Media professional. His expertise include IT-driven organizational creativity, innovation & process/workflow efficiency; new media (including social media and cloud computing) design, implementation and effective adoption strategies; IT-driven harnessing of collective intelligence. Prior to joining the faculty, he was the founding… Read more 


Ngozi Okpara is the Head, Mass Media and Writing Department, School of Media and Communication. She holds a BA.Ed., an M.ED degrees and a PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She also obtained an MSC in Media and Communication from the Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos in addition to… Read more 


Silk Ugwu OGBU is a political and communication strategist. His early education was at the University of Calabar, where he received a in Political Science. He later proceeded to Enugu State University of Science and Technology from where he earned both and PhD in Political Science (International Relations)…. Read more 


Dr. Josef Bel-Molokwu was born in Benin City on April 6, 1947, of Onitsha parentage. His father was a pioneer educationist, P.N.C.Molokwu, MBE, and his mother Anna E. Molokwu, nee Osandu, a school teacher. After his early education in Government School, Benin City, he went to the District Council School,… Read more 


Momoh Emmanuel Isah holds a Master’s degree in Mass Communication and a PhD in Business Administration. He started his early career as an editor with the NTA Network News Nigeria and later moved up to become the Chief Operating Officer at Minaj Broadcast International in 1999. He began his teaching… Read more 

Senior Fellow

Richard Okhumale Ikiebe, a Senior Fellow with the School and Director of the Centre for Leadership in Journalsm (CLeJ), is an accomplished Media and Management Consultant. He worked as Special Adviser to the Chief of General Staff and as Special Assistant to Minister of Information. He served as World Bank… Read more 


Born in 1953, Engr. Martha K Onyeajuwa, FNSE, holds a degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from University of Nigeria, Nsukka; MSc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Lagos; Certificate in Teletraffic Engineering from University of Strathclyde, Scotland and an Executive MBA from International Graduate School of Management, University of Navarra,… Read more 


Biodun Oridota holds a B.Sc. Accounting (Second Class Upper) degree from University of Ife (Now Obafemi Awolowo University) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with specialization in Finance from Lagos State University. She is also a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN). Biodun has… Read more 


Patrick Enaholo, B.Eng, MA, PhD. Patrick is a lecturer at the Pan-Atlantic University where he teaches and carries out research in the fields of digital media and creative industries. He holds a PhD in Media and Communication from the University of Leeds, UK. His thesis was a study of the… Read more 

Adjunct Faculty

Chido Benedict Nwakanma is a communication strategist, marketer and scholar with extensive media and industry experience consulting in Nigeria and Africa. He has 30 years communication management experience covering roles in media, industry, consulting and education. Nwakanma’s specialties are in communication strategy development and execution, branding and identity, content development,… Read more 

Adjunct Faculty

Named by Forbes as one of Africa’s 30 best entrepreneurs under 30, ChudeJideonwo is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of RED – which owns the continent’s largest portfolio of youth media brands. RED has successfully managed campaign communication for two consecutive Nigerian Presidents. Through Statecraft Inc, its governance communication company, he… Read more 

Adjunct Faculty

Oluwatomi Vincent LLB (Ife) teaches Law, Taxation & Policy; Media Law and Professional Ethics respectively at the School of Media and Communications, Pan-Atlantic University. He obtained his LLB from University of Ife and LLM from University of Lagos. He was enrolled at the Supreme Court of Nigeria upon his admission… Read more 

kola olusola
Adjunct Faculty

Kola Olusola is the Managing Consultant at Internet Marketing Solutions Limited formerly, Value Communications Ltd, a Lagos based independent Office of WSI Internet Consultancy. He is a product of the prestigious faculty of business management of University of Ile-Ife, now known as Obafemi Awolowo Universty, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He facilitates courses… Read more 

mande samaila
Adjunct Faculty

SAMAILA MANDE is scholar in Business Administration with specialization in Marketing Communication and Entrepreneurship. Presently, he is Senior Lecturer, and Head of unit/adviser (CEMBA/CEMPA), School of Management Sciences at National Open University of Nigeria. He is also an Adjunct Research Fellow at the School of Media and Communications, Pan-Atlantic University,… Read more 

Director, SMC Media Unit

Mr. Esere is a 1985 honours graduate in Sociology and Anthropology from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.  Following a short stint with the Presidency, he moved into the area of Brand identity communication, Computer graphics and General printing in 1989. Prior to joining the Pan-African University (now Pan-Atlantic University)… Read more 

chief isaac
Director, Professional Programmes
Admissions Manager
Internship and Alumni Manager