Jimoh Ibrahim is a Nigerian lawyer, politician, businessman, and philanthropist who was born on February 24, 1967. He is the chairman and CEO of Global Fleet Group. It is a Nigeria-based global conglomerate with business interests and subsidiaries in surrounding West African countries. He is also the CEO of the National Mirror Newspaper.
Jimoh Ibrahim is from Ondo State, which is located in southwestern Nigeria. He earned a Bachelor of Laws degree from Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. He studied law (LLB), and following that, he earned a Master of Public Administration.
One of the daily newspapers published in Nigeria is The National Mirror. The publication style is that of a scandal sheet. Prince Emeka Obasi launched the National Mirror in the year 2006 with different editions.
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National Mirror Newspaper has The Daily Mirror, Saturday Mirror, and Sunday Mirror. Later on, Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim purchased 100% of the National Mirror shares in August in the year 2008.
INTENTIONS OF NATIONAL MIRROR NEWSPAPER
When Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim, a rich lawyer, and businessman, bought National Mirror in the year 2008, he made sure that the intentions of the newspaper and that of himself aligned.
The objective of the newspaper was to refocus and give a proper direction toward achieving the stated goals. To make the newspaper have its way in Nigeria, the CEO purchased six cutting-edge printing equipment.
The home of this printing equipment is Lagos, Abuja, Akure, Owerri, Kano, and Maiduguri, among other locations in Nigeria.
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Based on the distance from each other and considering the final sales destination, the company selected the states. It is to get to every part of the country to read the newspaper more than any other newspaper.
Furthermore, the selected areas place a strong emphasis on local news. Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim gathered some of the brightest minds in the industry. His main aim is to achieve the goal of becoming a world-class newspaper in the country.
Some of them include Ben Memuletiwon (acting Daily Editor), Gbemi Olujobi (Saturday Mirror Editor), and Dozie Okebalama (Editorial Board Coordinator).
There is also Segun Fatuase (Editor of both online and Web operations), and Callistus Oke (Editorial Page Editor). National Mirror operates a decentralized system that has already accomplished simultaneous printing in three of its units.
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ACHIEVEMENTS OF NATIONAL MIRROR
The managing Director praised the organization’s workers for making the company proud. In addition, since its founding, National Mirror Newspaper has grown to be a major player in the newspaper industry.
Also, National Mirror Newspaper has received nine awards from twenty-three nominations at the NMMA in Ekiti state.
National Mirror Newspaper has won 3 DAME awards hosted in Lagos aside from the NMMA award nominations. When the newspaper came in second place to the winners of the Newspaper of the Year award for the second consecutive year, Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim was ecstatic.
The CEO of the National Mirror Newspaper gifted cash to his employees who won awards. In addition to that, he gave them a fully paid one-week vacation.
In conclusion, National Mirror Newspaper is a newspaper that was formerly owned by Prince Emeka Obasi. Later on, ownership was transferred to Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim in the year 2008.
Since its inception, the news has been able to diversify itself into various editions such as Daily Mirror, Saturday Mirror, and The Sunday Mirror. Also, the newspaper has achieved numerous firsts, and seconds, as well as nominations for different award categories.
National Mirror Newspaper presents news in an appealing manner that will keep the audience glued to its contents. National Mirror has been nominated for various awards because of its contents as well as its presentation.