GOCOP(Guild of Corporate Online Publishers) was borne out of the growing need to ensure that online publishers uphold the tenets of journalism in doing their jobs. There is also the need to sanitize online publishing in Nigeria as it is the future of journalism in the country as it has become in developed countries

Malachy Agbo The President

Malachy Agbo

Malachy Agbo has over 25 years journalism experience in the traditional media before venturing into online journalism. The peak of it was being one of the senior editors at ThisDay from where he left to establish The Citizen.

  • 25 years plus in Journalism
Musikilu Mojeed The Vice President

Musikilu Mojeed

Musikilu Mojeed has varied experience in the print media, with legacies in Tell magazine and Next newspapers. He is a co-founder of Premium Times.

Dotun Oladipo The General Secretary

Dotun Oladipo

Dotun Oladipo has also worked in the print media for over 25 years, traversing Newswatch, Punch, Tribune and Nigerian Compass. He is the Managing Editor/CEO of Premium Eagle Media Limited, publishers of The Eagle Online.

  • 25 years plus in Journalism
Maureen Chigbo The Treasurer

Maureen Chigbo

Maureen Chigbo has put in over 30 years into journalism. She worked in the News Agency of Nigeria and Newswatch, where she rose to edit the prestigious magazine. She is the founder of Real News Magazine.

  • 30 years of journalism
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Our Partners

  • International Press Councils
  • Nigerian institute of Journalism
  • Nigerian Guild of Editors