Azeez Olusegun Sanni

faountain University
sanni.azeez@fuo.edu.ng
+2348033034365

Azeez Olusegun Sanni

Lecturer II

He is presently a Lecturer II in the Department of Mass Communication, Fountain University, Osogbo. He teaches journalism, communication theories and general mass communication courses.

Biography

Azeez Olusegun Sanni was born in the present Eredo LCDA of Lagos State. He obtained his B.Sc and M.Sc degrees from the University of Lagos and presently rounding off his PhD Degree in Mass Communication at the same University. He is presently a Lecturer II in the Department of Mass Communication, Fountain University, Osogbo. He teaches journalism, communication theories and general mass communication courses.

He is passionate, quick thinking, able to work under pressure, tolerant, analytic; and observant and has great determination to succeed. In addition, he is consistent and capable of making stable and progressive relationships in any professional environment. He also approaches tasks with the aim of getting defined innovative solutions where applicable some of which are that he;

 

  • Edited and published UNILAG SUN newspaper as a student of Print Journalism at the University of Lagos.
  • Co-edited Masscope Magazine which is also a training publication of the Print Journalism students at the University of Lagos.
  • Was the constituency leader of Mass Communication Students at the Students Union House of Representatives for two consecutive sessions.
  • Received an award of “Ambassador Politics” as a students’ representative
  • Also worked with a team of two other colleagues to produce Fountain University Brochure and Fountain University Patrons’ Club Brochure.
  • Coordinated the activities of committees at NASFAT for a period of four years eight months as a Secretary and resource person.
  • Attended and co-facilitated two General Conferences of NASFAT (2011 cum 2013)
  • Won Lecturer of the Year Award; Department of Mass Communication, FUO
  • Guided Journalism Students in producing FOUR editions of training Newspapers in FUO
  • Guided journalism students to produce FOUR editions of training magazine in FUO

Education

  • M.Sc. (Hons) Mass Communication 2014
  • B.Sc.(Hons) Mass Communication2006

Publications

  • Sanni, A. (2018) Role of Editorials in Shaping Government Policies of Lagos State Government, Taraba State Journal of Mass Communication (Accepted for Publication)
  • SalaudeenK., Adebiyi R., Sanni A., (2018)Media Framing of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War 2015-2016, Novena Journal of Communication
  • Adebiyi R., SalaudeenK., Sanni A., (2018)Between the Devil and the Deep BlueSea: A Discussion of Ethical Flashpoints for Nigerian Mass Media
  • Sanni A. Influence of Political Advertisements in the 2015 Lagos Governorship Election –Being Reviewed by FUOYE Journal of Communication