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This Day is a Nigerian national newspaper. It is the flagship newspaper of Leaders & Company Ltd and was first published on 22 January 1995. It has its headquarters in Apapa, Lagos, Lagos State.[1]

This Day
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Nduka Obaigbena
PublisherLeaders & Company
EditorNduka Obaigbena
Circulation100,000 Daily

As of 2005, it has a circulation of 100,000 copies and an annual turnover of some $35 million (US). It has two printing plants, in Lagos and Abuja. The publisher was noted for his early investment in colour printing, giving the paper a distinctive edge among the few durable national newspapers that exist in Nigeria. Along with many of owner and proprietor Nduka Obaigbena's media ventures, the paper has long been riddled with controversy over the late and non payment of its staff and suppliers.[2] Journalist Olusegun Adeniyi is the current chairman of the editorial board.



  • Ijeoma Nwogwuwu
  • Shaka Momodu[1]
  • Bolaji Adebiyi[1]
  • Simon Kolawole[3]
  • Segun Adeniyi

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  1. ^ a b c "About Us - thisdaylive". This Day. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  2. ^ Jon Gambrell (10 May 2013). "Newspaper Staffers Strike Against Publisher Nduka Obaigbena In Nigeria". The Huffington Post. AP. Archived from the original on 2 March 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Simon Kolawole". World Economic Forum. Retrieved 2018-04-26.

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