Editor in Chief: EnergyTimes Newspaper
Ekundayo Ezekiel Kayode has a Master’s degree in Public and International Affairs from the University of Lagos. He also obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Lagos State University, a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism and, a Diploma in Mass Communications from The Polytechnic, Ibadan.
Kayode’s industry-wide experience spans over 20 years, mainly in energy, finance and capital markets reportage.
Kayode was the group Energy Editor of the Daily Times from 2004 to 2007 before he joined Leadership Newspaper in the same year as Group Business Editor. While at the Daily Times, Kayode won several awards including Best Reporter of The Month, Best Reporter of The Year and the Best Page Produced Editor award.
In 2008, he joined the Daily Trust newspaper as Head of Business Desk, Lagos Bureau and rose to become the Regional Editor, South West (comprising five states) in 2012. He was then appointed as the Deputy Editor of the Daily Trust in 2013.
In February 2015, Kayode left the Daily Trust to concentrate on his own newspaper, EnergyTimes, which he established with support from his previous employer, the Daily Trust.