Sabinews.com is one today and thriving.
It’s taken a village of believers and supporters and fans and friends to keep us going; especially our writers who ran with the vision and have kept faith with our dream.
As we celebrate our first anniversary, we must express our thanks to Iheoma Obibi, who was the first to place an advert on our site, 10 days after we launched.
Special thanks will go out to Ayeni Adekunle Samuel aka ‘Ayeni the Great’ who has been the greatest supporter of Sabinews, providing advice, counsel, training and support in many ways. He is Sabinews’ ‘Man of the Year’.
We are grateful to the writers who joined us from the start, those who have moved and the many who remain friends of the house – Joy Isi Bewaji, Ruona Agbroko Meyer, Ayisha Osori, Sylvia Nze Ifedigbo, Ikhide Ikheloa, Esame Okwoche, Peter Okwoche, Viola Okolie, Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha, Tamuno Kamson, Pearl Osibu, Oshoko Bushushu, Terh Agbedeh, Kaine Agary, Ayo Falafala, Sam Umukoro, Itua Ewoigbokhan Otaigbe, Kingsley Iweka, Francis Iwuchukwu, contributors like Tony Usidamen, Ade Bantu, Chuma Nwokolo, Funmi Iyanda, Magnus Onyibe, Onyeka Nwelue, Bunmi Adesuwa Ajiboye, Uzor Maxim Uzoatu, Dami Ajayi, cheerleaders like Isabella Akinseye, Jekwu Ozoemene, Lulufa Vongtau, David Njoku, Debbie Edwards, Keenat Ayeyemi as well as our artists, Happiness Ikusika and Tosin Oluwatuyi.
It has been a crazy, fun-filled ride during which we have ruffled feathers, provoked comments and stepped on toes but in al that we have stayed on point; delivering some of the best written stuff you will find on any Nigerian online platform.
We want to thank our advertisers, Intimate Pleasures, Celestine Achi, Zenith Bank, Dangote and others whose cheques we are still expecting.
But most of all we want to say a big thank you to our chairman of the board, Niran Adedokun, who has remained a consistent friend and supporter and our comb-hating editor, hard -working editor Jite Efemuaye alongside her new side-kick, Lucia Eguono Edafioka; you girls are gems.
Peju Akande and Toni Kan
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