Joop Berkhout: 50 Years of Publishing in Nigeria

Joop Berkhout: 50 Years of Publishing in Nigeria

Saturday, November 5, 2016 2:13 pm


50 years in Nigeria, encounter with Chief Joop Berkhout. Interview by Bode Modupe, hosted by CIAPS, Lagos

50 years in Nigeria, encounter with Chief Joop Berkhout. Interview by Bode Modupe, hosted by CIAPS, Lagos

50 years in Nigeria, encounter with Chief Joop Berkhout on the creatives. Pix: Prof Anthony Kila, centre, director, CIAPS, Lagos

50 years in Nigeria, encounter with Chief Joop Berkhout on the creatives. Pix: Prof Anthony Kila, centre, director, CIAPS, Lagos

Hosted by CIAPS Lagos. Pix - Mr. Kunle Ajibade, Executive Editor of The News, PM News (l) and other guests

Hosted by CIAPS Lagos. Pix – Mr. Kunle Ajibade, Executive Editor of The News, PM News (l) and other guests

50 years in Nigeria, encounter with Chief Joop Berkhout, hosted by CIAPS, Lagos. Pix: Chief Joop Berkhout, Safari Books, with Pastor Tunde Bakare, left, and Kila, right

50 years in Nigeria, encounter with Chief Joop Berkhout, hosted by CIAPS, Lagos. Pix: Chief Joop Berkhout, Safari Books, with Pastor Tunde Bakare, left, and Kila, right

Joop Berkhout with guests at the event

Joop Berkhout with guests at the event

Prof. Anthony Kila, Director, CIAPS Lagos (l) with Dr. (Mrs) Winifred Adefolahan Awosika, Founder Chrisland Schools

Prof. Anthony Kila, Director, CIAPS Lagos (l) with Dr. (Mrs) Winifred Adefolahan Awosika, Founder Chrisland Schools

50 years in Nigeria, encounter with Joop Berkhout, hosted by CIAPS, Lagos. Pix: L-r: Chief Emeka Anyaoku, former  Commonwealth Sec Gen; Chief Joop Berkhout; Mrs Bianca Ojukwu and Kila

50 years in Nigeria, encounter with Joop Berkhout, hosted by CIAPS, Lagos. Pix: L-r: Chief Emeka Anyaoku, former Commonwealth Sec Gen; Chief Joop Berkhout; Mrs Bianca Ojukwu and Kila

On Saturday 29 October the Centre for International Advanced and Professional Studies in Lagos organised a morning of tributes for Chief Joop Berkhout to mark his 50th year of publishing in Nigeria. In the course of those years Chief Berhout, who is a naturalised Nigerian, an Okunborode of Ile-Ife and a national award holder, has been in charge of Evans, Spectrum and now Safari Books. Those who attended the event included Chief Emeka Anyaoku, Mrs Bianca Ojukwu, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, Chief Dayo Ogunniyi, Mr Ofodile, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Mr Goyega Banjo, Mr Kunle Ajibade, Chief Nat Okoro and Professor Hauwa Imam

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