In this piece, platinumpost.ng chronicles the biography, family, education, career and net worth of Linda Nwabuwa Akhigbe.
Mrs. Linda Nwabuwa Akhigbe is a broadcast Journalist, Communication expert, presenter, and producer at Channels Television.
In October 2023, Akhigbe was appointed as the senior special assistant to the president on strategic communications by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
She is the Senate correspondent for Channels Television and develops and hosts “The Gavel.” It’s a show on the activities of the National Assembly.
Akhigbe was born and brought up in Edo State, Nigeria where she spent her early and university education.
She hails from Edo State.
Akhigbe studied mass communication at Federal Polytechnic Auchi, Edo State. After her education, she proceeded with her NYSC at Anambra State as a news reporter.
She has a Master of Arts degree in Media, Communication, and Public Relations from the University of Leicester.
Akhigbe started her broadcasting career during her National Youth Service Corp one-year scheme in Anambra State.
She served as a news reporter at the National Television Authority, NTA Awka in 2005. She then worked as a News Anchor and correspondent at Hot FM from May 2006 to February 2008.
Her passion for media brought her to Channels Television in 2008. The passionate presenter and reporter covered the Diplomacy, Energy, and Labour beats in Channels Television due to her versatility.
On March 17, 2008, she started as a presenter and reporter for Channels Television. Akhigbe became the Assistant Senior Reporter/presenter 1 on January 1, 2010.
On January 1, 2012, her role changed to Assistant Senior Reporter/presenter 2.
On March 1, 2014, she became a Senior Presenter/Reporter 3 while on February 1, 2018, she became a Senior Reporter/Presenter.
Currently, she is the Senior correspondent and news anchor and produces and presents “The Gavel” at Channels Television.
The Gavel is a program that focuses on the activities of the national assembly. In October 2023, she was appointed as Senior Special Assistant to the president on strategic communications. Linda was appointed by His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Akhigbe’s estimated net worth is not available.