Alkasim Abdulkadir

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Born (1972-08-17) August 17, 1972 (age 51)
Niger state, Nigeria
OccupationCommunication specialist

Alkasim Abdulkadir (born 17 August 1972 in) is a Nigerian communication specialist with sub-expertize in development and behavior change communication.[1] He has also worked as an editor,journalist, and stringer for global media organization like CNN International international, and Guardian UK. Others are; China Central Television and African arguments.[2] He has worked for over 14 years as a journalist owned by the new generation of Nigerian multimedia journalist with experience in TV, Radio, Print online journalism, film and strategic communications.[3][4] From January 2016 to October 2019 he was appointed as AG head of communication, presidential committee for North East initiatives who was responsible for the coordination the communication strategy of the north East as the Buhari's plane.[5][6][7][8][9][10]

Early life and education

Alkasim Abdulkadir was born on 27 August 1972 in Niger state, Nigeria. He attended his primary, secondary and religious education in Niger. In 2019 he attended the prestigious international school of communication, London, on a short course where he studied applied communication and PR design and begged another certificate in communication strategy and design from the same institution Dubai campus. He was, he is and he will be a professional expert in communication specialism and he worked nationally and internationally.[4]


Alkasim Abdulkadir is an expert in multidimensional aspect of communication specialization who worked with government and non governmental organization, within the country and outside the country.[9][11]

From January 2016 to October 2019 he worked as AG head of communication presidential committee for North East initiative, who was responsible for the coordination the communication strategy of the north east as included in the Buhari's plane,to coordinate all communications activities relating to the activities of safe school victims support fund.[12][13]

In July 2014 he was the chairman media subcommittee, presidential committee for victims support fund who was responsible for coordinating information management activities of the presidential committee.[14]

In 2014 he worked as a guest editor to the New wire Nigeria who was responsible for the overall editing of stories and content write and others.[15][16]

From June to November 2011 he worked with CNN International international as a stringer news gathering for CNN international, wire service, freelance report And others.[6][17][18]

In (2009–2011) he worked with BBC as a media action in Abuja. he led a creative media report for strengthening advocacy good governance and empowerment project using drama to showcase good governance USAID Founded.[6][19]

From February 2008 to January 2009 he worked with Zuma FM as a head of programs Zuma.[6]

From January to September 2009 he was the constitutional right project officer.[9]

From January to June 2008 he was the media assistant to senator Zaynab A.kure, Abuja's Nigeria.[4]

Personal life

Alkasim Abdulkadir is married with two children, he is a public speaker and a member of TEDX talk who spoke on story of insurgency from North East Nigeria.[20][21][22][23]

"Even if you come at me,I try to deflect it and engage you in a conversation that is if it Worth for me to engage you"[24][25][26]


  1. "Alkasim Abdulkadir Archives | Premium Times Nigeria". Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  2. "Wole Soyinka Centre to launch regulators monitoring programme". TheCable. 2017-06-19. Retrieved 2020-07-08.
  3. "Alkasim Abdulkadir". African Arguments. Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Editor (2019-12-31). "Alkasim Abdulkadir joins Refugee Commission as Head of Media and Communications Strategy". NewsWireNGR. Retrieved 2020-07-07. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  5. "Alkasim Abdulkadir Archives | Premium Times Nigeria". Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 "TEDxMaitama | TED". Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  7. "ALKASIM ABDULKADIR Archives". Liberty TV/Radio - Voice For All! Vision For All! - News, Politics, Security, Education, Sports... Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  8. "What happened to #BringBackOurGirls?". Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 "Alkasim Abdulkadir Archives". aljazirahnews. Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  10. Ogunsiji, Toyosi Akerele- (2015-08-03). "MY APPEARANCE AT THE VICTIMS SUPPORT FUND COMMITTEE BRIEFING MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENT BUHARI". Toyosi Akerele | Official Website. Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  11. "Why Nigeria's military is losing the battle against Boko Haram". Retrieved 2020-07-08.
  12. "Alkasim Abdulkadir Archives". Daily Nigerian. Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  13. "'We've spent about N12b on rehabilitation in North East'". The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. 2018-12-13. Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  14. "Alkasim Abdulkadir Archives". Political Economist. Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  15. "News – Page 438 – – Breaking News, Nigeria, Africa, Worldwide". Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  16. "Alkasim Abdulkadir | Contributing Editor, Author at The Trent". The Trent. Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  17. "For Some Nigerians, Doubts Linger About New President | Voice of America - English". Retrieved 2020-07-08.
  18. "At least 5 dead in attack on police headquarters in Nigeria". Retrieved 2020-07-08.
  19. "News about bbc-media-action". News Break. Retrieved 2020-07-08.
  20. "YouTube". Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  21. Likita, Rutheelove (2018-01-17). "TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE IN NORTHEAST NIGERIA: A TWEET-CHAT WITH MR. ALKASIM ABDULKADIR on 12/01/18". Medium. Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  22. "Activists Want Buhari to Refocus on Missing Chibok Girls | Voice of America - English". Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  23. Abu, Eugenia (2019-03-17). "Books and magazines from the 2nd Abuja book chat". Daily Trust. Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  24. "Eight tins wey you fit do to land dat job". BBC News Pidgin. Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  25. Noakes, Andrew. "Boko Haram and the Ballot Box". Foreign Policy. Retrieved 2020-07-08.
  26. ProgressVideo 2020. "ProgressVideo.TV: Stories of Insurgency from North-Eastern Nigeria | Alkasim Abdulkadir | TEDxMaitama via TEDx". ProgressVideo.TV. Retrieved 2020-07-07.

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