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KADARIA : The Amazing Anchor Woman Of The CANDIDATES

                     
       
         
Kadaria Ahmed is a Nigerian journalist, media entrepreneur, and television host. She started her career at the BBC in London and has worked in print, radio, television, online and social media platforms.
Ahmed has an M.A. in Television from Goldsmiths, University of London, and a Bachelor's from Bayero University Kano. She is also a Chevening Scholar.
She started her career at the BBC where she was a senior producer working on award-winning programs, Focus on Africa and Network Africa. In that capacity, she helped shape the news agenda for those leading programs and reported from many parts of the world including South Africa, Eritrea and the United Nations.
Back in Nigeria, Ahmed served as the editor of Next (Nigeria), an award-winning publication. There, she supervised a newsroom of approximately 120 people and about 30 stringers and drove the editorial agenda for the organisation. The newspaper stopped publishing its print edition in September 2011.
In 2011, she moderated Nigeria's presidential election debate on live television.
In 2014, she co-created, produced and presented Straight Talk, an interview programme designed to probe and confront Nigeria's decision makers on matters of relevance. The syndicated show grew to an audience of over 4 million viewers globally. Some of her notable interview subjects include Ibrahim Babangida, Tonye Princewill, Babatunde FasholaRotimi Amaechi, Ali Baba, Oby Ezekwesili, among many others.
In 2017, she launched a new show called The Core on Channels TV. In July 2017, she interviewed Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) who made news by declaring it's "Biafra or death"
In the build up to the February 2019 general elections, she moderated the town hall meetings for presidential candidates and there deputies, specifically that of President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Professor Yemi Osibanjo.
Ahmed is currently a member of the judging panel of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism and sits on the Board of Trustees of Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism and the Promasidor Quill awards. She is also a member of the Nigerian Guild of Editors and the Nigerian Institute of Directors.
In 2017, she founded Daria Media Ltd, a company designed to promote public service journalism.
Her Articles &  Writings 
Ahmed's journalistic articles have been published in national and international newspapers like the Daily TrustThe Guardian, and the Financial Times of London.
She has also edited two major publications. The first, titled, Nigeria the Good News, published in 2012, is a compendium of articles from entrepreneurs, civil society activists, captains of industry and policymakers on the positive things that were taking place in Nigeria despite the difficulties the country was facing.
In 2014 the Henrich Boell Foundation commissioned her to work on a publication on sustainable development and the impact of climate change in Lagos State. Titled, ‘Lagos – A Climate Resilient Megacity’ the publication is a collection of articles by experts working in various fields on the impact of climate change on Lagos and the type of interventions needed to address existing problems and mitigate future ones. - Wikipedia.

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