Biographical Info

  • Age: 50 years
  • Date Of Birth: 10th October, 1962
  • Gender Female
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Profession: Broadcast Journalist

Contact Info

  • Official Email:
  • Personal Facebook Page: Visit Page
  • Personal Twitter Handle: @abikedabiri
  • Personal Website: Visit Page
  • Official Website Visit Page
  • Official Address:
    National Assembly Complex, Abuja.
  • Official Post Address:
    National Assembly Complex, Abuja.

Age Rank

  • Hon. Usman Cheche Abdulmalik Dagaci
    Representative: NIGER - Bida/Gbako/Katcha

  • Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa
    Representative: LAGOS - Ikorodu

  • Hon. Ricco Mohammed Abdullahi
    Representative: NIGER - Shiroro/Rafi/Munya

Education Qualification

  • Pry-School Leaving Cert: Maryland Convent Private School
  • SSCE: St. Teresa's College, Ibadan
  • B.A: University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU) Ile - Ife.
  • Diploma: University of Lagos, Akoka.
  • M.Sc: University of Lagos, Akoka

Professional History

  • News presenter: Nigerian Television Authority (NTA)
  • Chairman, House Committee on Media: Federal House of Representative. Started: 2003. Ended: 2007
  • Board Member: Lagos State Broadcasting Corporation Vision. Ended: 2010
  • Honourable Member: Federal House of Representative. Started: 2007. Ended: 2011
  • Honourable Member: Federal House of Representative. Started: 2003. Ended: 2007

Professional Qualifications

Not Available

Education Rank

  • Mallam Mohammed Mustapha
    Director, Finance and Admin: NATIONAL SPORTS COMMISSION

  • Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa
    Representative: LAGOS - Ikorodu

  • Hon. Gideon Gwani Lucas
    Representative: KADUNA - Kaura

Main Remuneration (Annual): ₦127,000,000.00
Other Remuneration (Annual): Not Available

Committee Membership

Chairman - Diaspora
Member - Health
Member - Power
Member - Women Affairs
Member - Women In Parliament

Other Personal Information

Transparency , Accountability and Good Governance Integrity Heroes Awards , 2010, by Foundation for Transparency and Accountability (FTA). Outstanding Women Achievers Award (OWAA), 2010, organized by Hugo Magazines, recognizing her as a Parliamentarian Achiever. Congressman Donald M. Payne (US House of Reps) Award and Certificate of special congressional recognition for her unwavering commitment to humanity and serving as Chairwoman for Nigeria House Representatives Committee on Diaspora Affairs, 2010. Most Productive Female Representative of the Year, 2010, by Igbogbo Community Ikorodu. Nigerian Union of Journalists Zone G, for her Excellence in service, 2010. African Parliamentary Award, 2010, South-west House of Representatives member of the Decade, 2010. African Parliamentary Award, Committee Chairman of the Decade, 2010. Academy of Training and Employment, Newark, New Jersey Award, in honour of her outstanding dedication, commitment and accomplishments to the Nigerians in the Diaspora, especially in America, 2010 Ikorodu Division Resource Development Group Award, in appreciation of her laudable achievement and distinguished contribution to Ikorodu Division in particular, and mankind in general, culminating in her enviable admission into the Ikorodu Hall of Fame, 2010 . Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, South Africa Exemplary Leadership Award, 2010. Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, Austria Excellence in Service Award, 2010. Lagos State Indigenes Association, Abuja, Award as the best people’s representative of the year 2010 and her contribution to the development of state and Nigeria in general. Catholic Youths Organization of Nigeria (CYON), Garki Deanery Award, in recognition and honour of her contribution in advancing democracy in Nigeria, 2010. ROMAKEY CHILDREN DEVELOPMENT CENTRE Award, in recognition of her selfless and immense contribution to the growth and development of the organization, 2010. Humanitas Magazine Patriotism Award as a distinguished Nigerian in recognition and appreciation of her selfless and patriotic services to the country and people of Nigeria, 2010. NIDO Global Award, Canada, Federal Republic of Nigeria people choice awards, 2010. Certificate of Recognition from California Legislative Assembly, in honour of her participation in the 2009 National Association of Seadogs 6th Annual Black History Celebration. 1ST National Waves Gold Award for Achievers, as the best House of Reps. Member of the year, 2008. Chief Obafemi Awolowo (AWOIST) leadership Award, as the Grand Officer of the Masses (GOM), in due recognition of her roles as an epitome their political heritage, selfless services to humanity as well as vanguard for the emancipation of the downtrodden Nigerian populace in her bid to orchestrate AWOISM in her political endeavors, 2008. Legends’ Hall of Fame Award for inspiring qualities and outstanding feats worthy of emulation, 2008. Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Worker’s Union of Nigeria (RATTAWU), Award, in recognition of her exemplary and visionary leadership in her field of Endeavour, 2008. Association of Lagos State Indigenes, Kaduna, Award as a focused and ingenious legislator, 2008. National Association of Administrative Students of Nigeria (NAASN) Award as a good replica of democracy, 2008. Yar’adua/Jonathan Solidarity Forum (Home and Abroad) Award, un recognition of her dedicated service to our great nation, 2008. Role Model Award of The Association of Professional Women on Rural Development (PWORD), 2008, in recognition of her unparalleled achievements in her chosen career. Association of Professional Women on Rural Development (PWORD) Role Model Award, 2008, in recognition of her unparalleled achievement in her chosen career. Certificate of Appreciation from the President, Board of Directors and the Executive of The Nigerian Union, U.S.A, in recognition of her outstanding leadership and sharing of the vision of the Nigerian Union-U.S.A in building stability and Democracy of Nigeria through participation in the “Nigerian Election 2007” Town Hall Forum in Houston, Texas. Commander of Great Ife (CGI), National Award, 2007. Students Union Government, Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa, Award of excellence, in recognition of her 3rd Annual Ladies Week, 2007. Unified Muslim Graduates’ Association, Abuja Chapter, Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates’ Association, award for exemplary leadership, 2007. President’s INTER-SUBEB Primary School Debate Programme Award, in recognition of her noble contributions to the educational development in Nigeria, 2007. The Presidency and Ministry of Education Award, in recognition of her noble contributions to the educational development in Nigeria, 2007. This Day Representative of the year, 2006. EKO Pioneers of Lagos Distinguished merit Award, in recognition of her immense contribution towards the development of Lagos State, 2006. Federal Ministry of information and National Orientation Award, in recognition of her contribution to the success of The Nigeria Mothers Summit, 2006. Mothers’ United and Mobilized Award, to commemorate the inauguration of Loyola Jesuit College, as a PTA Chapter, 2006. Movement for Democracy and Visionary Leadership Award, in recognition of her immense contribution to democratic development, stable and peaceful united Nigeria, 2006. Igbo People’s Action Congress (IPAC), Award, in recognition of her outstanding role in the media industry, principles and qualitative leadership roles at the National Assembly and total commitment to democracy,2006. Sardauna Magazine Excellence and Leadership Award, as the Outstanding Female Legislator, 2006. City People Award, as the Best Female Politician of the year 2006. National Legislative Award 2005/2006. Society for Self Employment and Self Reliance Award as the Most Outstanding Female Honourable Member of the House of Representatives, 2005. African Culture Institute and Zenith Bank JEWEL OF THE FUTURE Award, 2005. Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Chapel Award, in recognition of her distinguished performance and contributions to the advancement of democracy, as a Honourable member of House of Representatives of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 2004. Independent Television and Radio Programme Producers Association of Nigeria (INTARPPAN), Award, in commemoration of her investiture as patroness of INTARPPAN, 2004. Royal Achievers International Media Network Award, in recognition of her initiative, loyalty and commitment to the overall growth and development of her beloved country as well as for representing the hope and aspirations of the world committee of patriotic women of integrity in the era of global civilization,2004. The Students Planning/Implementation Committee (SPIC), Lagos State Polytechnic, School of Part- Time Studies, Ikorodu Annex Award as the Most Vibrant Federal female Legislator (MVFFL) and in recognition of her sublimity as a visionary leader, committed to youth empowerment and social political development, 2004. Faculty of Law, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Award of merit for her laudable assistance towards the development of youths, 2004. Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Award for commitment to NIPR’s Campaign for National Reputation on Professional Excellence, Human Dignity and Pride in Nigeria, 2004. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Alumni Association, Lagos Branch Award for Distinguished Alumni Outstanding Professional Attainment, 2004. Students’ Union Government (SUG), House of Parliament, University of Jos Award, as a ray of hope for this generation, 2004. Society Role Model and Achievers Award, 2004. Lead Bank Award, in congratulation for her position of leadership, 2003. Prime International Achievers’ Award for distinguished private individuals and Chief Executives of corporate Organizations, in recognition of her developmental achievement in Nigeria and West Africa, 2003. UNICEF Child Friendly Award for Human Interest Reporting on the Story of Mary, the Miracle Baby on NTA Newsline, 2003. Rotary Club of Abuja District Merit Award for Community Service, 2003. Prime International Gold Award for Distinguished Private Individuals and Chief Executives of Corporate Organizations for Development and Achievement in Nigeria and West Africa. Lagos State House of Assembly Correspondents Association Outstanding Award for consistently pursuing a noble cause and for being a Role Model for Nigerian Women. Named Millennium Model (Nov. 25, 2001). A tribute Excellence sponsored by Platinum Bank to inspire present and future generations of Nigerians, to their very best in this Millennium. 5th Diamond Award for media excellence and TV Reporter of the year 1996. Nigerian Media Merit Award (NMMA), as the 1995 winner of Cadbury Nigeria PLC’s prize for TV Reporter of the year. National Association of Administrative Students of Nigeria (NAASN) Award for her enormous contribution to the Nigerian polity and strive towards the Freedom of Information Bill (F.O.I). Commendation from the Board of Supervisors, County of Alameda, State of California. PROLAYEE SPORT ACADEMY IKORODU Award of excellence for her exemplary leadership and youth empowerment. African Leadership Prize (1) African Leadership Prize (2) Face of Russell and Creative Communicator Award, in recognition of her contribution and achievement in the communication industry. Northern Youth Coalition Movement (NYCM) award for excellent performance. Female Ministries Forum International Award of Excellence for the Upliftment of Womanhood.


Thisday Award for Excellence (2011)