Asan Andrew Ate

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Staff Name: Prof Asan Andrew Ate

Phone: 08034456050


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Faculty: Faculty of Arts, Management and Social Sciences

Department: Mass Communication

Position: Professor


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Dr. Andrew Asan Ate is an award-winning journalist and former Features Editor of Ondo State
tabloid, The Hope. He holds a Bachelor of Arts, Benue State University, Makurdi, Master of
Arts, Imo State University, Owerri and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Degrees in Mass
Communication also from Benue State University.
Dr. Ate, an expert in print journalism, is a Course Writer/Developer for National Open
University of Nigeria (NOUN). He is a recipient of several professional and academic awards
and he is keenly interested in Development Communication, dynamics in New Media structure
among other areas of communication.
Ate was former Head of Department of Mass Communication in two Nigerian universities –
Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State and Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji,
Osun State. He is currently a Senior Lecturer and Head, Department of Mass Communication,
Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State. He is also, the Sub-Dean, Faculty of Arts, Management and
Social Sciences of the same university.



Name:                                                  ATE, Andrew Asan

Present Status:                                    Senior Lecturer

Date of Birth:                                      01st June, 1969

Place of Birth:                                     Pika, Mbatiav, Gboko

State of Origin:                                   Benue State

Nationality:                                         Nigeria

Sex:                                                     Male

Marital Status:                                     Married

Number & Ages of Children: 3 (5, 3 and 1 years)

Contact Address:        Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Arts, Management and Social Sciences, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State.

Permanent Home Address:                 Mtemdoo Street, New Haven, Gboko, Benue State.

Phone Number:                                   08034456055


Area(s) of Research Interest:              Print Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising; Development Communication and Research

Date of First Appointment:                02nd October, 2017

Date of Last Promotion:                     Nil


  1. SCHOOLS ATTENDED             QUALIFICATIONS                             DATES


Benue State University,           Makurdi           PhD Mass Communication                  2014

Imo State University,   Owerri             M.A. Mass Communication                 2003

Benue State University,           Makurdi           B.A (Hons) Mass Communication       1997

Commercial College, Gboko                General Certificate of Education                     1988

N.K.S.T Pry. Sch, Anzwar, Gboko      F.S.L.C                                                1983


  • Lecturer of the Year (2015), An Award from the Association of Mass Communication Students (AMCOSS), Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji Arakeji, Osun State, Nigeria.
  • Media Partnership and Leadership Award (2014), An Award from the Department of Mass Communication, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria.
  • Students’ Favourite Lecturer of the Year (2012/13), An Award from the Association of Mass Communication Students (AMCOSS), Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji Arakeji, Osun State, Nigeria.
  • Best Print Journalist of the Year (2003), in Ondo State. An Award from NUJ, Ondo State Council, Ondo State, Nigeria.

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Print, Public Relations, Advertising, Development Communication, Sociology of the Mass Media and Media Management

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