Mabas Akila

Akila Mabas



Journalism, New Media and Media Research.


  • University of Jos (MA in Mass Communication)2013 – 2015
  • Nigerian Institute of Management (Proficiency Certificate in Management)2008 – 2009
  • University of Jos (BA in Mass Communication)2005 – 2008
  • Alliance Francaise de Jos (C.E.F.P. 1er Degré)2003 – 2005
  • Computer Centre, University of Jos (Certificate in Computer Appreciation)2004
  • C.C.E, University of Jos (Diploma in Mass Communication)2001 – 2003
  • Boys’ Secondary School, Gindiri (SSCE Certificate)1995 – 2001
  • Shendam Private School, Shendam (First School Leaving Certificate)1988 – 1995


  • Strategic communication as intervention against breast and prostate cancers in Plateau State
  • Data journalism in Nigeria: The Premium Times example
  • News writing and reporting: A multi-dimensional approach
  • Contemporary feature writing: Principles, techniques and approaches


  • Mabas Amos Akila & Ayodele, Joseph (2020). Friends or Foes? Seeking common grounds for collaboration among citizen journalists and mainstream journalists. KIU Journal of Humanities, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp. 215-2232018 -
  • Akila, Mabas Amos (2017). ‘My candidate is the only man for the job’: An analysis of the 2015 presidential election campaigns in selected Nigerian newspaper ads. PLASU Journal of Communication Studies, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 33-49.2015 - 2016
  • Lwahas, Sarah & Akila, Mabas (2016). Co-optation of citizen journalism and Nigeria’s online and offline newspapers: An assessment of The Punch and Vanguard. Jos Journal of Theatre, Arts and Film, Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 140-151.2009 - 2015
  • Mabas Amos Akila (2014). Regulation and online journalism: A critical perspective. Jos Journal of Media and Communication Studies, Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 106-118.
  • Raymond M. Goshit & Mabas Amos Akila (2014). Dynamics of database marketing, direct marketing and telemarketing. Jos Journal of Media and Communication Studies, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 200-212.