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Williams Ekanem

Contributor since: 02 Nov 2017

Williams Ekanem

Williams is a financial/business journalist, a communications specialist and an author. With over ten years’ newsroom experience, he has a reputation for crafting major headlines from ordinary situations and a knack for well researched stories and analysis.

Before now, he served as the USA Bureau Chief for the defunct BusinessWorld Newspaper, an economic intelligence tabloid based in Lagos, Nigeria. In this position, he reported from the White House, US Congress, United Nations, the World Bank and other development institutions.

He is a specialist in African Economies, and served as a Facilitator at various workshops on “Doing Business in Africa,” at the Foreign Service Institute of the U.S. Department of State.

Williams has written over 2000 business/financial news stories and analyses in various publications across the globe.

As a Communications Specialist, He has demonstrated experience to drive measurable returns on investment through strategic communications campaign, designed to create and maintain a favorable public image for clients.

Williams holds a MA in Public Relations from Hofstra University in New York, MSc in Industrial & Labor Relations from University of Lagos and a BA in Communication Arts from University of Uyo, Nigeria.

He can be reached  @ekawills on twitter.

Latest articles from Williams

  • Fuel Crisis Intensifies In Nigeria

    Published 28 December 2017 | viewed 17,400 times

    Again, Nigeria’s government has failed its citizens, thanks to an acute shortage of fuel—despite the country’s status as the chief oil-producing country on the African…

  • Can Nigeria Achieve Its Zero Oil Agenda?

    Published 02 November 2017 | viewed 6,647 times

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) is a cash cow. It attracts the highest earnings for the country, at least for now, until the Zero…

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