|Intro||A Nigerian writer and PR person|
|Birth||10 October 1969|
Yushau Abdulhameed Shuaib is a Nigerian writer. Born on October 10, 1969, he is an author, public relations practitioner and freelance commentator on national and international issues, including subjects such as public relations practice, gender equality, youth development, religious tolerance, media arts and crime prevention. He has published over 100 articles in various national dailies in Nigeria.
A graduate of Mass-Communication from Bayero University Kano, he holds a Master’s Degree in Public Relations from the University of Westminster, London. Shuaib has won several awards in public relations practice and writing skills. His published books include Nightmare for the Rich, Writings for the Media, Financial Public Relations- The Nigerian Approach, A Dozen Tricks in Media Relations and “Perceptions of Online Public Relations in Nigeria- A Research Project.”
Yushau Shuaib popularly known as yashuaib had worked as spokesperson to government institutions including the Federal Ministries of Information, Finance and also Health at various times. He was also Head of Press and Public Relations at the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
After writing a controversial article on Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on lopsided appointments into public offices, Shuaib was forced to retire by the government. He is currently a Publisher and Public Relations consultant to critical institutions in Nigeria.