Dyikuk Justine John

Dyikuk Justine John

Lecturer II

Department of Mass Communication, University of Jos, Nigeria


Justine John Dyikuk is a Lecturer of Mass Communication, University of Jos, Nigeria where he is involved in teaching, research and community service. He holds a Diploma and Master of Arts Degree in Pastoral/Communication Studies from Catholic Institute of West Africa, Port Harcourt (2012 -2013) and University of Calabar, Nigeria (2013-2015). He bagged two Bachelors’ Degree in Philosophy and Theology from the Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome (2000-2003) and the University of Jos (2004-2008). He has contributed over 50 articles in both local and international peer-reviewed journals with 3 books to his credit. His research areas include polical communication, media and society, and investigative reporting. He is the editor of Bauchi Caritas and Director of Communications for Bauchi Diocese. His articles have appeared in Nigeria's leading investigative online newspaper Premium Times, Union of Catholic Asian News, La Croix International, US-based Crisis Magazine and other diocesan newspapers. The accomplished journalist is the convener of Media Team Network Initiative (MTNI), a faith-based Not-for-Profit Organisation which priorities mass literacy and entrenching peaceful co-existence across Nigeria. He is engaged with The Kukah Centre, Abuja as a trainer, researcher and facilitator.

Paper(s) Published on Igwebuike

  1. Communication and culture in Igwebuike and Shikrot philosophies: A critical evaluation (2019)
  2. The intersection of communication in Igwebuike and trado-rural media: A critical evaluation (2019)
  3. Igwebuike and communication in Nollywood: A qualitative review (2020)
  4. A Glance at Traditional Modes Of Communication Through The Lens of Liturgical Inculturation: Perspectives From Igwebuike And Shikrot Traditions (2020)

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Email: justinejohndyikuk@gmail.com

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