Please, join us to congratulate and welcome our newest board member, Prof. David David.
Prof David is also our Communication and Information Director at the Global Youth Mental Health, Australia, GYMHA | Special Board Adviser at YYCI Global Leaders, UK. | Founder/CEO at Nigerian Books of Record, Nigeria | Founder/CEO of Record breakers Mobile App. | Founder/CEO, READS Campaign Africa.
Prof. David David is a Nigerian multipotentialite. As a writer, his works range from fiction (poetry, plays and novels) to nonfiction. He is one of the most prominent voices attracting a new generation of readers to African literature with scores of literary works to his credit.
Prof. David David is the Founder/CEO of Nigerian Books of Record Research Center, the sole researcher of Nigerian Books of Record, NBR.
The NBR was conceived to promote and support the Government in laundering the Nigerian image, by celebrating Nigeria’s excellent records in other to drive the campaign of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and National Orientation Agency, NOA of attitudinal re-orientation among Nigerians.
Nigerian Books of Record as a literary work is published by Books of Record Nigeria Limited. It is updated and revised yearly.
The NBR is used as reference material for students and lecturers in all Nigerian Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education. Over the years, the NBR grew into a global brand and inspired the publication of the 36 Nigerian States Books of Record.
Prof. David is the Founder/CEO, READS Campaign Africa. READS is an acronym for Record Breakers Educational Series. However, READS Campaign is aimed at ending child molestation and fighting for the rights and well-being of children, through short and educative novels, plays and poetry that offer a timely solution to environmental and societal crimes committed against children; especially the girl child and young adults.
The cause of the campaign is championed with the creation and promotion of educative stories that emphasizes on children’s right to education. So far, over 20 titles have been making waves under the umbrella of the READS Campaign with the aim of putting the READS titles in every home. It is targeted at young adults and serves as a modern medium to sensitize the society, create awareness and inform the public on the need to get the 70% of the child population off the streets into the classrooms.
Prof. David David is also the Founder/CEO of Record breakers Mobile App, Nigeria’s leading distributor of indie ebooks. A digital platform with a track record and an amazing history of providing digital distribution and marketing services of ebooks and books in print for authors, publishers and literary agents. He is the Chairman of Books of Record Nigeria Limited, the publishers of Record Breakers Educational Series, READS, Nigerian Books of Record, NBR, and the 36 Nigerian States Books of Record.
Prof. David is the convener of Nigerian Image Revolution (NIR); a coalition of pro-democracy groups and individuals with a clear mandate to launder the international image of Nigeria through the celebration of Nigeria’s best, promotion of political knowledge, and participation of the Nigerian citizens in governance. He is one of the few championing the cause for a new Nigeria and the reformation of the black image as a whole.
He was born in his hometown, Akai Ubium in Nsit-Ubium Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. He attended Salvation Army Schools, Akai Ubium for his primary and secondary education, before sailing out of his little community for further studies. He holds a Ph.D. from the prestigious Shield of Faith Bible College, California USA. He was appointed, Communication and Information Director at the Global Youth Mental Health Organization in Australia in 2020. In 2023, he was appointed a Special Board Adviser at the YYCI Global Leaders in the United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of several professional bodies and a country representative for the WORLD ORGANIZATION FOR HUMAN RIGHT AND PEACE.
In 2022, the eminent researcher who is also the founder of the first Nigerian encyclopedia of indigenous records earned four honorary professorial awards from prestigious academic facilities in the US, Croatia, India, and Nigeria, ten honorary doctorate degrees from different institutions around the world and eight ambassadorial awards from credible establishments.
The awards came in appreciation of his 2022 #nbrnationaltour, where he toured states in Nigeria, universities, and academic facilities both inside and outside the country with the sole aim of exhibiting his research collections and establishing indigenous research collaborations.
Professor David contributed to the establishment of indigenous record-keeping culture in several universities, academic facilities, and institutions where these records have been swept away in his professional career as a credible researcher.