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Chino Obasi is a former cartoonist with The Guardian newspapers, and publisher of Caricature, a monthly satirical magazine featuring socio-political commentary and art. Chino is the creative director of M&C – Lagos, a brand strategy agency. A trained graphic designer and creative mind, versatile and multidimensional professional, Chino has over 15 years of experience in practice working on the accounts of such multinational brands as Toshiba, Quaker Oat, Indomie, Neimeth, MRS Oil to name a few.

Born on the 6th of March 1964 and trained as a graphic designer, Chino has worked at various times as creative director and executive director respectively in some AAAN rated advertising and PR agencies in Nigeria. He has also worked at various times in some top media houses such as The Guardian and Complete Communications where he served as a contributing editorial cartoonist and Group Art Editor editor respectively. He is also the publisher of now rested Caricature Magazine, a satire publication aimed at critiquing government policies through satiric articles, commentaries and cartoons. Chino has undertaken several courses and trainings in PR, strategic branding, perception management, marketing and media. He is an associate registered practitioner in advertising (arpa) of the Advertising Practitioners Counsel of Nigeria – APCON.

He is married with 3 children and loves dancing and spending time with his family when he is not working.