Dr. Shehu is the Director of International Institute of Journalism in Abuja.
Dr Emman Shehu was born in Kaduna, Nigeria, during its period as the capital of the old Northern Region. He has a Master of Arts degree in African Literature. While he was working with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Sokoto and at the same time looking to starting a career in television/film production, he saw an advertisement in West Africa magazine for a screenwriting course in London. He applied and fortunately got an NTA sponsorship.