About us

About us

I was inspired to support the branding and development of human resources profession in Nigeria and Africa at large. I had three important points on my mind, recognition, learning and preserve HR knowledge;

Establish a publication (HR People Magazine)that would preserve and share the knowledge of HR. Recognise HR best practices (HR People Magazine Awards)that has excelled and finally, Institute an outstanding learning programme(HR People Magazine Master Class)

Dapo Saheed
Editor,HR People Magazine

HR People Magazine is a foremost magazine dedicated to human resources and people development profession in Nigeria and throughout Africa. It is a leading HR publication in Africa. The magazine was published in 2012 and has remained a leader in HR publications and Media partner to events across the globe. Since its inception in 2012, it has partnered with HR events has a media partner in 4 continents and over 30 events. For example it has partnered with CIPD for its annual conference since 2013. It enjoys subscription from global and blue chip organisations, these include; KPMG, LafargeHolcim, DHL, Samsung, Coca-Cola, Shell, Nestle, Heineken, Nigeria LNG, StanbicIBTC Bank, Dangote, PZ Cusson, Suntory, Cadbury, British American Tobacco, MTN Nigeria, Unilever, Schlumberger etc.
The magazine is distributed through subscription only.

The HR People Magazine Awards is a celebration of excellence in the HR profession. It is a celebration of top people, initiatives and strategies that have excelled in various organisations. The award is guarded by the principle of credibility, Integrity and transparency. You can check www.hrpmagazineawards.com for more information about the awards.

Objectives of the HR People Magazine Awards:

Celebrate the significant role of human resources in achieving both people and business excellence.
Preserve the HR knowledge and best practices which add value to human development.
Create a platform which unites and supports the growth of HR in Nigeria and throughout Africa.
Showcase successful HR programmes, initiatives, organisations and HR professionals.
Raise the standard of HR practices and people management – critical for determining Nigeria’s economic progress and for raising quality workplaces and the overall standard of living in Nigeria and Africa at large.
Provide the path to success for young people and upcoming HR practitioners.
Increase and enhance Nigeria’s talent through the creation of a vibrant human capital industry.

Benefits of the HRP Magazine Awards to HR:

Celebrate Success: The Awards will enable HR professionals and organisations to share and showcase successful experiences and initiatives.
Knowledge: The Awards will provide valuable knowledge and lessons on successful HR and People Management practices, thus providing opportunities for all to further develop and improve themselves and their businesses.
Honour: The Awards will honour HR professionals and organisations for their outstanding contributions to HR in the workplace.
Recognition: The Awards will recognise HR champions who have demonstrated outstanding HR leadership through sound and laudable people management practices.

HR People Magazine Columnists and Contributors

*Tade Oyinlola             Director of HR IHS Towers
*Ron Thomas              MD Strategy focusedHR USA
*Yetunde Kanu             Partner KPMG Nigeria
*Tokunboh Osinowo   Senior Manager KPMG
*Julie Gordon              MD  ChrysosHR UK
*Ilse Philips                 MD Phoenix Hospitality  SA
*Ngozi Adebiyi            Lead Partner OutsideinHR
*Frank Pedersen         MD Merryck  Europe
*Olumide Solanke       Head of HR Tenaris WA