Babatunde (Tunde) Ajaja is a journalist with PUNCH Nigeria Limited, publisher of PUNCH newspaper, Saturday PUNCH and Sunday PUNCH titles, in addition to PUNCH Online. Ajaja began his journalism career in 2014 with the goal of using his writing skills to further good governance and national development, having always believed in the ability of the press to drive societal change. Ajaja has received a number of awards for his work, including Print Science Journalist of the Year in 2021 and 2016 from the Nigerian Academy of Science; Power Reporter of the Year, Insurance Reporter of the Year, Agriculture Reporter of the Year, and Maritime Reporter of the Year under the Nigerian Media Merit Awards; and Business and Economy Reporter of the Year under the PwC Media Excellence Awards in 2020, among others. He is passionate about his work as a journalist and enjoys reading and traveling in his leisure time. He is a graduate of the Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.