Theophilus Abbah, Nigeria, is the managing editor of the Daily Trust newspaper based in Abuja, Nigeria.

With about two decades of journalism experience, Abbah now specializes in investigative journalism, counter-terrorism analysis, anti-corruption investigations, forensic linguistics, risk analysis, mentoring, book publishing, and biblical interpretation.

Abbah has written and published many investigative reports. He won the 2010 Forum for Africa Investigative Reporters (FAIR) Editor's Courage Award and was a finalist in the Wole Soyinka Investigative Journalism Award (Print) in 2012.

He is the author of Lost in the Wind, a fictional novel based on his coverage of sectarian violence in Nigeria, and a doctoral candidate at the University of Abuja.