About Us

Website Name: Gists Villa Nigeria

Website Address: www.gistsvilla.com

Publisher Name: Gists Villa Media

Corporate Address: Ndi Akweke Street, Okigwe, Imo State, Nigeria

Editor in Chief: Victor Barnabas

First Article: 31 July 2014.

What we do:

We report local and national news, politics, metro, business, entertainment, sports, and opinions.

Our Vision:

To be a leading light in the media industry by ensuring timely and unique content.

Our target:

* To be a platform to visit when the news is breaking

* To use our platform to check societal oppression, injustice, and other ills through objective reports, analysis, and investigation.

* To hold governments and policymakers accountable on issues that concern the masses

* To entertain and enlighten the public on trending/topical issues

* To push for political stability using the vehicle of factual reportage.

Our major focus:

• Keep reports simple.

• Be clear in the presentation.

• News must be educative, entertaining, and informative.

Our target audience:

Upwardly mobile Nigerians


Sports enthusiasts


The government

Advocates/civil societies

Our main categories:






Headline news

Gist Villa News is a premium online Nigerian news magazine that shares up-to-date entertainment news, and lifestyle across Nigeria and Africa.

We are dressed with compelling investigative articles that grow unique visitors, and we ensure returning visitors become loyal readers.

We break the top entertainment news content in Nigeria.

Ethics policy

Gist Villa New business philosophy includes the maintenance of high editorial standards. Our journalists work according to the Guild of Editors’ Code of Conduct, which sets the benchmark for ethical standards in journalism in Nigeria (Africa). On joining Gistsvilla (News), all editorial staff will complete a training course and do a yearly refresher training.

Verification and fact-checking

We expect our staff to use their best endeavors to verify the stories being put forward for publication.

Unnamed sources

Journalists are obligated to protect their sources, but we also must establish that the sources we use are reliable and that material has been appropriately obtained. Story provenance is ultimately the responsibility of the Editor.

The company relies on its staff’s integrity, experience, and professionalism when using unnamed sources.

Corrections Policy

If you believe a story we have published is inaccurate, please get in touch with the editorial team. You can do this via:

Mail: [email protected]
Write to Gists Villa Media ltd, Ndi Akweke Street, Okigwe, Imo State, Nigeria
Once verified, we will correct the story on the website as soon as possible. Where appropriate, the fact a correction has been made will be noted on the story and/or on the corrections and clarifications page.

If you have an issue about how the Gists Villa (News) has written about you or has treated you and wish to make a formal complaint over a potential breach of the Guild of Editors’ Code of Conduct.

Diversity Policy

We pursue a policy of equal opportunities for all employees and potential employees.