Selected writing

  • Obinwanne Okeke was supposed to be a rags-to-riches Nigerian success story. Then the feds followed the money (Rest of World)
  • As Nigeria gets to grips with the coronavirus pandemic, a flamboyant pastor spreads 5G conspiracy theories (Rest of World)
  • Meet Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the man leading the Covid-19 response in Africa’s most populous country (Mail & Guardian)
  • An interview with Jason Njoku, IrokoTV CEO, on the struggles of streaming platforms in Africa (Rest of World)
  • Question marks surround Madagascar’s Covid-19 ‘miracle cure’ (Mail & Guardian)
  • An investigation into the death of Lindani Myeni at the hands of Honolulu Police (Vice)
  • African schoolchildren are increasingly taking Mandarin lessons, as China's influence on the continent grows beyond loans (CNN)
  • A reporting trip to Accra, Ghana, as Google opened its first Artificial Intelligence lab in Africa (CNN)
  • In Nigeria's #ENDSARS protests, young people demand accountability (Christian Science Monitor)
  • Script for illustrated video about football's participation in the #ENDSARS movement (Tifo Football/The Athletic)
  • West African leaders are becoming increasingly authoritarian (Foreign Policy)
  • In Lagos, finding a home to rent is an impossible mission (Al-Jazeera)
  • Young women in Nigeria are leading the charge for accountability in the #MeToo era (Vice)
  • The alté community in Nigeria attempting to reinvent popular culture (Vice)
  • The importance of Didier Drogba: captain, legend, peacemaker (Mundial Magazine)
  • Nigeria’s Olympic football team won gold at Atlanta '96 against a backdrop of political uncertainty back home (Mundial Magazine)

Radio, TV and podcast appearances

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