Samuel Okocha works as a broadcaster and freelance multimedia journalist from Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos.
Advocacy groups are calling on Nigerian authorities to improve their response to survivors of sexual abuse. They say sexual assaults cut across age groups and socio-economic status, but the situation appears worse among children. Human rights activists are also noting that a new, troubling trend is emerging: children abusing other children. They’re seeking better ways to help survivors find justice. FSRN's Samuel Okocha reports.
Cover picture for the story: Nigeria Consumer Class published in the January-March 2015 edition of International Finance Magazine. http://issuu.com/internationalfinancemagazine/docs/ifm-issuu/85?e=14357739/11371867
Video of a concert aimed at encouraging Nigerians to vote, even after the election postponement. Originally scheduled for Feb. 14, the government postponed the elections until March 28, citing fears of violence from Boko Haram. But the opposition party thinks the delay is only because the ruling party fears it will lose. Video/rushes shot for Aljazeera Plus.
Lagos, Nigeria Business, Food & Drink October 1 @ 12:00am
Lagos state is hosting Nigeria's first beer festival from September 25th to end with an Independence day concert on October 1st. The state is supporting the festival as part of measure to boost the tourism potential and economic fortunes of the state. But the festival also highlights how the ... Read more