Yinka Adeparusi is an international award-winning photojournalist in Abuja, Nigeria. He interned with The Punch and NewAge newspapers as a reporter and photojournalist. A graduate of Lagos State University School of Communication where he bagged double honours in Photojournalism and Cinematography and minor in mass communication, he is a multiple award winner whose works expose the ills of his immediate environment and society at large, with a special lens for recording the ‘why’ frames. He has done works from general news to different issues in the society, majorly around environment, human rights abuse and social exclusion, and with special attention on the rights of children.
A supporter of the All Progressives Congress in Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria, celebrates with his bicycle after his party candidate, Governor Rauf Aregbesola was declared winner in the state's gubernatorial election, in August, 2014.
OIL-SICK TWINS AT ILL: Two-year-old twins, Godday and Godpower have never been well for a day since birth after they inhaled whiff of crude oil that regularly spills into their environment in oil-polluted Ikarama area of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Nigeria derives majority of its income from the sale of oil, while recently the sector has come under intense condemnation over mismanagement of funds stemming from dubious fuel subsidy programme and lack of accountability in the NNPC