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Paydesk has 255 journalists in Nigeria. Our journalists can do broadcast reports, as well as printed media and photography.

Our top journalists in Nigeria are Alhassan Bala and Michael Dibie.

Use our journalist directory to find a member to work for you.

We have journalists in Abuja, Abuja (F.c.t.), Akure, Asaba, Awka, Bauchi, Bauchi Plateau, Birnin Kebbi, Biu, Calabar, Enugu, Gboko, Gombe, Gumel, Gusau, Hadejia, Ibadan, Ikeja, Ikoyi, Ilorin, Imo, Jalingo, Jos, Kaduna, Kaduna South, Kano, Kurna, Lagos, Maiduguri, Minna, Ndawuse, Ondo, Onitsha, Port Harcourt, Sokoto, Suleja, Uyo, Warri and Yola.

Journalists in Nigeria



Alhassan Bala

Abuja, Nigeria
An International Multimedia Bilingual Journalist Based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Alhassan Bala is Passionate about broadcast and digital journalism.

He is a multi-skilled Journalist and multimedia professional.

Working with Voice Of America VOA as multimedia bilingual stringer reporting and Read moreconducting interviews.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+5
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+12

Michael Dibie

Abuja, Nigeria
Michael Dibie is an esteemed journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria, with a robust career spanning over 15 years in both broadcast and print journalism. His work is characterized by a deep commitment to covering social issues, particularly violence against women and military affairs. Dibie's Read moreinvestigative reporting delves into sensitive subjects such as rape and corruption within the Nigerian Army, often highlighting the government's insufficient response to these critical issues. His reporting extends to political developments, including the parliamentary investigation into the mass resignation of military officers, where he has illuminated the underlying issues of alleged embezzlement and substandard conditions affecting soldier morale.

Educated at the University of Lagos, Akoka, Dibie earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature and is currently pursuing a Master in Media Arts at the University of Abuja. His academic credentials are complemented by a Certified E-Business Associate in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) from New Horizon, Lagos, in partnership with the E-Council, and a Verified Certificate of Achievement from HarvardX, an online learning initiative of Harvard University, in Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasive Writing and Public Speaking.

As a senior broadcast journalist, Dibie has established himself as a media professional, scriptwriter, video editor, digital media expert, and public relations practitioner. His extensive knowledge of the media industry in Nigeria, Africa, and globally has positioned him as a leader in his field. Dibie's dedication to journalism is evident in his ability to lead teams and his commitment to fostering a well-informed public through his incisive and impactful reporting.
Languages
English
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Business Fact Checking

Samuel Okocha

Lagos, Nigeria
Samuel Okocha is a journalist based in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos. He has extensive experience as a broadcaster, news editor, and freelance multimedia journalist.

As a multimedia journalist, he has produced content for international broadcast media outlets such as Voice of America, NPR, Read moreEuronews and Radio France International. In addition to producing original content for radio and television, he has also appeared live, providing insights on breaking news and current events from Nigeria, on various news media, including CBC News Network, CBS News radio, BBC Ulster, TRT, Alhurra TV and VOA. As well as working with broadcast media, he as deep and broad experience in writing about Nigeria and several African countries for specialist publications. A Bloomberg certified journalist, he currently edits commodity news at a Pan African investment research agency.

He is also a documentary and street photographer and author of the photobook From Nobody to Somebody: A Journalist’s Lagos Diary, which is listed on Amazon.

FURTHER NOTES:
             1. Experience with video rushes and fully produced packages for television 
             2. Experience with tape syncing and complete sound reporting for radio
             3. Generally available during weekends and the holiday season
             4. Generally available for live phoner for radio and television 
             5. Specialties: Clarity, conciseness and absolute attention to facts, details and deadlines.
Languages
English Igbo Yoruba
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+14
Skills
Current Affairs Media Training Investigative Reporting
+5

Halima Abdulrauf

Abuja, Nigeria
Halima Abdulrauf is an international multimedia journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Live Reporting Fact Checking
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+17

Lamido Abubakar

Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Hausa stringer with VOA based in Port Harcourt, Niger Delta region of Nigeria. An indegene of Sokoto state of Nigeria.  Have a strong passion in research, write and reports on investigation journalism in both Hausa and English. Conduct Special interview with great personalities and celebrities.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) News Gathering
+4
Skills
Business Politics Social
+3

Nasiru Adamu El-Hikaya

Abuja, Nigeria
Nasiru Adamu El-hikaya is a journalist. I am a freelance journalist based in Nigeria's capital Abuja. I have been working with broadcast media for almost two decades.I can describe myself as a robing correspondent.Apart from radio package/reports,I record videos of special news events and also take Read morephotographs.
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Fact Checking

Gibson Emeka Godwin

Abuja, Nigeria
Gibson Emeka Godwin is a multimedia journalist with years of shooting and broadcast experience. He freelances for global media outlets like VOA, CGTN, Norway TV, Kwese Sports TV, etc from his current base in Abuja, Nigeria, and equally shutters the following countries Like Sierre Lome, Gambia, Read moreCameroon, and Liberia.
Languages
English
Services
News Gathering Fact Checking
Skills
Breaking News Fact Checking

Kehinde Gbenga Oladipupo

Kaduna, Nigeria
KEHINDE GBENGA OLADIPUPO , is a Nigerian Multimedia Bilingual Journalist with more than a decade of experience as videojournalist, 

 Kaduna, Nigeria

Available for bookings

English Yoruba
Video Package Interview (Video / Broadcast)
Languages
English Yoruba
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Content Writing
+3
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+6

Fatima Saleh Ladan

Kaduna, Nigeria
FATIMA SALEH LADAN

Fatima Saleh Ladan, is a Nigerian Multimedia Bilingual Journalist with more than a decade of experience as newscaster,translator, reporter, presenter and producer. 
She holds a Masters in Communication from Bayero University, kano, a Post Graduate Diploma in mass Read morecommunication from Bayero University, kano, a Higher National Diploma in mass communication from kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna and also a National Diploma from the same polytechnic.
Fatima Saleh Ladan started her working career from the Federal  Radio Corporation of Nigeria, in 2018 and latter joined Nagarta Radio in 2010 as a reporter and news presenter and later rise to become a news editor. In 2013 she joined Freedom Radio kaduna as a programmes producer, news editor, translator, news caster both in Hausa and English, and also the lead presenter of the popular general magazine programme 'Inda Ranka'. She joined Invicta FM in  2018  as a programmes producer, editor, presenter and a newscaster. From 2021 to 2022 joined Trust TV as kaduna correspondent, reporting daily news event, and packaging of investigative reports. From June 2022 to date joined Arewa Observer as Chief-Editor. Arewa Observer is an online paper with over
two hundred thousand followers (200K), that sources and publish stories
with emphasis from the northern part and the country at large.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+3
Skills
Current Affairs Technology Science & Environment
+1

Rukaiya Basha

Abuja (F.c.t.), Nigeria
I am Rukaiya Basha, an internationally trained professional Journalist based in Abuja the federal capital territory of Nigeria. 
I worked with many local, national and international media organizations with mentorship from diverse internationally recognized journalists in Nigeria and abroad.
Languages
Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Breaking News

Eshokeme Oludare James

Lagos, Nigeria
With over 5 years of broadcast journalism experience, Eshokeme Oludare James shoots, edits and documents history, showcasing Africa to the world. 

Leveraging on his quest to providing answers to society’s problems, Eshokeme Oludare James prioritizes community based journalism pitching one story Read morea time. 

Eshokeme Oludare James is a journalist based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Languages
English Yoruba
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+25

Yusuf Aminu

Abuja (F.c.t.), Nigeria
I am a digital freelance journalist in Abuja, Nigeria, I started my career at a state local radio and television station. 

However, I swiftly progressed to working with various national and international media outlets, collaborating with esteemed veteran journalists both in Nigeria and abroad. Read moreTheir expertise has shaped my working modus operandi, especially in digital journalism, adapting to emerging technologies and platforms to reach a global audience. 

My area of specialization is digital Journalism, with the ability to use current and emerging new technologies to report news and stories.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+9
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+7

Atohengbe Collins

Lagos, Nigeria
Atohengbe Collins is a journalist based in Lagos, Nigeria. 
A graduate of History and International Studies at the Lagos State University, Lagos Nigeria.
Read Kiswahili at the Institute of Kiswahili and Foreign languages {Now part of the University of Zanzibar] Zanzibar, Tanzania.
Was Head of Read moreVON State House Bureau, Aso Villa Abuja.
Deputy Head of Languages Voice of Nigeria, Abuja
Head, Voice of Nigeria Southern Africa Regional Bureau, Pretoria.
Covered the Liberian Peace Process, The Nigerian Cameroun border negotiations, African Peer Review Mechanism, a number of African General elections including those of Kenya, Ugandan, Zambian, South Africa
Nigerian etc.
Have stringed for thy BBC kiswahili Service, Lagos Correspondent  for Channel Africa News, Johannesburg and presently Lagos correspondent for the Voice of America Kiswahili Service, Washington.
Languages
English Swahili
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+6
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Sports
+7

Tamba Gilbert Millimono

Abuja, Nigeria
TAMBA  GILBERT MILLIMONO is a journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria.

EXPERIENCE PROFESSIONNELLE 
Date 	Organisation 
15/05/2017 - présent

17/09 au 17/10/2015	Medi1tv : Correspondent, Journaliste Reporter Image, résident à Abuja au Nigeria pour la couverture de l’actualité et suivre le Read moredéveloppement de l’actualité sur tout le territoire de la fédération.

PCI – Media Impact STEWARD : Superviseur des équipes d’évaluation finale des Connaissances Attitudes et Pratiques des populations riveraines du programme STEWARD en Sierra – Léone et en Guinée 
01/2008 – 04/2014 	BBC Afrique : Correspondant à Abuja/Nigeria pour suivre l’évolution et le développement de l’actualité dans ce pays 
Du 10/12 – 23/012010	BBC Afrique : Envoyé spécial en Côte D’Ivoire pour la couverture de la crise post – électorale 
Juillet – Août 2007	BBC Afrique : Envoyé spécial en Sierra – Leone pour la couverture des premières élections législatives et présidentielles organisées après la guerre civile
12/2004 – 12/2007	BBC Afrique : Correspondant à Monrovia pour la collecte d’informations et le suivi du développement de l’actualité durant le processus de déploiement des forces Onusiennes dans le cadre d’un retour à la stabilité après le conflit civil de 14 années qui avait déchire ce pays de L’Afrique de L’ouest 
07/2004 – 11/2004	Radio deuscht Welle : Correspondent du département Français chargé de la collecte d’informations et de la couverture des évènements de l’actualité à Monrovia/Liberia 
06/2000 – 12/2004	Réseau Libérien des Communications (LCN) : journaliste stagiaire, reporter et présentateur radio pour couvrir les évènements d’intérêt national
Languages
French
Services
News Gathering Fact Checking
Skills
Fact Checking

Gift Onyinye Agiriga

Abuja, Nigeria
Gift Onyinye Agiriga is an award winning Broadcast Journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria.
She has a degree in Mass Communication , and a Second degree in English Language.
She is presently concluding her Masters in Development Communication. 

Onyinye is a typified model of quintessential Read morebroadcast journalist. Exceptionally skilled, talented and experienced On Air Personality, compere, Entertainer, Voice over artiste and host.

Onyinye 's mantra is creating and not competing!
Languages
English Igbo
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+1
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Entertainment & Celebrity
+3

Isah Lawal

Kaduna, Nigeria
Isah Mohammed Lawal (Ikara) is a veteran broadcaster who specializes in filing investigative reports, radio Programmes production and Programming; he holds a Higher National Diploma in Mass Commendation in Kaduna Polytechnic, PGD   and Masters in Commendation Studies from Bayero University, Kano Read moreand M.Sc. in Mass Commendation from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Isah Lawal started his journalism practice with Kaduna State Radio Corporation in 2004 and later joined Nagarta Radio, the first privately owned A.M station in Nigeria from October, 2004 to date. He also reports for Voice Of America as Kaduna State Stringer from 2013 to date.
Isah was the pioneer producer and presenter of the popular Hausa political Programme 'An ce ka ce' from 2006 to date. He also conceived a new political Programme 'Manuniya' for VOA Hausa service and later became the producer and presenter of the Programme from 2020 to date. He has been organizing  in-house trainings for producers and presenters in Nagarta Radio from 2018 to date.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+4
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+8

Baraka Bashir

Kano, Nigeria
Baraka Bashir is a journalist based in Kano, Nigeria.Baraka Bashir is a journalist based in Kano, Nigeria.She joined VOAHAUSA as a stringer in 2012,attended the Durban climate change conference in 2011, among 8 journalists  to cover Kavli Laurent, among 5 journalists who participated in an exchange Read moreprogram in US in 2013
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Journalism
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+12

Mahmud Ibrahim Kwari

Kano, Nigeria
Mahmud Ibrahim Kwari is a journalist based in Kano, Nigeria.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+6
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+14

Abdulwahab Muhammad

Bauchi, Nigeria
Abdulwahab Muhammad is a journalist based in Bauchi, Nigeria.
Languages
Hausa
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast)
Skills
Current Affairs Breaking News

Muhammad Nasir Sokoto

Sokoto, Nigeria
Muhammad Nasir Sokoto is a journalist based in Sokoto, Nigeria.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+9
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Investigative Reporting
+3

Hassan Maina Kaina

Abuja, Nigeria
Hassan Maina Kaina is a journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+12
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+14

Timothy Obiezu

Abuja, Nigeria
Timothy Obiezu is a multimedia journalist with years of reporting and broadcast experience. He freelances for global media outlets like VOA, TRT World, Vice News, etc from his current based in Abuja, Nigeria.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+6
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+16

Babangida Jibril

Lagos, Nigeria
Babangida Jibril is a journalist based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Languages
German English Hausa
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Vox Pop News Gathering
+5
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+6

Sani Shuaibu Malumfashi

Kaduna, Nigeria
Sani Shuaibu Malumfashi is a journalist based in Kaduna, Nigeria.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Documentaries Drone Footage
+2
Skills
Science & Environment Media Training Fact Checking

Ibrahim Mustapha

Maiduguri, Nigeria
IBRAHIM MUSTAPHA is a journalist based in Maiduguri, Nigeria.
Languages
English Hausa Kanuri
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Vox Pop Interview (Print / Radio / Podcast)
Skills
Current Affairs Breaking News
Popular Countries
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