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Paydesk has 67 journalists in Abuja. Our journalists can do broadcast reports, as well as printed media and photography.

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

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Journalists in Abuja



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
Finance Politics Medical
+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

Halima Abdulrauf

Abuja, Nigeria
Halima Abdulrauf is an international multimedia journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Live Reporting Fact Checking
Skills
Training Climate Change Entertainment & Celebrity
+17

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
Fact Checking Breaking News

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
Entertainment & Celebrity Breaking News Health & Fitness
+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
Current Affairs Business War Reporter
+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
Social Medical Technology
+16

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

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

Benjamin Gowon

Abuja, Nigeria
BENJAMIN OGAK GOWON is a journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria, currently working with the VOICE OF AMERICA Abuja Bureau Office.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+7
Skills
Breaking News Technology Science & Environment
+18

Medina Dauda

Abuja, Nigeria
MEDINA DAUDA is a journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+7
Skills
Travel Fact Checking Breaking News
+2

Hauwa Umar

Abuja, Nigeria
Hauwa Umar is a journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria.
Languages
Arabic English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+10
Skills
Politics Sports Natural Disasters
+12

Aisha Mu'Azu

Abuja, Nigeria
Aisha Mu'azu is a journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+3
Skills
Science & Environment Research Politics
+7

Murtala Faruk Sanyinna

Abuja, Nigeria
Murtala Faruk Sanyinna is an International Multimedia Broadcaster/Journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+9
Skills
Business Fact Checking Breaking News
+14

Judd-Leonard Okafor

Abuja, Nigeria
Judd-Leonard Okafor is a seasoned multimedia journalist with a focus on health, development, education, and youth, currently serving at Daily Trust for both their print and online platforms. His reporting has delved into the psychological impact of epidemics in Nigeria, such as Lassa fever and Read moreCOVID-19, where he has explored the spread of misinformation, underscored the importance of reliable information sources, and examined the role of primary healthcare. Okafor's work is enriched by insights from health specialists and often addresses the challenges of fear and stigma associated with disease outbreaks.

Before his tenure at Daily Trust, Okafor honed his skills in journalism at Confluence TV and Grace FM in Lokoja, where he took on the roles of news reporter, presenter, and editor. His dedication to reporting on critical issues has been recognized with accolades, including the Accountability for Maternal and Child Health (AMHiN) award in 2014. 

Okafor's commitment to his craft and his impact on society have been further acknowledged through several fellowships and scholarships. He was a 2016 scholar for Women Deliver, a 2017 fellow of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Early Childhood Development program, and a 2018 fellow to Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) and the Rhodes University Solutions Journalism program. These experiences have not only broadened his expertise but also reinforced his reputation as a journalist dedicated to bringing critical health and development issues to the forefront of public discourse.
Languages
Afrikaans English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Vox Pop Documentaries
+8
Skills
Investigative Reporting Breaking News Research
+6

Salihu Awwalu Salihu

Abuja, Nigeria
Salihu Awwalu Salihu is a journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+4
Skills
Current Affairs Fact Checking

Umar Farouk

Abuja, Nigeria
UMAR FAROUK is a journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Evelyn Dan Epelle

Abuja, Nigeria
Evelyn Dan Epelle is an esteemed Nigerian journalist, columnist, and international multimedia journalist based in Abuja. She is renowned for her insightful analysis of breaking news stories, serving as a foreign correspondent and public policy analyst. Evelyn contributes a biweekly column titled 'Read moreGlobal Perspectives' for KAFTAN Post, where she delves into a wide array of topics, including social, political, and economic issues that resonate on both a continental and global scale. Her journalistic prowess is complemented by her role as an IMF Youth Fellow and her leadership at KAFTAN TV in Nigeria, where she oversees the Department of Library, Content, and Broadcast.

Educationally grounded with a degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering and a master's degree in Communications, Culture, and Technology, Evelyn's expertise spans multiple domains. She is particularly focused on media, education, technology, and public policy interventions in Africa and its diaspora, the 6th region. Since December 2018, she has been a dedicated voice at KAFTAN Post, and her experience includes writing for the 'Washington File' column.

Evelyn's work is characterized by a deep commitment to providing expert commentary and fostering a nuanced understanding of complex international matters. Her contributions to journalism and media in Nigeria and beyond have made her a respected figure in the field, known for her ability to connect diverse issues and engage with a global audience.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+15
Skills
Breaking News Climate Change Research
+6

Shamsiyya Hamza Ibrahim

Abuja, Nigeria
Shamsiyya Hamza Ibrahim is a freelance journalist with hausa service of voice of America
Languages
English
Services
Journalism
Skills
Social

Chima Nwankwo

Abuja, Nigeria
Chima Nwankwo is a Multimedia Journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria. He shoots, scripts, voices, edits and uploads content on the go in West Africa.
He was the pioneer Nigeria Correspondent for the CCTV Africa project. He has also created multimedia content for clients like the Voice of America, Read moreAssociated Press, IHA News Agency, Reuters, Aljazeera Plus, and now Agence France Presse. 
Right now he does media training as well as packages short and on occasion, long form, factual content on demand.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+6
Skills
Health & Fitness Media Training Current Affairs
+3

Paul Okolo

Abuja, Nigeria
Paul Okolo is a journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria. He has many years of experience reporting general news, business and financial news for Bloomberg, Reuters, and Inter Press Service, among others. He also worked as a freelance reporter for Voice of America, covering health, politics, environment Read moreand general news. 

As a Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria, he covered several sports events such as the FIFA World Cup in Mexico in 1986, and the World Universities Games in Zagreb, former Yugoslavia, in 1987. 

He has served as a communications consultant for many international organizations including the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. He has worked in many African countries including Ethiopia and South Africa.

He contributes opinion pieces to print and online publications including ******, ******, ****** and ******.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+10
Skills
Fact Checking

Ugwuja George

Abuja, Nigeria
FILMMAKER- | Senior Producer | Content Manager | Strategic Communications | Creative Fiction/Nonfiction for Social Impact | Ideation | Videographer | Researcher |Trainer | Drone Operator|
Languages
English Hausa Igbo
+1
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Vox Pop Documentaries
+2
Skills
Film & Theatre Media Training Research
+6

Chris Udoette

Abuja, Nigeria
Chris Udoette is a journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria.
Languages
English French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+8
Skills
Natural Disasters Fact Checking Climate Change
+13

Adama Joseph Adama

Abuja, Nigeria
Adama Joseph Adama is a seasoned Media Entrepreneur, PR Consultant and Public Affairs Analyst.
He's the Founder and CEO of ViewMax Digital Media Ltd, a digital streaming and content production company based in Abuja, Nigeria.
Adama is passionate about the intersection of media, business, Read moretechnology and politics and how that advance human civilization.
Languages
English
Services
Content Writing
Skills
Research Business Politics

Ibrahim Ismail

Abuja, Nigeria
Ibrahim Ismail is a journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Ismail has 7 years work experience in broadcasting; radio, television and digital media.
This is in addition to contributions on print media.

He currently works as presenter/reporter at Trust TV, Abuja, a broadcaster owned by Media Read moreTrust Group, publishers of the Daily Trust Newspaper in Nigeria's capital, Abuja.

In the past 4 years, Ismail worked as correspondent in Gombe State, Northeast Nigeria.

Between 2017 and 2021, he worked with Progress Radio Gombe as presenter and reporter.

He also worked on Climate Journalism programme with DW Akademie and DW Hausa.
Languages
Arabic English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+13
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Media Training
+11
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