Samples of my published work:

WRITING/PRINT/ONLINE

PARK: Out on loan: Heartbreak and Hope in Nigeria
When Nigeria lost to Tunisia and crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon, it came as good news for Emerald Jimoh who works as a graphics printer in Lagos.

Radio France International: Lagos residents rediscover city with iconic Danfo mini bus
Residents in Lagos, Nigeria, are rediscovering their city and all it has to offer through special day and night tours offered by EXP Lagos, a local tourism outfit that uses Danfo mini buses as transport.  

University World News: Concern over Nigerian students who get fake degrees in Benin

Concern is rising about the growth of low-quality or even entirely bogus universities and colleges being established in Benin, as students from neighbouring Nigeria look for higher education courses outside their own country. 

Accounting and Business: Fintech Offers Inclusion Opportunity
The near universal possession of mobile phones across West Africa offers a technology-enabled opportunity to bring financial inclusion to the masses.

Cosmetics Business: Africa ME: Nigeria: Deodorants Market Report 2017
A growing population of professional young men is behind an increase in sales of deodorants to consumers wanting to combat the heat of Nigeria.

International Finance Magazine: Consumer Class: Increasing opportunities in Africa’s biggest economy
Despite a huge infrastructure deficit and an insurgency that has left thousands dead across the country’s north, analysts say opportunities abound in Africa’s biggest economy.

Huffington Post: Prosperity Gospel Attracts Many African Christians
Segun  Ilori spent much of his time cleaning a local Foursquare Gospel Church in 2005 when he won an immigration lottery enabling him to move to the  United States.

 


  

Samuel Okocha

Samuel Okocha is a Lagos based freelance journalist & street & documentary photographer. He works in radio, print, photo & video for international media outlets.
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