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I work from Lagos as a freelance multimedia journalist, working across print, radio, television and online.

More than 10 years active professional experience covering local and international news, I bring passion for life to my journalism work.

Always on the lookout for freelance opportunities in journalism, multi-media and communications consultancy — or just to hunch over a cup of coffee or wine with someone interesting. If you think we could work together, let's connect.


Voice of America
Radio France International
Aljazeera Plus
CBS News Radio
Rewire News
Accounting and Business
Cosmetics Business
Money Laundering Bulletin
International Finance Magazine

among others


In between my journalism assignments, I capture candid moments of everyday life on the streets of Lagos and other places during my travels.

I often capture these moments with my smartphone, an iPhone which doubles as a camera in my pocket.

In May 2017, my images were featured as part of Mobo Fest, the first mobile photography exhibition to run alongside the Mobile Journalism Conference, MojoCon, in Galway, in Ireland.


2019: Foundry Photojournalism Workshop, Kigali Center for Photography, Kigali, Rwanda.

2018: Stories from Transit Yellow Buses, Bayimba International Festival of the Arts, Lunkulu Island, Uganda.

2017: Mobo Photo Fest at Mobile Journalism Conference, MojoCon, Galway, Ireland.

2019: From Nobody To Somebody: A Journalist's Lagos Diary.
(On Amazon)

If you'd like us to work together, let's connect.

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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