In Conversation with Emmanuel Akinwotu

On this episode, I talk to Emmanuel Akinwotu, a journalist based in Lagos. Emmanuel is currently the Guardian’s West Africa Correspondent. Before the Guardian, Emmanuel worked as a journalist at AFP and The New York Times. Emmanuel’s work has also been featured in publications like The New Statesman, The Africa Report, The New African Magazine and Reuters. In this conversation, we discuss the state of journalism in Nigeria, the role of the journalist and the process of investigating and uncovering the truth.

To find out more about Emmanuel’s work, follow him on Twitter and Instagram (@ea_akin) and visit his profile on The Guardian’s website,

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