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.

Rewire News: ‘Bring These Girls Back’: Nigerians Criticize Handling of Boko Haram Insurgency
”I am sure they [would] have done something fast before now if one of their relations were among the kidnapped girls,”

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.

PHOTOGRAPHY

The Guardian: Lagos on Instagram: from selling bubblegum to cycling in the sun
UK’s Guardian featured some of my Instagram photos as part of its special week focusing on Lagos.

RADIO

FSRN: Advocacy groups call on Nigerian authorities to combat sexual abuse against children
Advocacy groups are calling on Nigerian authorities to improve their response to survivors of sexual abuse. They say sexual assaults cut across age groups and socio-economic status, but the situation appears worse among children.

Voice America: Africa correspondent on Emerging and Frontier Markets Investing

MULTIMEDIA

VC4Africa: CcHub Nigeria aims to support 30 social tech ventures in the next two years

“The thinking behind CcHub is that the techies should not believe that they can just stay in a corner and create solutions for the market”, says Bosun Tijani, CEO of CcHub Nigeria. “You need to engage the market in the creation process and that is where co-creation comes into play.

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YouTube: Nigerian recycle artist

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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