Those you see on that stage are Nigeria’s finest conflict reporting journalists.
Amazing colleagues covering conflicts in Nigeria: Taiwo Hassan Adebayo, Busari Kemi, Kunle Adebajo, Abdulazeez Andulazeez and of course, Amaka Okoye.
It was ably moderated by our senior, Dr Chido Onumah
Look, it’s such a blessing to be the only lady amongst these brave men, blazing the trail.
I saw the surprise in the eyes of the participants and the many unspoken questions as well.
Since after my session at AIJC 2021, I have had a lot of questions on my inbox. But the most common is, “How are you doing this as a female journalist? Are you not scared for your life?”
Well, I will write a whole epistle on this later.
Before I come back with my tips remember these women did it @clarissawardcnn, @camanpour , #NimaElbagir# and many others, and are still doing it. So will I. So will you, if this is what you are called to do and be.
Below is my presentation