WORK

(From top left: interviewing Jidenna at Afronation music festival, preparing for an outside broadcast leading up to Nigeria’s 2019 elections, at the new broadcasting house BBC studio in London, doing a report at an anti knife crime rally, interviewing Mr Eazi in Ghana, doing voiceover for BBC World’s Outliers)

I’m currently working around West Africa (from December 2019 to summer 2020). Ghana, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Senegal, Nigeria.

Below are some of the interviews I’ve been doing whilst out here:

Sierra Leone going plastic-free with entrepreneurship

Interview with musician Jizzle in Gambia

Interview with journalist Asmaa James in Sierra Leone (listen from 15:20)

Interview with Ghanaian chef Fiona Koranteng

Most recognised pieces of work:

Article for BBC Online – What does it mean to be a Black traveller?

Interview with musician Jidenna on connecting with the continent

Interview – How Femi Kuti found his sound

Interview with author Tomi Adeyemi

Nigerian migrants: Why are numbers to Europe dropping?

Why Nigeria’s election matters – presented by me

The repats moving back to Nigeria – series presented/produced by me

Does twerking objectify or empower? – video presented and produced by me

Beauty beyond the scars – video produced by me

British-Nigerian wedding MC: I love a good love story – video produced by me

Interview with Mr Eazi: Afrobeats artist with international ambitions

And for some more of my work below..

RADIO DISCUSSIONS/ INTERVIEWS

Interview with Ghanaian director of film Gold Coast Lounge (listen from 48:37)

Interview with director and photographer Danny Wonders

Interview with the founder of Afronation

Interview with founder of Vitae London, William Adoasi

Interview with blogger Annette Abena

Interview with artist Sarah Owusu

Interview with musician Masego

Interview with founder of AFREADA, Nancy Adimora

Interview with Ghanaian musician Stonebwoy

Interview with the founders of When In Zim

Interview with author Reni Amayo

Interview with director Scilla Owusu

BBC London early breakfast show with Petrie Hosken

ARTICLES


Memories from living in a London tower block… #RememberGrenfell

We’re getting married in our twenties — this is how we’re finding it

How to stay consistent in your side hustle(s) whilst working full time

Trolled for giving sex advice to strangers

Tanya Compas: A love for gym and travelling the world, and empowering young women.

TiTo is the last job application you’ll ever need!

DOCUMENTARIES

7 questions to my 107-year-old Grandma

Consumerism: In love with my Jordans

Nigeria’s Booming Business: the peoples stories

So Trump, what will you do about Black Lives Matter?

ONLINE

Who are the Girls’ Champions? 

Talking about sex: a taboo? 

The Twitter bot that ‘corrects’ people who say ‘illegal immigrant’

RADIO REPORTS

Is Africa getting addicted to social media?

Adekunle Gold and afro sound

Efya interview

Jacob Zuma resigns

Rhonda Rousey joins WWE

Saudi Arabia’s first fashion week

Text bombs

Rohingya repatriation

The Brexit deal

East London Radio community show

You can also check out my soundcloud with more of my radio work by clicking here.

For more of shows of me presenting on East London Radio, click here.

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My BBC journey began in September 2014 – with a grad scheme for 12 months that I was fortunate enough to bag after one of the best interviews I’ve ever had. I learned the ins and outs out of radio, worked with one of the most hard-working and charismatic presenters and broadcasters, from music radio to radio documentaries, to current affairs radio, and more.