African Photojournalism Database
Based in Lagos Nigeria, i started with toying with plastic Camera but my contact with real camera started when a friend of my brought one to school and kept it with me, i started snapping and taking the films out of the school for processing. As a Mass Communication students, my encounter with a course "photojournalism" brought out the photographic art in me as i devoted much of time to it than any other courses.
My industrial attachment was spent at a local photography studio where i was put through the manual rigorous of BLACK WHITE, before i went for a study on Photojournalism at Nigeria Institute of Journalism. My Professional career started in 1992 with CITYNEWS, during the draconian rule of the Military, i later joined TELL MAGAZINE in 1994, after wish i team up with others to be pioneer staffs of NATIONAL MIRROR DAILY as the PHOTO EDITOR.
1994 - MULTIPLE AWARDS
- Breaking news
AWAY LIKE HOME
CHILD LABOR IS ONE OF THE CHALLENGES FACING NIGERIA GOVERNMENT, WHILE SOME SCHOOL OF THOUGHT SAID IT IS A PRACTICE IN WHICH A CHILD SUPPORT THE FAMILY ECONOMICALLY OTHERS, OTHERS SAID IT IS CHILD LABOR, THE LATER SUPPORT THIS CLAIM WITH THE FACT THAT SOME PEOPLE EMPLOYED THE SERVICES OF THESE CHILDREN FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES, THIS CHILD IN THE PICTURE IS ONE OF SUCH CHILDREN, HE SLEPT OFF AFTER BEING EXHAUSTED AT APONGBON, LAGOS.