African Photojournalism Database
Editorial and documentary photojournalist in Nigeria
Sodiq Adelakun is a multiple award-winning photojournalist with PUNCH newspaper headquarters in Ogun State, South-West, Nigeria. A graduate of Nigerian Institute of Journalism, University of Ibadan and Pan-Atlantic School of Media and Communication where he bagged Proficiency Certificate in Photojournalism (PCPJ) ; Bsc. Psychology and Advanced Writing and Reporting Skills (AWARES) respectively. He is a multiple award winner whose works expose the ills of his immediate environment and society at large. His work centers majorly around art, landscape, human rights abuse, social exclusion, and documentary with special attention on the rights of children.
To see his personal work, follow @sodiqadelakun on Instagram
2013 - Best Photo Story, 2011 - Best Photo Story, 2016 - NB Golden Pen Photo-journalist of the Year Award
- Breaking news
- Still life
A gbenopo dancer from Badagry, Lagos performs during the annual Black Heritage Festival in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun