Emmanuel Osodi is a social documentary photographer and a Photojournalist living and working in Lagos, Nigeria.
I studied Photojournalism at the College of Journalism in Lagos, Nigeria. I focus on reportage, urban portraits, social and cultural issues.
In December 2009 I was invited by the British Council to participate in a photography project called My Home is Here The project involved travelling around Nigeria to produce images of Climate Change in Nigeria and, as part of this project.
In 2011, i was nominated for the Joop Swart Master class (World press photo) in Nederland.
I participated in photography Master class in 2013 with Goethe-Institute, Lagos, Nigeria. The Goethe-Institute is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute operational worldwide.
I was also a participant for the Report Women! Project training for investigative reporting of girls and women in Nigeria, put together by Wole Soyinka centre for Investigative Journalism and the royal Netherlands Embassy.
I have worked for The News Magazine and P M News Paper in Lagos State, Nigeria.
Currently i am working with Naij.com media, the number one news portal in Nigeria.
Traditional warriors attend the coronation of Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, outside the Oba's palace. The Oba is the new Oba of the historic kingdom of Benin, in Benin City, the Edo state capital, Nigeria. October 20, 2016.
Palace women carry traditional drums during the coronation of Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II. The Oba is the new Oba of the historic kingdom of Benin, in Benin city, the Edo state capital, Nigeria. October 20, 2016.
Residents of Warewa community located at Obafemi Owode local government area wade through the flood to access their homes, while some ride in wooden canoes. The flood was as a result of the opening of Oyan River Dam in Abeokuta North, Ogun state.