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List of notable or famous journalists from Nigeria, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Nigeria and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Nigeria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Nigerian journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Nigeria is included when available.

This list below has a variety of people in it, from Dele Giwa to Isa Kaita.

This historic journalists from Nigeria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Nigerian journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from Nigeria?" These prominent journalists of Nigeria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Nigerian journalists.

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Anthony Enahoro is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Journalists from Nigeria
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Anthony Eromosele Enahoro was Nigeria's foremost anti-colonial and pro-democracy activists. He was born the eldest of twelve children in Uromi in the present Edo State of Nigeria. His Esan parents were Anastasius Okotako Enahoro and Fidelia Inibokun née Ogbidi Okojie. Enahoro has had a long and ...more

Age: Died at 87 (1923-2010)

Birthplace: Uromi, Nigeria

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Bayo Ohu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Journalists from Nigeria
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Bayo Ohu


Ogunbayo Ayanlola Ohu, known as Bayo Ohu, was a Nigerian journalist. Ohu worked as the assistant news editor for The Guardian, an independent daily newspaper published in Nigeria. Ohu was born on June 18, 1964. He attended elementary school at the Local Authority Primary School in Iseyin, Oyo State. ...more

Age: Died at 45 (1964-2009)

Chris Anyanwu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Journalists from Nigeria
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Christiana "Chris" Anyanwu MFR is a Nigerian journalist, publisher, author, and politician. She was imprisoned from 1995 to 1998 for treason after reporting on a failed coup d'état against the government of Sani Abacha, and won several international journalism prizes during her confinement, ...more

Age: 65

Birthplace: Mbaise

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Christine Chika Moses is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Journalists from Nigeria
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Christine Chika Moses


Christine Chika Moses is a journalist from Nigeria. She studied Television Production at Columbia College Chicago and acquired her Masters in Journalism from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. ...more