Okafor - Journalist - Lagos, Nigeria

Obidike Okafor

Lagos, Nigeria



  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


writing stories for the arts and culture. Writing entertainment stories and short stories.

Work History

Official pressman for the 2014 Dakar Contemporary Art Biennale

Up to May 2014

Writing in the official newsletter of the Dakar Art Biennale for the Anglophone African countries.

Content Consultant


From November 2012

-Providing content for websites like News24 (Nigeria), Africancolours.com (Kenya), Contemporary& (Germany)and publications like Y!magazine, Thisday Newspapers and Exceed Magazine.
Providing content for television, print, online, film, documentaries, and social media management and innovation development.

BusinessDay Assistant online editor/ freelance writer

February 2012 - November 2012

Managing the social media, rewriting stories from the wires, searching for stories from the internet, rewriting headlines and creating concepts for videos, editing stories that go on the Businessdayonline.com website, reporting on general news stories for Businessdayonline.com

Online content producer/Reporter


October 2008 - September 2011

Reporting for the arts, culture and lifestyle and entertainment desks both in print and online, providing and editing text for the 234NEXT.com website, managing the social media platforms and podcasts of 234NEXT.com.

Qualifications & Certifications

Broadcast Journalism

New York Film Academy


Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University

Government College Lagos

Santa Maria Private School

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