Alumni Spotlight – Damilola Banjo

Damilola Banjo, a 2016 ViMP alum, is an Investigative Journalist from Nigeria. She is passionate about improving the standard of education. She graduated from the University of Ibadan with a B.A degree in Communications and Language Arts. 

Some of her works include Investigations on killings and kidnapping in Zamfara State which led to a nationwide protest for improvement in security. Timely right? She has also investigated matters regarding corruption, illegal practises in the Nigeria Police Force and courts. 

Her works have earned her recognitions/award including Investigative Reporter of the Year, online category at the 2020 Wole Soyinka Center for Investigative Journalism Awards Ceremony.

She’s currently studying to bag MSc Mass Communication in Columbia University – Graduate School of Journalism.

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