I am a Nigerian writer, researcher and political analyst, currently based as a research analyst at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD-West Africa), with a specific focus covering election, political, security and regional analyses in West Africa.
Before joining CDD West Africa, I worked as a consultant, for the Tony Blair Institute, at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control actively supporting on policy concerning the COVID-19 pandemic response and at Africapractice, mostly supporting clients navigating political risk. I have also previously interned at the African Union Mission to the United Nations in New York.
My writing and research has appeared in Foreign Policy, World Politics Review, African Arguments, Africa Is A Country, Culture Custodian, Stears Business, Premium Times among other publications. I have been interviewed on television and cited by reporters at international publications like CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera, The Guardian and the Financial Times on issues concerning West African democracy.
I have an MSc in African Politics from SOAS, University of London and a BA in International Relations from Queen Mary, University of London.