Chika Oduah

Chika Oduah is an independent multimedia journalist based in Nigeria. Chika’s reporting on Africa goes beyond the headlines to explore culture, human rights, health, history, religion, development and insecurity on the continent. She is one of the few journalists offering on-the-ground reportage from northeastern Nigeria, Boko Haram’s heartland. A 2015 finalist for the 2015 Livingston Award, her work has been published by The New York Times, The Guardian, Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, CNN, National Geographic, Al Jazeera and others.