Hannah Ajakaiye

Nigeria TruthBuzz Fellow

Hannah Ajakaiye is an award-winning journalist with The Nation, Nigeria’s widest circulating newspaper. A data enthusiast with a passion for development and social justice issues, Ojo has worked with Code for Africa to deliver data driven reports on water, sanitation and hygiene in Nigeria’s biggest cities. Hannah Ajakaiye is a recipient of the 2017 Newscorp Fellowship hosted by The Times of London and The Wall Street Journal and an alumnus of the U.S. Department of State Foreign Press Centers reporting tour on human trafficking. A recipient of the 2018 Reham Al-Farra (RAF) Journalism Fellowship hosted by the United Nations Department of Public Information, Ojo is committed to leading digital innovations in African newsrooms.

As part of Ajakaiye's TruthBuzz Fellowship, she worked closely with  Africa Check, an independent fact-checking organization dedicated to promoting accuracy and accountability. In Abuja, Ajakaiye collaboated with reporters from Daily Trust, a newspaper founded 20 years ago with a mission to disseminate credible information.