Ojoma Akor

Health Editor of Daily Trust Newspaper, Nigeria

Ojoma Akor is the health editor of Daily Trust newspaper, a national daily in Nigeria.

She is a recipient of several international journalism awards and fellowships. She is a Fellow of the International Women’s Media Foundation’s Global Health Reporting Initiative, and has also held fellowships with International AIDS Society, among others.

Akor is also one of the winners of ICFJ’s 2021 Global Nutrition and Food Security Reporting contest for her story about how COVID-19 has made children suffer from hunger and malnutrition in Nigeria.

Through the ICFJ Global Nutrition and Food Security Reporting Fellowship, Ojoma Akor wrote a story about how conflict has exacerbated the child malnutrition situation in Nigeria and Yemen. Read here.


Read Her Article