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Damilola Faith Ayeni

Lagos, Nigeria
  • Biodiversity
  • Pollution
  • Energy
  • Forests

Based in Lagos, Nigeria, Damilola Ayeni is an investigative journalist and editor of the Foundation for Investigative Journalism (FIJ), a digital newspaper in Nigeria. After graduating from Ekiti State University, Nigeria, where he studied Forest Resources and Wildlife Management, he worked with some of the frontline environmental NGOs in in Africa before venturing into full-time journalism. Drawing inspiration from his deeply environmental science background, he has investigated some of the most pressing challenges facing his country, including gas flaring and illegal logging. His investigative work on gas flaring, "Ebedei Delta State. Gas Flaring Village Where the People Eat Poisons and Are Often Terminally Ill", earned him a place on the shortlist of the Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award, Environment Category, in 2021.

Damilola Faith Ayeni

Lagos, Nigeria
  • Biodiversity
  • Pollution
  • Energy
  • Forests

Based in Lagos, Nigeria, Damilola Ayeni is an investigative journalist and editor of the Foundation for Investigative Journalism (FIJ), a digital newspaper in Nigeria. After graduating from Ekiti State University, Nigeria, where he studied Forest Resources and Wildlife Management, he worked with some of the frontline environmental NGOs in in Africa before venturing into full-time journalism. Drawing inspiration from his deeply environmental science background, he has investigated some of the most pressing challenges facing his country, including gas flaring and illegal logging. His investigative work on gas flaring, "Ebedei Delta State. Gas Flaring Village Where the People Eat Poisons and Are Often Terminally Ill", earned him a place on the shortlist of the Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award, Environment Category, in 2021.