Alfred  Ajayi portrait

Alfred Ajayi

Èdè Yorùbá (Yoruba)

Alfred Ajayi has been a broadcast journalist since 2007 with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, popularly known as Radio Nigeria and revered as the flagship of radio broadcasting in Nigeria. For fifteen years, he has made his marks in journalism practice winning several commendations, recommendations and awards, latest being the 2022 NUJ Ethical Journalism in Anambra (one of the states in Nigeria). Alfred has reported extensively on areas of his interest namely: health, agriculture, climate change, gender and education. He has won bursaries and grants from organizations such as the BBC Media Action, Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, (PTCIJ), International Centre for Investigative Reporting,(ICIR) as well as Human and Environmental Development Agenda, (HEDA) among others, which had helped to do consequential reporting. He has also participated in many local and international trainings and fellowships by some of the aforementioned organizations and the current one by the Liberalist Centre, a libertarian think tank and educational centre that promotes pro-freedom ideas for human flourishing. Alfred, currently a Controller News with Radio Nigeria, is an investigative journalist, thoroughbred professional with influence amidst his professional colleagues. He is a dynamic professional, (a reporter, editor, presenter and trainer). He is not only passionate about innovations in the media space, but also enthusiastic about imparting knowledge of such innovations in others. He firmly believes that journalism must work for the common good of the society. He is endlessly open to knowledge with unquestionable quest to get better by the day. He is unrepentant in building a prosperous and enviable journalistic career.