Ugochi Anyaka-Oluigbo


Ugochi Anyaka-Oluigbo works as a freelance journalist covering environmental issues across Africa and Europe.

She is the recipient of several journalism awards, including UNEP Young Environmental Journalist 2012, the 2019 Green Accord Environmental Award, Italy, and UNFCCC CDM-African Radio Contest 2011. 

She created, produced, and presented the most popular environmental show on Nigerian TV, Green Angle on TVC News. She has hosted the BBC World Service's environmental radio program Local Warming. She co-hosts Djoliba, a multi-language African radio show on RadioX Basel, Switzerland.

Anyaka-Oluigbo comes from one of Nigeria's oil-producing states. Her community, Amuch, has been ravaged by erosion, a key factor that inspired her passion to pursue environmental journalism.

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