Nigerian Journalist Wins UN Foudation Prize

A Nigerian journalist, has been awarded the United Nations Foundation Gold Prize for Development and humanitarian reporting.

Armstrong-Ogbonna, a freelance journalist with Radio Nigeria won the Gold medal for her reportage on coastal communities along the Lagos coastline facing the dangers of sea rise.

The award and gold medal was presented to her by the Secretary General of the United Nations; Mr Ban Ki-Moon on Monday.

On receiving the award, she said “I am completely humbled by this recognition from the United Nations. It is a major encouragement for me to persist with impacting journalism that affects the common man and development of the environment. I am must obliged for this.”

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