Sports journalism in Nigeria has been dominated by men for decades, but there are a number of talented and influential women who have broken through and made a name for themselves in the industry. These women have not only excelled in their chosen field, but have also inspired other young girls to pursue careers in sports journalism. In this article, we will take a look at 10 of the most powerful female sports journalists in Nigeria, their careers, achievements and rise to stardom.

Mimi Fawaz

Mimi Fawaz is a female sports journalist and presenter who has covered major sporting events such as the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup. She is the founder of the “Mimi Fawaz Sports and Media” agency and has worked with top sports brands like Nike and Puma.

Read also, Most Influential Nigerian Female Journalists

Chisom Mbonu-Ezeoke

Chisom Mbonu-Ezeoke is a female sports journalist and presenter who has covered several high profile sporting events including the Nigerian National Sports Festival and the African Women’s Cup of Nations. She is also the host of the popular sports programme, “Sports This Morning” on Channels TV.

Jane Nweze

Jane Nweze is a female sports journalist and presenter who has covered several high profile sporting events including the Nigerian National Sports Festival and the African Women’s Cup of Nations. She is also the host of the popular sports programme, “Sports on the Go” on AIT.

Gloria Maduka

Gloria Maduka is a female sports journalist and presenter who has covered several high profile sporting events including the Nigerian National Sports Festival and the African Women’s Cup of Nations. She is also the host of the popular sports programme, “Sports Cafe” on Brila FM.

Ejiro Umukoro

Ejiro Umukoro is a female sports journalist and presenter who has covered several high profile sporting events including the Nigerian National Sports Festival and the African Women’s Cup of Nations. She is also the host of the popular sports programme, “Sports Express” on DBN.

These 5 powerful female sports journalists in Nigeria have not only made a name for themselves in a male-dominated industry, but have also inspired other young girls to pursue careers in sports journalism.

Boluwatife Adedokun is a passionate journalist, who writes to ameliorate societal ills. As a young journalist, she aims to have a society devoid of corruptions by righting the wrongs with the power of pen. Her enthusiasm towards speaking for the masses has engendered her publication in different national dailies and she wish to be more impactful through her stories.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *