Controversial investigative journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has declared herself “Nigerian journalist of the year”.
The journalist and social activist who highlighted the various story she successfully worked on in the course of the year declared herself as the journalist of the year on her Twitter page.
According to Kemi Olunloyo, it has been an overwhelming year, but she was able to successfully break some top stories, ranging from Abba Kyari, Mompha, to Hushpuppi.
Sharing a graphic of the award design, she wrote,
“JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR @Kemiolunloyo From breaking news to investigating stories. It’s been a very overwhelming year. #ijcovid19 #ijlekkimassacre #ijcoza #dbanj, Abba Kyari, HushPuppi, Kiki Mordi BBC controversy, Kobe Bryant, Mompha and many stories I worked on. Thx🙏🏽”.
See her tweet below,
This is coming after the Nigerian journalist accused Cable News Network (CNN) of stealing her work on the Lekki tollgate shooting.
CNN had released a documentary on the Lekki Massacre that reveal how the soldier opened fire on #Endsars protesters.
In a lengthy write up via Twitter, Dr. Kemi Olunloyo challenged the broadcasting company of plagiarizing her work without giving credits to whom it is due.