Reuters Senior Correspondent, Nigeria. Ghanaian family, British accent. Previously @BBCAfrica multimedia journalist. All views are mine alone.

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Alexis Akwagyiram is an accomplished multimedia journalist with extensive experience working in print, online, television and radio. He specialises in current affairs related to Africa and its diaspora.

Alexis is the Senior Nigeria Correspondent at the Reuters news agency. His remit spans a broad...

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Jun 26, 2017

Nigeria's President Buhari sends first message since taking sick leave on 7 May  http://buff.ly/2tcWDfr 

Jun 26, 2017

Suicide bombers kill nine and injure 13 in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria - the latest in a spate of attacks  http://buff.ly/2tapwsH 

Jun 24, 2017

Ambitious plans - Nigeria's overall tax to GDP ratio currently stands at 6%. Increasing this could tricky.  https://twitter.com/reutersafrica/status/878528955514531840 

Jun 24, 2017

How the legacy of "native colonisers" in Ethiopia means the country's schools lack a connection with local culture and traditions. https://t.co/l2HU8daaMf

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