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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Jul 20, 2017

Untapped potential: Nigerians drink 16 mln hectolitres of beer a year, half that of South Africa despite having three times as many people. https://t.co/zu5R8fHUPt

Jul 20, 2017

Gunmen, some in military uniforms, attack the base of an elite security unit in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan  http://buff.ly/2ueK6rR 

Jul 20, 2017

Nigerian court orders temporary seizure of $37.5m Lagos property owned by ex-oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke https://t.co/0QKn9zuPBp https://t.co/7SHDXMDxpE

Jul 20, 2017

Nigeria bolsters security in northern state of Kaduna amid escalating violence  http://buff.ly/2udzzx6 

Jul 19, 2017

RT @sturdyAlex: Britain is respected for many things, but in two areas it is a gold standard, envied by most nations around the world: the…

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