Nigeria bureau chief for Reuters. Ghanaian family, British accent. Ex-BBC. alexis.akwagyiram@tr.com, DMs open.

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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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Nigeria's President Buhari vows to punish all those behind violence between semi-nomadic Fulani herdsmen and farmers, pushing back against accusations of inaction  https://buff.ly/2D53TvP 
Nigeria's government summons representative of the US ambassador to explain reported remarks by President Trump that immigrants from Africa and Haiti come from "shithole countries"  https://buff.ly/2DzhBrR 
Leader of Britain's anti-European Union party, UKIP, splits with girlfriend after "appalling" comments about Prince Harry’s fiancee Meghan Markle and black people  https://buff.ly/2D6f73v  https://t.co/GCD0bqdB8z
Boko Haram video purportedly shows some of the kidnapped Chibok girls still being held by the militant group  https://buff.ly/2Dx9FHB 
The new leader of South Africa’s ruling ANC party, Cyril Ramaphosa, says the issue of whether President Jacob Zuma should step down “will be dealt with”.  https://buff.ly/2r4ODO1  https://t.co/JY5qXbGZzu
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