Nigerian journalists win CNN/Multichoice Awards

Toyosi Ogunseye

Toyosi Ogunseye

Two Nigerian journalists,Oluwatoyosi Ogunseye of Sunday Punch and Tolu Ogunlesi, freelance journalist with Ventures Africa have won two categories of this year’s CNN/MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year awards.

Ogunseye, Editor, Sunday Punch won the Environment prize, while Ogunlesi, bagged the Economy and Business reporting prize. They emerged at the awards ceremony in Cape Town, South Africa on Saturday. Msindisi Fengu and Yandisa Monakali of South Africa’s Daily Dispatch Newspaper emerged the overall prize winner.

Twenty-seven finalists drawn from 11 countries were short-listed for the 14 categories of the award.

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