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Are you passionate about journalism and storytelling? Do you have a keen interest in Nigerian current affairs and a knack for crafting engaging, informative articles? If so, we have exciting opportunities for you to join our team as Article Writers/Journalists at News About Nigeria!

About Us: News About Nigeria is a leading online news platform dedicated to providing insightful and up-to-date news, analysis, and feature articles about Nigeria. We strive to deliver accurate and comprehensive coverage of events and issues that matter to our readers.

Position: Article Writer/Journalist

Location: Remote (Work from Anywhere)

Type: Freelance/Contract

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Research and Reporting: Conduct research on various topics related to Nigeria, including politics, culture, business, health, and more. Write well-researched news articles, features, and opinion pieces.
  2. News Gathering: Stay updated with the latest developments in Nigeria and follow breaking news stories. Cover events, interviews, and press conferences when necessary.
  3. Content Creation: Write compelling, clear, and engaging articles that inform and engage our readers. Adhere to journalistic ethics and standards.
  4. Editing and Proofreading: Review and edit your work for accuracy, clarity, grammar, and style. Ensure all content meets our quality standards.
  5. Collaboration: Collaborate with the editorial team to brainstorm ideas, plan content, and contribute to our editorial calendar.
  6. Multimedia Integration: Incorporate multimedia elements, such as images, videos, and infographics, into articles when relevant.


  • Proven experience in journalism, article writing, or a related field.
  • Excellent research skills and a passion for staying informed about Nigerian current affairs.
  • Strong writing and editing abilities with attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with AP or similar style guides.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Knowledge of SEO and social media best practices is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or a related field is preferred.

How to Apply:

If you are enthusiastic about reporting on Nigeria’s stories and have a talent for crafting compelling narratives, we’d love to hear from you! Please send the following to

  1. Your updated resume or CV.
  2. A cover letter detailing your interest in the position and your relevant experience.
  3. 2-3 writing samples that demonstrate your ability to write engaging news articles or features.

Application Deadline: October 31, 2023

At News About Nigeria, we are committed to diversity and inclusion and encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply. We look forward to welcoming talented writers and journalists who are passionate about sharing the stories of Nigeria with the world.

Join us in delivering news that matters!