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Tobore Ovuorie

Premium Times
Investigative journalist
Abuja, Nigeria
Tobore Ovuorie is a dogged multiple-award winning investigative and health journalist with several years of experience covering health, politics, foreign, women, fashion, crime and business beats. She mainly investigates human rights abuses, corruption, health and regulatory failures. Currently, she is a senior investigative reporter with Premium Times, Nigeria’s most vibrant online news medium.

Her educational background in English and Literary studies, journalism, broadcasting and a Masters degree in Psychology has given her a broad base from which to approach many topics.

She is a member, Board Of Trustees of Media Initiative Against Human trafficking and Women Rights Abuse, a not to profit organization based in Nigeria and volunteers her time and resources on gender and human trafficking related issues. She is passionate about women and children.

She is also a poet, columnist and playwright and was a radio presenter for ten years. She presented a live phone-in radio show on EKO 89.75 for ten years. She published her first book at the age of sixteen and was president of her high school's press club and literary and debating society respectively at age fourteen and handed over at sixteen when leaving high school. She is a speaker at local and international events and speaks mainly on gender issues and investigative journalism.