Gen on Fire

In Port Harcourt, fires during the yuletide season have become predictable occurrences. In this audio piece, the reporter digs into the drama and trauma that accompany fire incidents. Lives are lost, communities are destroyed, and nothing is done. The complete disregard of government officials is part of what keeps the city ablaze. Drawing on personal experience, the narrative unfolds the challenges faced by regular citizens in a burning metropolis.


Follow the flames and check out these hot pieces: The Burning Economy, We Can’t Breathe Here and be sure to check out Fire Report

Passionate about people, outraged by injustice, this drives me as a journalist and storyteller. Putting people on the map is another way for me to tell the city’s stories.