Samad Uthman


Samad Uthman, a journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria, works as an investigative multimedia journalist at TheCable newspaper.

His work has focused on environment and climate change, corruption, and human rights. He believes that courageous investigative reporting is pivotal to social justice and accountability.

He was among 10 journalists around the world shortlisted for the Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award 2021. Uthman was a co-winner of the West Africa Journalist of the Year honor at the 2021 West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards.

Uthman graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria with an English degree.