Kevin Woke is a Nigerian freelance journalist and also an English language and literature teacher who has undergone several journalism and fact-checking training.

His flare to report underreported issues made him pursue a second degree in 2013 in Journalism at the International Institute of Journalism, Abuja, Port Harcourt campus, and a PGD in Linguistics and Communication from the University of Port Harcourt.

Kevin Woke

Basic information

Name
Kevin Woke
Title
Journalist
Country
Nigeria
City
Port Harcourt

Supported projects

Vapes: Environmental Pollution, Health and Safeguarding Concerns

  • Environment
  • Healthcare

LONDON – This investigation is centred on the widespread sales of nicotine vapes in Nigeria, the use of vapes by teenagers in the UK, the pollution caused by vape pods and cartridges in Burkina Faso, and the regulations on vapes by the European Commission.

Environmental Racism

  • Environment
  • Exploitation

After months of investigation, Elfredah Kevin-Alerechi and Kevin Woke have found that Italy's Eni activities in Nigeria have contributed to a climate crisis, environmental degradation, loss of biodiversity, and starvation due to the company's oil and gas exploration.

Shell continues with oil pollution in the Niger Delta

  • Environment
  • Exploitation

OGONILAND - This investigation exposed the negative effects of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria – a subsidiary of Shell Plc, oil pipeline pollution in Ogoniland in the Niger Delta, which has resulted in the loss of several aquatic species and the deterioration of the ecosystem.

Nigeria: Illegal crude oil mining

  • Environment
  • Exploitation

ODUOHA - This story focuses on Total's oil and gas exploration activities in Nigeria (Rivers State) that have allegedly resulted in death, environmental damage, and farmlands destruction.

SIAT’s Land Grabbings in West Africa

  • Agriculture
  • Environment
  • Exploitation

PRIKRO The presence of SIAT, a Belgian company specialised in palm oil and rubber production, in Côte d’Ivoire and Nigeria, comes with a significant socio-economic and environmental cost for the local communities. With the support of the national governments, the company is causing social division, food scarcity and restlessness. The locals are fighting back, reclaiming their lands both at the national and international levels.