Tag: Nigeria

Limit(less): LGBTQ Africans of the Diaspora

Nigerian-American photographer Mikael Owunna’s project Limit(less) is helping redefine what it is to be African for LGBTQ Africans in Europe and North America. Born in the United States to a Nigerian father and Nigerian-Swedish mother, Owunna spent most of his life outside of Nigeria but was sent back after he was...

Ruth Ossai: Igbo/Yorkshire Warrior/Photographer

Nigeria-born freelance photographer and youth worker Ruth Ossai refers to herself as an “Igbo/Yorkshire warrior” – a title which celebrates her dual heritage as a strong and fearless Igbo woman now living in England’s West Yorkshire. “I’m really infatuated by the way in which photography can tell stories,...

The Diversity Of Nigerian Street Photography

Sometimes it’s all about a fresh perspective. Devesh Uba, an India-born street photographer now based in Nigeria, was inspired by the country’s vividness and diversity and started Snap It Oga, a photo blog where he shares his perspective on daily Nigerian life. Zaria, Nigera Devesh Uba / Snap It Oga...

Ruth Ossai

Ruth Ossai is a Nigerian photographer and youth development worker based in West Yorkshire, England and working across the African continent. You can follow her work on Tumblr and Instagram.