Toyin is a social entrepreneur, a project management, media and communication, and research professional with more than eight years experience in the nonprofit sector.
At the Natural Resource Governance Institute, Toyin supports the goal of strengthening media oversight of the extractive sectors. She coordinates the implementation of the Media for Oil Reform (MFOR) program in Nigeria and supports broader capacity development activities for journalists and media in Africa and NRGI’s priority and limited engagement countries.
Prior to joining NRGI, Toyin worked with the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism in Lagos for more than six years as the Program and Research Officer. She helped improve Nigeria’s investigative journalism landscape through the management of capacity development, advocacy and related professional development programs. She was instrumental in the formation of a network for investigative journalism in Nigeria.
Previously, Toyin had a stint at the civil society arm of Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission where she researched corruption, conflict and development in Nigeria, and was a facilitator for several civil society forums. She had also worked on gender, ICT4D and HIV/AIDS projects for market players, commercial sex workers, and children of migrant workers, employing the M4P model while with the Information Aid Network Nigeria.
She holds an MA in Peace and Conflict Studies and a BA in English, both from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. In addition, she has certificates in journalism, communication for development, e-facilitation, and project management.Toyin is passionate about social justice.
media affairs / public relations
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