Nicholas Ibekwe is the Deputy Head of Investigations at Nigeria's foremost online newspaper, Premium Times, and a multi-award-winning journalist.

 He has worked as a stringer for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Voice of America (VOA) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) of the United States and other international publications. He is a Chevening alumnus in the United Kingdom and a 2016 fellow of the World Press Institute. 

Nicholas Ibekwe is a graduate of English Language from the Lagos State University. He has a Master's in International Journalism from City University, London, United Kingdom.

Nicholas has won several awards for his work including the Wole Soyinka Prize for Investigative Journalism, two-time finalist and FAIR (Forum for African Investigative Reporters) Award.

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Nicholas Ibekwe

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Europe in Africa: The Price of Partnerships

  • Economy
  • Politics

The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) was hailed as the pact that will eventually liberalise trade between the European Union and the Economic Community of West African States.