Bukola Adebayo is a multiple-award winning science journalist with The Punch, the most-widely read and circulated news platform in Nigeria.
Bukola Adebayo is a multiple-award winning science journalist with The Punch, the most-widely read and circulated news platform in Nigeria. She managed managed the health and science beat in the last eight years with local and international commendations to date. Healthwise, a two- page daily column which she anchors for The Punch is the most read and beneficial health and science column in the country.She holds the award forScience Journalist of the Year at the Nigerian Academy of Science Award in 2013 for an investigative piece on the sale of blood among Nigerian youths.
Bukola is a recipient of the Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecologists Media Award (2013) for Best Maternal and Child Health report for an investigative report on the high cost of Caesarian Section in Nigerian hospitals and its impact on maternal mortality. She also won the Best Report on Diseases, Treatment and Prevention category at the 2014 Rotary Humanitarian Awards.An alumni of the International Institute of Journalism, Berlin, Germany (2011), European Youth Press (2013) and a fellow of the National Press Foundation, Washington, United States (2015) and a Global Media Scholar of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and a Science and Solutions Journalism Scholar from Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa. She has worked on many digital reporting project with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting , International Center for Journalists , the African Network of Centers for Investigative Journalism and Code For Africa. In addition to my international and local training in journalism, she studied Biochemistry from the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria