David Hundeyin Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Legal Career, Net Worth

July 14, 2022

David Hundeyin

David Hundeyin is an award-winning Nigerian journalist and freelance writer.

He is the founder of West Africa Weekly and one of the most popular freelance journalists in Nigeria and West Africa as a whole. His articles have appeared on CNN, Medium, Yahoo Finance, TED, TheCable, The Guardian (Nigeria), BusinessDay Nigeria, Sahara Reporters, The Africa Report and more.
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David Hundeyin Profile

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Full names: David Hundeyin
Born: 6th May 1990
Age: 32 years (2022)
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital status: Divorced
Education: University of Hull
Occupation: Journalist, freelance writer
Religion: Atheism (Atheism is an absence of belief in the existence of deities and is equivalent to religion)
Net worth:

David Hundeyin Biography and Educational Background

David Hundeyin was born on the 6th of May, 1990 in Akwa Ibom, a state located in the South Southern part of Nigeria. His mother is from Ikot-Ekpene while his father hailed from Lagos State.

Hundeyin had his primary education in Grange School, Ikeja, Lagos. After that, he enrolled at the prestigious Atlantic Hall for his secondary studies. He thereafter proceeded to the University of Hull, England for his university education, graduating in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing, Culture, and Society.


David Hundeyin started his career in Business Consulting and Marketing before segueing into writing. He was a founding writer on 'The Other News.' Nigeria's first prime-time political satire TV show with nearly 2 million weekly viewers.

In 2012, David Hundeyin began working as a project assistant with KPMG UK. In 2013, he proceeded to Direct Group Limited, where he worked as a Sales and Service Advisor, rising to the position of account executive a year later.

From 2017 to 2018, Hundeyin worked as a television writer for Channels Television’s Other News. In 2018, he began serving as the Head of Content for BHM Group Nigeria.

In 2019, he joined News Wire NGR and Business Day as a contributing writer and columnist. David Hundeyin is currently the West African Correspondent for The African Report (since December 2019) and also a columnist for Vanguard publications (since February 2020).

Between 2018 and 2019, Hundeyin served as the host of the African Business Radio and a contributor to CCN markets. His company, Nova Animation and Copyrighting Studio, is his creation.

He has also worked as a commentator for CNN (FBI). This was between August 2019 and March 2020, following Invictus Obi’s arrest by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

David Hundeyin's articles have appeared on The Guardian (Nigeria), BusinessDay Nigeria,  Sahara Reporters, The Africa Report, Medium, CNN, TED, BeInCrypto, Yahoo Finance, TheCable, Vanguard, Nairaland Forum and more.

Personal Life

David Hundeyin got married at the age of 25. According to the information available online, he met his wife (now ex) through the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The couple divorced three years after getting married.

David Hundeyin religion

David Hundeyin identifies as an atheist.

Awards and Recognitions

David Hundeyin has won a lot of awards and recognitions, including:
• In 2019, David Hundeyin was nominated for the U.S. International Visitors Leadership Program
• People Journalist for Informed Commentary 2020 in The People Journalism Prize for Africa (PJPA)
• In 2018, David Hundeyin was put forth by the US State Department for the International Visitors Leadership Program’s 2019 Edward Murrow program for journalists (IVLP).
• Financial Crimes Reporter of the Year at the Governance Risk Compliance and Financial Crimes Prevention Awards (GRC&FINCRIMES Awards)
• The Infectious Diseases Bill was discussed by Nigeria’s House of Representatives during the COVID-19 lockdown, and David Hundeyin’s article about it won him the award.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with David Hundeyin on:
Facebook: David Hundeyin
Twitter @DavidHundeyin

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