About Olusegun Adeniyi

In a journalism career that started in January 1991 and has taken him through four media houses (The Guardian Newspapers, African Concord Magazine, The Concord Press and THISDAY Newspapers), Adeniyi has authored eight books and writes the weekly column, The Verdict.


Naked Abuse


Released in April, 2020

Available in PDF, Hardback & Paperback


Perilous Journey

How African Migrants Risk Everything in Their Futile Search for a Better Life in Europe.


Against the Run of Play:

A new book that outlines how an incumbent president was defeated in Nigeria. Out on April 28, 2017. To make orders for the book, interested bookshops and sales outlets should direct all their inquiries by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 08077364217.


The Last 100 Days of Abacha:

‘The last 100 Days of General Sani Abacha is a book by Olusegun Adeniyi, a political drama in Nigeria under one of Africa's most corrupt and brutal military dictatorship...


Power, Politics & Death:

A front row account of Nigeria under the late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua



National Assembly under military dictatorship in Nigeria (July 1992 - Nov 1993)


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...a must-reading for Nigeria's governing elite and those who seek to better understand this very complex nation---Rick Roberts.


POLITRICKS, Fortress on Quicksand and Abiola's Travails will be uploaded very soon. Against The Run of Play is out and currently on sale. See listings


The six interventions at Platform Nigeria,including 'If we stay here we die...' and speeches at other events between 2012 to date

My dear friends, this is to formally invite you to the public presentation of my new book, 'FROM FRYING PAN TO FIRE: How African migrants risk everything in their futile search for a better life in Europe', scheduled to hold next week Thursday, 22 November, 2018 by 11AM at Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Centre, Abuja.

Chair of the Occasion: Emir of Kano, His Highness Muhammad Sanusi II

Presenter: Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki

Reviewer: Spoken Word and performance artist, Mr Dike Chukwumerije.

Thank you

Echoes From the Past

Browse through my picks from 2000 to date

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