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 five books and writes the weekly column, The Verdict.


Perilous Journey

How African Migrants Risk Their Lives in Sahara Desert and on Mediterranean Sea in Futile Bids to Access 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)


Quick links to my Work

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

Echoes From the Past

Browse through my picks from publications between 2002 to date

Latest Publications

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