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David Hundeyin Biography

David Hundeyin Biography, Wife, Wiki, State, Age, Parents, Net Worth

David Inyene-Obong Nugboyon Oluwaseun ‘Dario’ Hundeyin is a Nigerian journalist, writer and broadcaster. He has worked for CNN, The Africa Report, BusinessDay and The Washington Post. His work as a satirist on The Other News with Okey Bakassi was featured in the New Yorker Magazine and in a Netflix documentary about the show.

David Hundeyin Wiki Profile


Real/Full Name: David Hundeyin
Profession/Occupation: Journalist, Radio Host, Blogger, Columnist
Nick Name: David
Age: 32 Years
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6th May 1990
Religion/Caste : Christian
Nationality: Nigerian
Birth Place: Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
Residence: Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
Marital Status: Married

David Hundeyin Early Life

David Hundeyin was born on 6th May 1990 in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. He had his school education from Grange School and also completed his graduation in the year 2007. He also worked as a radio host for the American business.

David Hundeyin Age

David age is now 32 years old as of 2022.

David Hundeyin Education

He had his school education from Grange School. After his primary education, he enrolled at the prestigious Atlantic Hall for his secondary education. He thereafter enrolled at the University of Hull, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing, Culture and Society in 2011. He also worked as a radio host for the American business.

David Hundeyin Career and Journalism

David Hundeyin started his career as a Project Assistant at KPMG United Kingdom in 2012 where he was into 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.

His work on 'The Other News' was featured in the New Yorker Magazine and in the Netflix documentary 'Larry Charles Dangerous World of Comedy' Episode 4. 

In 2013, he joined Direct Group Limited as a Sales and Service Adviser. He subsequently became an account executive in 2014.

David Hundeyin is a Nigerian Journalist and a columnist. He has worked with and written across many local and international media organizations.

His works has appeared on CNN, New Yorker Magazine, The African Report, Business Day and Netflix.

David Hundeyin was a television writer for the Other News by Channels Television from 2017 to 2018

In 2018, David Hundeyin started working as a freelance reporter for Beln Crypto and as Head of Content for BHM Group Nigeria.

In 2019, he became a Columnist and Contributing writer for Business Day and News Wire NGR respectively.

David Hundeyin have been working as the West African Correspondent for The African Report since December 2019 and a Columnist for Vanguard newspapers since February 2020.

He was a contributor for CNN between August 2019 and March 2020 after the arrest of Invictus Obi by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

David Hundeyin was a Radio host for the African Business Radio in 2019 and the contributor for CCN markets between 2018 and 2019.

He currently writes 3 weekly columns in addition to his investigative and reporting work. According to David, In his quiet time, you'll find him watching Liverpool FC or making light of the Nigerian situation and arguing with total strangers on Twitter @DavidHundeyin.

David Hundeyin Awards

In 2018, David was nominated by the US State Department for the 2019 Edward Murrow program for journalists under the International Visitors Leadership Program. (IVLP).[3] In 2021 he was awarded the prize dubbed the People Journalist for Informed Community 2020 Award. David Hundeyin received the award for his story on the Infectious Diseases Bill which was debated by Nigeria’s House of Representatives during the COVID-19 lockdown.

David Hundeyin Twitter

David Hundeyin Twitter handle is @davidhundeyin

David Hundeyin Wife

David got married to his wife at the age of 25. According to him, he met her at the National Youth Service Corps program.

Three years after their marriage, they met their divorce. This divorce arose a lot of attention on various social media platforms.

In his defense of the divorce, he made it known to the public that he suffered emotionally in the marriage.

David Hundeyin Mother

As we saw in the previous section of David Hundeyin Biography, we get to know that his mother comes from the Ibibio tribe.

She is specifically from Ikot – Ekpene in Akwa Ibom state which is in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. 

David Hundeyin on Isa Pantami

David Hundeyin On Pantami – David Hundeyin had threatened to expose Isa Pantami on terrorism. David Hundeyin called on Pantami to resign as Minister.

On 14th April 2021, David Hundeyin had tweeted;

“Later today, I will be publishing a full and unredacted recording of a sermon delivered in Bauchi in 2006 by @DrIsaPantami where he openly praised the Afghan Taliban, Al Quaida and their quest to kill “unbelievers” and establish Sharia law.”

“This is a story about one of the most dangerous men in West Africa, @DrIsaPantami.

On the surface, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications projects an air of refined cosmopolitanism, but behind the veil lies a vicious and unrepentant Salafist jihadi.”


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