Nkiru Mordi (born 12 August 1991) is a a number of award-winning on-air character and investigative journalist with +7 years of expertise in journalism, filmmaking and social activism. She was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. In 2020, she co-founded Doc Girls – a healing, digital media platform devoted to battling erasure by documenting girls’s tales.
In 2017, she began a web based petition to finish police extortion and exploitation after some Nigerian policemen invaded their residence and accused her and her boyfriend of being cultists. In 2015, she was nominated for The Most Promising Younger Presenter (TV/Radio) on the Nigerian Broadcasters Advantage Awards. In 2016, she received the award of Excellent Radio Program Presenter (South-South) on the Nigerian Broadcasters Advantage Awards. She was nominated for the On-air Character of the Yr (Feminine) on the Scream All-Youth Awards. On 3 November 2019, she was nominated for The Future Awards Africa in Prize for Journalism class.
In 2019, she produced a documentary movie Life on the Bay in Lagos, Nigeria. The movie tells the story of the inhabitants of Tarkwa Bay and the survival and struggles of their girls. On 17 Might 2019, the movie directed by Nora Awolowo was chosen by Actual Time Worldwide Movie Competition. On 6 October 2019, the movie was chosen to indicate on the 2019 Africa Worldwide Movie Competition (AFRIFF).
Mordi is a founding member of the Feminist Coalition, a bunch of Nigerian girls internationally recognised for championing equality in addition to a changemaker and a member of #SheCreatesChange Nigeria, an initiative of Change.org Basis. She can also be at present a BBC Africa Eye reporter and the pinnacle of presenting with WFM 91.7.
Mordi is ready to leverage a large community of execs and in-depth expertise to realize nice feats as an investigative journalist, presenter (TV and Radio), filmmaker and producer.