Allwell Okpi has worked as a journalist since 2008, covering a wide range of topics such as the environment, politics, and sports. He is currently a researcher and community manager for Africa Check, where he monitors the media in Nigeria and conducts fact-checking and analysis to reduce the spread of misinformation around public health and development. He has facilitated dozens of fact-checking and verification training sessions, including for journalists covering the COVID-19 pandemic and other disease outbreaks. Prior to joining Africa Check, Okpi was a reporter and editor at NEXT and PUNCH newspapers. He also oversaw content development for leading strategic communications consulting firms in West Africa, including C&F Porter Novelli and Chain Reactions Nigeria. Okpi has a master’s degree in marketing and communication from Rome Business School; a bachelor’s degree in geology from the Federal University of Technology Minna; and certificates in digital journalism from Reuters, in public relations from the Metropolitan School of Business and Management (U.K.), in persuasive writing and public speaking from Harvard University, and in leadership from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.